ALL ABOUT LOCAL
Visitors can get a glimpse of local life every Wednesday with the weekly Farmers & Artisans Market and The Flavour Tour. Can’t make it on Wednesday? The shops of Camana Bay carry a wide selection of products made in Cayman or inspired by its natural beauty and storied history.
Farmers & Artisans Market
The Market has been a community tradition since 2010. It’s held every Wednesday from 12pm-7pm on The Paseo. Discover an array of local purveyors offering products and experiences found only in Cayman. Shop for authentic, handmade souvenirs and sample unique fruit and vegetables grown on Island. Get into the island vibe with live music and experience Caymanian traditions through art and cultural demonstrations.
The Flavour Tour
On Wednesdays at 7pm following the Market, guests can embark on The Flavour Tour. Diners experience the ingenuity of Camana Bay’s food community in action with a guided culinary adventure where local ingredients are presented in the individual styles of the Town’s signature restaurants. Start the evening with a glass of bubbly at West Indies Wine Company; you’ll then enjoy a small-plate course at four different restaurants, complemented by featured wine or cocktail pairings. Finally you’ll return to West Indies Wine Company to sample one of their 80 vintages. The cost is USD$89 per person all-inclusive and tickets are available at camanabay.com/flavour-tour.
The Perfect Souvenir
The boutiques at Camana Bay are proud to carry local products, ensuring visitors can always find an authentic piece of Cayman to take home. Throughout the Town Centre you’ll find over 40 local products that make perfect keepsakes, mementos and gifts. Visitors can browse the All About Local gift guide to find an item that speaks most to them. Pick up a copy at the Camana Bay Visitor Centre or view the guide online at camanabay.com/local.
MORE WEEKLY EVENTS
Tuesdays and Saturdays 10am-7pm, The Crescent. A fun, interactive concept in play, Imagination Playground invites kids to build, dream and explore a new world. Every week in the Town Centre’s dancing fountains, little ones will find giant foam blocks in all shapes and sizes. Watch them recreate familiar objects, like animals, rocket ships and robots; build imaginary houses, islands and cities; invent new games and dramatic scenarios; or simply make new friends.
Tuesdays 11am, Regal Cinemas and Saturdays 10.30am, Books & Books Every Tuesday, toddlers can take part in a live story reading and a sing along. Each week there are exciting new books to read and children’s songs to sing. On Thursdays and Saturdays, young readers can expand their imagination and explore their creative sides with storytelling and crafts.
Moonlight & Movies
Tuesdays 7pm, Gardenia Court (June-August and during special holidays)
Enjoy family-friendly movies under the stars in an intimate courtyard. Dine at one of Camana Bay’s signature restaurants before the movie, set up a picnic on the grass or just bring a blanket, relax and enjoy the show on the outdoor big screen.
THINGS TO SEE
Let the kids loose in the interactive fountains. In Jasmine Court, water spurts mingle with colour, delighting tots and toddlers. On The Crescent, dancing waters with skyward bursts reaching 30 feet thrill brave youngsters.
Pick a book from Books & Books and relax in one of the four courtyards: Jasmine, Cassia, Gardenia and Canella. These are named after the prominent flowers found in their garden and have a distinct character and offer pleasant seating.
The Observation Tower
Climb the 75-foot tower for 360-degree views of the Island and be mesmerised by the floor-to-ceiling marine mosaic on the way up.
Grab a picnic lunch from one of Camana Bay’s cafés and find a shady spot under a palm tree to watch boats sail through The Harbour.
Poof the Blue Dragon
Snap a picture with Poof. Part of the Blue Dragon Trail, Poof is one of fifteen larger-than-life sculptures of Grand Cayman’s endangered Blue Iguanas located around the Island.