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Police: Keep New Year gatherings to max of 500 people

With no shortage of New Year celebrations around Cayman, the police are reminding local business owners and the public to ensure their festivities are in line with current COVID-19 regulations restricting gatherings to a maximum of 500 people.

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2019 farewell festivities

New Year’s fireworks Camana Bay, 9pm All are invited to welcome in 2020, the start of a new decade, with a free firework show at Camana...

Police make four New Year DUI arrests

Police arrested four people for driving under the influence of alcohol in the early hours of the first day of the year, bringing the total holiday season DUI arrests to 47.

New Year’s Eve buses offer safe rides home

The National Drug Council will run its annual Purple Ribbon Bus service on New Year’s Eve.

Blanket liquor extension for licensed premises

The Liquor Licensing Board has approved a blanket extension for bars, nightclubs, restaurants and hotels for New Year’s Eve.

Cayman prepares to ring in 2019 with parties galore

Where to go on New Year’s Eve? That’s the question everyone asks themselves in December and now the date is fast approaching.

New Year’s Eve traditions

New Year’s Eve is just around the corner – hard to believe we are already at the end of 2018.

Culture at the Cinema: ‘The Nutcracker’

What is Christmas without the beloved tale of “The Nutcracker,” as performed by the legendary Bolshoi Ballet Company?

Planning your New Year’s Eve

This year, New Year’s Day is a Tuesday, which means you will still have three days of work left to complete before you get another weekend. Bear that in mind.

50 years ago: Queen’s Badge for three; New Year’s Eve parties

In the Jan. 4, 1968 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, the following brief story appeared on the front page.

New Year’s Eve dancing, music ban dampens turnout for some events

After selling their house in New Jersey, Tery and James Miller decided to book a vacation in Cayman to celebrate New Year’s Eve in style.

Some of Cayman’s top New Year’s Eve parties

Is that the distant sound of Champagne corks popping? Yes, New Year’s Eve is on the horizon, so you’d better get your party plans in place. Here are a few great options for ringing in 2018 on-island.

Strange and wonderful New Year’s Eve traditions

Ringing in the new year and bidding adieu to the old one is a tradition that spans the globe. But it’s not just all fireworks and glittery ball drops everywhere.

‘Show must go on’: Bars plan memorable New Year’s Eve, despite restrictions

Clubs, bars and restaurants in Grand Cayman shrugged off the controversy over the island’s New Year’s Eve live music ban and insisted, “The show must go on.”

Christmas drones, New Year’s lanterns pose aviation threat

If you got a drone for Christmas or were planning on launching a Chinese lantern for New Year’s Eve, aviation authorities warn there are guidelines that must be followed.
Joey Hew, commerce minister

Hew: Too late to change music law for New Year’s Eve

There is no mechanism or “nuclear option” to make a change to the Music and Dance (Control) Law this close to New Year’s Eve, according to Commerce Minister Joey Hew.
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EDITORIAL – New Year’s Eve music ban must be overturned

Unless Cayman Islands officials act swiftly, this New Year’s Eve won’t just end on a sour note — it will end with no notes at all, thanks to government’s negligence and an archaic law that prohibits public music or dancing on Sundays.

Letter: No New Year’s Eve music or dancing? Live with it

I am one musician who is more than happy to stay home on New Year’s Eve, and I’m very delighted that some old traditions still hold strong in these islands.

No dancing or music allowed in Cayman on New Year’s Eve

This New Year’s Eve falls on a Sunday, triggering 40-year-old legislation that prohibits dancing and music on that day of the week.

All eyes on the skies: Fireworks welcome new year

All eyes were on the skies on New Year’s Eve as fireworks exploded across the Cayman Islands to mark the arrival of 2017. Along Seven Mile Beach, pictured, several hotels and bars hosted their own pyrotechnic displays, watched by the thousands who lined the beach.

The best places to see Cayman’s New Year’s Eve fireworks

New Year’s Eve without fireworks is like Christmas Day without turkey. Colorful pyrotechnics lighting up the night sky is an integral part of the celebrations, with numerous venues around Cayman planning spectacular shows.

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New Year’s Eve traditions around the world

Potatoes, underpants and polka dots are just a few of the unusual customs that occur across the globe, as revelers say farewell to the past year and usher in the new.

New Year’s Eve hours extended for clubs, bars, hotels

New Year’s Eve, which falls on a Saturday night this year, will essentially be treated as a Friday night as far as liquor sales and operating hours are concerned, according to the Liquor Licensing Board of Grand Cayman.

The only calendar you’ll need this Christmas

There are already Christmas items in the shops and festive ads on the television, now that the holiday season is near. The local calendar is filling up with events guaranteed to get people in the holiday spirit, beginning with the Christmas tree lighting at Camana Bay on Saturday.

The only calendar you’ll need this Christmas

There are already Christmas items in the shops and festive ads on the television, now that the holiday season is near. The local calendar is filling up with events guaranteed to get people in the holiday spirit, beginning with the Christmas tree lighting at Camana Bay on Saturday.

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