25 October 2022
The Festival Green has provided the backdrop for some of the most memorable concerts, parties and entertainment in Cayman.
Richard Branson dressed as a lemur playing alongside Anna Kournikova?
Just another day at Legends Tennis, which brought some of the world's best players and biggest personalities together for two days of competition and laughs. Legends Tennis was held on the Festival Green for the first time in 2015.
The culinary capital of the Caribbean ushered in a new era with Taste of Cayman, a foodie festival aimed at showing off all the flavours Cayman has to offer. Once Camana Bay began hosting the event, it originally was held on The Crescent before becoming an annual staple on the Festival Green.
Hatitude — an annual fundraiser for the National Trust — galloped onto the Festival Green in 2014 in style.
No one can forget this 2009 performance by 15-time Grammy Award winning artist, Alicia Keys. Keys rocked the Festival Green as part of Cayman's Jazz Fest.
In 2012, 12-time Grammy Award winner John Legend took to the Festival Green for a concert performance.
Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley performed at the Festival Green back in 2013. The four-time Grammy Award winner made his Cayman Islands debut at the show, which also featured several local artists.
The inaugural Capella Music Festival held on the Festival Green earlier this year featured legends like Beres Hammond as well as Grammy Award winners like Wyclef Jean, Michael Bolton and Grammy-nominated artists Maxi Priest and Charli XCX.
This article will also be published in the November 2022 print edition of Camana Bay Times.