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Grand Cayman

Grand Cayman


Now in its 40th year festivities will begin on Cayman Brac (3-5 November) with a bon fire, welcome party, heritage displays, a parade and fireworks. It’s three days of Cayman Brac culture, fantasy and fun.

The festivities move to Grand Cayman for the most famous of events (9-13 November), five fun filled days of music, street dances, competitions, games, traditional dishes and drinks, a Pirate Pooch Parade, a children’s fun day, teen dance, two glittering parades, sporting events for all ages, a pirate invasion and spectacular fireworks displays!

Upcoming Events

Pirates Week Charity Golf Tournament 2017 at Grand Cayman

27 Oct, 2017 12:30 pm - 6:30 pm North Sound Golf Course

Not for the faint-hearted, this charity golf scramble promises thrills and spills on the fairway as the Pirates Week Charity Golf Classic gets underway.  Celebrating 40 years of the Pirates Week Festival, this year's event promises to be ...

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Sponsored By: Davenport Development Ltd.

Pirates Week Happy Hour at Grand Cayman

09 Nov, 2017 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Head to Margaritaville on the waterfront for the pre-Pirates Week Happy Hour where pirates and landlubbers alike can take advantage of the Red Stripe and Bacardi specials!

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CUC’s Pan In De City (Steel Pan Competition), Harbour Drive at Grand Cayman

09 Nov, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The sweet sounds of the Steel Pan will be ringing through the  evening at the historical Hog Sty Bay, along Harbour Drive. With junior bands competing to earn the victory title and senior bands showcasing their talents, this is sure to be an even...

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Sponsored By: Caribbean Utility Company (CUC)

Pirates Week Kick-off Party at Grand Cayman

09 Nov, 2017 9:00 pm - 2:00 am

Pirate Party at the Palms! Royal Palms ramps up to host the annual Pirates Kick-Off Party . Listen to the sounds of the best local rhythms as you dance the night away alongside our local and visiting pirates!

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Pirates Week 5K Run, Harbour Drive at Grand Cayman

10 Nov, 2017 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Our annual Pirates Week 5K walk/run starts off our week of swashbuckling sports. Sponsored by the Ministry of Sports and organized in conjunction with the 345 Athletic Youth Club. For early registration, visit www.caymanactive.com or the Pirates ...

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Sponsored By: The Ministry of Sports

Food Festival, Royal Bank of Canada and Kirk Freeport parking lots, Shedden Road at Grand Cayman

10 Nov, 2017 6:00 pm - 2:00 am

The wonderful sights and smells of Caymans’ Annual Pirates Week Food Festival is a crowd favorite. From traditional turtle and conch stews and other Caribbean favorites to international Asian and Hispanic fare, this years’ festival will not di...

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‘Teen Up’ Street Dance, Goring Avenue at Grand Cayman

10 Nov, 2017 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

This Pepsi sponsored event is a great oppportunity for teens to enjoy themselves in a safe and chaperoned environment while dancing the night away to the latest reggae, hip hop and soca music featuring the islands most popular DJs. 

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Sponsored By: Pepsi

Miss Festival Queen Competition, Harbour Drive at Grand Cayman

10 Nov, 2017 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm Harbour Drive

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 is tailored to ladies 16 and older and is a u...

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Sponsored By: Ministory of Health and Culture

FIREWORKS, Harbour Drive at Grand Cayman

10 Nov, 2017 8:30 pm - 8:45 pm

Get the family to the waterfront for the incredible fireworks display those lights up the Harbour every year. It’s a truly spectacular show guaranteed to impress all ages and always features a huge finale of light, color and sound. 

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Sponsored By: Lobster Pot,The Ministry of Tourism and Department of Tourism

Pirate Star “Homeland Edition”, Harbour Drive at Grand Cayman

10 Nov, 2017 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sponsored By: Star 92.7FM

Street Dance, Harbour Drive at Grand Cayman

10 Nov, 2017 10:30 pm - 2:00 am
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“Pirates Platter” Breakfast at Paradise, South Church Street at Grand Cayman

11 Nov, 2017 8:00 am - 10:00 am

Ahoy me Hearties, mingle with the krewe at the “Pirates Platter” Breakfast at Paradise!

