Christmas / Boxing Day Junkanoo Parade
Junkanoo, the National Festival of The Bahamas, is an expression of Bahamian art and culture. Large groups parade with elaborate costumes, dancing or playing goatskin drums, horns, bells, or whistles, as thousands watch and dance along.
Organization / Contact:
Junkanoo Corporation of New Providence (JCNP)
(242) 325-5267, (242) 328-5267
Venue:Event Location Coordinates:
4 - 6 Jun
First introduced in 1988, this annual festival is a celebration of the tradition of pineapple farming in Eleuthera, and honors the pineapple farmers for their outstanding contributions to the community.
Sir Randol Fawkes established Labour Day in 1961, and it is now named in his honor.
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.
Descendants of Tarpum Bay and visitors gather for fun activities that will include a Gospel Concert, Hat Show, Junkanoo rush-out and Competition, cultural/talent shows, native food and drinks. Proceeds will go towards community projects.