Enjoy Curaçao, one happy hour at a time!
Your happy hour guide – Enjoy Curacao, one happy hour at a time!
Article written by Jessica Gallant
After a day of fun in the sun, what better way to kick back and relax than by diving into the local happy hour scene of Curacao? To make sure you don’t miss out on the good vibes and good deals, we’ll take you through some of the best places that guarantee you a memorable time!
MONDAY – Let’s dance
Get ready to salsa away those Monday blues at Landhuis Brakkeput Mei Mei as you join an exhilarating dance class starting at 19:00, followed by a wonderful dinner and some well- deserved drinks.
TUESDAY – Fun times ahead
The beloved Heineken Snek is a popular local meeting spot, thanks to its cherished happy hour which kicks off at 16:00, serving the iciest beer! For those eager to unleash their inner party animals, Bar P is calling you! Embrace the excitement of Lucky Tuesday from 21:00 to 22:00 – a fusion of drinks, good tunes, and chances to win prizes.
WEDNESDAY – Beach night out
Experience the Caribbean dream with a sunset beach campfire at Blue Bay Beach, enhanced by a cozy ambiance and live music starting at 19:00. Then, enjoy Cabana’s dance and dine party by the shore, featuring drink specials from 20:00 to 21:00, and catch the wave to Madero Ocean Club‘s lifestyle social hour from 21:00 to 22:00 for the perfect blend of music and ocean vibes!
THURSDAY – That weekend feeling
The early birds at Jan Thiel Beach are in for a treat! Zest Beach Café hosts Sangria and Beats from 15:00 to 19:00, offering sangria, tapas, and music. Tinto Bar Y Cocina Restaurant organizes “Sonidos de Tinto” on the first Thursday of every month, perfect for dining and dancing enthusiasts. For a picturesque ambiance, the spot is Lemongrass Bistro at Blue Bay, between 17:00 and 18:00, with stunning golf course views.
But Thursday nights it’s all about Punda Vibes that really lights up the town with music, cultural exhibitions, dancing, pop- up bars and even fireworks at 20:15 for a great street party.
To continue soaking in the festive atmosphere, head to Nieuwestraat in Pietermaai, where epicureans appreciate this trendy party hub with exquisite cuisine, handcrafted cocktails, and top-tier entertainment.
FRIDAY – Fun times all around
Blue Bay’s Blend Beach Bar elevates from 17:00 to 19:00 with its happy hour and live music. At Landhuis Chobolobo, you can also indulge in their monthly lively happy hours, where you can savor the world-famous Blue Curacao Liqueur and relish its authentic taste that has been perfected since 1896.
At Mambo Boulevard, Don Caribe is the go-to for a laid-back pre-happy hour smoke with a stellar Cuban cigar selection. For sandy toes, beer, and pinchos, head to Chill Beach Bar & Grill from 17:00 to 18:00. Bonita Beach Club‘s vibrant DJ event runs from 17:30 to 19:00, while Wet n’ Wild Beach Club starts at 17:00, and Madero Ocean Club kicks off at 21:00, all offering groove-worthy fun under the palm trees.
From 18:00 to 19:00, Zest Beach Café presents the Spritz Time Happy Hour, for you to savor this refreshing Italian treat as the sun is setting.
SATURDAY – Eat, sip & dance
On Saturday, the spotlight shifts to Mood Beach for the BrunchUP event at 12:30 which is held every month. Nestled in a boho setting, it offers an enticing culinary experience to kickstart your weekend. The fun continues! From 17:00 to 18:00, Zanzibar comes alive with its happy hour, a sought-after island party featuring live performances.
SUNDAY – Party by the ocean
Experience the extraordinary Sundays at Fuik Baai, a lively all-day floating party accessible only by boat, starting from noon and continuing throughout the day. Dance, socialize, and hop from boat to boat in a unique Curacao gathering not to be missed. After this splashy event, continue the fun with happy hour hopping at Mambo Beach. From Chill Beach Bar & Grill and Bonita Beach Club from 17:00 to 18:00, to Madero Ocean Club from 21:30 to 22:30, you will satisfy your entertainment cravings. No weekend would be complete without the Wet n’ Wild beach club event. Every Sunday from 18:00, this beach party promises an unforgettable night of dancing.
Savor a handcrafted local beer at Swinging Old Lady Brewery while taking in the breathtaking panoramic vista of the iconic Handelskade in Willemstad. Experience a vibrant atmosphere at 5 o’Clock Somewhere Bar at Renaissance Mall & Rif Fort, with two daily specials from 17:00 to 19:00 and 21:00 to 22:00. Zala Gastro Bar also offers daily delights from 18:00 to 19:00 at Curacao Marriott Beach Resort. Also, step into Pasawa’s foodie world, Curacao’s first container eatery, for a colorful moment!
MidTown in Pietermaai offers an incredible daily happy hour from 17:00 to 18:00, followed by live music and dancing to Latin beats.
Cheers to the good times!