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2019 Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival 

Your guide to one of Curacao's most exciting weekends of the year 

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Discover Curacao’s capital city of Willemstad to the tune of today’s biggest musical acts at Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival. Every August, this Curacao jazz festival takes over Willemstad’s World Trade Center for a weekend full of exhilarating concerts. This year’s rendition will welcome acts like Maroon 5, Earth, Wind & Fire, Pitbull, and more over three days packed with performances. 

And the best part? The festival kicks off after 5 p.m. on every day of the weekend. Explore Curacao by day and dance to live music by night during what will be one of your most memorable weekends of 2019. 

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Festival Information


World Trade Center Curacao


Willemstad, Curaçao


Tickets are available at various points of sale on Curacao or online via Ticketmaster. 

Single-Day Ticket: $195

Festival Pass: $390

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Thursday, 29 August 

Juan Luis Guerra · Havana D'Primera · Aymée Nuviola

Friday, 30 August

Black Eyed Peas · Earth, Wind & Fire · Pitbull · Kenny G · Maxwell · Michael McDonald

Saturday, August 31

Mariah Carey · Maroon 5 · Aloe Blacc · David Sanborn · Gladys Knight · Nicky Jam · Third World


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Santa Barbara Shuttle

Take our resort shuttle into downtown Willemstad the morning before the festival. Explore for the day, then head to the festival at your leisure. 

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Taxi Service

Taxis for the festival will pick up and drop off at Piscaderaweg next to Residence Piscadera, which is adjacent to the Hilton Hotel. Signs will indicate the taxi area. 


If you come by car, park in the Sambil or Stadium Rif parking areas. The festival then provides shuttle bus service from the parking lots to the festival site from 5 p.m. to 3 a.m. 

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Festival Weekend Activites

During Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival, your nights will be spoken for. But what about your days? Make the most of the festival weekend by exploring the activities and attractions that make Curacao a sought after island destination

Curacao Travel Guide 

Should you scuba dive, jet ski, practice yoga, or chill by the pool? Who says you can't do it all? Explore each of the activites that have earned the "Good Stuff" seal of approval from Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort's general manager. 

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Resort Recreation

Since you'll be partying by night, you may want to rest easy by day. Sip on mimosas in the morning, lounge on Santa Barbara Beach in the afternoon, and relax before joining the party once again. 

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Festivals in Curacao are as colorful as they come. Maybe the rainbow-colored buildings throughout Willemstad inspire revelry. Or maybe it's a way to pass the long stretch of time between carnivals. Whatever the reason, Curacao attracts some of the best festivals in the Caribbean, made all the better by the island's scenic tropical backdrop. Don't miss your chance to experience Curacao by way of the North Sea Jazz Festival. 

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