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Experience the Unparalleled Magic of Barranquilla Carnival, a Caribbean charm
Carnaval de Barranquilla

Experience the Unparalleled Magic of Barranquilla Carnival, a Caribbean charm

Barranquilla Carnival, one of Colombia’s most iconic events, is set to dazzle visitors in 2024. This festive event, recognized by UNESCO as a “Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity”, promises four days full of fun, color and tradition.

Over the years, Barranquilla Carnival has managed to transcend borders, becoming a symbol of Colombia’s rich cultural heritage. This event is a fusion of music, dance, costumes, fun, laughter and artistic manifestations that enchant locals and tourists alike.

Check out the agenda for Saturday, February 10 to Tuesday, February 13, 2024!

  • Battle of the Flowers and King Momo Parade: The opening of the Carnival will take place with the spectacular Battle of the Flowers, followed by the King Momo parade. This colorful parade marks the start of the festivities and sets the tone for the days to come.
  • Great Tradition Stop: Immerse yourself in the richness of traditional and popular music at the Great Tradition Parade. Featured groups will present vibrant performances that highlight the country’s musical diversity.
  • Great Stop of Fantasia and the Festival of Orchestras: Monday is filled with fantasy with the extravagant costume parade and the exciting Festival of Orchestras. The musical groups will compete in an event that has gained national renown.
  • Parade and burial of Joselito: The last day of Carnival culminates with the emotional Parade and Burial of Joselito. This symbolic act marks the end of the festivities, where the people of Barranquilla bid farewell to Joselito in a funeral full of color and emotion.

Get ready for the Party!

Tips & Recommendations

  • Dress up in your best clothes: Carnival is the perfect time to dazzle with colorful and creative costumes. Don’t skimp on extravagance.
  • Explore the local gastronomy: Take the opportunity to taste the delicious food of Barranquilla. Don’t miss traditional dishes like egg arepa and sancocho.
  • Immerse yourself in the music: Music is the heart of Carnival. Enjoy the different genres and let yourself be carried away by the contagious rhythms that fill the streets.


Our Hotel Almirante is a great option for you to stay in the month of February, because in addition to enjoying Cartagena in all its splendor, you will be just 1 hour from Barranquilla to experience this great cultural event.

Pack your bags and enjoy!

Book in www.hotelalmirantecartagena.com.co

We look forward to seeing you!




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