in The Bahamas
Atlantis, Paradise Island
Expires: June 30, 2017
Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort & Offshore Island
Expires: June 30, 2017
One&Only Ocean Club
Expires: September 28, 2017
From Junkanoo festivities and spectacular sporting events to a mouth-watering celebration of rum, there’s always something happening in paradise!
October 6 – 9, 2017
Join us Columbus Day Weekend for the inaugural Sand & Soul Festival—a three-day celebration of music, comedy, pool parties, and more. Performers include Keith Sweat, En Vogue, Salt-N-Pepa, DJ Spinderella, DJ Mars, and comedy from Sommore and Junior. For tickets and details, please visit www.atlantisbahamas.com.
November 22 – 24, 2017
Reigning NCAA champions Villanova headline this year’s Battle 4 Atlantis during the Thanksgiving holiday. Now in its seventh year, this eight-team basketball showdown takes place in the “Imperial Arena,” a state-of-the-art facility in the heart of Paradise Island’s iconic Atlantis Resort. For details, please visit www.atlantisbahamas.com.
December 14–17, 2017
The 14th annual Bahamas International Film Festival is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing the local Bahamian community and international visitors with a diverse presentation of films from around the world. In addition to special screenings, the Film Festival holds Panels and Master Classes as well as cocktail parties and receptions. Tickets start at $4. For a full listing of shows and ticket prices, please visit www.bintlfilmfest.com closer to the scheduled date.
December 26, 2017 and January 1, 2018
Considered by locals to be a highlight of the holiday season, this cavalcade of colorful costumes and Caribbean beats is a must-see for the entire family! Junkanoo is a unique part of Bahamas culture and the Junkanoo parades are a truly memorable way to celebrate the holidays and usher in the New Year in Paradise.
January 13-14, 2018
A Boston Marathon Qualifier, the Marathon Bahamas is an oceanfront route that offers a scenic and flat terrain. Participants can choose to do a marathon, half-marathon or relay race, and there is a post-race party as well as entertainment throughout course. Tickets range from $57.50 to $90, depending on the length of the race, and the course is supported with water, Gatorade, GU Energy and medical assistance. For more information, visit www.marathonbahamas.com.