September 17, 2019

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 […]

Cayman Islands “PIRATES WEEK FESTIVAL 2018!”

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[Celebrating the Seas at Pirates Week 2018!] [George Town, Grand Cayman, June 5, 2018 – The Pirates Week Festival Office is proud to announce the official theme of the 2018 festival as “‘Celebrating the Seas”, in commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the Cayman Coat of Arms, and in an effort to raise awareness on […]

CAL, Cayman Carnival Batabano, and Pirates Week touted in Tampa

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From Cayman Airways Two of Cayman’s iconic national events, Cayman Carnival Batabano and Pirates Week, were recently touted in Tampa, Florida, during a special “Cayman Connect Week” with Tampa’s travel trade and dive community. The initiative was organised by the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism (DoT) in partnership with Cayman Airways Limited (CAL) and the […]

Miss Festival Queen

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Cayman Islands Pirates Week Miss Festival Queen Contestants announced Friday, 10th November, Harbour Drive – 7:15pm Every young lady dreams of being queen on a tropical island; which is why the Festival Queen contest is so very popular amongst Caymanians. Sponsored by the Ministry of Culture, Miss Festival Queen Costume Competition is tailored to ladies […]

Cayman Pirates reach 40

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From Cayman Islands Pirates Week The Pirates Week Festival – the largest annual event in the Cayman Islands – is celebrating its 40th Anniversary! The theme this year is “Treasures of Change”. Drawing over 35,000 patrons each year, the islands are transformed into a mass of colour and revelry, with more than 30 different events […]

Cayman Islands Youth Skate Jam

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From Michael Myles Chairperson & Manager CI Skateboard Association & Black Pearl Skate Park I am partnering with the Pirates Week Festival to host a Youth Skate Jam on September 2, 3pm-9pm. The event is promoted to raise funding for the Pirates Week Festival. The Jamaican Federation Skateboard team will be my guest from September […]

Cayman Islands celebrates inaugural Southwest Airlines flight

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The Cayman Islands Celebrates Inaugural Southwest Airlines Flight from Fort Lauderdale to Grand Cayman with Festive Gate Party & In-Flight Fun Special Guests, Exciting Giveaways and Live Entertainment Surprise & Delight Passengers Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, 5 June 2017 – On Sunday, 4 June 2017, the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism (CIDOT) proudly celebrated the […]

DEH training courses for the Sister Islands

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Certification courses in basic food hygiene and cosmetology are being offered by the Department of Environmental Health (DEH) to workers in Cayman Brac and Little Cayman. “Operators of Food & Cosmetology Businesses are reminded that DEH requires all personnel be trained.” says Environmental Health Officer Thomas Augustine. “All personnel who have not yet taken one […]

Pirates Week Beach Soccer Open Cup

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The Pirates Week Office in conjunction with the Cayman Islands Football Association presents the first ever official beach soccer event. The event, entitled, “Pirates Week Beach Soccer Open Cup” will take place Saturday, May 31 and Sunday, June 1 on the Seven Mile Public Beach as part of the Pirates Week’s fundraising activities in the […]