Designed as one of the finest fishing tournaments and cultural festivals, this exciting competition is judged based on the most snappers caught by weight, the largest snapper caught, fish scaling and best seasoned fish. As the snapper fish is one of the most abundant fishes in the Bahamas, this annual event offers good times for all!
Festivals & Culture
This exciting Homecoming Festival for the community of Pelican Point is held annually on Easter Monday.
Each year the festival attracts hundreds of visitors to the eastern end of the island to enjoy unlimited combinations of coconut creations.
The art of the coconut will be displayed in items including but not be limited to, coconut jimmy, coconut tart, jams and preserves and the Bahamian specialty, Gully Wash! Bahamian arts and crafts and coconut jewelry will also be available.
Come out and experience coconut in more ways than you can count!
This weekend of celebration kicks off on Friday evening with a concert in the park at Stuart Manor featuring national and local artists. On Saturday morning, there is a bicycle race from Ramsey to Stuart Manor, followed by a day filled with activities on the park for the whole family: bouncing castles for the kids, competitions, raffle drawing, eats and drinks, a fashion show, prizes and surprises. A church service will be held on Sunday morning and a beach picnic in the afternoon.
Join the residents of Rolle Town and experience the hospitality of the people in this reunion of family and friends and the wider community of Exuma. The weekend will be filled with activities that the whole family can participate in: lots of games, such as dominoes, hoopla, egg and spoon, sack races, old school dance, onion peeling, and conch cracking competitions, plus food and drinks will be on sale.
Native dishes will be on sale, plus the kids will enjoy games such as hoopla, the bouncing castle and punch board.
There will be entertainment by a DJ, a kiddies’ corner, hoopla, and punch board. Native dishes such as crab and rice, macaroni and cheese and baked chicken will be on sale.
This historical Guy Fawkes competition will feature judging of the Best Guy and Dancing of the Guy will be the highlight of the night. Those in attendance will also have the opportunity to feast on delicious Bahamian food and drinks and gather around a huge bonfire with family and friends.
This event is for the community to raise funds through food, drinks, and game sales, taking a proactive approach in the event of a disaster.
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.
The Christmas Village is open to the public every weeknight from 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. showcasing authentic Bahamian gifts and Christmas decorations, mouthwatering holiday treats and great Bahamian entertainment.
Monday through Friday there is something for every family member in the Christmas Village. The first 100 kids will get to choose a gift from under the Christmas tree each evening. Santa Claus and his helpers will also be on hand for photos. There will be a bouncing castle, a Christmas arts and crafts stations and much more.