The Cayman Islands offer an enjoyable variety of nightlife and entertainment. Bars, clubs and dance halls must close by 3:00am on weekdays and midnight on Saturdays. There are no nightclubs open on Sunday.
Once you arrive, consult our local publications for the latest listings. These include Friday's edition of our local daily newspapers the Caymanian Compass and Cayman Net News, and local informational magazines like Key To Cayman, What's Hot, and Destination Cayman. Most of these magazines can be picked up free of charge at hotels, supermarkets, and coffee shops around the island. You can also check the Events section on this website for upcoming events. You'll find information about local performances, what's playing at the movies, and what special events are currently happening on the island. Offerings include:
The Next Level, The Matrix, and Chameleon are just a few of the many lively nightclubs in Grand Cayman. Pre-club dancing can be found at The O Bar or Bed Lounge. Many clubs offer a V.I.P. section and drink specials. Not into the busy club atmosphere? Not to worry: there are lots of other options, including pool halls, lounges and the cinema.
Top local bands appear regularly at most nightclubs and major hotels. Popular local bands include Coco Red, Exit, 45 C.I., Lammie, Heat, Gone Country, Hi-Tide, and Mainstream.
The Lions Centre in Red Bay on Grand Cayman is the location for a variety of events throughout the year, ranging from concerts by top names in Caribbean and International music to country, pop and rock performers from the US. There are also occasional stage productions, contests, pageants, and sports events.
The Harquail Theatre on West Bay Road is the venue for cultural events including stage productions sponsored by the Cayman National Cultural Foundation, including plays by Caymanian and other West Indian playwrights, dramas and comedies by Caribbean performers and special events such as art exhibitions and concerts. The Prospect Playhouse in Red Bay features year-round regular performances of comedy, drama and musicals by the Cayman Drama Society.
On the Water:
There is a wide variety of sunset and dinner cruises offered by local water sports operators. Looking for something romantic? Spend the evening aboard a replica pirate ship, or dine and dance under the stars on a 19th century tall ship.
On Cayman Brac:
There are occasional weekend dances where local bands perform. Community events including talent shows and other stage and musical presentations at the Aston Rutty centre provide the island's main nightlife; if you want more privacy, take a romantic walk under the stars and enjoy some good-old-fashioned conversation.