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Pirate Pooch Parade, Harbour Drive at Grand Cayman

11 Nov, 2017 9:00 am - 10:30 am

The annual Pirate Pooch Parade will be hosted during the Pirates Week Festival in celebration of our furry four legged friends.  This event was designed with a purpose of raising funds for the Cayman Islands Humane Society. No charge for cani...

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Caybrew Cardboard Boat Race, Hog Sty Bay at Grand Cayman

11 Nov, 2017 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Cardboard Boat Race is a riotous occasion with thousands of revelers inciting daring lads and lasses in their quest to race around the bay. But there’s one catch! The crafts can only be made of cardboard, duct tape and glue.  No engines and...

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Food Festival, Royal Bank of Canada and Kirk Freeport parking lots, Shedden Road at Grand Cayman

11 Nov, 2017 1:00 pm - 12:00 am

The wonderful sights and smells of Caymans’ Annual Pirates Week Food Festival is a crowd favorite. From traditional turtle and conch stews and other Caribbean favorites to international Asian and Hispanic fare, this years’ festival will not di...

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Pre-Landing Entertainment, Harbour Drive at Grand Cayman

11 Nov, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Sponsored By: Hurleys Media

Landing Pageant and Float Parade, Harbour Drive at Grand Cayman

11 Nov, 2017 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Sponsored By: Hurleys Media

‘Teen Up’ Street Dance, Goring Avenue at Grand Cayman

11 Nov, 2017 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

This Pepsi sponsored event is a great oppportunity for teens to enjoy themselves in a safe and chaperoned environment while dancing the night away to the latest reggae, hip hop and soca music featuring the islands most popular DJs. 

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Sponsored By: Pepsi

Street Dance, Harbour Drive at Grand Cayman

11 Nov, 2017 9:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Culture Jam Competition at Grand Cayman

11 Nov, 2017 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm Harbour Drive

The goal of Culture Jam is to provide an opportunity for members of our community to demonstrate their creativity, culture and talent, through the performing arts. It is an event of celebration, entertainment, and camaraderie! Singers, dancers,...

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To Hell and Back” 10K Run/Walk, Seven Mile Beach at Grand Cayman

12 Nov, 2017 6:00 am - 10:00 am

The 10K Run, sponsored by the Ministry of Sports and Calico Jack's attracts over 150 runners locally and internationally and funds raised benefit the Pirates Week Festival. Registration fee includes a souvenier T-shirt and chances to win prize...

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Children’s Fun Day, Pedro St. James at Grand Cayman

12 Nov, 2017 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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“Soaked”, Pirates Week Wet Fete, Harbour Drive at Grand Cayman

13 Nov, 2017 12:00 am - 4:00 am
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5K Sea Swim at Grand Cayman

13 Nov, 2017 7:30 am - 12:00 am
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Combined District Day, Albert Panton St./Cardinal Ave. at Grand Cayman

13 Nov, 2017 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

In this, the 40th year celebrating the cultural intricacies of the Cayman Islands at its National Festival “Pirates Week”, locals and visitors alike are encouraged to experience a combined Heritage Day learning about Cayman’s people and thei...

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Sponsored By: The Ministry of Tourism and Department of Tourism

Sentencing of the Pirates at Grand Cayman

13 Nov, 2017 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
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“Illumination” Night Parade, Harbour Drive at Grand Cayman

13 Nov, 2017 7:15 pm - 12:00 am

Want to live a magical moment and revel in the glow of thousands of colorful lights? Come admire the biggest, brightest and most vibrant parade in the Cayman Islands! Witness floats, bands, acrobats and of course those rowdy pirates as they make t...

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FIREWORKS, Harbour Drive at Grand Cayman

13 Nov, 2017 8:15 pm - 12:00 am

Get the family to the waterfront for the incredible fireworks display those lights up the Harbour every year. It’s a truly spectacular show guaranteed to impress all ages and always features a huge finale of light, color and sound. 

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Sponsored By: Lobster Pot,The Ministry of Tourism and Department of Tourism

Street Dance Finale, Harbour Drive at Grand Cayman

13 Nov, 2017 8:30 pm - 12:00 pm
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Call us: +1(345) 949-5859 or +1(345) 949-5078
Contact Details

Pirates Week Office,
10 Shedden Road,
P.O. Box 5,
Grand Cayman KY1-1101,
Cayman Islands

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