Fox Hill Day Festival

Date:
On the second Tuesday of the month during August at 12:00 AM.

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.  

Organization / Contact:
Bahamas Ministry of Tourism
Phone:
(242) 302-2000
Venue:
Fox Hill Parade Grounds

Address

Fox Hill Road
Fox Hill New Providence
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