Bermuda Day


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Bermuda Day

May 24
Bermuda Day, formerly Commonwealth Day, is a public holiday and the highlight of Bermuda Heritage Month. Since 1979, there are a variety of cultural activities during May, including historical exhibits, musical concerts, and thanksgiving services in area churches. Festivities on May 24 include a parade that ends up in the middle of a festival at Bernard Park in Hamilton. It is also a popular day for Bermudians to hit the beaches. Runners participate in a marathon race, and there are also races for cyclists and skaters. May 24 is the beginning of dinghy-racing season—about every other Sunday boaters race in St. George's Harbor.
CONTACTS:
Bermuda Department of Tourism
675 3rd Ave., 20th Fl.
New York, NY 10017
800-223-6106 or 212-818-9800; fax: 212-983-5289
www.bermudatourism.com

Celebrated in: Bermuda

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