Embrace your inner child during the happiest of holidays! Enjoy the magic of Christmas, beginning with the lighting of our magnificent tree and continuing with enchanting visits from Santa, festive holiday markets, cheerful films under the stars and so much more. Oh what fun it is to experience the wonder of the season at Camana Bay!
Annual Tree Lighting
Saturday 19 November 5-8pm, The Crescent
Watch the town transform with Christmas music, crafts, Santa and the lighting of our majestic tree. Additional parking will be available at Regatta Office Park and a complimentary shuttle service will run from the Windward 3 building to Camana Bay and back from 5pm to 10pm.
Saturday 26 November 10am-12pm, Gardenia Court
Capture memories with your furry friend and Santa in support of the Cayman Islands Humane Society.
Sunday 27 November 6:30am, The Crescent
Join a parade of red and white for a jolly jog around Camana Bay to get into the spirit of the season.
Saturday 3 December 1-2:30pm, Starfish Village
Kids can make custom wreaths to showcase at home. For details and to register, email email@example.com or call 345.640.7827.
Cayman 27’s Parade of Lights
Saturday 3 December 6-8pm, The Crescent
Watch boats aglow with bright lights parade through The Harbour to a festive soundtrack of choirs.
Regal Cinemas’ Kids Club: The Polar Express
Saturday 10 December 10am, Regal Cinemas
Kids and adults can enjoy classic movies every other Saturday morning on the big screen with Kids Club - a movie experience with brighter lights and softer sound for an enjoyable family-friendly environment. This week's showing is Polar Express (G, 2004). Tickets are only CI$5 per person. For more details, visit bigscreen.ky/kids-club.
Christmas Tea Party with Santa
Saturday 10 December 1:30-3pm, Starfish Village
Kids can share their Christmas wishes over tea with Santa Claus. Tea Time in Cayman will be providing festive offerings. For more details and to register, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 345.640.7827.
A Tale of Two Christmases – A Choir & Orchestra Concert
Saturday 10 December 7-8pm, The Crescent
Listen to the sounds of the season with performances by the UCCI and Westchester University orchestras.
Cookie Baking Workshop
Tuesday 13 December 3:30-4:30pm, Starfish Village
Kids can taste the sweetness of Christmas with cooking made from scratch. For more details and to register, email email@example.com or call 345.640.7827.
Jingle Bell Rock Disco
Friday 16 December 6-8pm, Starfish Village
Kids are invited to boogie the night away with festive flair. the cost is CI$25 per child and dinner will be provided. For more details and to register, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 345.640.7827.
Starfish Village Christmas Camps
Monday 19 through Friday 23 December and Wednesday 28 through Friday 30 December 8am-3pm, Starfish Village
Kids will love days filled with holiday-themed arts and crafts, fun games and fountain play. You can sign kids ages three to 12 up for a full day (8am-3pm) for CI$80 or a half day (8am-12pm) for CI$40. For more details and to register, email email@example.com or call 345.640.7827.
Miss Jackie’s A Christmas Recital
Thursday 22 December 6:30pm, The Crescent
Delight in a magical show as students from Miss Jackie’s School of Dance perform to holiday classics.
Regal Cinemas’ Kids Club: A Christmas Carol
Saturday 24 December 10am, Regal Cinemas
Kids and adults can enjoy classic movies every other Saturday morning on the big screen with Kids Club - a movie experience with brighter lights and softer sound for an enjoyable family-friendly environment. This week's showing is A Christmas Carol (PG, 2009). Tickets are only CI$5 per person. For more details, visit bigscreen.ky/kids-club.
All Wrapped Up – A Holiday Shopping Event
Tuesday 22 November 5-8pm, Camana Bay Town Centre
Let the shops of Camana Bay help you find the perfect gifts for everyone on your Christmas list! Enjoy a festive atmosphere with carollers, holiday treats and in-store surprises. And don’t miss the launch of our $10K Holiday Giveaway with lots of amazing prizes up for grabs, including a $10,000 Camana Bay Gift Card.
Visual Arts Society Christmas Craft Market
Saturday 26 November 10am-5pm, The Paseo
Find Christmas gifts with a local twist, including homemade art, jewellery, crafts and more.
Cayman Hospice Care Light Up A Life
Thursday 1 December 5:30-7pm, Cassia Court
Celebrate the lives of loved ones by adding lights to a memorial tree at this community gathering.
