The Authentically Bahamian Marketplace, sponsored by the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism, features handmade Bahamian Craft and Souvenir products. It is held each Saturday and Sunday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., at Pompey Square, in downtown Nassau. An Authentic Bahamian Craft and Souvenir Experience awaits you!
Arts & Crafts
This festival takes place on the waterfront, and is a time when all the artists of Andros, plus a few from Nassau, come together to showcase exquisite Bahamian items made from wood, straw, and shells. You can also enjoy local foods and Bahamian music.
A wide variety of Exuma-made crafts such as shell, sand and fish scale jewelry, intricate conch shell carvings, paintings, straw products and lots more. All items are on sale.
Come and experience the chance to be a part of an amazing cause, to save and support the island of Abaco’s six National Parks. The event is being held at the beautiful Abaco Beach Resort Marque, where many unique and fine Bahamian creations are on display. Highlights of this year’s event will be a host of Bahamian artists and artisans, a silent auction, a Bahamian Heritage Lecture Series, and live entertainment.
In appreciation for their continual support to the community, the Ministry of Tourism welcomes our visitors, winter residents and cruising community. There is Bahamian music by local entertainers, succulent native dishes, treats and lots more. Come and bring the whole family to a delightful afternoon of tea, pastriesand Bahamian hospitality on Great Exuma.
This biweekly market showcases a wide range of 'true true' Bahamian handmade products for sale, including straw items, jewelry, paintings, ceramics, music, clothing, pet wares, local fruit popsicles and drinks, and so much more!
It is organized by "Creative Nassau" in collaboration with the Downtown Nassau Partnership. Creative Nassau is a non-profit organization which obtained the prestigious UNESCO Creative Cities designation for the City of Nassau as a City of Crafts and Folk Arts in 2014.
The market closes at 5:00 p.m.
The show will feature a display of Arts and Crafts made by artisans on San Salvador. Visitors will have the opportunity to purchase locally-made products and sample Bahamian treats, while also experiencing other cultural specialties.
At this annual celebration of arts and crafts, local and international artists have their paintings, jewelry, carvings and other unique creations on display. While shopping and enjoying the beautiful scenery, you can also satisfy your appetite by sampling an assortment of tasty local hors d'oeuvres and sparkling drinks.
Everything indigenous to The Berry Islands is celebrated: Culture, People, Food, Drinks, etc. Residents and visitors participate in cultural heritage activities throughout the islands—Junkanoo, exciting Bahamian dance, music, a gospel concert, games, artistic exhibitions, souvenirs, food and drink, and a Kamalami Boat Race.
This social gathering features a variety of food and drinks specially prepared for the occasion, plus a Junkanoo performance. Long time visitors will be honored and there will be an art show featuring paintings and crafts made by second-home owners and local student artists. There will also be raffles, auctions, and gift giving.