Festivals & Culture

Christmas On Da Cay

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.

Earth Day

This event is organized and sponsored by the One Eleuthera Foundation, and features dance, music, art, culture, heritage design advocacy, education, action, service, friendship and the connection of communities.

Fox Hill Day Festival

This is the oldest festival in the country, held the second Tuesday in August every year, and it commemorates the freeing of enslaved Africans in The Bahamas. Residents of Fox Hill celebrate the 1838 emancipation of their ancestors from slavery by the British with church services, Bahamian food and drinks, singing, and dancing.  

Annual Guy Fawkes & Bonfire Celebrations

The celebration will feature the historical Guy Fawkes Competition, where 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. Funds raised from this event will assist the Annual Island Roots Heritage Festival that is held the first weekend in May.

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