New Year’s Day Junkanoo Parade: The Abacos

Date:
On the 1st of January at 12:00 PM.

Bringing in the new year with a bang is a tradition known to the island of Abaco. Every New Year’s Day a Junkanoo parade displaying breathtaking sights and vibrant sounds fills the historic streets of New Plymouth, Green Turtle Cay, in celebration of a new year. The event runs throughout the evening, with regular transfers by the Green Turtle Ferry from Treasure Cay on the mainland.

Organization / Contact:
Abaco Tourist Office
Phone:
(242) 699-0152
Venue:
New Plymouth Village

Address

Green Turtle Cay The Abacos
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