Miami Bahamas Goombay Festival - Event Details
Date: July 24 , 2015 to July 27, 2015
Times: Times vary.
Location: Peacock Park, Coconut Grove, Florida, 2820 McFarlane Road Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Admission: General Admission $10 at gate. Children 12 and under- FREE
Pre-purchase tickets online- $5.
The 38th Annual Miami Bahamas Goombay Festival is an event that celebrates the settlement of the Bahamian people in Coconut Grove, Florida, from the 1800s. Bahamians came to Coconut Grove in the 1800s looking for jobs and a home for their families.
The festival features authentic Bahamian food and a variety of activities and events. A historical luncheon, Bahamian dance performances, live Bahamian music, costume parade, Gospel service, and a Gospel feast are a few festivities you can enjoy. The Goombay Festival is designed to preserve and educate the public on the American Bahamian rich heritage and traditions.
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