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 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 Resident’s list of Easter Camps. Whatever their interests may be, the list has something for every-bunny!
Families are invited to enjoy the Spring Fair at Pedro St. James. There will be games, an egg hunt, live entertainment, treats, food, drinks and a special visit from the Easter Bunny! 2023 date TBC.
Easter Ceramic Classes
Join Art Nest for two Easter themed ceramic classes. Choose from either carrot Bowls or an Easter themed plate. 2023 date TBC.
Pictures with the Easter Bunny
Join Camana Bay at Canella Court from 9am-11am for free photos with the Easter Bunny! 2023 date TBC.
Enjoy a family fun day of Easter themed games, face painting, bouncy castles, Easter Crafts and the Easter Egg Scramble, where kids scramble to collect eggs! Plus, the Little League batting cages will be staffed and open for kids of all ages! Easter Fest will be a great day for the whole family! 2023 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. 2023 date TBC.
Family Day at Tillies
Join Tillies for an Easter themed Family day which includes an Easter Egg Hunt and an Easter High Tea Special. 2023 date TBC.
Easter at Bayshore
Hop down to the Bayshore Mall for the 2023 Easter extravaganza for fun with 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, Easter treats and more! 2023 date TBC.
Easter Mad Tea Party
Join Anchor & Den for their traditional Mad Tea Party but this time with an Easter twist. You'll find all the fun and whimsical details that you know and love plus Easter-inspired indulgent treats. 2023 date TBC.
Easter Fest at Ms. Pipers
Join Ms. Pipers for an Easter Fest with a special Easter menu and an Easter Egg Hunt and face painting for the kids. 2023 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! 2023 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. 2023 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 56th year and is organised by the Cayman Islands Sailing Club. On Good Friday around 12 boats will leave the North Sound and sail 41 miles east. The race finishes with festivities at Sunset House aroudn 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 . This year the Cayman registered 70 ft – Mod 70 – Trimaran will put in a showcase run, making a roundtrip from Sunset House at around noon. This world renown Trimaran should be finished by the time the first Cruiser crosses the finish line, around 3pm on Good Friday
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 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.