Festivals & Culture

Goombay Summer Festival 2019

The Goombay Summer Festival is an annual event held in the month of August by the Ministry of Tourism, it's main focus is to promote and showcase everything Bahamian inclusive of our music, the delicious down home dishes, our bush teas, fashion display and the authentic Bahamian arts & crafts.  There will be Live Entertainment, Fire Danc

Acklins Cascarilla Heritage Festival

The new signature event and cultural festival for Acklins. An exciting line up of entertainment and performances by Bahamian artisit Nita Ellis, the Magical band, Acklins combined choir, an exhilirating performance by Julian Believe and so much more. The event will also host fashion shows, cultural games, maypole plaiting, cooking demonstrations and a kids corner.

Guided tours are also available that include Portland Slave Plantation, Swimming with the pigs, Fishing by the day and an Eco Park Tour.

Boxing Day Junkanoo Parade

The climax of the Bahamian Christmas is the Junkanoo Parade.  This parade is a tradition that has been passed down through generations for many years. Music is made from cowbells, goatskin drums and a number of other instruments, while the colorful costumes are designed from cardboard and crepe paper.

Atlantis Twilight Electric

Twilight Electric is an entertainment and art festival that is new to Atlantis, showcasing all the entertainment you’d ever want in one place. Come join them for a twilight celebration that will seduce your senses and fill your soul! Enjoy a unique festival playground at Paradise Harbour featuring the most spectacular live show Showtime at the Pink Flamingo and homegrown Bahamian flavours at every turn.

Twilight Electric will welcome guests every Wednesday through Sunday from April 13th through June 23rd.

The Bahamas Red Cross Fair

The fair opens at noon on Saturday and runs until midnight with music throughout the evening, including performances by Geno D, Sammy Star, Rick Carey, Dyson Knight, Spank Band, Rhythm Band, Sonovia Pierre, Osano Neely and Funky D. Both the Royal Bahamas Police Band and Royal Bahamas Defence Force Band will perform with the Defence Force expecting to share a musical tribute to Sir Sidney Poitier that they wrote for his recent 92nd birthday.

Inagua Salty Fest

This festival is the signature family oriented event for Inagua and is homecoming event for former residents of the island. It features an opening Ecumenical Church service, a gospel concert, live entertainment with visiting artists, salty games, domino tournament, ball games, youth talent competition, karate demonstrations, a cultural extravaganze, tours of the Morton Salt Company. Other activities include fishing trips, a junkanoo rushout, firework display and lots of indigenous food and drinks for sale. This event is held every year during the Emancipation Day Holiday weekend.

Berry Islands Heroes Festival

This three-day festival, a major fundraiser for The Berry Islands Heroes Day Committee, celebrates the islands' heroes with accolades, pump and pageantry. It includes a beach day with a variety of events — games, sailing, volleyball, and other competitions — plus food and drinks will be on sale and there will be performances by Bahamian musicians.

In addition to Dannenberg Beach, activities will also take place at Tamboo Club.

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