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Our calendar shows the special events and celebrations that are held throughout the year on Bonaire.

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Instructor Development Courses

Are you ready to start living your dream and start a career in the dive industry? No better place to do so than on Divers Paradise Bonaire at Buddy Dive Resort. Buddy Dive Resort is not only well renowned as one of the top dive destinations in the Caribbean, but it has been hosting Instructor...

New Year’s Day – Maskarada

Maskarada, on New Year’s Day, originates from Bonaire’s Spanish background. Completely disguised, including speech, locals from each village dress and arrive early in groups at the Lt. Governor’s home to dance and play outside wishing the family a Happy New Year (“Bon Aña”). The Lt. Governor thanks them with a bottle of rum, held and...

Tourism After 5

The perfect opportunity to expose yourself to the tourism industry. An event that brings several island partners, with a mind for business, together to discuss collaboration possibilities and meet new potential partners. Aside from networking, organizations within the industry can showcase their property by hosting the event at their establishment.

Echo’s Annual Lora Roost Count

Echo is hosting its annual roost count on Saturday 28th January 2023 of the Yellow-shouldered Amazon Parrot, or Lora as it is known locally. The Roost count is a yearly event where volunteers from across the island visit known roost sites (places where groups of Lora sleep) and count the individuals to help estimate the population size...

Cultural Event – Nos Zjilea

This event has a fusion of local arts & crafts, plants & vegetables and educational presentations. Enjoy the delicious food while listening to some of the best local musicians as they play live at cultural park Mangazina di Rei located at the east-entrance of Rincon.