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Entrance to Betsy Bay Settlement

Event Dates: April 19, 2019 - April 21, 2019

Description of Event

This annual homecoming event started in 1990 and has been held every Easter since then. It targets descendants who have never been to the island or have not visited for a very long time. The celebration is geared towards bringing descendants, residents and friends of Betsy Bay together to "build on the legacy of their forefathers."

It takes place on the Betsy Bay School grounds and begins with a church service on Friday, followed by a cook-out. Saturday features an early morning street march and a deep-sea fishing tournament during the day. On Sunday, there is a church service. Monday is a family fun day that includes games, a gospel concert, and local food and drinks for sale.

Admission Fee (if any): None

Ages Festival is Appropriate For: All ages are welcome.

Accessibility Notes: Persons with mobility impairments would require assistance getting up and down the staircase at the entrance of the school building.

 Pet Friendly Notes
Pets are not allowed in the school building.

For More Information, Contact:

Mr. Ronnie Charlton

Betsy Bay, MG
(242) 423-0414
Related Places:
Big Bay Beach in Betsy Bay, Mayaguana
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Betsy Bay

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Latitude: 22.401771000
Longitude: -73.064140000
Elevation: 26 FT (8 M)
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