Cayman’s National Festival Pirates Week 2020, will run from 30th October - 15th November. This three part, seventeen day festival showcases the unique traditions, artifacts, food and people of the Cayman Islands. You may even get to take a picture with Captain Jack Sparrow, Davy Jones and their buccaneers.
For over 40 years it has become the country’s largest celebration, drawing some 35,000 patrons. It currently encompasses several events, which in the past have included street dances, district heritage days, a song contest, two running races, a sea swim, a Pirate Pooch Parade, a steel pan competition, a children’s fun day, a teen dance and underwater treasure hunt for divers.
The highlight of the festival includes a mock pirate invasion and float parade where they have a sword fight with the governor's red coat army before finally capturing the governor and parading their victory through the streets of George Town.
The Pirates Week Festival starts on Cayman Brac and will run from 30th October-1st November 2020. The festival then moves over to Grand Cayman where various events and heritage days take place from the 5th-14th November 2020. Finally, the pirates invade Little Cayman from the 13th-15th November 2020.
Contact the National Festival office on (345) 949 5859 or visit www.piratesweekfestival.com.