Once again, it’s the time of the year when cocktail lovers can sip on their favourite mixed drinks and try new creations from Cayman’s expert mixologists.  

Cayman Cocktail Week 2023 is from Friday 20 October to Friday 27 October 2023.  This year is the 11th staging of the week-long occasion.  

The annual series of events celebrates the Cayman Islands’ thriving cocktail culture. Patrons will be thrilled to attend an array of cocktail parties, culinary events, and tastings throughout the week.  

Here are Caymanrestaurants.com’s top picks of some activities to look forward to and add to your social calendars:  

Speed Rack Cayman Finals – Thursday 19 October at Lillie’s – high-speed female bartender competition benefiting the Cayman Breast Cancer Foundation. $25 tickets all benefit the charity, head to Ticket Plus Cayman to book your spot.  

Hip Hop Gourmet with Hennessy in Next Door, Camana Bay – Wednesday 25 October – a cocktail tour through different ages of Hip Hop, hosted by the Hennessy brand ambassador and featuring music videos and songs from modern hip hop to classic. $125 tickets, limited seats are available so visit Event Pro to secure your tickets.  

Agua Games Night Cocktail Dinner– Thursday 26 October from 6.30pm – a vintage board game-themed cocktail-paired dinner at Agua. This is your chance to get super creative and have some fun! Expect surprises. Tickets are available on Event Pro.  

The Botanist Gin Mad Tea in Anchor & Den – Saturday 21 October – a pressed floral frame workshop with Plant Based Studio, plus an A&D high tea with three cocktails by The Botanist Gin. $80 plus gratis – email hello@anchorandden.com  to book. 

Visit the official Cayman Cocktail Week website for details of the week’s full line up of activities and events, and how you can participate.  

Please drink responsibly.  

By Chantel DaCosta