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Bahamas Celebrates 50 Years of Independence

Jul 05, 2023

Celebrate the vibrant spirit and rich cultural heritage of the Bahamas on July 10th as the nation commemorates its 50th Independence Day. This year's festivities hold even greater significance as the Bahamas proudly marks half a century of sovereignty. Amidst the jubilant atmosphere, the long-awaited Junkanoo Summer Festival returns after a two-year hiatus caused by the pandemic.

Scheduled for four Saturdays in July (2nd, 16th, 23rd, and 30th) at Arawak Cay on West Bay Street, the Junkanoo Summer Festival will captivate attendees from noon till midnight. With the spotlight on Bahamian music, dance, and artistry, visitors can expect a showcase of cultural brilliance. From the resounding beat of the goatskin drums to the mesmerizing choreography of costumed dancers, every aspect of Junkanoo will be on full display.

As the Bahamas celebrates its golden milestone of independence, stay at the Sandyport Beach Resort and experience the joy and pride of the occasion. As part of the "Road to 50" Celebration of 50 Years of Independence, the Resort is offering an exclusive promotion. Guests who stay for three nights or more will receive a 25% discount on their accommodations, along with a $50 Food & Beverage credit to enhance their experience.

The Sandyport Beach Resort also recognizes the importance of celebrating this milestone with the local community. For Bahamian residents, there is a "Road to 50" Celebration of 50 Years of Independence offer of a 10% discount on the Bahamian Rate, along with a $50 Food & Beverage credit.
Take advantage of these special offers and immerse yourself in the captivating sights and sounds of this jubilant celebration, guaranteed to be bigger and better than ever before.