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BahamasLocal.com helps you to find the best entertainment in the Bahamas, whether you're a first time visitor to the islands, a regular or just a local. This is the place to find the information that'll make your days and nights more fun!! We offer the latest on clubs, parties, events, concerts and lots of other new & exciting things to do.

If you know of any or would like to post an event or party please email us at events@bahamaslocal.com and we will be glad to add it to our event section.

Monthly Calendar

This weeks events

Abaco Anglers 46th Annual Fishing Tournament

Saturday 30th April 2016  7:00 AM

Grab your rod and reel!!! It's time for Abaco Anglers 26th Annual Fishing Tournament hosted by Hope Town Inn & Marina.

The tournament is open to ALL ages!!!

Entrance Fee:
Adults (17yrs+) $100|Kids (up to 16yrs) $50

Entrance fee includes banquet dinner at Hope Town Inn & Marina, Saturday, April 30, 2016, at 6pm.

Abaco Anglers 46th Annual Fishing Tournament

Exuma Regatta

Saturday 30th April 2016  8:00 AM

Bahamas Ferries is taking you to the National Family Island Regatta in George Town, Exuma, April 26–30, 2016.

Sailings to George Town, Exuma from Nassau:

Monday, April 25 departing @ 7:30pm (East Wind)
Wednesday, April 27 departing @ 7:30pm (Seawind)

Beer Fest Party Boat:
Thursday, April 28 departing @ 10pm featuring Nassau's hottest DJs. (Seawind)

For more information call 323-2166 or visit bahamasferries.com. WE MAKE THE CONNECTION!!!

Exuma Regatta

VOTER REGISTRATION

Saturday 30th April 2016  10:00 AM

Let your voice be heard!!! REGISTER TO VOTE, Saturday, April 30, 2016, at Lively Stone Church of God on TWD Highway.

Please bring your passport.

VOTER REGISTRATION

National High School Soccer Championships

Saturday 30th April 2016  10:00 AM

Don't miss the National High School Soccer Championships Final Round Games at the QE Sports Center, Thursday, April 28, 2016, from 4-9:30pm.

National High School Soccer Championships

St. Joseph's Church Annual Bazaar & Raffle

Saturday 30th April 2016  12:00 PM

Bring the family for the St. Joseph's Church Annual Bazaar & Raffle, Saturday, April 30, 2016, at the church grounds on Boyd Road.

Enjoy hot wings & fries, conch fritters, jerk, conch salad, bingo, face painting, games for the kids and more!!!

St. Joseph's Church Annual Bazaar & Raffle

The Bahamas Red Cross Society Fair 2016

Saturday 30th April 2016  12:00 PM

Join us for The Bahamas Red Cross Society Fair on Saturday, April 30, 2016, on Government House Grounds (Lower Level).

There will be hot dinners as well as hamburgers, popcorn, conch fritters, sweets and treats, Hoop La, Bingo and more!!! Bring out the entire family from 12noon-until.

The Bahamas Red Cross Society Fair 2016

Baark! Carnival

Saturday 30th April 2016  7:00 PM

Come "PAW-TY" with Purina ProPlan as they present Baark! Carnival, Saturday, April 30, 2016, at 7pm at 1er Cru (Premier Cru) on Gladstone Road. There will be dancing, games, and lots of fantastic prizes!!!!

Cost: $75 in advance|$100 on the night (includes food and welcome drink)

For tickets call 242-424-9303 or email info@BaarkBahamas.org.

Baark! Carnival

Da Spill Showcase

Saturday 30th April 2016  8:00 PM

Join us as Churchboy Productions presents Da Spill Showcase hosted by Keturah, Saturday, April 30, 2016, at Cocoa Coffee House in the Mall at Marathon.

Enjoy spoken word, open mic, poetry, vocalists, rappers and more!