Pink Ladies Annual Christmas Bazaar
Saturday 3 December 2-5pm, The Arts & Recreation Centre
Enjoy a craft sale, home-baked goodies and musical performances at this beloved annual fundraiser.
Ugly Jumper Party
Friday 9 December 5pm, The King's Head
Adults can get into the festive spirit and those who brave an ugly Christmas sweater will be rewarded with a free Baileys coffee at a special happy hour starting at 5pm and DJ Lizzie Curious will be joining from 6pm.
Budding Chef Holiday Baking Class
Saturday 10 December 12-1pm, Bon Vivant
Budding chefs aged four to 12 will make a scrumptious gingerbread cake with homemade icing, along with making a gift of a chocolate brownie peppermint trifle. The cost is CI$40 and includes the lesson, recipes, snacks, activities and a take-home creation! To register, call 345.623.2665 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Junior Achievement Markets
Saturday 10 and 17 December 4-8pm, The Crescent
Browse holiday gifts and support our local youth as the Junior Achievement Market showcases products that students in this programme have been hard at work creating.
Culture at the Cinema: The Nutcracker
Sunday 11 December 3pm and Sunday 18 December 6pm, Regal Cinemas
Culture at the Cinema brings internationally renowned stage performances to Cayman with monthly theatre and ballet productions filmed live at venues around the world and presented on the big screen. Danced by Bolshoi's principals, Christmas would not be complete without the enchanting tale of young Marie and her Nutcracker prince. For more details, visit bigscreen.ky.
Festive Flavour Tour
Wednesday 14 December 7pm, West Indies Wine Company
Savour the flavours of the season with a special Flavour Tour featuring traditional holiday fare and fresh local ingredients
Cayman Artisans Market
Saturday 17 December 11am-3:30pm, The Paseo
check off your Christmas list with artisanal products made in Cayman, from pottery and batiks to woodwork and mosaics.
Santa Story Times
Tuesday 20 December 10am and 11am, Regal Cinemas
Don’t miss a special Story Time featuring classic Christmas tales read by the Jolly Old Elf himself.
9th Annual Mistletoe White Party
Friday 23 December 5pm-3am, Abacus Patio
Don your best winter whites and dance the night away at the hottest party of the season.
New Year’s Eve at Camana Bay
Saturday 31 December 6pm-1am, The Crescent
Ring in 2017 at Camana Bay with two spectacular fireworks displays and a rockin’ New Year’s Eve party.
22 November – 20 December
Moonlight & Movies Christmas Series
Cuddle up for festive, family-friendly flicks on a giant outdoor screen under the stars. See below for the movie schedule.
7pm, Gardenia Court (22 Nov-13 Dec) and The Crescent (20 Dec)
24 November – 22 December
Traditional Santa Photos
Join the jolly old elf in his full red-and-white regalia to whisper wishes and snap memories.
5-7pm, Gardenia Court
23 November – 21 December
Celebrate Christmas Cayman-style at our popular weekly market, infused with holiday cheer throughout the season.
12-7pm, The Paseo
26 November – 17 December
Caribbean Santa Photos
Snap sun-drenched photos with Father Christmas in his special tropical getup for a unique holiday memory.
3-5pm, The Island
22 November 7pm, Gardenia Court
With their daughter away, the Kranks decide to skip Christmas altogether until she decides to come home, causing an uproar when they have to celebrate the holiday at the last minute.
29 November 7pm, Gardenia Court
An angel helps a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman by showing what life would have been like if he never existed.
6 December 7pm, Gardenia Court
Repelled by the commercialism that he sees around him, Charlie Brown tries to find the true meaning of Christmas.
6 December 7:30pm, Gardenia Court
A misfit reindeer and his friends look for a place that will accept them.
6 December 8pm, Gardenia Court
A living snowman and a little girl struggle to elude a greedy magician who is after the snowman’s magic hat.
13 December 7pm, Gardenia Court
When the evil spirit Pitch launches an assault on Earth, the Immortal Guardians team up to protect the innocence of children all around the world.
This week only, kids can join Celebrations from 5pm to create Christmas ornaments at their Bauble Bar before snuggling up to watch the movie.
20 December 7pm, The Crescent
On a tiny snowflake floating through the air exists the town of Whoville. The Whos are joyously preparing for Christmas, but the Grinch is intent on stealing their holiday joy.
The series closes with a special screening on our new giant screen on The Crescent.