Visit One Love Bahama Village, an authentic Bahamian craft and straw market. Enjoy the warm breezes, Calypso music and a refreshing Goombay Smash as you stroll through the marketplace. Transport yourself back to the islands as you experience true to roots Bahamian cuisine, among the colors and sounds of Junkanoo.
The Bahamas Junkanoo tradition was established by John Canoe, a legendary West African Prince, who is believed to have outwitted the English and became a local hero. Others believe Junkanoo originate from the French ‘gens inconnus,’ which translates as 'unknown' or 'masked people'. Either way, it is a loud, colorful party not to be missed!
The Bahamas has a great tradition of delicious island cuisine. Foods feature ingredients like tropical fruits, lobster and conch. Bahamian cuisine is influenced by the dishes and cooking style of the American South, which is evident in the side dishes and seasoning used. There are some elements of Bahamian cuisine that are similar to cuisine throughout the Caribbean, such as fresh seafood, peas n’ rice, and some that are unique to the islands of The Bahamas. At One Love Bahama Village, you'll be able to savor authentic Bahamian treats, both sweet and spicy!
Bahama Village Marketplace, with hundreds of items to choose from - ranging from handmade straw works and wood carvings to local delicacies and treats to One Love Bahamas concert merchandise at very inexpensive prices, concertgoers will enjoy the bustle of activity amongst the many vendors who are sometimes even willing to bargain with their buyers.