Round the Island Regatta, Grand Cayman - Sponsored by the Cay-
man Islands Sailing Club, this event attracts everything from 22-foot ves-
sels to 80-foot catamarans. Events include a dinghy regatta, race to the
Banks, and a leisure sail around the island to the North Sound on the final
day. For more information,
Annual Rotary Batabano Carnival, Grand Cayman - This annual
event is filled with carnival music, including soca and calypso bands.
Many Caymanian and Caribbean dishes tempt visitors, who are welcome
to bring their own costumes and participate in the parade, although only
costumes designed and made in Cayman are eligible for judging.
Paramount Computer's “Jet Around Cayman,” Grand Cayman - This
Jet Ski competition features both international and local riders.
C. I. International Aviation Week, Grand Cayman - This event in-
cludes an air/sea show, displays, safety seminars, and a fly-in to Cayman
Brac. For more information, contact the Special Aviation Desk at the Cay-
man Islands Department of Tourism,
Queen's Birthday, Grand Cayman - The official observance of this hol-
iday includes a parade and a garden party at Government House.
Annual Taste of Cayman, Grand Cayman - Sponsored by the Restau-
rant Association, this event includes a taste of local restaurants, a chili
cookoff, conch chowder cookoff, and a golf tournament. For details, contact
the Cayman Islands Restaurant Association,
345-949-8522, fax 345-
Governor's Cup, Grand Cayman - Sponsored by the Cayman Islands
Sailing Club, this event features Cayman's J22 teams, many of which race
internationally. Spectators can watch from boats.