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Family Islands Events Calendar
By Robbin Whachell
Jun 27, 2015 - 3:35:38 AM

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Jan: North Abaco Audubon Bird Count
Jan: Annual Wahoo tournament, Cape Eleuthera Resort
Jan: Art for the Parks, Abaco Beach Resort, Marsh Harbour

Jan 1: New Year's Day Junkanoo Parade, Inagua
Jan 1: Junkanoo in New Plymouth, Green Turtle Cay, Abaco


Feb: Farmers Cay Festival
Feb: Bonefish Classic, Abaco
Feb: Miami to Nassau Race
Feb: Boat Harbour Inaugural Wahoo Championship
Feb: Man O War Craft and Trade Show

Feb 14: Valentine's Day
Feb 20: Agricultural, Marine Resources and Agribusiness Expo, in Eleuthera
Feb 7, 28: Agricultural, Marine Resources and Agribusiness Expo in Inagua


Mar 6,7: Agricultural, Marine Resources and Agribusiness Expo in San Salvador / Rum Cay
Mar 12, 14: Agricultural, Marine Resources and Agribusiness Expo in Acklins AND Crooked Island
Mar 19-21: Agricultural, Marine Resources and Agribusiness Expo in North Andros
Mar : Georgetown Cruising Regatta, Exuma
Mar : Abaco Cancer Society's Art Show and Silent Auction
Mar: Marsh Harbour Reef Ball
Mar: Great Abaco Family Fitness Weekend, Treasure Cay


Apr 3, 4: Agricultural, Marine Resources and Agribusiness Expo in South Andros
Apr: Baker's Bay Marsh Harbour Bonefish Classic
Apr: Redbone Bone Fishing Tournament
Apr: Long Island Cornfest
Apr : Schooner Bay Spring Festival
Apr: James Cistern Homecoming, Eleuthera

Apr: Grand Cay Homecoming and Big Daddy Memorial Fishing Tournament
Apr 17, 18: Agricultural, Marine Resources and Agribusiness Expo in Cat Island
Apr 19-21: Agricultural, Marine Resources and Agribusiness Expo in Long Island
Apr 22, 23: Agricultural, Marine Resources and Agribusiness Expo in Exuma
Apr 24, 25: Agricultural, Marine Resources and Agribusiness Expo in Mayaguana
Apr : Cherokee Days, Cherokee Sound
Apr: Bimini Music Cultural Weekend
Apr: Family Island Regatta in Exuma, Georgetown, Exuma
Apr: Andros Business Outlook
Apr: Green Turtle Cay Homecoming

Apr: Rock Sound Homecoming Festival
Apr: Lower Bogue Homecoming, Eleuthera

Apr: Bimini Homecoming
Apr: Mastic Point Homecoming, Andros
Apr: Art Splash, Abaco Cancer Society fundraiser


May: Berry Island Fest
May: Mother's Day


Jun: Whit Monday, public holiday
Jun: Pineapple Fest Triathlon, Gregory Town, Eleuthera
Jun:  Cat Island Rake & Scrape Festival
Jun: Annual Sandy Point Abaco Homecoming Conchfest
Jun: Labor Day, public holiday
Jun: Father's Day

Jun: Annual Goombay Festival, Sea Spray Resort & Marina
Jun: Annual Lionfish Derby, Green Turtle Cay Club

June: All Andros Crab Festival Queen's Park in Fresh Creek
Jun: Sandy Point Homecoming


Jul: Regatta Time in Abaco
Jul:  Berry Islands Berry Fest
Jul : The Bluff Homecoming, North Eleuthera
Jul : Savanah Sound Homecoming, Eleuthera

Jul: Bay Festival, Hatchet Bay
Jul: Tarpum Bay Homecoming, Eleuthera

Jul: Annual Goombay Festival, Sea Spray Resort & Marina, Abaco
Jul: Long Island Homecoming Glinton's Park, North Long Island
Jul: All Andros & Berry Islands Regatta Andros Regatta Village, Morgan's Bluff
Jul: Coconut Festival, Pleasant Bay, South Andros.
Jul 10: Independence Day, public holiday
Jul: Annual Goombay Festival at Sea Spray Resort & Marina
Jul : North Abaco Summer Festival & Power Boat Races
Jul: Junkanoo Summer on Andros, Every Friday.

