This event brings artisans and vendors together under one roof to showcase their natural and organic products, as well as sampling new wines and dishes.
Jingle Bells, Away in a Manger, and Silent Night, are just a few of the holiday songs that you can hear through the air. Bring your family and friends to join in good cheer and laughter as the Long Islanders welcome the joys of Christmas Spirit.
Donations are welcomed.
Bring your friends and family out to enjoy great entertainment, ice cold beverages, and succulent dishes prepared by the locals. There will be live performances by Bahamian artists Mr. Dyson Knight and Mr. Geno D, as well as the High Tide Bahamian band.
Long Island will host the first-ever “Wild Hog Fest & Tournament” which encompasses agri-tourism, hunting and a food fair all rolled into an exciting cultural event.
Long Island’s Wild Hog Fest is expected to become a major event over the years, calling visitors from all parts of the world to come to Long Island for this event resulting in return visitors, attracting new residents and the return of Long Islanders to their native land.
Mutton is what Long Island is known for all over the Bahamas.
Bring the entire family out to a fun-filled day of Bahamian music, bouncing castle, cash prize competitions, and delicious eats and drinks.
Activities includes a local rake and scrape band, junior sailing regatta, and kiddie corner.
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.
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.
This holiday marks the beginning of the beach picnicking season for Bahamians. There are also many cookouts in public parks on the Nassau waterfront; homecomings and regattas are held in some Out Islands.
Sir Randol Fawkes established Labour Day in 1961, and it is now named in his honor. On this holiday, members of the labor unions from different organizations, as well as political parties, march in a large parade through the streets of downtown Nassau, usually in colorful uniforms, beginning around 10:00 a.m. Local bands and a few Junkanooers lead the parades, providing lively music for the marchers and spectators. The parade ends at the Southern Recreation Grounds, where union leaders and local politicians deliver speeches.