Carnival season has begun, so party people and soca freaks are invited to grab their shades and head for good music and good food at a “Time to Fete” – the 4th annual Shades event, hosted by Cayman Bacchanal in collaboration with Cayman Cabana Oceanside RestoBar this Saturday.

Sunglasses are a must at the ‘Shades’ soca fete event.
Sunglasses are a must at the ‘Shades’ soca fete event.

Kick off the carnival season in style and soak up the essentials while you jump and wine and mash up the place at the Original Day Fete. Music for the 3 p.m. to midnight soca party will be provided by DJs Von HD, Moses, Lin and Craig so go prepared to “fete ‘til ya fall” while soaking up the atmosphere and the good times.

Revelers need to bring their energy and party passion and are urged to pack their swimwear, beach towels and floaties to chill on the deck, relax on the beach and dip in the venue’s private lagoon with swim-up beverage service.

Cayman Cabana’s co-owner Luigi Moxam said: “Cayman Cabana is proud to be co-hosting Shades 2016. We will be introducing our signature craft cocktails featuring the Ciroc suite of flavored vodkas. We’ll also be offering the brand’s bottle service when guests reserve a table at our oceanside lounge.”

Cayman Cabana is one of the most scenic venues in George Town harbor, featuring a large open patio surrounded by water on three sides along with four multi-tiered dining areas. The restobar, the first-ever winner of the Jamaica Observer’s Table Talk’s Best Caribbean Restaurant (in Cayman), will be tricked out in white draping and high top tables to add to the chilled out soca vibe.

“Alongside its scenic ocean views and Caribbean-inspired cuisines, we look forward to serving up delicious, all-day food specials including some of our signature farm-to-table tapas during Shades,” Mr. Moxam added.

Revelers who wear a One Tree Four Five collection Soca Junkie T-shirt or tank top to or during the event will get a complimentary cocktail.

Tickets for Shades 2016 are available from Singh’s Roti Shop, Funky Tangs and Winners Circle Sports priced: $15.00 pre-sold, $20 at the gate and $10 a head for Cayman Bacchanal VIP members. Visit to request online delivery.

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