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Mars Bay Conch Festival

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Mars Bay Blue Hole Beach
The Regatta Site at Mars Bay Blue Hole Beach
The Regatta Site at Mars Bay Blue Hole Beach
Entrance to the Mars Bay Blue Hole Beach
Entrance to the Mars Bay Blue Hole Beach
Mars Bay Blue Hole Beach
Mars Bay Blue Hole Beach

Event Dates: October 05, 2018 - October 08, 2018

About this Event

This annual festival is a combination of indigenous cultural activities. Emphasis will be on the conch, highlighted by a conch-cracking contest. Activities will include:

– Conch Cracking
– Conch Skinning
– Conch Eating
– Best Tasting Conch Salad
– Best Conch Dish
– Fastest Conch Salad Maker Competition
– Conch Hunt
– Largest Conch
– Conch Relay
– Native & Innovative Conch Culinary Competition
– Live Conch Pool
– Traditional Conching Sloop
– Conch Raffle

There will also be lots of other local food and drinks, plus children’s games and activities and a Junkanoo Rush-out.

Venues are the beach at Mars Bay Blue Hole and the Mars Bay Community Park, in South Andros.

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight.

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Accessibility Notes: The park is accessable to persons with mobility impairments.

 Pet Friendly Notes
Leashed pets are permitted, but must be controlled.

For More Information, Contact:

Mr. Bertram Taylor
General Delivery, Mars Bay, SA
(242) 357-2155

Boundaries and names shown do not necessarily reflect the map policy of the National Geographic.

Latitude: 23.866667000
Longitude: -77.516667000
Elevation: 26 FT (8 M)
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