Carnaval de Barranquilla 2024. Quien lo Vive es quien lo goza

Barranquilla Carnival 2024

The Barranquilla Carnival 2024 is just around the corner, and this year 50 years of tradition are celebrated. This festivity, recognized as a Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity in the Greater Caribbean, is a symbol of joy, revelry, tradition, creativity and the warmth of the people of Barranquilla.

The Barranquilla Carnival 2024 celebration will run from January 13 to February 13. During this time, there will be 34 events that will celebrate tradition, promote sustainability and pay tribute to culture. From folklore parades to musical events, children's activities, election of the Popular Queens and art exhibitions, there will be something for everyone.

In this 2024 Carnival, we will celebrate, among other things, 50 years of the Guacherna, 20 years of the Declaration of the Barranquilla Carnival by UNESCO and the 75 years of the first Bando written by Alfredo de la Espriella. Each one of them represents a significant moment in the development and consolidation of this festival and the city.

But the celebration of the Barranquilla Carnival 2024 is not only a cultural event of great importance, but it also has a significant impact on the economy and well-being of the city. After such a destructive pandemic, which has affected both the family and the economy, Carnival represents an opportunity for economic reactivation and social reunion.

It is expected that the public and private investment destined to the preparation and implementation of the Carnival will generate a series of economic benefits for Barranquilla. Investment in infrastructure, hiring of local services, generation of temporary jobs and promotion of the development of sectors such as tourism, hotels and gastronomy, contribute positively to the city's economy.

During Carnival, visitors fill the city's hotels, restaurants and shops, generating income for local businesses. In addition, the increase in demand for products and services drives economic activity in different sectors, benefiting local merchants and entrepreneurs.

The impact of the Barranquilla Carnival is not limited only to the tourism and commercial sectors. It also has an impact on the quality of life of the artisans and inhabitants of the city. During Carnival, artisans find a unique opportunity to display and sell their creations, which boosts craft production and generates additional income for these workers.

Furthermore, holding the Carnival creates an atmosphere of joy and celebration that spreads to everyone, improving the well-being and quality of life of the inhabitants of Barranquilla.


The Barranquilla Carnival 2024 promises to be an unforgettable celebration. With 50 years of tradition as a preamble, the Barranquilla Carnival 2024 will have a significant economic impact on the city, generating opportunities for artisans and improving the quality of life of the city's inhabitants. Carnival is a festival that goes beyond tradition and culture, it is an engine of growth and prosperity for Barranquilla.

Come to Barranquilla in 2024 and enjoy Carnival: “He who lives it is he who enjoys it”!

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