25 February 2017
Red Sky at Night
On Saturday 27th February from 4pm to 12 midnight, the F.J. Harquail Cultural Centre will be transformed for the Red Sky at Night Festival. The event is an enchanting evening, rich in arts and culture. Visitors will be treated to live performances from dancers, actors and storytellers as well as creative work by local visual artists and craftspeople. There will be sounds of the steel pans, fiddle and drums and of course, mouthwatering local dishes. Call (345) 949 5477 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
27 February- 1 March 2017
Fat Tuesday Masquerade Bash & Mardi Gras Street Festival
The festivities begin on Fat Tuesday with the free admission Masquerade Bash at Margaritaville. On Ash Wednesday, the Mardi Gras street festival takes place in George Town Waterfront, with the streets closed off to access traffic, with a live performance from Grammy Award winning superstar Fatman Scoop. Always a great time on the streets of downtown George Town.
1 March 2017
A family event in Lower Valley showcasing the Island’s best produce, food and livestock. Get there early! Over the years, this has become a festival loved by both visitors and tourists alike. With a cooking competition, Petting zoo, Musical Entertainment, Interactive livestock displays, and all day bus service from town - there's no reason to not come and enjoy the Agriculture Show. Tickets available at the event gate.
29 April 2017
Batabano Carnival Junior Parade
The parade features children’s costume parades, soca and calypso dancing, steel drums and food. www.caymancarnival.com.
6 May 2017
Batabano Adult Parade
A cultural celebration taking place over several days with street fetes, costume parades, music, dancing and local food. www.caymancarnival.com.
9- 19 November 2017
A swashbuckling good time for all three islands! Pirates Week is Cayman’s largest celebration, attracting thousands of visitors and residents. Kicking off with a mock pirate invasion and capture of the Governor, the festivities continue for eleven fun-filled day. Over 30 different events take place including pirate parades, music, street dancing and acts, competitions, local food and drink, sports events, children’s activities, Heritage Days and firework displays. Find out more or visit www.piratesweekfestival.com.
18 November 2017
Annual Christmas Tree Lighting & Christmas Market
A giant Christmas tree and thousands of fairy lights are switched on by Santa at this popular family event in Camana Bay. Carol singing, a Christmas market and late night shopping add to the festive spirit of the event. There’s even real snow! www.camanabay.com.
12-15 January 2017
Considered to be the Caribbean’s “premier epicurean event”, Chef Eric Ripert, from the Ritz-Carlton, hosts a weekend celebrating food, wine and the natural beauty of the Caribbean. World famous chefs, sommeliers and spirit blenders offer themed tastings, demonstrations, tours and dinners. www.caymanculinary.com.
28 January 2017
Taste of Cayman Food & Wine Festival
The largest culinary event of the year, Taste of Cayman features live cooking demonstrations, food and wine tasting booths, local entertainment and activities for the family to enjoy. www.tasteofcayman.org.