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Popular Events and Holidays

JANUARY

New Year's Day - January 1. Public Holiday Junkanoo
Staniel Cay New Year's Day Cruising Regatta - January 1. Exuma.
Canadian Men’s Club Polar Bear Swim - January 1. Nassau/Paradise Island.
New Year's Sailing Regatta - January 1 and 2. Montagu Bay.
Nassau Classic Car Festival - Early January. Nassau/Paradise Island.
Dansa Awards - Mid-January. Nassau/Paradise Island.
Supreme Court Opening - Mid-January. Nassau/Paradise Island.
Bahamas Princess Resort and Casino Crystal Pro-Am Golf Tournament - Mid-January. Grand Bahama Island.

FEBRUARY

The History of Transportation and Communication in the Bahamas - All February.
Farmer's Cay Festival - Early February. Exuma. Homecoming and cruise in.
Annual Valentine Massacre Regatta - Mid-February. Nassau/Paradise Island.
George Town Cruising Regatta - Late February - Mid March. Exuma.
Spring Break Season - Late February - Early April. 

MARCH

Bacardi Rum Cup - Mid-February. Nassau/Paradise Island.
Hope Town Heritage Day - Mid-March. Abaco.
George Town Cruising Regatta - Late February – Mid-March. Exuma.
International Dog Show and Obedience Trials - Mid-March. Nassau/Paradise Island.
Spring Break Season - Late February - Early April. 

APRIL

Family Island Regatta - Late April. All major islands.
Bahamas Heritage Festival - Late April - Early May. Nassau/Paradise Island.
Spring Break Season - Late February - Early April. 

MAY

Bahamas Heritage Festival - Late April - Early May. Nassau/Paradise Island.
Long Island Sailing Regatta - Late May- Early June. Long Island.

JUNE

Whit Monday - Early June. Public Holiday. 
Labor Day - Early June. Public Holiday. 
Long Island Sailing Regatta - Late May- Early June. Long Island.
Pineapple Festival - Early June. Eleuthera.

JULY

Miss Commonwealth Beauty Pageant - Mid-July. Nassau/Paradise Island.
Independence Day - July 10. Public Holiday.
Beer Festival - July. Exuma.
Bahamas Body Building Championships - Mid-July. Nassau/Paradise Island. 

AUGUST

Emancipation Day - August 3. Public Holiday. 
Coca-Cola Bash - Mid-August. Grand Bahama Island.
Miss Bahamas Beauty Pageant - Mid-August.

SEPTEMBER

Bahamas Atlantis Superboat Challenge - Late September. Nassau/Paradise Island.

OCTOBER

Discovery Day - October 12. Public Holiday. 
North Eleutera Sailing Regatta - Mid-October.
26th Annual McClean's Town Conch Cracking Contest - Mid-October.
International Cultural Weekend Nassau - Mid-October.

NOVEMBER

All Abaco Sailing Regatta - Early November.
Bahamas Wahoo Tournament - Mid-November. Bimini. 
Andros Community Awareness Week - Late November.

DECEMBER

Mark Knowles Celebrity Tennis Tournament - Early December. Nassau/Paradise Island.
Authentic Bahamian Christmas Trade Show - Mid-December. Nassau/Paradise Island.
Police Band Christmas and Classic Concert - Mid-December. Nassau.
Boxing Day Junkanoo Parade - December 26. Public Holiday.
Christmas Sailing Regatta - December 25 and 26. Nassau. Public Holiday.