December is the period of the Bahamas junkanoo. Junkanoo is a big street parade taking place in many Bahamian towns every boxing day (december 26th), New Year’s day. The biggest parade takes place in Nassau, the Bahamas capital. It will get special dimension for the 40th anniversary of the Bahamas Independence this year.
December programme of Junkanoo
December 6th – 7th: Junkanoo showdown / Category B groups
Thursday December 19th: Jr Junkanoo Parade (New Providence)
Wednesday December 25th: Sr. Junkanoo Parade (New Providence)
Wednesday December 25th: Sr Junkanoo Parade (Eleuthera)
Thursday December 26th: 40th anniversary National Junkanoo Parade