Eleuthera & Harbour Island

Walk For The Cure

This event is organized by the Cancer Society of Eleuthera and proceeds will assist cancer care organizations with their efforts to create awareness, provide education, research advocacy, prevention, care and a cure for cancer. Route is from Governor's Harbour to Palmetto Point. Donation of $30.00 is required and includes souse & fruits.

Ride For Hope Bahamas

Ride and Run for Hope was established to raise hope and resources for Bahamians fighting cancer.  The event has been held annually since 2006 and includes cycling, running, and great participant activities that span the weekend. One of the most successful charitable sporting events in The Bahamas, the organizers are very proud that every participant-raised dollar is applied to programs. Ride and Run for Hope has been described as "best run", "memorable", and "must do" by its many repeat participants

Earth Day

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.

North Eleuthera Sailing Regatta

This sports Tourism event, brings domestic and international visitors to the island and it generates income for the locals. Class A, B and C Class sailing sloops are invited for competition and the onshore activities include live band performances, cultural shows, native food and drinks. Event is held in Harbour Island.

Majority Rule Day

Majority Rule Day became a public holiday in 2014. It commemorates The Bahamas gaining majority rule for the first time on January 10, 1967, symbolizing the promise of equality, a level playing field, and fair play for all Bahamians.

Along with the emancipation from slavery in 1836, and gaining Independence from Great Britain in 1973, the achievement of Majority Rule is considered one of the most important events in the history of the country.

Good Friday

This religious holiday marks the end of the Lenten season and is the first day of a long holiday weekend which includes the following Monday after Easter Sunday. On this holy day most Bahamians attend church services and serve fish as their main meal of the day.

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.

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.

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