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Long Island Goombay Summer Festival

Goombay Summer Festival has become one of the most popular summer events throughout the Bahama islands, including Long Island. Longer evenings and summer break school closures make this a highly anticipated family fun series. Each year, there is a feature of art & crafts, sailing, live band entertainment, native food & drinks and games & activities which make it an exciting local event you must attend! 

Cat Island Earth Day Festival


The 10th annual Cat Island Earth Day Festival will take place on Saturday, April 22nd at the Cultural and Heritage Site at New Bight from 1 to 5 pm.  The event features performances, music, children's games, and an array of booths featuring local artists, crafts, native food, and interactive information on Cat's cultural heritage and environmental initiatives.  Learn about traditional healing based on plants, small island solar initiatives, and the award-winning Solar Tutorial Farms. 

Acklins Cascarilla Heritage Festival

The new signature event and cultural festival for Acklins. An exciting line up of entertainment and performances by Bahamian artisit Nita Ellis, the Magical band, Acklins combined choir, an exhilirating performance by Julian Believe and so much more. The event will also host fashion shows, cultural games, maypole plaiting, cooking demonstrations and a kids corner.

Guided tours are also available that include Portland Slave Plantation, Swimming with the pigs, Fishing by the day and an Eco Park Tour.

Boxing Day Junkanoo Parade

The climax of the Bahamian Christmas is the Junkanoo Parade.  This parade is a tradition that has been passed down through generations for many years. Music is made from cowbells, goatskin drums and a number of other instruments, while the colorful costumes are designed from cardboard and crepe paper.

Atlantis Twilight Electric

Twilight Electric is an entertainment and art festival that is new to Atlantis, showcasing all the entertainment you’d ever want in one place. Come join them for a twilight celebration that will seduce your senses and fill your soul! Enjoy a unique festival playground at Paradise Harbour featuring the most spectacular live show Showtime at the Pink Flamingo and homegrown Bahamian flavours at every turn.

Twilight Electric will welcome guests every Wednesday through Sunday from April 13th through June 23rd.