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.
Bahamas Independence Day Holiday
On the 10th of July at 12:00 AM.
Organization / Contact:
Bahamas Ministry of Tourism
Nassau The Bahamas
Sir Randol Fawkes established Labour Day in 1961, and it is now named in his honor.
This holiday, on the first Monday in August, celebrates the emancipation of slaves in the British colonies in 1834. It is celebrated with a Junkanoo Rush-out, a day of beaching, sailing, and regattas in most islands.
The second Monday in October, formerly known as "Discovery Day" or "Columbus Day," has now been dedicated to honoring Bahamian national heroes since 2013.
Join the Great Harbour Cay Marina family in a potluck Thanksgiving dinner.
Come join the Great Harbour Cay and Bullock's Harbour vendors as they celebrate the Christmas holiday season with fun activities that the whole family will enjoy. There will be a Junkanoo rush-out, live music, food, toys, craft, an art shack, plant displays, and more.