Junkanoo is the National Festival of the Bahamas, it represents our roots and it is our heritage. Today it is a traditional rally to cowbells, whistles and goat skin drums as customed revelers dance away. Come feel the rush Eleuthera style.
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.
Upcoming special performances by the Ensemble are as follows:
International Culture, Wine & Food Festival
‒ Saturday, October 22nd at 4:30 p.m. on the North Lawn and 5:45 p.m. on the Main Lawn
‒ Sunday, October 23rd at 12:30 p.m. on the Main Lawn
This biweekly market showcases a wide range of 'true true' Bahamian handmade products for sale, including straw items, jewelry, paintings, ceramics, music, clothing, pet wares, local fruit popsicles and drinks, and so much more!
It is organized by "Creative Nassau" in collaboration with the Downtown Nassau Partnership. Creative Nassau is a non-profit organization which obtained the prestigious UNESCO Creative Cities designation for the City of Nassau as a City of Crafts and Folk Arts in 2014.
The market closes at 5:00 p.m.
The Cat Island Accordion and French Camp was launched in 2013 on Cat Island, the birthplace of Rake & Scrape in The Bahamas. Ms. Diana Hamilton, Camp Director & Founder, initially recruited seven young Cat Islanders ranging in age from eight to fifteen, who had shown a passion for the accordion.
Come and join in the activities, fun and games as we celebrate our culture. Entertainment include, live band performance, junkanoo rushout, kiddies corner and marching band.
This sports Tourism event, brings domestic and international visitors to the island and it generates income for the locals. Class A, B and C Class sailing sloops are invited for competition and the onshore activities include live band performances, cultural shows, native food and drinks. Event is held in Harbour Island.
Year after year, many party goers gather on the shores of Great Guana Cay to enjoy the sounds of the renowned musician performing in a live free concert. Not only is there great music featured at the event, but there is also amazing food and excellent drinks.
It will include an address by Community Leaders, Christmas Caroling, skits, poems, Santa gift delivery, Junkanoo, live band music, a Disc Jockey, food and drinks.
This event celebrates the opening of the national Lobster Season and includes a hunt for the invasive Lion Fish. On day one, prizes will be awarded for the largest lobster and most lion fish caught: start time 9:00 a.m. / end time 4:00 p.m. In the evening, there will be a variety of lobster entrees, lots of beverages, art, souvenirs, games, and dancing to Bahamian music: start time 6:00 p.m. / end time 11:00 p.m.