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Emancipation Celebrations

May 3 - May 12

Take an enriching journey during the Emancipation Celebrations from Friday, May 3rd to Sunday, May 12th 2024

This year’s theme, “Year of the Return,” promises a series of captivating events honoring Cayman’s heritage and resilience.

Event Schedule:

🔸Friday, May 3rd

Calling all members of the public to proudly wear the vibrant colours of the Cayman Islands; blue, white and red

🔸Sunday, May 5th

Church Service at Elmslie Memorial at 4pm

🔸Monday, May 6th (Emancipation Day Holiday)

Emancipation celebration on Seafarer’s Way from 1pm – 8pm

🔸Tuesday, May 7th

Turtle Release at Governor’s Beach at 9am

🔸Wednesday, May 8th

Unveiling of Commemorative plaque at the Bodden Town Slave Wall (Monument Road) at 10am

🔸Saturday, May 11th

Emancipation celebrations at Heritage Park (Spot Bay) from 11am – 8pm

🔸Sunday, May 12th

Closing Church service at Aston Rutty Centre at 10am

Mark your calendars and immerse yourself in festivities that commemorate the past and inspire Cayman’s future.

Brought to you by the Ministry of Youth, Sports & Heritage


May 3
May 12

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