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Mar 4 2023 | 6:30pm

Annual Hope Ball: Eleuthera

This red carpet event will feature exciting live entertainment, all proceeds will benefit The Cancer Society Eleuthera Branch.

Mar 11 2023

Bahamas Hope Challenge

The Bahamas Hope Challenge assist Bahamians with their fight against cancer. It brings about educational awareness. Many persons gather to participate in a fun-filled time either running, walking, or cycling. 

Mar 23 2023

175th Anniversary of the Wesley Methodist Church

The Wesley Methodist Church located in Governors Harbour will be celebrating its 175th church anniversary. 

On, March 23rd, 2023, the church will be honoring some of its members and on March 27th, 2023, will be the celebration.

 

Apr 6 2023 | 12am - Apr 10 2023 | 12am

Rock Sound Homecoming Festival

This event welcomes both locals and visitors to the Rock Sound area to enjoy great food, live entertainment, and good fellowship among one another. 

Apr 7 2023 | 12am - Apr 10 2023 | 12am

James Cistern Heritage Homecoming

This event is held to raise revenue for the residents and bring together locals and visitors for a time of enjoyment. 

May 6 2023 | 6:30am

Catch Jerry Chile

A five(5) mile Fun Run/Walk will be held starting at the cork tree in James Cistern to the Governor's Harbour International Airport runway and back. This year is for bragging rights. 1st , 2nd and 3rd place trophies will be given. All proceeds go towards the health association of Central Eleuthera (H.A.C.E.) SEE YOU THERE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Jun 2 2023

Randal Fawkes Labour Day

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.

Jul 10 2023

Bahamas Independence Day Holiday

This holiday commemorates the day when The Bahamas became a fully independent nation on July 10, 1973, separating from the United Kingdom. However, we remain a member of The Commonwealth of Nations.

Aug 1 2023 | 12am - Aug 7 2023 | 12am

Bay Fest

The descendants of Hatchet Bay Eleuthera come together to raise funds to assist the settlement with upgrades and community activities for the inhabitants. 
Activities include live entertainment by Bahamian Artists, fashion shows, and various competitions for adults and children. 
A wide variety of food, beverages, desserts, and sweets are on sale at the Bay Fest. 

 

Aug 7 2023

Emancipation Day/August Monday

This holiday, on the first Monday in August, celebrates the emancipation of slaves in the British colonies in 1834. It is celebrated with a Junkanoo Rush-out, a day of beaching, sailing, and regattas in most islands.

On New Providence, old slave villages such as Gambier in the west and Fox Hill in the east have their own special celebrations.

Oct 9 2023

National Heroes Day

The second Monday in October, formerly known as "Discovery Day" or "Columbus Day," has now been dedicated to honoring Bahamian national heroes since 2013. An official National Heroes Day ceremony is held with a keynote speech by the Prime Minister, and heroes from a cross-section of civil society are celebrated with a week of activities.

Many people enjoy the day with family gatherings and beach picnics.

Dec 25 2023

Christmas Day

The Christmas holiday is celebrated in The Bahamas with many carnivals and festivals. We also have adopted many of the same traditions and customs of other countries. These include gift-giving, feasting and sending Christmas cards.