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 festival showcases the history and culture of "conching" in South Andros and features a number of indigenous cultural activities that emphasize the conch:
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.
This fair is sponsored by the AUTEC Company and is held on the AUTEC Naval Base in Andros Town, three minutes drive from the Andros Town airport. Native food, craft, American ceramics and food will be on sale. In order to attend the event, one must be a vendor or apply three days in advance for a visitor's pass.
The event ends at 1:00 p.m.
Locals gather every week to dance and enjoy good ole Bahamian food prepared by ladies in the community. Everyone is welcome to join in. The event runs until 12:00 midnight.