Calendar of events
New Year’s Day. Public holiday to be observed Jan 3. Junkanoo rushout, downtown Freeport, from 5pm Dec 31 to 12 midnight and the early hours of Jan 1. Costumed revellers parade to the sounds of cowbells, goatskin drums, whistles, horns and home-made instruments.
Bahamas Wahoo Challenge, Grand Bahama Leg, Port Lucaya Marina. Featuring parties, food and cash prizes for tournament winners. Tel 305-461-2700 (tournament hotline) for more information, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Carnival, Goombay Park, Grand Bahama. Fun, games and rides. Admission $2 adults, $1 children 12 and under. Tel 350-8600, Ministry of Tourism.
Bahamas Wahoo Challenge, Championship Leg, host marina TBA. The final leg of the tournament features parties, food and cash prizes. Tel 305-461-2700 (tournament hotline) for more information, or e-mail email@example.com.
First Annual Port Lucaya Marina Billfish Tournament, Port Lucaya Marina. Exciting sportfishing action to see who can land the biggest catch of the day. Tel 373-9090/1/2, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.portlucayamarina.com.
Humane Society of Grand Bahama’s Annual Pet Show and Furry Friends Festival. Celebrate a day with the dogs and more at this fun-filled event with activities for the whole family to enjoy. Tel 352-2477, Humane Society Shelter, Coral Rd.
Bahamas Billfish Championship (Central Abaco Tournament). The first of five championships in this annual event, celebrating its 38th year. Visit www.bahamasbillfish.com for more information.
Bahamas Billfish Championship (Cape Eleuthera Tournament). Second leg of the Bahamas Billfish Championship. Visit www.bahamasbillfish.com.
Mike Schmidt’s Winner’s Circle Offshore Challenge. Fishing tournament to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Old Bahama Bay, West End. For more information, e-mail email@example.com or visit www.mikeschmidtevents.com.
Bahamas Billfish Championship (Harbour Island Tournament). Third leg of the Bahamas Billfish Championship. Visit www.bahamasbillfish.com.
Bahamas Billfish Championship (Guana Cay Tournament), Orchid Bay Marina, Abaco. Fourth leg of the Bahamas Billfish Championship. Visit www.bahamasbillfish.com.
Grand Bahama Regatta. Cheer on competing boats as they vie for first place during this fun-filled annual event. Enjoy great Bahamian food, music and more. Tel (242) 502-0600, Regatta Unit, Ministry of Youth, Sports & Culture.
Bahamas Billfish Championship (Treasure Cay Tournament), Abaco. Fifth and final leg of the Bahamas Billfish Championship. Visit www.bahamasbillfish.com.
Humane Society of Grand Bahama’s Paddle for Potcakes. Fun beach party featuring swim races for two-legged and four-legged critters alike. Tel 352-2477, Humane Society Shelter, Coral Rd.
Jan 1, New Year’s Day. Public holiday to be observed Jan 3.
Apr 22. Good Friday.
Apr 25, Easter Monday.
June 3, Labour Day.
June 13, Whit Monday.
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