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. You can also find up-to-date info on Cayman events on the What’s On Cayman app. Filter through over 500 current events related to Music & Entertainment, Food & Drink, Parties, Family Events, Charity, Sports, Community, Arts & Culture, Gourmet Dining, Shopping and more!
Good Friday: Friday, April 15
Easter Sunday: Sunday, April 17
Easter Monday: Monday, April 18
Searching for ways to keep kids age 3 -17 entertained over the holidays? Then look no further than Cayman Resident’s list of Easter Camps. Whatever their interests may be, the list has something for every-bunny!
Cadbury Easter Dig
Enjoy the annual Cadbury Easter Dig at LUCA. Hundreds of eggs will be buried in the sand where kids can dig for the eggs to redeem them for tons of Cadbury chocolate treats! Plus, find one of the golden eggs and you’ll win one of two Nintendo Switch Prize Packages! There is also an Easter themed craft area for kids to enjoy. 2022 date TBC.
A Day of Easter
Take the kids to Bodden Town Public Library for A Day of Easter. Enjoy a magic show, story time and snacks. You’ll even meet a special bunny mascot! 2022 date TBC.
Easter Storytime and Craft
Number 1 New York Times bestselling author and artist, James Dean, brings Cayman’s kids along for a hippity-hoppity Easter adventure with the coolest cat around—Pete! Get excited about attending this book reading celebrating the fun of an Easter egg hunt! CI$25 gets you a book, a reading with the author and illustrator and a fun craft for the kids to enjoy. Recommended for ages 3-8years old. Held at Next Chapter (formerly Books & Books). 2022 date TBC.
Good Friday Campfire Feast at Kaibo
Celebrate the tradition of Easter camping under the stars in the Cayman Islands with Kaibo's sharing family feast with s’mores to finish! 2022 date TBC.
Hop on over to The Westin for an Easter Eggstravaganza like no other on Saturday, April 3, from 11am-8.30pm! Delight in complimentary family fun along the best stretch of Seven Mile with pool and beach entertainment, games galore, arts and crafts, a scavenger hunt, and an open-air family movie. 2022 date TBC.
Easter in the Pony Park
The Cayman Islands Equestrian Center is very excited to host their very special Easter in the Pony Park! Head on down and meet the Easter Bunny! Also enjoy arts and crafts, pony rides, Easter egg hunts and much more. 2022 date TBC.
Easter Festival & Scavenger Hunt
Take part in an Easter egg scavenger hunt, Easter themed games, activities and crafts at the Cayman Turtle Centre. There will also be live music and a poolside BBQ. 2022 date TBC.
Easter at Bayshore!
Hop down to Bayshore Mall for an Easter extravaganza with fun for the whole family. Take part in the Bayshore scavenger hunt and win Easter surprises. The Easter Bunny will be in attendance with chocolate prizes galore. Enjoy Steel Pan Drum entertainment, face painting and refreshments. 2022 date TBC.
Easter Egg Hunt at Tillies
Join Tillies for the an Easter egg hunt on Seven Mile Beach. Make a lunch reservation and participate in the Easter egg roll competition in the Tillies garden, with prizes and more for kids! 2022 date TBC.
Easter Afternoon Tea
Savour an assortment of classic and herbal teas paired with delectable finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones and tempting pastries at The Ritz-Carlton's Easter Afternoon Tea. Enjoy an Easter egg hunt and entertainment for the most memorable afternoon! 2022 date TBC.
Join Camana Bay at Heliconia Court from 10am-12pm for free photos with the Easter Bunny, and a sweet for your little ones! 2022 date TBC.
A fantastic family fun day on the beach to honour the old Caymanian tradition of kiteflying. Enjoy kite competitions and live music from 1pm-3pm. Held at Kaibo. 2022 date TBC.
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 Easter regatta is sure to thrill. The race is in its 53rd year and is organised by the Cayman Islands Sailing Club. On Good Friday around 20 boats will leave the North Sound and sail 41 miles east. The race finishes with festivities at Sunset House. On Easter Saturday the boats depart 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) 3267 793 or visit www.sailing.ky.
Camping on Cayman’s beaches over Easter is traditionional 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 with White Sand Water Sports and Cayman Kayaks 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!
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.