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This is a list of events that happen year round or every year. If you have a correction or addition to this list please let us know.
A year-round Ministry of Tourism programme intended to give our visitors a genuine and informal view of Bahamanian hospitality and culture as you might see it when visiting a friend. Volunteers holding interests similiar to yours are available to give you a glimpse of the Bahamian life. You may join them at home for pleasant conversation, at civic clubs, or at church. To register, call the People-To-People Unit, Ministry of Tourism, (242) 326-5371, 328-7810, 326-9772/9781. In Grand Bahama, contact the People-To-People Unit, (242) 352-8044.
A permanent exhibition at the new Pompey Museum spotlighting 25 paintings of internationally acclaimed Bahamian artist Amos Ferguson. Declared a national treasure, Ferguson's 'primitive' paintings are grouped under four main themes: history, religion, nature and folklore. Museum Hours: 10:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm Saturday. Closed Sunday and holidays. Location: first floor of the Pompey Museum, Bay Street. Admission: $1.00 adults, $0.50 children. For more information, telephone (242) 326-2566/2568.
An ongoing exhibition on display at the Pompey Museum in Nassau. Artifacts, historical documents and drawings recount the history of slavery and emancipation in The Bahamas. Museum Hours: 10:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm Saturday. Closed Sunday and holidays. Location: first floor of the Pompey Museum, Bay Street. Admission: $1.00 adults, $0.50 children. For more information, telephone (242) 326-2566/2568.
A brand new attraction at Nassau's waterfront. The first Museum of it's kind showcasing large, colorful, intricately deigned artistic creations from recently passed Junkanoo parades, held annually on December 26th and New Year's Day. The Expo complex also includes a souvenir boutique, with Junkanoo paintings and a variety of Junkanoo craft. Open daily 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Admission: $2.00 adults, $0.50 children. For more information, telephone (242) 356-2731.
An overview of Bahamian history with an on-going exhibit of historical and cultural artifacts, replicas, drawings and photography tracing the history of the Bahamas from the indigenous pre-Colombian Arawak Indians through to the modern era. Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. Saturday, 10:00 am to 12 noon. Closed on Thursdays and Sundays. Location: Bahamas Historical Society Museum, Shirley Street and Elizabeth Avenue.
(March to November)
Cricket matches are played every Saturday and Sunday during Cricket Season at Haynes Oval, West Bay Street, Nassau. Games begin at 12 noon.