About Us

To be the catalyst for sustainable economic growth in the cultural industry sector, while expanding our tourist product offering and accruing benefits across the entire Bahamas.
To establish a sustainable annual Bahamian Carnival and a framework for indigenous cultural production and entrepreneurship with multi-sector economic impact.
Top priorities include: bringing to fruition a new Bahamian-style Carnival in May of 2015 and stimulating year round employment in the Creative Sector.

About Us

One More Reason to Love The Bahamas

Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival is a destination event for Bahamians and visitors to immerse themselves in the music and culture of The Bahamas. Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival is not a single event: it is a collection of celebrations, concerts, cultural shows and street parades that pull from all aspects of Bahamian culture and heritage, bundled together over one epic season.

The Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival season kicks off Easter Monday with non-stop culture and entertainment following through to May 7th 2016 with major events taking place across two islands: Grand Bahama, April 14th-16th and Nassau, May 5th-7th. During the entire season there will be cultural events, festivals and private parties showcasing Junkanoo, Rake-n-Scrape, Guest artists, Visual Art, Handcrafts, Bahamian Cuisine, Music, and Dance.

 

 

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Events and Experiences

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Youth Culture Fest

A junior parade and cultural show, showing an appreciation for indigenous materials and Bahamian culture
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Grand Bahama Weekend

A prelude to Music Masters Nassau, The top 25 semifinalists from the Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival Song Competition will compete for a spot in the finals.

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Da Cultural Village, Nassau

Join us to experience the scents, sights and sounds of The Bahamas. Da Cultural Village is the heart of Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival bustling

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Music Masters

The biggest concert of the Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival season featuring top Bahamian and international artists. In 2015 the top ten finalists from The Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival

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EXCURSIONS

The biggest concert of the Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival season featuring top Bahamian and international artists. In 2015 the top ten finalists from The Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival Song Competition

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Road Fever

For the party animal in you, we've planned a series of all-star concerts, street parades and Junkanoo parties for you to let loose on the streets of Nassau and across our islands.