Pirates Week in the Cayman Islands 2024

Pirates Week in the Cayman Islands is a National Festival consisting of celebrations across all three Islands.

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Last updated 09 January, 2024
Pirates Fest in George Town Harbour

Cayman Pirates Fest is a national festival celebrating all things Piratey!

Pirates Week 2024 Dates:

  • Little Cayman – 1st to 3rd November 2024
  • Grand Cayman – 8th to 17th November 2024
  • Cayman Brac 22nd to 24th November 2024

As with all years, Pirates Week 2024 will be a vibrant and exciting event that takes place in the Cayman Islands in November 2024. This annual Islands-wide celebration immerses visitors in the captivating world of pirates, with a series of exciting events, lively parades, and a host of activities for all ages.

The Grand Cayman element of the festival kicks off with the Pirates Landing Ceremony, where a flotilla of colourful pirate sail into George Town harbor, led by the legendary Captain Morgan. The streets come alive with costumed revellers, transforming the Island into a swashbuckling spectacle.

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Pirates on parade

A highlight of the festival is the Grand Pirates Parade, a spectacular procession of decorated floats, marching bands, and costumed pirates that wind through the heart of George Town. The parade is a feast for the eyes, with elaborately themed floats and enthusiastic performers creating a truly magical atmosphere.

Other notable events during Pirates Week include the Pirates Week 5K Walk/Run and sea swim, a fun and healthy way to experience Grand Cayman.

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Pirates Fest is a host of Islands-wide events irreverently celebrating the history and heritage of the Cayman Islands

The festival also features a variety of family-friendly activities, such as treasure hunts, children's costume competitions, and pirate-themed workshops. Visitors can also enjoy live music, street performances, and a variety of culinary delights, from local seafood delicacies to pirate-themed snacks.

View the Events Calendar for over 500 events happening in Cayman.

Pirates Week is a celebration of Cayman's vibrant culture and the enduring fascination with pirate lore. It's an event that brings people together, ignites imaginations, and creates memories that last a lifetime. If you're looking for an unforgettable Caribbean adventure, Pirates Fest 2024 will be it!

For more information visit the Pirates Week website, email events@piratesweekfestival.com, or visit their Facebook page.

Thar'll be Fireworks!

Pirates Week is the best time to see a large firework display in George Town. There are typically two displays bookending the week-long Grand Cayman segment of the celebrations.


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