Come out and enjoy a fun,run,walk along with the staff of Environmental Health.
The celebration begins with an Ecumenical Service in the evening. Then at midnight, there is a flag-raising ceremony, followed by fireworks and a wide variety of performances by local artists.
This holiday commemorates the day when The Bahamas became a fully independent nation on July 10, 1973, separating from the United Kingdom. However, we remain a member of The Commonwealth of Nations.