July 29, 2021

Pirates Week Festival to become 5 Day event!

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[Savannah, Grand Cayman, May 4, 2017] – Cayman’s longest running and most popular national event – the Pirates Week Festival has been restructured and re-vamped into one comprehensive and exciting 5- day weekend! The decision came after much analysis, surveys and interaction with the community, the Tourism Attraction Board, Private Sector, and members of the […]

The Editor speaks: The revamp 40th celebration to Davy Jones’ Locker

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As all Pirates of the Caribbean enthusiasts know (and there are millions) Davy Jones’ Locker is an “idiom for the bottom of the sea: the state of death among drowned sailors and shipwrecks. It is used as a euphemism for drowning or shipwrecks in which the sailor(s)’s and/or ship(s)’s remains are consigned to the bottom […]

Cayman Islands Road Closures for “Insane Wet Fete” this Friday, 28 April

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This Friday, the “Insane Wet Fete, organized by the Pirates Week Office, will be taking place at the waterfront in George Town during the evening of Friday, 28 April. Road closures associated with this event will be as follows. The junctions of Harbour Drive & Shedden Road, and Harbour Drive & Fort Street, will be […]

Cayman Islands Pirates Week 5k results

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From Pirates Week Office Please see the attached results of the 2016 Pirates Week 5K walk/run. Click images to enlarge The beneficiary for this year’s race is 345 Athletic Club who helped to manage the event. The overall winner is Dominic Dyer who finished in 15:45, please find the results attached. VERY IMPORTANT: The race […]

Cayman Islands Pirates Week 2016: The Age Of Romance

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Now in its 39th year Pirates Week’s chosen theme is ‘Age of Romance’. This aligns with the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s mandate, calling 2016 the Year of Romance throughout the entire region. The most famous of the Pirates Week festivities is held in Grand Cayman (Saturday 12th November) where spectators and pirates alike can enjoy the […]

Cayman Islands Pirates Week Executive Director officially launches National Festival

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Pirates Week 2016 Official Launch Melanie McField – Executive Director, Pirates Week GIS Studios, Government Administration Building Wednesday 31st August, 2016 12:00pm Thank you minister and councillor. Protocol having been established; good afternoon. Over the past 39 years the Pirates Week National Festival has grown into the biggest annual attraction in the Cayman Islands. It […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

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  Cayman Islands: No Car Licensing in West Bay on Monday (13) or Tuesday (14) West Bay DVDL Closes Next Tuesday The Department of Vehicle & Drivers’ Licensing’s West Bay office will be closed on Tuesday, 14 June 2016, following the Queen’s Birthday holiday on Monday. The DVDL officials apologise for any inconvenience to its West […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

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    It’s Electrifyin’: Royal Caribbean Premieres Grease Onboard Harmony of the Seas Royal Caribbean International is the first cruise line to feature fully licensed, Tony Award-winning Broadway productions, and now the line is bringing Grease to Harmony of the Seas. Get a glimpse of the show’s opening night and how it is thrilling audiences. […]

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 […]

Music For Your Palate

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From Pirates Week Festival “Sip, Sample and Celebrate” Event: Music for your Palate Date: Saturday, 26th April 2014 Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm (Bubbles Reception)   8:00pm – 11:45pm (Live entertainment and Global Cuisine)      Cash Bar available all night Location: The ARC at Camana Bay Ticket Price: CI$55 pre-sold   CI$65 at the gate   Corporate rate:  buy 5 […]