The Reef’s Cayman Chili Cook-off
Hope you had fun, and if you missed this one, hope to see you next year!
Festival Dates: July 3-5th
The Cayman Island Chili Cook-off has a 20 year history, and we happily announce a new location this year, at The Reef Resort. The resort is ensuring the brightest and the best from the previous years will be carried on, and again the event is free to all guests of The Reef Resort, and open to all islanders and visitors alike.
Due to an unforeseen scheduling conflicts Ms. Seaman will not be at this years chili-cook off! Hopefully next year!
Come read our press release!
- The Reef’s Cayman Chili Cook-off package starts at $660 per person/based on double occupancy
- 3 night minimum and children 15 and under stay free in parents’ room
- All meals and drinks included
- 3 nights in a beachfront studio
- Airport transfers
- Plus free admission to all onsite events
The event kick off is Friday, July 3 with a beach barbeque and live entertainment with the island's own crooner, Lammie.
Saturday, July 4th, kids events begin at 1:00 p.m. and include the biggest Kids corner offering:
- face painting
- bouncy castles
- dunk tank
- arts and crafts
- snow cones
- cotton candy
- kids games
- water sports
Of course, families can enjoy the longest stretch of beach on the island at The Reef, and play in the sun and surf and take advantage of the properties new non-motorized sports program -- think "power snorkeling," kayaking and paddle boarding.
The Chili-cook off begins at at 2 pm and ends at 5 pm, tasting and judging follows from 6 – 7 pm. The event is sanctioned by ICS and the winners will proceed to the Championships in Las Vegas, Nevada USA.
Saturday, July 4th, adult activities, a host of beverage tents will be set up along the beach:
Saturday's Entertainment starts tuning-up at 2:00 pm:
- Local radio stations:
- Local bands:
- Country, Red White and Blue
- Sea and B
- Barefoot Man
Sunday July 5th events:
An international brunch complete with Stoli Bloody Mary Bar.
Join the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism for a “cultural scavenger hunt” as they tour the island recalling iconic culture landmarks; Pedros Castle, Mastic Trail, Queen Elizabeth II Botanical Park, Stingray City and more.