The Abacos

Arts for the Parks

Come and experience the chance to be a part of an amazing cause, to save and support the island of Abaco’s six National Parks. The event is being held at the beautiful Abaco Beach Resort Marque, where many unique and fine Bahamian creations are on display. Highlights of this year’s event will be a host of Bahamian artists and artisans, a silent auction, a Bahamian Heritage Lecture Series, and live entertainment.

Majority Rule Day

Majority Rule Day became a public holiday in 2014. It commemorates The Bahamas gaining majority rule for the first time on January 10, 1967, symbolizing the promise of equality, a level playing field, and fair play for all Bahamians.

Along with the emancipation from slavery in 1836, and gaining Independence from Great Britain in 1973, the achievement of Majority Rule is considered one of the most important events in the history of the country.

Good Friday

This religious holiday marks the end of the Lenten season and is the first day of a long holiday weekend which includes the following Monday after Easter Sunday. On this holy day most Bahamians attend church services and serve fish as their main meal of the day.

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