October 14, 2019

Cayman: “2019 pirates week festival – Shipwrecked!”

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[Cayman Catboat – New Addition to Landing] [George Town, Grand Cayman, – The Pirates Week Festival Office is proud to announce the official theme of the 2019 festival is “Shipwrecked”, this in an effort to incorporate the Cayman Catboat – an integral part of the islands’ history – and linking Caymanian culture and heritage to […]

Pirates Week: A connection to Cayman culture

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Pirates Week 2019: Shipwrecked Thousands of people line the streets to watch the spectacle of the Pirates Week “mock invasion”  and its good-natured fun which boasts a new twist every year. This year’s theme is Shipwrecked and will highlight the cultural importance of the Cayman Catboat (a boat first designed and built by Daniel Jervis in 1904 […]

Cayman: Book your stay for Pirates Week

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Book your stay today! See bottom of page. Festival Feature: District Heritage Days The annual pirates invasion and landing pageant is a theatrical show where hundreds of rowdy pirates invade the capital of George Town. They take control of the fort which is “protected” by British soldiers or “Red Coats”; the crew of swashbuckling buccaneers […]

Pirates Week winners

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Annual Cayman Islands Pirates Week Competition winners [George Town, Grand Cayman, – The Pirates Week Festival has announced the winners of its annual competitions, see below:   Float Parade The float parade is a community-based competition with an deemphasis on the battle between the District Heritage Committees to see which district float is deemed the […]