There are two main food festivals in Cayman that attract foodies from around the world: Taste of Cayman Food & Drink Festival and the Cayman Cookout at the Ritz-Carlton. But there are other great food focused events happening in the Cayman Islands throughout the year. All you need to do is bring a hearty appetite with you to these top food festivals in Cayman.
The Caribbean’s most respected culinary event, hosted by Chef Eric Ripert and a roster of world famous chefs, sommeliers and mixologists at The Ritz-Carlton in Grand Cayman.
Events include culinary demonstrations, tastings and dinners. Visit www.caymancookout.com.
Taste of Cayman Food & Drink Festival
Now in its 35th year, foodies gather in the thousands to experience classic local cuisine and new, refreshing tastes from further afield. In addition to delicious culinary offerings, festival-goers can enjoy live music, chef demonstrations and fireworks. The 2023 Taste of Cayman Food & Drink Festival will be held on Saturday 13th May 2023. Visit www.tasteofcayman.org.
Red Sky at Night
The Red Sky At Night multi-cultural arts fair celebrates all things arts and culture in the Cayman Islands. The event features live dance, music and drama performances, as well as displays of visual arts, crafts and films. From steel pan, fiddles and drums to DJs, dance troupe performances, storytelling and theatre, there is no shortage of entertainment at Red Sky at Night. There are also dozens of artisan booths selling locally made art, crafts, jewellery, clothes and accessories. Food vendors tempt patrons with dishes such as Cayman style beef, fish rundown, stewed conch and lobster, and desserts including pepper jelly, coconut treats, heavy cakes, ice cream and doughnuts. The 10th annual Red Sky at Night festival will be held on Saturday, 15th April 2023. Visit artscayman.org/red-sky-at-night.