This is a Recurring Event
Next Date: Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019

Upcoming Dates

Aug. 11, 2020 Aug. 10, 2021 Aug. 9, 2022 Aug. 8, 2023 Aug. 13, 2024 Aug. 12, 2025 Aug. 11, 2026

This is the oldest festival in the country, held the second Tuesday in August every year, and it commemorates the freeing of enslaved Africans in The Bahamas. Residents of Fox Hill celebrate the 1838 emancipation of their ancestors from slavery by the British with church services, Bahamian food and drinks, singing, and dancing.

Location: 
Fox Hill Road
Fox Hill, New Providence
Bahamas
Contact Information:
Bahamas Ministry of Tourism
(242) 302-2000
tourism@bahamas.com

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