Junkanoo, the National Festival of The Bahamas, is an expression of Bahamian art and culture. Large groups parade along Bay Street in downtown Nassau on Boxing Day (December 26) and New Years Day (January 1) with elaborate costumes, dancing or playing goatskin drums, horns, bells, or whistles, as thousands watch and dance along.
Boxing Day and New Years Junkanoo Parades
Bahamas Half Marathon & 10K
November 18, 2018
The Bahamas Half Marathon, a race through beautiful areas of Nassau Paradise Island. Starting and finishing at Arawak Cay, the course is an out and back along the Northern coastline of New Providence. The Half Marathon event date is designed to coincide with training plans for Marathon Bahamas, but there are also 10k, 5k, and relay races!
Battle for Atlantis
November 21 - 23, 2018
The 2018 Bad Boy Mowers Battle 4 Atlantis, in its eighth year of elite collegiate tournament play, will include Wisconsin, Florida, Virginia, Butler, Dayton, Stanford, Oklahoma, Middle Tennessee State this year. The 12-game, three-day tournament is regarded as one of the most challenging early-season tournaments.
Hero World Challenge Golf Tournament
November 26 - December 2, 2018
Exciting golf in an exclusive setting, the Hero World Challenge at Albany, Bahamas combines the best of luxury with 18 of the world’s top ranked golfers, including Tiger Woods.
15th Annual Bahamas International Film Festival
November 28 - December 6, 2018
The Bahamas International Film Festival is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing the local Bahamian community, and international visitors, with a presentation of films from around the world. BIFF, named one of the “Top 25 Coolest Film Festival in the World” by MovieMaker Magazine, also provides unique cultural experiences, educational programs and forums for exploring the past, present and future of cinema.
December 21, 2018
The Bahamas Bowl provides American college athletes, conference partners, alumni, fans, and sponsors a first-class international football bowl experience, while proving the slogan "Bowl Games are Better in the Bahamas," with a mix of sun, sand, and football in one of the world's most beautiful destinations.
Celebrate New Years Eve at Atlantis with Fergie!
December 31, 2018 - January 1, 2019
Celebrate a spectacular New Year's Eve at Atlantis! Eight-time Grammy winner Fergie will be performing live at 9pm in the Imperial Ballroom.
Limited availability. Book hotel and event tickets today.
January 20, 2019
The Bahamas Marathon features 26.2 miles of history, beauty, scenery and loaded with miles of ocean views. The fast, flat course (except for two bridges at mile 2) is ideal for those looking to achieve Boston qualifying times.