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 entertainment 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.
Good Friday: Friday, April 2
Easter Sunday: Sunday, April 4
Easter Monday: Monday, April 5
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. Saturday 3rd April 2021.
Easter Afternoon Tea
Families are invited to meet-and-mingle with the Easter Bunny at The Ritz-Carlton. Savour an assortment of classic and herbal teas paired with delectable finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones and tempting pastries. Enjoy an Easter egg hunt as the most memorable ending to the afternoon! Friday, April 2nd Saturday 3rd April and Monday 5th April with two available seatings: 11.30am-1.30pm and 2.30pm-4.30pm at the Silver Palm Lounge.
Z99 Grand Cayman Easter Dig
Take part in the annual Z99 Grand Cayman Easter Dig. Kids have the opportunity to dig in the sand for as many eggs and prizes as possible. There will be prizes from a range of local companies. 2021 date TBC.
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. Saturday 27th March 2021.
A fantastic family fun day on the beach to honour the old Caymanian tradition of kiteflying. Enjoy kite competitions and live music from Bonafide. Held at Kaibo. Monday 5th April 2021.
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, Aqua, 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 our list of Sunday Easter Brunches on the calendar as 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 a long time tradition 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 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 an adventure filled weekend. 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.