Discovery Day Homecoming Festival

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 (All day) to Monday, October 10, 2016 (All day)

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 activities include Bahamian food and drink for sale, cultural performances, gospel concerts, plus live entertainment by local and visiting artists.

San Salvador Discovery Day Celebrations


Wednesday, October 5th 2016

  • 7:00pm - Fish Fry
  • Music By DJ Popcorn

Thursday, October 6th 2016

  • 12:00pm - Stalls open
  • 7:30pm- 9:00pm - Ecumenical Service, San Salvador Christian Council
  • Simeon Outten and Friends
  • 9:00pm Down Home Gospel Concert.

Friday, October 7th 2016

  • Tee Shirt Day (kids $10, adults $12-$15)
  • 7:00am stalls open (Graham's Harbor)
  • All Day Music: DJ Earthquake
  • Lassie Doe and the boys
  • High Presure Band
  • Blue Waters Band

Saturday, October 8th 2016

  • 7:00am Stalls open ( Graham's Harbor, Almond Tree park)
  • 10:00am - Island Tour and Heritage Tour
  • 1:00pm-4:00pm Graham's Harbor, School groups, greasy pole, May pole plaiting.
  • 1:00pm -7:00pm Landfall Park, Bikini Bash, Booze cruise & Bucket on the Bay Feast (ages 18 & up)
  • 8:00pm Raffle Drawing
  • 8:30pm - 9:30pm San Salvador Youth Band
  • 9:30 - 11:30pm Police Pop Band
  • 11:30 - 1:00am Blue Waters Band
  • 1:00am - untill Dj Earthquake

Sunday October 9th 2016

  • 6:30pm San Salvador Unsung Awards Ceremony (Almond Tree Park)
  • Guest Speakers

Hon. Phillip Davis - Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Works & Urban Renewal

Hon. Fred Mitchell - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration.

  • Music by San Salvador Youth Band
  • Police Pop Band
  • San Salvador 331 Band
  • Local Choirs

Monday October 10th 2016

  • 12:00pm
  • All Day Pot Luck on the Beach ( landfall Park)
  • Volly Ball
  • Bouncing Castle and much more Prizes and Surprises

Related Tags: Discovery Day Festival, San Salvadorians, Christopher Columbus, Guanahani, Holy Saviour

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