A Taste of Bonaire is your chance to sample local food specialties, taste the signature dishes of your favorite Bonaire restaurants at reduced prices, check out some handicrafts and artwork, listen and dance to local music played live on stage and get a taste of not just Bonairian food but also Bonairian culture. This is a fun place to people watch and also get a taste of what it’s like to live on Bonaire. Taste of Bonaire is a popular event with people living on Bonaire.
Booths are set up in the park for vendors and tables and chairs for visitors. Food is served in disposable carry-out containers or paper plates. A band plays on the round concrete stage that is a fixture of Wilhelmina Park. Event organizers sometimes give short speeches. A Taste of Bonaire is a casual, social event that takes place approximately one time per month. Check the Taste of Bonaire Facebook page for upcoming dates. Right now the next Taste of Bonaire is scheduled for August 4th from 6-11pm and then September 2nd 6-11pm. The September 2nd Edition will be honoring Bonaire Flag Day and is the Dance Edition.
Here’s a short video of someone enjoying herself and tasting local food at Taste of Bonaire:
Where: Wilhelmina Park in Downtown Kralendijk in front of Cuba Compagnie Restaurant on the water side
When: Saturday August 4th and Saturday September 2nd 2018 (and most first Saturday’s of the month)
When Exactly: 6pm – 11pm
What to bring: Cash and an open mind to try new flavors!