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While most Bahamians ring in the new year with the typical fireworks, the party really gets started in the following hours. Junkanoo is a vibrant street parade that takes place on both Boxing Day and New Year’s Day around the country, with the largest party taking place in Nassau. Thousands of dancers and musicians festooned in carnivale-like masks and costumes take to the streets around 2 a.m. and keep the party going as long as 10 a.m.