Watching the sun light up the night sky as it sinks into the blue sea provides memories that last a lifetime. Whether you are a sunset “junkie” or simply wish to take in more red skies in this year, this is a Cayman Islands festival you will not want to miss. Now entering its seventh consecutive year, the Red Sky At Night Festival provides tourists and locals alike with visions that will dance in their heads for months to come. Take a moment to learn what makes this festival a must during your March 2019 visit to Grand Cayman.
The Where, When, & Cost
Make your way to the F.J. Harquail Cultural Centre on Saturday, March 2nd a little before 4 pm to enjoy a truly enchanted evening. From 4 pm to midnight, this centre transforms into a festival headquarters complete with everything events of its kind should feature, including live music and local fare such as Cayman-style beef, stewed lobster and conch, fish rundown, and heavy cakes. Visit the Cayman National Culture Foundation website now to get your tickets, which cost $15 KYD for adults and $10 for seniors and children.
An Immersive Experience
Not only will you enjoy live local music and sample culinary wonders that make the taste buds dance with delight while strolling through the center’s beautiful gardens, but you will also immerse yourself in the vibrant culture that makes the Cayman Islands so unforgettable. Dancers, actors, and storytellers bring this unique culture to life while musicians play Caribbean tunes on steel pans, drums, and fiddles. Admire and purchase local art or watch films from Caribbean filmmakers at nearby theaters. There’s also plenty of booths filled with locally-made jewelry, clothes, and accessories as well as art so you have something to bring back to friends and family who will no doubt marvel at your experience.
Something For Children
Have kiddos in tow? Never fear! There is something for everyone at this celebrated festival, including supervised activities for children ages 3 to 12. There’s even food made just for kids so they too enjoy the culinary creations Grand Cayman is known for.
Why wait another second–get your tickets now to give yourself the gift of a unique Grand Cayman experience. Watch the sky glow red with your favorite people and toast to a beautiful experience on one of the world’s most stunning islands.