“It’s a celebration of Bahamian music, dance, food and culture”
TAINO BEACH, GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND- Goombay Summer Festival is back! With five Thursday’s of rich cultural excitement and expressions of Bahamian heritage beginning July 3rd- August 7th, 2014. Drawing light on the rich history of the music and dance of the Goombay goat-skinned drum, this year marks the festival’s 40th Anniversary!
Originally launched in 1974, Goombay Summer was a celebration that became a huge draw for visitors. Over the years, Goombay Summer was sometimes called Junkanoo in June and Junkanoo Summer Festival, but more recently, it has returned to its original name. It is a celebration of authentic Bahamian music, dance, cuisine and craft.
Goombay Summer remains a signature cultural event for the Ministry of Tourism and in this tone of festivity, the Ministry continues to celebrate its Golden Jubilee; 50
The new all inclusive Memories Grand Bahama Beach Resort & Casino has officially opened its doors on February 1, welcoming guests to "celebrate the moments" on the white sands of Lucayan beach, opposite the colorful and charming open air entertainment and dining complex of Port Lucaya. The perfect vacation haven, this expansive property offers a casino, spa, and free unlimited green fees at the nearby Robert Trent Jones Jr. designed Reef Course. Families will appreciate the teens lounge and supervised kids club with appearances from famous characters, as well as the on-site splash park opening later this month. Everyone can enjoy the daily activities, evening entertainment, non-motorized watersports, and the unique waterslide that wraps around the resort's iconic Sugar Mill.
Unlimited all inclusive reservation-free dining options