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Upcoming Events in Nassau Paradise Island

From Junkanoo festivities and spectacular sporting events, to concerts and marketplaces, there’s always something happening in Paradise!

Boxing Day and New Years Junkanoo Parades

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.

$75,000 Halloween Slot Tournament

October 27, 2018

Don't miss your chance to win. First place will walk away with $20,000 cash! $75,000 in total. Buy in $500.

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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!

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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.

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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. 

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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. 

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Bahamas Bowl

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.

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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.

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Marathon Bahamas

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.

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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

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

Changing of the Guard

A tradition since 1958, the Ceremony features the world-renowned Royal Bahamas Police Force Marching Band and Royal Bahamas Defense Force Guards.

It is held every other Friday throughout the year from 11:00-11:30am at Government House.

For more information, contact Government House at (242) 322-2020 or [email protected].