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There are so many exciting adventures that await for you when you dock at Grand Bahama Island, whether it be the many excursion options you have readily available, lazy days at the beach soaking up the sun, or a simple stroll on the island, where you can be shopping and taking in the sights… the adventures are endless. If you’re not going to be swimming with the pigs or doing some other amazing adventure that you can sign up for with Bahama Paradise Cruise Line, or you just happen to have some time left over from your excursion; then you’ll want to check out some of the events that are taking place on Grand Bahama Island.
The events being held on Grand Bahama Island are listed in chronological order for your convenience. If you happen to be traveling those dates then you may want to consider swinging by them and enjoy what Grand Bahama Island has to offer!
Christmas Day Holiday will be held on Tuesday, December 25th – The Bahamas have adopted many of the same traditions and customs of other countries when it comes to celebrating Christmas i.e. gift-giving, Christmas cards and having a Christmas feast. However, there will be many carnivals and festivals celebrated all over The Bahamas on Christmas Day, be sure to check them out!
Boxing Day Holiday will be held Wednesday, December 26th – Junkanoo parades will be taking place on the islands to commemorate and honor Boxing Day and the History and meaning behind this day. You won’t want to miss out on the cultural costumes, music, and dancing!
Majority Rule Day Holiday will be held on Thursday, January 10th. This is considered one of the most important holidays throughout The Bahamas, it only became a public holiday in 2014, however, its impact is significate and powerful. Majority Rule Day commemorates The Bahamas gaining majority rule for the first time since 1967. This holiday symbolizes equality and promise for all Bahamians.
The month of December can be hectic and busy with the upcoming holidays and family events, but it’s also a time where many reflect, and celebrate love, togetherness, family, and friends. The Bahaman culture is very inclusive and has a lot to offer, so if you have the time and are traveling these dates above, be sure to check out these events and immerse yourself in the Bahamian way, you won’t regret it!