Annual Culinary Events


10-14 January 2018

Cayman Cookout
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. This year marks its 10th anniversary! Visit www.ritzcarlton.com for more information.


27 January 2018

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. This year marks its 30th Anniversary! Visit their site for more information and details on where to purchase tickets: www.tasteofcayman.org.




14 February 2018

Agricultural Show

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.

3rd March 2018

Red Sky At Night

An enchanting evening at the F.J. Harquail Cultural Centre, 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 crafts people. There will be sounds of the steel pans, fiddle and drums and of course, mouthwatering local dishes. Email: [email protected] for details.


27 April 2018

Batabano Junior Parade

The annual Batabano Carnival kicks off its celebrations with the Batabano Junior Parade. The parade features children's costume parades, soca and calypso dancing, steel drums and lots of street food. www.caymancarnival.com.


5 May 2018

Batabano Adult Parade

An explosion of Caribbean music, dancing and costumes. See the streets of Cayman come alive with a kaleidoscope of music, dance and pageantry. Party goers will depart at the 1pm from Public Beach (SMB) and make their way to Harbour Drive in George Town. www.caymancarnival.com.

8-12 November 2018

Pirates Week

Every November the Cayman Islands host an annual Pirates Week Festival, complete with a mock-pirate 'invasion' from the sea! The festival continues with a parade, costume contests, music, street food, a street dance and fireworks!


17 November 2018

Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

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!