Music

Annual Winter Residents Reception/Authentically Bahamian Craft Show/Open House

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.

North Eleuthera Sailing Regatta

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.

Pineapple Festival

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.

Annual Backyard Festival

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.

Cat Island Rake And Scrape Festival

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.

All Andros Crab Fest

This annual event, held the second weekend in June, celebrates the crab-catching ways of Andros island, which is referred to as "The Land of Crabs." Activities include land crabs cooked in many ways, a crab cultural show, releasing of the crabs, a crab culinary contest, crabs of Andros life cycle display, and Rake & Scrape Music.

The venue is located 2.5 miles from the Andros Town Airport.

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