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Monument commemorating the landfall of Christopher Columbus in 1492.
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Event Dates: October 05, 2017 - October 09, 2017

Description of Event

This festival encourages San Salvadorians worldwide to come home and celebrate Discovery Day, which commemorates the first landfall of the great navigator Christopher Columbus, on October 12, 1492. He renamed the Island of Guanahani to San Salvador meaning "Holy Saviour."

The event features cultural performances, gospel concerts, live entertainment by local and visiting artists, and culminates in a regatta with Bahamian sailing sloops.

Admission Fee (if any): There is no fee, except on evenings when there is a concert.

Ages Festival is Appropriate For: All Ages

Accessibility Notes: There is easy site access for persons with mobility impairments and those in wheelchairs, but it might be difficult to access the beach because of the sandy terrain.

 Pet Friendly Notes
This event is not suitable for pets, because of the crowd and noise.
 

For More Information, Contact:

San Salvador Tourist Office

ssmajor@bahamas.com

Queen's Highway, Cockburn Town, SS
(242) 331-1928 · fax (242) 331-1927
Administrator's Office-San Salvador
General Delivery, Cockburn Town, SS
(242) 331-2202 · fax (242) 331-2221

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Latitude: 24.077555000
Longitude: -74.476009000
Elevation: 35 FT (11 M)
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