This is a Recurring Event
Next Date: Friday, Jun. 1, 2018

Upcoming Dates

Jun. 7, 2019 Jun. 5, 2020 Jun. 4, 2021 Jun. 3, 2022 Jun. 2, 2023 Jun. 7, 2024 Jun. 6, 2025 Jun. 5, 2026 Jun. 4, 2027

Sir Randol Fawkes established Labour Day in 1961, and it is now named in his honor. On this holiday, members of the labor unions from different organizations, as well as political parties, march in a large parade through the streets of downtown Nassau, usually in colorful uniforms, beginning around 10:00 a.m. Local bands and a few Junkanooers lead the parades, providing lively music for the marchers and spectators. The parade ends at the Southern Recreation Grounds, where union leaders and local politicians deliver speeches.

Most Bahamians on other islands spend the afternoon relaxing or visiting beaches.

Contact Information:
Bahamas Ministry of Tourism
(242) 302-2000
tourism@bahamas.com

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