Nassau Paradise Island

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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events in Nassau Paradise Island

From Junkanoo festivities and spectacular sporting events to a mouth-watering celebration of rum, there’s always something happening in paradise!

  • Sand & Soul Festival
    Sand & Soul Festival

    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

  • Battle 4 Atlantis
    Battle 4 Atlantis

    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

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    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 closer to the scheduled date.

  • Junkanoo Summer Festival in Nassau Paradise Island, The Bahamas

    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.

  • Marathon Bahamas
    Marathon Bahamas

    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

  • Ongoing Events

    With these events occurring on a regular basis, enjoy more opportunities to experience one of these special occasions on Nassau Paradise Island.

  • Junkanoo is one of the best events in Nassau Paradise Island
    Junkanoo Summer Festival 2017

    July 1 – August 31, 2017

    Every Saturday in the month of July and August, Arawak Cay will be home not only to delicious fresh seafood and local dishes but to the sights, sounds, and colors of Junkanoo during the Junkanoo Summer Festival. Parades, food, music, and fun are part of the street festivals that will run every week from 2 PM until midnight as local Junkanoo groups compete to be crowned the best of the best.

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    Art Walk at Marina Village

    See the beauty and culture of Nassau Paradise Island from a fresh perspective on an Art Walk at Marina Village. Enjoy art, crafts, and music by Bahamian artisans. Sample locally grown and made products. Every second and fourth Saturday, 12pm–7pm at Marina Village.

  • Discover Junkanoo at Atlantis,
    Paradise Island

    Every Friday night, the Royal Towers of Atlantis, Paradise Island comes alive with the sights and sounds of Junkanoo—and you’re invited! This hands-on experience is available to guests of Atlantis to book online. If you’re not staying at Atlantis, call (242) 363-2000 Ext. 66639 to book. For more information, including pricing, visit