What’s Happening - Bahamas Independence


The Bahamas became a fully Independent from the United Kingdom on July 10, 1973.

This year, The Bahamas will celebrate 45 years of Independence. Below are some of the activities scheduled to mark the occasion this month in South Florida:

July 15 – 3: 30 p.m., Independence Ecumenical Service at St. Agnes Episcopal Church, 1750 N.W. Third Ave., Miami.

July 21 – 7 p.m., National Association of The Bahamas Scholarship Black Tie Gala at Shula’s Hotel and Golf Club, 6842 Main St., Miami Lakes.

July 22 - 3:30 p.m., North Florida Bahamas Independence Service at All Nations Life Development Christian Church, 862 S.W. Glenview Ct., Port St. Lucie.

July 28 – Noon to midnight, The Essence of The Bahamas Festival, 4490 N.W. Second Ave., Miami.

For more information about activities marking The Bahamas Independence, call the Consulate General’s Office in Miami at 305-373-6295.