This festival takes place on the waterfront, and is a time when all the artists of Andros, plus a few from Nassau, come together to showcase exquisite Bahamian items made from wood, straw, and shells. You can also enjoy local foods and Bahamian music.
Festivals & Culture
The Christmas Village is open to the public every weeknight from 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. showcasing authentic Bahamian gifts and Christmas decorations, mouthwatering holiday treats and great Bahamian entertainment.
Monday through Friday there is something for every family member in the Christmas Village. The first 100 kids will get to choose a gift from under the Christmas tree each evening. Santa Claus and his helpers will also be on hand for photos. There will be a bouncing castle, a Christmas arts and crafts stations and much more.
This event is organized and sponsored by the One Eleuthera Foundation, and features dance, music, art, culture, heritage design advocacy, education, action, service, friendship and the connection of communities.
The annual Junkanoo Summer Festival is the place to be! It features a variety of Bahamian food, games, music and lots of fun, with a Junkanoo rush-out as the main feature.
Independence Day Weekend Events:
- Friday - National Pride Day, T-shirt Day
- Sunday - Gospel Concert Almond Tree Park 7:30pm
- Tuesday - Rising of the Flag Ceremony Almond Tree Park 9pm, at midnight fire works
- Wednesday - All Day Picnic 12:pm-6:pm, Cook out and live music 6pm - 12:am Land Fall Park
This is the oldest festival in the country, held the second Tuesday in August every year, and it commemorates the freeing of enslaved Africans in The Bahamas. Residents of Fox Hill celebrate the 1838 emancipation of their ancestors from slavery by the British with church services, Bahamian food and drinks, singing, and dancing.
5th Annual Bimini Bread & Seafood Cook-Off, this event provides an opportunity for the Biminites and industry Partners to showcase what is unique about the Bimini Breads and Seafood preparation to the many guest expected for the start of the Tourist season.
The celebration will feature the historical Guy Fawkes Competition, where judging of the Best Guy and Dancing of the Guy will be the highlight of the night. Those in attendance will also have the opportunity to feast on delicious Bahamian food and drinks and gather around a huge bonfire with family and friends. Funds raised from this event will assist the Annual Island Roots Heritage Festival that is held the first weekend in May.
This welcome reception is hosted by the Harbour Island Tourist Office to welcome all guests to the island and say thank you for choosing the destination.
History, art, food and interactive displays are among the highlights at this annual event, coordinated through the Wyannie Malone Museum as a fundraiser. It is supported and attended by residents, second home-owners and visitors, who thoroughly enjoy all the festivities.