OCTOBER 21st – 23rd 2022

Baha Mar welcomes guests and locals alike to an unforgettable weekend of unique culinary and cultural events, from exclusive dinners and tastings with master chefs to intimate cultural conversations and much more. Each experience is brought to you by an unparalleled line up of world-renowned and Bahamian chefs, artists, and performers who have come together to celebrate The Bahamas.


Festival Ticketing Options

Weekend Pass

Exclusive Access

Experience The Bahamas Culinary & Arts Festival in spectacular fashion with the Festival Weekend Pass, which includes access to flagship events and experiences.


Daily Expo Tickets

Saturday & Sunday
Presented by Sands Beer

From local and international vendors to featured chef demonstrations and conversations with some of The Bahamas’ leading artists, each day The Bahamas Culinary & Arts Expo presented by Sands Beer, will showcase the best of The Bahamas.


Intimate Chef Experiences
A La Carte

Sea To Table with
Marcus Samuelsson
& Simeon Hall Jr.

Join chefs Marcus Samuelsson and Simeon Hall Jr. aboard Baha Mar’s luxury catamaran to experience the turquoise waters of The Bahamas. Followed by an intimate lunch at Marcus Fish + Chophouse inspired by the local bounty and curated by chef Marcus himself.

All-inclusive food and beverage.

Saturday 10/22 | 10:30am
Pier & Marcus Fish + Chophouse
Bouillabaisse & Rosé
Daniel Boulud

It will be Rosé all day! Join chef Daniel Boulud at Baha Mar’s exclusive private club, Nexus, for an interactive dining experience. Get a closer look at how chef Daniel brings a uniquely Bahamian twist to one of his favorite French dishes. He’ll share some of his Provençal secrets from the Riviera while serving up an intimate lunch for you and your guests.

All-inclusive food and beverage.

Saturday 10/22 | 12pm
Nexus Club
The Chef Next Door
Amanda Freitag

Join chef Amanda Freitag in The Kitchen to sharpen your culinary skills, all while hearing stories from this Food Network star and Iron Chef competitor. You’ll get a hands-on instructional demo as you prepare one of chef Amanda’s recipes and taste the results as you hang up your apron and join her for lunch on the patio.

All-inclusive food and beverage.

Saturday 10/22 | 11:30am
The Kitchen
Perfect Pairings with
Dario Cecchini
& Ray Isle

Join world-renowned Italian chef and butcher, Dario Cecchini, and the Executive Wine Editor of Food & Wine magazine, Ray Isle, to experience the art of their culinary passions. You’ll enjoy perfectly paired bites from Carna with exceptional Italian wine.

All-inclusive food and beverage.

Saturday 10/22 | 12pm
Flavors of Mexico with
Margarita Carrillo
& Juan Meza

Join chef Margarita Carrillo, a global ambassador of traditional Mexican cuisine, and Juan Meza at Costa for a delicious taste and exploration of the bold flavors of their home nation, Mexico. Enjoy an intimate lunch and so much more at this special gathering presented by Patron.

All-inclusive food and beverage

Saturday 10/22 | 12pm

Special Events
A La Carte

Sundown & Sips
hosted by Marcus Samuelsson

An exclusive sunset welcome to The Bahamas Culinary & Arts Festival presented by Grey Goose Essences for Weekend Pass holders hosted by Marcus Samuelsson.

All-inclusive food and beverage

Exclusively for Weekend Pass Holders.

Friday 10/21 | 6pm
Marcus Fish + Chop
Welcome Beach Party
featuring Boyz II Men

Set on Baha Bay’s Beach Lagoon, join us at the official Festival Welcome Party presented by Grey Goose featuring guest chefs and a special performance by Boyz II Men.

All-inclusive food and beverage

Friday 10/21 | 7pm
Baha Bay Beach Lagoon
Baha Mar Collection Tour
hosted by John Cox

Join artist John Cox and special guests for a curated tour with insights into the cultural significance of key works in Baha Mar’s spectacular art collection.

Saturday 10/22 | 11am
The Current Gallery & Art Center
Grand Dine Around
4 Spectacular Locations

Explore the flavors of The Bahamas as International and Bahamian chefs curate a spectacular array of dining experiences at some of Baha Mar’s most breathtaking venues.

All-inclusive food and beverage

*Includes complimentary access to After-Party

Saturday, 10/22 | 7pm-11pm
Baha Mar
Long Cay Luncheon
Private Island Brunch

Indulge in a true barefoot chic culinary experience on Baha Mar’s private island, Long Cay, presented by Grey Goose Essences. Explore global and Caribbean flavors joined by our chefs for the ultimate beach getaway.

All-inclusive food and beverage

Sunday 10/23 | 11am
Pier, Boat to Long Cay