May 4 – August 31 | Wednesdays | 7:00 - 10:00 pm
"With the glorious Bermuda sun setting on Hamilton Harbour as a backdrop, Harbour Nights provides locals and visitors with a uniquely Bermudian retail, dining and entertaining experience. Local craftsmen and artisans intermingle alongside culinary delights as diverse as the local population. The night gives way to live performances and cultural expositions. Harbour Nights is the place to be on Wednesday nights – come and celebrate all that Bermuda has to offer!"
"Break out the swimsuits and Bermuda shorts – summer in Bermuda begins with the Bermuda Day Long Weekend! Thousands of people crowd the streets of Hamilton to celebrate Bermuda’s rich heritage with a parade, music, dancing and other festivities that stretch long into the night."
ANNAPOLIS BERMUDA OCEAN RACE
June 10 - 17
"The Annapolis Bermuda Ocean Race covers 753 miles, making it the longest ocean race on the east coast of the U.S. The distance isn’t the only difficulty, however. Setting sail from Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay – known for its unpredictable winds and heavy shipping traffic – and traversing the swirling currents and wild weather of the Gulf Stream will test any crew’s mettle."
BERMUDA HEROES WEEKEND
June 17 - 20
"Experience the best carnival-style celebration to ever grace the pink sands of Bermuda. Daily events include food, music, a parade of bands, boat rides, breakfast parties, and Pan In the Park with international steel pan artists."
NEWPORT BERMUDA RACE
June 17 - 25
"The Thrash to the Onion Patch! The 635 nautical miles between Newport, Rhode Island and Bermuda offer high winds and big waves – just the kinds of elements an adventurous sailor loves. 2016 marks the 50th Newport Bermuda Race, with more than 150 boats vying for glory in the Gulf Stream. Make plans to cheer on these hardy sailors as they cross the finish line at St. David’s Lighthouse."
July 1 - 4
"One of the island's most anticipated party weekends, LIV attracts locals as well as overseas guests. Every July 4th weekend, party-goers from around the world come together to experience this intimate, all-inclusive event that's all about honoring the exceptional in all of us."
BERMUDA TRIPLE CROWN BILLFISH CHAMPIONSHIP
July 3 - 7
"Catch ‘em if you can! During the Bermuda Triple Crown Billfish Championship, teams of anglers catch and weigh as many fish as they can in three days in the first leg of the Bermuda Triple Crown series."
BERMUDA FASHION FESTIVAL
July 10 - 16
"Bermuda struts its stuff during this week-long celebration of the island’s eclectic and ever-evolving fashion scene. Inspirational runway shows, exciting fashion events and vibrant nightlife tease out the best of Bermuda, from the formal and first-class to the edgy and effortlessly fun."
July 28 - 29
"It’s centered around the cricket match between two island rivals – St. George’s and Somerset – but there’s a lot more going on during Summer Splash: concerts, dance parties and lots of food and drink."
Content courtesy of the Bermuda Tourism Authority