Da Spill Showcase

Fat Tuesday Relocation Party

Saturday 30th April 2016  8:00 PM

Don't miss the Fat Tuesday Relocation Party, Saturday, April 30, 2016, at Fat Tuesday next to Junkanoo Beach.

Fat Tuesday Relocation Party

HAVANA NIGHTS @ Hard Rock Cafe

Saturday 30th April 2016  9:30 PM

Come out and dance the night away to the latest salsa, bachata, merengue and reggaeton music as well as your favourite old school latin tunes. Beginners are welcome to join us for lessons at 9:30pm only @ Hard Rock Cafe, Charlotte Street.

HAVANA NIGHTS @ Hard Rock Cafe

SOCA GLOW

Saturday 30th April 2016  11:00 PM

On Saturday, April 30th at the Elizabeth on Bay Plaza in Downtown Nassau, HuSHH Events presents…..SocaGLOW, the NO-PAINT GLOW FETE everyone’s been waiting for!!

SocaGLOW is HuSHH’s first-ever HYBRID SILENT DISCO (Headphone Party) event! A Hybrid Silent Disco is a combination of our usual headphone parties that you've come to love integrated with the traditional components of a regular party using a speaker system. This combination provides for an experience that is unlike anything you’ve ever been to before!!!

Venue: Avista @ Elizabeth on Bay

Cost: $15 ($5 headphone rental optional)

SOCA GLOW

Jabanca Sundays

Sunday 1st May 2016  2:00 PM

Join Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival Band Euphoria Madness for Jabanca Sundays every Sunday until May 1, 2016, at Volume Music Bar on East Bay Street.

Entry: $10

Jabanca Sundays

Da Shell Down Cooler Fete

Sunday 1st May 2016  2:00 PM

Don't miss Da Shell Down Cooler Fete Sunday, May 1, 2016, at Breezes Beach.

Bring your own cooler with bottles NO CHASERS and party all night long to the sounds of DJ Willy Chin of Black Chiney, DJ Ovadose, DJ Bravo and more!!!

Cost: $15

Da Shell Down Cooler Fete

Bahamas Jazz

Monday 2nd May 2016  1:30 PM

Enjoy all day Jazz featuring the Royal Bahamas Police Force Band, Local Jazz Bands, School Bands, plus native food and crafts on location at Bahamas Jazz, Tuesday, May 2, 2016, in Pompey Square.

Bahamas Jazz

US Embassy Town Hall Meeting

Wednesday 4th May 2016  6:00 PM

To the residents of Grand Bahama the US Embassay (Nassau, Bahamas) invites you to attend a Town Hall Meeting on applying for student visas. The meeting will be held Wednesday, May 4, 2016, at 6pm at the Sir Charles Hayward Library in Freeport.

US Embassy Town Hall Meeting

The Gully Roosters @ Green Turtle Club Resort & Marina

Wednesday 4th May 2016  9:00 PM

Join The Gully Roosters band every Wednesday from 9pm til midnight at the Green Turtle Club Resort & Marina in Green Turtle Cay, Abaco.

The Gully Roosters @ Green Turtle Club Resort & Marina

Da Cultural Village @ Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival 2016

Thursday 5th May 2016  10:00 AM

Da Cultural Village is the heart of Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival bustling with activity throughout the carnival season. Showcasing the unique offerings of The Bahamas including food, culture, arts, craft and non-stop entertainment featuring Junkanoo, Rake ‘n’ Scrape and world rhythms. The village has something for everyone.

Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival 2016

Junkamania @ Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival 2016

Thursday 5th May 2016  8:00 PM

Junkamania @ Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival


A concert of Junkanoo orchestras. A unique musical event showcasing Junkanoo music and other Junkanoo inspired folk forms such as drumming and dance on the biggest Junka Stage in the World!

Musicians will let their imaginations run wild, producing new and exciting sounds by fusing traditional Junkanoo instruments with other instruments from across the full music spectrum.

Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival 2016

Da Cultural Village @ Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival 2016

Friday 6th May 2016  10:00 AM

Da Cultural Village is the heart of Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival bustling with activity throughout the carnival season. Showcasing the unique offerings of The Bahamas including food, culture, arts, craft and non-stop entertainment featuring Junkanoo, Rake ‘n’ Scrape and world rhythms. The village has something for everyone.

Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival 2016

Music Masters @ Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival 2016

Friday 6th May 2016  8:00 PM

Music Masters @ Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival


The biggest concert of the Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival season featuring top Bahamian and international artists. This concert will ultimately determine who is crowned, Master of the Bahamian Sound.

Music Masters is not only a concert, but a journey. It starts almost a year before, when Bahamian musicians are invited to submit original songs for the Music Masters Song Competition. The top 20 songs are selected, mastered and released on the official Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival Compilation Album.

In the first concert of the Music Masters series, the artists compete for a spot in the finals where they perform in front of a crowd of over 50,000 people for the top Music Masters prize. Their performance is complemented by other top local and regional acts.

The 2015 lineup included Machel Montano, Baha men, Djakout#1 , Choc Quib Town, T Connection, Jay Mitchel, Dyson Knight, D Mac, Avvy and Stileet.



Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival 2016

The Loose Crew @ Margaritaville

Friday 6th May 2016  9:00 PM

Enjoy The Loose Crew LIVE @ 9pm tonight @ Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Bahamas. Come early to catch Skylarkin' and a Junkanoo rush out starting at 6pm.

The Loose Crew @ Margaritaville

Tour of Eleuthera Ride

Saturday 7th May 2016  7:00 AM

Love to cycle??? Join us for the Tour of Eleuthera Ride May 7, 2016.

Option 1- 100 Mile Ride|Gene's Bay to Bannerman Town
Option 2- 50 Mile Ride|Governor's Harbour to Bannerman Town

Tour of Eleuthera Ride

Da Cultural Village @ Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival 2016

Saturday 7th May 2016  10:00 AM

Da Cultural Village is the heart of Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival bustling with activity throughout the carnival season. Showcasing the unique offerings of The Bahamas including food, culture, arts, craft and non-stop entertainment featuring Junkanoo, Rake ‘n’ Scrape and world rhythms. The village has something for everyone.

Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival 2016

Mexican Fiesta Festival 2016

Saturday 7th May 2016  11:00 AM

Authentic Mexican Food & Drinks for the whole family!!! Bringing a peice of Mexico to The Bahamas... Join us at The National Trust for Mexican Fiesta Festival 2016!!!

Mexican Fiesta Festival 2016

Road Fever @ Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival 2016

Saturday 7th May 2016  12:00 PM

Road Fever @ Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival


Road Fever is the original Bahamian masquerade street party that closes out the annual Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival. It is a costume parade incorporating a unique mix of live and recorded music with masses of people “Shaking up the Streets”!!!

Road Fever caters to the party animal in you. It is open to any and every one willing to purchase a costume and jump in da line with a carnival company, however it is best suited for those who have the stamina, rhythm, confidence, positive vibes and a free spirit. The criterion for participation has nothing to do with age, wealth, nationality, or religion. It has everything to do with a true revelers spirit.

Road Fever Companies are the driving force behind the Road Fever Parade. These companies provide costumes and the on road experience. Many of them offer an all inclusive carnival experience.

Route: Starting at Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium (Bahamas Games Roundabout); Go south toward Tonique Williams-Darling Hwy; At the roundabout, head west on Tonique Williams-Darling Hwy; At the next roundabout, turn left onto the street formally known as Bethel Avenue; Continue north to six legged roundabout; Turn east onto Thompson Boulevard; Continue onto Nassau St; Turn left onto W Bay St and onto Western Esplanade.



Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival 2016

Rugby World Cup Qualification Match Bahamas vs Mexico

Saturday 7th May 2016  4:00 PM

Come out and support your national team on playing their first world cup qualifier!!!! It's BAHAMAS vs MEXICO in a Rugby World Cup Qualification Match, Saturday, May 7, 2016, at the Winton Rugby Centre on Jasmine Drive.

Rugby World Cup Qualification Match Bahamas vs Mexico

Bahamas Humane Society Gala Ball

Saturday 7th May 2016  7:00 PM

Join us for the Bahamas Humane Society Gala Ball under the theme "Spring Affaire", Saturday, May 7, 2016, at the British Colonial Hilton.

Cocktails @ 7pm|Dinner @ 8pm

Attire: Black Tie

Donation: $250 (includes all drinks & valet parking)

Bahamas Humane Society Gala Ball

The Evolution of Rake 'n' Scrape

Saturday 7th May 2016  7:00 PM

Immerse yourself in Bahamian culture as Rhythm'N'Youth present The Evolution of Rake 'n' Scrape, Saturday, May 7, 2016, at The Dundas.

Tickets: $20|Showtime: 7pm

The Evolution of Rake 'n' Scrape

Upcoming events

Mexican Fiesta Festival 2016

Sunday 8th May 2016  11:00 AM

Authentic Mexican Food & Drinks for the whole family!!! Bringing a peice of Mexico to The Bahamas... Join us at The National Trust for Mexican Fiesta Festival 2016!!!

Mexican Fiesta Festival 2016

30th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Monday 9th May 2016  12:30 PM

30th Annual Charity Golf Tournament


The Rotary Club of East Nassau & The Scout Association of The Bahamas are proud to announce that their 30th Annual Charity Golf Tournament will be held on Monday the 9th of May, 2016.
This event has been one of the club’s primary fundraising activities for the past 29 years, raising approximately $125,000 each year from entry fees and sponsorships
to aid The Scout Association of The Bahamas and the many worthwhile charities supported by the Rotary Club of East Nassau. Over the last 30 years the Tournament has raised over $3 Million for numerous charities throughout The Bahamas!

We are proud to note that 100% of the net proceeds raised will be donated to The Scout Association of The Bahamas
and other Rotary sponsored community service organizations. Recent recipients have included:

Project Read
Bahamas Association for the Physically Disabled
East Nassau Rotary Scholarship Foundation
Violets are Blue
Hearing Aids for Underprivileged

Please feel free to contact:
Phil Andrews at panrmc@coralwave.com (tel: 424‐8819) or
Ryan Treco at rtreco@cgtbahamas.com (tel; 422‐7155).

Transformational Leader Seminar

Wednesday 11th May 2016  9:30 AM

Join Duquesa D. Dean, an independent Certified Coach, Teacher and Speaker with the John Maxwell team as she presents the Transformational Leader Seminar Wednesday, May 11, 2016, at the British Colonial Hilton from 9:30am-3:30pm.

Cost: $195 including a continental breakfast and lunch

Transformational Leader Seminar

The Loose Crew @ Margaritaville

Friday 13th May 2016  9:00 PM

Enjoy The Loose Crew LIVE @ 9pm tonight @ Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Bahamas. Come early to catch Skylarkin' and a Junkanoo rush out starting at 6pm.

The Loose Crew @ Margaritaville

SOCA Reunion

Friday 13th May 2016  10:00 PM

This one's for the original #Socaholics... SOCA Reunion- the return of the lead singers from Byron Lee's Dragonaires, Leon Coldero, Oscar B, Lima Calbio, and Juma Primo backed by the Spank Band and featuring Bahamian singing sensation KB!!!!

It all goes down Friday, May 13, 2016, at The Botanical Gardens.

SOCA Reunion

Pig Roast @ Coral Harbour Beach Villas

Saturday 14th May 2016  5:00 PM

Join us for the Coral Harbour Beach Villas Pig Roast, Saturday, May 14, 2016. There will be a live band along with lots of food and fun!!!

Pig Roast @ Coral Harbour Beach Villas