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Easter is a very special time in the Cayman Islands. The holiday centres on the religious event; both Good Friday and Easter Monday are public holidays and there is plenty of Easter themed activities to keep the whole family entertained.
Read on for more information on Easter in Cayman and keep an eye on the Event Calendar for details on Easter events as they become available. Also check out Cayman Parent's list of family friendly Easter events.
Good Friday: Friday, April 7
Easter Sunday: Sunday, April 9
Easter Monday: Monday, April 11
Searching for ways to keep kids age 3 -17 entertained over the holidays? Then look no further than Cayman Parent's list of Easter Camps. Whatever their interests may be, the list has something for every-bunny!
Pictures with the Easter Bunny
Bring the entire family to for photos with the Easter Bunny in Camana Bay from 10am-12pm. Saturday 1st April 2023.
Enjoy a family fun day of Easter fun at the Field of Dreams. Activities include Easter themed games, face painting, Easter Crafts and the Easter Egg Scramble, where kids scramble to collect eggs! Easter Fest will be a great day for the whole family! Sunday 2nd April 2023.
Easter Moonlight & Movies
Hop down to Camana Bay for a family-friendly flick under the stars! For this Moonlight & Movies session, Camana Bay will be showing Hop (2011, G). Tuesday 4th April 2023.
Easter Bunny Afternoon Tea
The delightful aromas of tea and blooming spring flowers fill the air at Silver Palm Lounge. The traditional tea features a selection of classic and herbal teas, freshly baked scones, finger sandwiches and sweet seasonal creations. The Easter Bunny and his friends join the celebration for a most unforgettable family afternoon in paradise. Two seatings available: 11.30am-1.30pm and 2.30pm-4.30pm. Call (345) 815 6912 for reservations. 7th, 8th & 10th April 2023.
Easter Festival at the Turtle Centre
Join the Turtle Centre for their Easter Festival! Enjoy Easter themed games and activities, face painting and a poolside BBQ. Saturday 8th April 2023.
Easter at Bayshore
Hop down to the Bayshore Mall for plenty of Easter fun for the whole family! Take part in the Bayshore scavenger hunt, and you never know, you may even spot the Easter bunny. There will also be face painting, live music, Easter treats and more! Saturday 8th April 2023.
Easter Egg Hunt Tillies
Join Tillies for an Easter Egg Hunt! Bring the kids down for a morning of fun and excitement! Saturday 8th April 2023.
A fantastic family fun day on the beach to honour the old Caymanian tradition of kite flying. Head to Kitefest and enjoy kite competitions and live music from 1pm-4pm. Held at Kaibo. Monday 10th April 2023.
Easter White Rabbit's Mad Tea Party
Enjoy a uniquely double-themed afternoon at Anchor & Den that will bring the magic of sweets and treats to children as they chase creativity down the rabbit hole with arts and crafts while parents enjoy their traditional Hatter-inspired Mad Tea party with some Easter-inspired indulgent treats. Call (345) 949 0088 for reservations. Wednesday 12th April 2023.
Brunches are even more appealing when there is a holiday the next day, so you’ll find Cayman’s popular brunch spots are even busier than usual on Easter Sunday. Hot spots include LUCA, The Ritz-Carlton, Marriott Beach Resort, the Westin, the Kimpton Seafire, Agua, Grand Old House and many more. Savour copious amounts of incredible food and free flowing bubbles, and then sleep it off on the beach or by the pool for a seriously relaxing day! Keep an eye on Cayman Good Taste's list of Easter Sunday Brunches as more details become available.
Whether you’re a sailor or a spectator, Cayman’s annual Easter Regatta is sure to thrill. This round the island race is in its 57th year and is organised by the Cayman Islands Sailing Club and sponsored by Harbour House Marina. On Good Friday, the boats will leave the North Sound and sail over 41 miles east. The race finishes with Prizegiving at Sunset House from around 3pm-3.30pm (if wind conditions are good). On Easter Saturday some of the boats will participate in the Back to the Sound Race, departing from the previous day’s finish line and race the 12 miles round to the North Sound, completing the circle round the Island. It’s a great opportunity to see local sailors in action and enjoy some tropical drinks. Crew places are often available for the event. For more information call (345) 916 6298 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Camping on Cayman’s beaches over Easter is traditional in the Cayman Islands. Every year you will see hundreds, if not thousands of people camping on beaches all over the Cayman Islands. It’s a great opportunity for families and friends to get together and reminisce about simpler times, as well as enjoy the natural beauty of the Cayman coastline. Families start marking their spot in the days leading up to Good Friday, when they move in and begin a long weekend of fun filled activities such as swimming, fishing, playing games, barbecuing and generally have a great time!
Read our article on Camping in Cayman for more details on the rules and regulations of camping in Cayman.
Staycations on the North Side or in the Eastern Districts are very popular amongst residents over the Easter break. Avoid airport stress and spend the weekend relaxing in a lovely villa with stunning sea views. Take advantage of all the activities available in the Eastern Districts for a weekend filled with adventure. Refuel with a BBQ at home or a fantastic meal at Kaibo or Rum Point. A wonderful weekend away from everyday life!
Check out all the great accommodation options in Cayman for places to stay.
If it’s true peace and tranquillity you desire then take a short plane ride to Little Cayman or Cayman Brac. Enjoy the outstanding natural beauty of the islands as well as the incredible diving and unique cultural history. Travel to the Sister Islands has now been restricted to residents of the Islands.
If you would like to attend a religious service over the Easter period, then click here for a full list of churches in Cayman with service times.
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