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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!

Bahamas International Film Festival

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.

Boxing Day Junkanoo Parade

December 26, 2017

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 parade on Boxing Day is a must-see celebration. For more information please visit

Kool & The Gang

December 30, 2017

Get down to the soulful funk sounds of Kool & The Gang at Atlantis, Paradise Island. Start your New Year’s “Celebration” a day early and join this iconic 70’s super group for an evening of their most dance-worthy hits at the Imperial Ballroom. Book your hotel and event tickets at


December 31, 2017

Ring in 2018 with one of the world’s best selling musicians—Sting. Join us at the Imperial Ballroom at Atlantis, Paradise Island for an unforgettable evening with this iconic pop and rock superstar, complete with two hours of complimentary champagne, beer, wine, and soft drinks. Book your hotel and event tickets at

New Year’s Junkanoo Parade

January 1 - 2, 2018

Ring in the New Year with the sounds, colors, and celebration that is Junkanoo! This authentic Bahamian tradition is not to be missed. Dance along as hundreds of revellers fill the streets dressed in spectacular costumes, blowing whistles, ringing bells, and banging drums. For more information please visit

Marathon Bahamas

January 13 - 14, 2018

A Boston Marathon Qualifier, Marathon Bahamas (marathon, half and four-person relay) is a scenic, fast and flat course.   The course is supported with water, Gatorade, GU Energy, medical assistance and entertainment.  The event culminates with a great post-race party featuring junkanoo. An ideal winter wonderland running event with miles of wide open ocean vistas, an oceanfront start and finish and unique commemorative medals and awards. 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.

Authentically Bahamian Marketplace

October 4, 2017 - December 30, 2020

Every Wednesday and Friday in October, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Pompey Square in the heart of downtown Nassau comes alive with the hustle and bustle of an Authentic Bahamian Marketplace. Discover and purchase handmade Bahamian products and meet the artists who create them. Find everything from straw items, jewelry, ceramics, local fruit popsicles, and more! For more information please visit