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Bahamas Junkanoo Festival: Your Guide To Attending Boxing Day & New Year’s Day Parades (2019-2020)

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Downtown Nassau is abuzz with excitement as the calendar winds down to the most anticipated event of the year- Junkanoo! Every year, groups of Bahamians outfit themselves in handmade costumes and dance through the streets of Downtown Nassau overnight and into the morning with a grand mixture of European brass and traditional African instruments, like…

4 Fall Festivals Not to Be Missed in Nassau

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It’s the time of year again when we bid farewell to the summer season and in doing so, we also say goodbye to its bounty- pineapples, mangoes, sour sops, passion fruits, guineps, watermelon and all the other special summer treats that delight our tastebuds each year. But, as this season comes to a close, we’ve got a new…

Best Eats at Family Island Sailing Regattas on May 10, 2019

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There once was a time when sailboats were a lifeline to Bahamian natives, providing transport to and from their island neighbours and access to the world at large. Today, these age-old traditions of Bahamian boat-building and sailing are kept alive through what are known as the highly-anticipated annual regatta series. Things kick off early in…

Top Six Fun-in-the-Sun Summer Festivals in the Islands

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Around here, when we think about summer, our minds tend to conjure up images of long, bright, sunny days, colourful Independence Day celebrations, languid days spent at the beach and out on the boat and, of course, delicious, juicy mangoes bursting with ripeness. But apart from the warmth of the Bahamian sunshine, our summers are…

Discover Downtown Nassau’s Historic Churches Over Easter Weekend 2019

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In many cultures, religion can serve as the cornerstone of society- responsible for building schools, community outreach programs, and influencing systems of government that shape the very core of a country. As places of worship, these churches are often also some of the beautiful representations of art and architecture that a country can offer. Not…

3 Delicious Bahamian Easter Traditions

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There is no denying that spring has arrived here in The Bahamas! We’re starting to feel fewer of those enjoyable (but only visiting) winter breezes, colorful flowers are bursting into full bloom and the days are sharing their sunlight with us for longer and longer. And with this season also comes the annual Easter Holidays…

An Insider’s Guide To Festival RumBahamas 2017

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Now is the time to begin channeling your inner scallywag in preparation for the Annual Festival RumBahamas taking place the weekend of February 24-26th, 2017. Spectacularly set against the historical backdrop of Fort Charlotte – once the fortress used to help defend Nassau Harbour from unwanted invaders- this highly anticipated weekend festival attracts discerning (and thirsty) aficionados from far…

Greek Fest: One Of Nassau’s Most Anticipated Cultural Events

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Kicking off Nassau’s annual festival calendar is the event that we’ve been waiting for with considerable anticipation for two years! That’s right, it’s Greek Fest time again and we advise you to bring along a healthy appetite for art, culture, dance, and (most importantly of all) traditional Greek food and drink. Greek-Bahamian History

A Visitor’s Guide To Bahamian Independence 2019

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As Bahamians, we’ll be the first to tell you that we love to celebrate! And, since we never miss an opportunity to showcase our National pride- the country’s Independence Day festivities provide the perfect opportunity for us to celebrate (most) proudly. You’ll likely observe these visual displays all over the island with Nassau plastered in…