This red carpet event theme is " Celebrate life, you are a survivor! " which represents the strength of Cancer Survivors and will feature exciting live entertainment. All proceeds will benefit The Cancer Society Eleuthera Branch.
The local people get the opportunity to interact with the winter residents during this time. The highlights of this event are our culture inclusive of Bahamian food and music, native fashion show, and junkanoo. Vendors will be displaying authentically Bahamian crafts that they have made.
This will be an all-day event beginning at 9:00am featuring a careers fair with the various government departments, hotels and industry partners showcasing what they do at their establishments. Schools from the various settlements will be invited to visit and participate.
Come and hear the vibrant sounds of whistles, cowbells, and goat skin drums, as you watch the locals shake their bodies out of control.
This event is sponsored by the Cancer Society Of Eleuthera. In addition to lighting of the Christmas Tree, there will be dancing, live music, and poetry readings.
Come out and join the Warriors Junkanoo Practice each and every thursday night overlooking the water side. Watch as they beat the drums, shake to the cowbells, blow the whistles, blow the trumpets and dance the night away!
Experience one of the largest racing events in The Islands of The Bahamas, with Class A, B, and C native sailing sloops taking to the waters off North Eleuthera, Harbour Island, and Spanish Wells. The onshore activities include a church service, cultural shows, Bahamian food and drinks, and nightly entertainment with live band performances.
First introduced in 1988, this annual festival is a celebration of the tradition of pineapple farming in Eleuthera, and honors the pineapple farmers for their outstanding contributions to the community. It is designed around the harvesting of pineapples, to create awareness of this once lucrative and important agricultural heritage.
During this annual festival, the entire Fig Tree area on Bay Street is transformed into a "Backyard." Locals and visitors get together to celebrate Bahamian culture, music and crafts. It also features live band performances and a Junkanoo rush-out by two groups.
This annual musical festival, held every year during the Bahamas Labour Day weekend, is the signature event for Cat Island. It showcases the sensuous, rhythmic vibe of the island's premier Rake and Scrape music, performed by local and national artists. It also features a Gospel concert, Battle of the Rake & Scrape Bands, quadrille dancing, a children's corner with games and a fishermen and farmers' market. During the festival, guests can partake of "Down Home" Cat Island cuisine, purchase locally made crafts such as jewelry and straw items.
There will be five days of sailing featuring Bahamian native sloops – Classes A, B, C, D, and E. This tradition started in 1954 and today it is one of the oldest regattas in The Islands of The Bahamas.