From Junkanoo festivities and spectacular sporting events to authentic Bahamian celebrations, there’s always something happening in paradise!
Here are a few of the events you won’t want to miss this summer:
Junkanoo Bahamian Fest & Feast
Every Friday starting June 2, 2017
Every Friday night, the Royal Towers of Atlantis, Paradise Island come alive with the sights and sounds of Junkanoo! You’ll enjoy Bahamian entertainment, food, arts & crafts, face painting, costume creation, and dance lessons.
Guests of Atlantis can book online, while those not staying at Atlantis can simply call (242) 363-2000 Ext. 66639 to book. For more information, including pricing, visit www.atlantisbahamas.com.
Randol Fawkes Labor Day Holiday
June 2, 2017
On this public holiday, labor unions from different organizations, as well as political leaders, outfitted in colorful uniforms march in a large parade through the streets of downtown Nassau, accompanied by music from local bands. As the parade ends, union leaders and local politicians deliver speeches.
Junkanoo Summer Festival 2017
July 1-August 31
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.