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

16th Annual Bahamas International Film Festival

December 9 - 15, 2019

The 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. BIFF also provides unique cultural experiences, educational programs, and forums for exploring the past, present, and future of cinema. This year's festival will be held at venues throughout Baha Mar. 

The 2019 line up is now live! Get your tickets.

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Bahamas Bowl

December 20, 2019

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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Baha Mar Holiday Celebrations

December 20, 2019 - January 5, 2020

Spectacular live performances, glamorous parties, fun and festive children’s events...this holiday season, there’s something for everyone at Baha Mar. 

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Celebrate The Season at Atlantis, Paradise Island

December 22 - 31, 2019

Experience the magic of the holiday season at Atlantis, Paradise Island, with family-friendly fun, dazzling nightlife, and even visits from Santa himself! 

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Jonas Brothers Return to Paradise

December 30, 2019

The Jonas Brothers are returning to paradise. Tickets on sale now!

Ticket prices start at $249.

To purchase, click the button below, or call 1.800.ATLANTIS. 

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Party Like a Royal

December 31, 2019

Enjoy a night filled with celebrity performances and appearances, craft cocktails, fine desserts, and a magnificent fireworks display this New Year's Eve on the Royal Deck at Atlantis, Paradise Island.

Special Performances by Bebe Rexha and Lindsey Sterling! Featuring host & DJ Tony Okungbowa, Junior New System, and The Royal Bahamas Police Force Marching Band.

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Marathon Bahamas

January 18 - 19, 2020

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.

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].

Creative Nassau Market

Every Tuesday and Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (weather permitting), Pompey Square in the heart of downtown Nassau comes alive with the hustle and bustle of a Creative Nassau Market. 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

Marina Village at Atlantis Art Walk

Enjoy art, crafts and music by Bahamian artisans. Sample locally grown and made products.

2-10 pm at the Marina Village on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month through August.

People-to-People Tea Party

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism sponsors a complimentary tea party at historic Government House in Nassau on the last Friday of each month from 3:00 - 4:00 p.m., January through May, October, and November.

Hosted by various prominent Bahamian women, you can enjoy local 'bush' teas, live music, view a fashion show by Bahamian designers, and sample locally-made sandwiches and pastries. 

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