2021 Editor’s Note: Due to COVID-19 and travel restrictions, some events may be canceled or postponed. Be sure to check ahead of time before making your plans.
Springtime is just around the corner! Each year, this beautiful season ushers in an exciting breath of fresh air. Outdoor activities, excellent dining, and, of course, spring events on Grand Cayman draw travelers to the island this time of year. From orchid shows and regattas to art festivals and carnivals, there is something for everyone!
Read on to learn more about the best local spring events. For more local insight regarding Grand Cayman’s best, request a free copy of our Vacation Guide!
7 of the Best Spring Events on Grand Cayman
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1. The Cayman Islands Orchid Show
What better way to celebrate spring than with an entire weekend dedicated to flowers! The Cayman Islands Orchid Show takes place at Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park. Take in the beauty of locally grown orchids and admire nature in full bloom.
2. Cayfest (The National Festival of the Arts)
If you appreciate local art and culture, then you won’t want to miss out on Cayfest! This National Festival of the Arts celebrates all things creative. You will encounter displays of visual arts, music, theatre, film, fashion design, and even cultural discussions.
3. Annual Batabano Carnival
Vivacious, vibrant, and fun, the Annual Batabano Carnival is not something you want to miss. This Mardi Gras-like affair features everything from soca music and calypso bands to colorful costumes and dancing. There is even a float parade!
Ongoing Spring Events
4. First Wednesdays at Camana Bay
For some late-night shopping, head to Camana Bay on the first Wednesday of every month!
5. Farmers Markets on Grand Cayman
There are multiple farmers markets on Grand Cayman that offer fresh produce, artisan products, and tasty treats!
- Camana Bay Farmers & Artisans Market | Wednesdays, 12–7 p.m., The Paseo
- Green Market at Plantation Organic | Sundays, Plantation Organic
- Farmers Market at the Cricket Grounds | Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Saturday, 7 a.m.-3 p.m., next to the George Town cricket pitch
- Farmers Market at the Agricultural Grounds | Saturdays, 6 a.m.-12 p.m., Agricultural Pavilion in Lower Valley
6. Movie Night on Seven Mile Beach
If you’re looking for a family-friendly activity, attend Movie Night on Seven Mile Beach on Saturday nights!
7. Salsa Nights at the Wharf
Dance the night away at Salsa Nights every Tuesday at The Wharf Restaurant & Bar.
Stay in Your Own Private Residence on Seven Mile Beach
Now that you know more about some of the best spring events on Grand Cayman consider planning your visit to ensure you’re here to celebrate them! Make the most of your Caribbean vacation when you stay in luxurious accommodations at The Residences Located at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman. Enjoy the privacy of your own space overlooking the famous Seven Mile Beach. There’s nothing more relaxing than waking up to the sound of the ocean roaring in the distance.
2021 Travel Tip: Consider booking your stay in a long-term rental! The Island’s Global Citizen Concierge Program allows travelers worldwide to make Grand Cayman their home away from home for an extended period.
Are you ready to embark on the adventure of a lifetime?