September 30, 2020

Cayman: East End sweeps Pirates Week Float Parade competitions

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[George Town, Grand Cayman, ] – Capping up the Pirates Week Festival Office events on Monday evening (11th November) East End Heritage Committee won the top prize of $1000.00 as the winners of both the day and ‘Illumination’ night parades 2019. The float incorporated a shipwrecked boat which sat in a water pool. The sails […]

Cayman: 2019 Pirates Week Cardboard Boat Regatta winners announced

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“Cardboard boat regatta winners announced” [George Town, Grand Cayman, ] – The Pirates Week Festival Office is pleased to announce the winners of the Cardboard Boat Regatta 2019. As usual the event was fun filled with lots of spectators watching on as teams of up to four sailors paddled their handmade carboard boats out and […]

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 […]