Jul 29-Aug 3: Hatchet Bay Festival, Celebrating 25 years


Aug: Inagua Salty Fest
Aug: Acklins Regatta & Heritage Festival
Aug: Emancipation Day, public holiday
Aug: Berry Islands Lobster Festival
Aug: Annual Goombay Festival at SeaSpray Resort & Marina
Aug 5: Rum Cay Homecoming Festival


Sept: International Coastal Cleanup Day - Lend a Hand
Sept: Annual Abaco Business Outlook


Oct : World Animal Day
Oct : Wemyss Bight Homecoming, Eleuthera
Oct: Discovery Day, public holiday
Oct: Exuma Business Outlook
Oct: Abaco Stride for Life
Oct: San Salvador, Discovery Day Festival Homecoming & Regatta
Oct: North Eleuthera Sailing Regatta
Oct: Abaco Open Water Swim, Marsh Harbour


Nov : Governor's Harbour Homecoming Festival, Eleuthera
Nov : International Free Diving Comp., Long Island Dean's Blue Hole
Nov : Royal Marsh Harbour Yacht Club Welcome Party
Nov : Green Castle Homecoming, Eleuthera
Nov : Settlement Point Fair, Abaco
Nov: Green Turtle Cay Christmas Festival of Lights
Nov: Hope Town Arts & Craft Festival, Haynes Library, Eleuthera
Nov: Holiday Golf Cart Parade and Jingle Bell Trot, Green Turtle Cay

Nov: Guy Fawkes Bonfire Celebration, Green Turtle Cay
Nov: Kayak Challenge, Little Harbour, Abaco
Nov: Abaco Open Golf & Family Festival, Treasure Cay
Nov: Annual Hope Town Box Cart Derby, Elbow Cay
Nov: Long Island People-To-People Experience Tea Party


Dec : Lite the Nite Boat Parade, Green Turtle Cay
Dec : Wine Tasting and Silent Auction, Abaco Inn
Dec : All Exuma Fish Festival
Dec : Official Tree Lighting, Georgetown, Exuma
Dec : Official Tree Lighting, Marsh Harbour, Abaco
Dec : Official Tree Lighting, Governor's Harbour, Eleuthera
Dec : Official Tree Lighting, Treasure Cay, Abaco

Dec : Royal Marsh Harbour Yacht Club Christmas Party
Dec : Official Tree Lighting, Clarence Town, Long Island
Dec : Official Tree Lighting, Fresh Creek and Nicholls Town, Andros
Dec : South Abaco Audubon Christmas Bird Count
Dec : Christmas Caroling under the Stars, Green Turtle Club
Dec : Christmas Tree Lighting, Chris. Roberts Park, Gt Harbour Cay
Dec : Annual Christmas Day Parade, Bimini, Porgy Bay Ball Field 5pm
Dec : Junkanoo Rush Eleuthera: Tarpum Bay, Rock Sound & Harbour Island
Dec: Annual Abaco Christmas Festival, Marsh Harbour
Dec 26: Boxing Day Junkanoo Parade, Bimini
Dec 26: Boxing Day Junkanoo Parade, George Town, Exuma
Dec 26: Boxing Day Junkanoo Parade, Inagua
Dec 26: Junkanoo Celebration, Andros, Queen's Park, Fresh Creek
Dec: Colour Run, Abaco, Hope Town

The following days will be observed as Public Holidays during the Year 2015:

New Year's Day                     1st January
Majority Rule Day                  12th January
Good Friday                           3rd April
Easter Monday                      6th April
Whit Monday                          25th May
Randol Fawkes Labour Day  5th June
Independence Day                10th July
Emancipation Day                 3rd August
National Heroes Day             12th October
Christmas Day                       25th December
Boxing Day                            26th December  

(All events are subject to change. Listings of National or International events on other islands in The Bahamas may be shown here for public interest - let's unite!)

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