Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival: Experience It All!
Posted by: Nassau Paradise Island on December 31, 2014
Are you ready to experience the sights, sounds, and flavors of The Bahamas firsthand? The Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival is the perfect opportunity to do just that! Join us in May for this world-class celebration of the cuisine, music, dance, and art of The Bahamas, an experience not to be missed!
For the first time ever, two internationally-recognized festivals, Junkanoo and Carnival, are coming together to delight guests from all over the world with the very best of Bahamian culture. Beginning in early April, The Bahamas will celebrate a carnival season, a series of parties and special events throughout the Islands, culminating with the Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival in Nassau May 7-9, 2015.
The carnival will kick off with JunkaMania (May 7, 8pm-12am), with electrifying performances by Junkanoo Orchestras. Feel the Island rhythm through the sounds of Junkanoo and the stunning colors and craftsmanship of traditional costumes. You’ll be feeling the “fire in ya belly” in no time!
On May 8, the music continues with the Music Masters Concert (8pm-12am). This one-of-a-kind concert showcases 10 song competition finalists who will be sharing the stage with a Grammy Award-winning artist!
“Jump in da Line” on May 9 to join Midnight Rush (12am-6am). This is your chance to participate in Junkanoo and be part of the magic! Following theMusic Masters Concert, everyone will be invited to “rush out” in the carnival village.
Finally, Road Fever on May 9 (11am-8pm) concludes the Carnival. Let loose in the streets of Nassau during this exciting masquerade party, described as an epic collage of costumes, color, and culture on parade! Junkanoo and Rake & Scrape set the soundtrack for this vibrant celebration.
For ongoing updates and news about the Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival, bookmark the event website. Want to be part of the action? Check out these stunning accommodation options to find the perfect place to stay.
World-class entertainment, a street party like no other, a chance to experience another culture using all of your senses, all in a stunning tropical destination – you won’t want to miss it!