Festivals & Culture

St. Bartholomew By The Sea Annual Easter Gospel Concert & Easter Monday Fair

This two-day fundraiser starts on Sunday at 7:00 p.m. at St. Bartholomew Anglican Church. All other churches on the island are invited to participate, in addition to national performers. Easter will be celebrated in a concert of music, with gospel bands and liturgical dance groups.

On Easter Monday, there is a church fair at Dannenberg Beach, starting at 11:00 am. There will be delicious Bahamian food and drinks on sale (no alcohol), Junkanoo, a Kamalami Boat race, games and lots of beach fun for the entire family.

R.N. Gomez School Fair

This fair celebrates the annual 'coming back to the island' of friends and family. It is one of the largest events on The Berry Islands' calendar. The fun-filled day starts at sunrise with a White Elephant Sale; quality items will be available at inexpensive prices. There will be lots and lots of food, drinks, games and fun, plus a Marching Band and Junkanoo performances. The highlight of the event is the Grand Raffle, where you can snag a really good prize.

A Taste of Central Eleuthera

This annual event is spearheaded by the five Methodist Churches in the Central Eleuthera Region of The Bahamas Conference of the Methodist Church. The aroma of delicious native dishes, mouth watering deserts and an assortment of drinks and teas will fill the air and the temptation to taste everything will be hard to resist. In addition to tasting all of the scrumptious food you can also purchase authentically Bahamian crafts, paintings and jewellery. This exciting festival attracts locals and visitors, for a down home flavor filled experience.

Island Roots Heritage Festival

Over the past few years, the Island Roots Heritage Festival has become quite a hit throughout the historic New Plymouth settlement on Green Turtle Cay. The festival showcases and celebrates the relationship between New Plymouth and its sister settlement Key West, Florida, in the USA. The event is very well organized and features lots of educational facts about the relationship between the two cities, great Bahamian food and entertainment, and beautiful straw pieces and other unique craft items for sale.

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