Go treasure hunting for antiques at the National Trust’s pop-up shop, sample swizzle recipes from a collective of local makers and dance to the beat of the gombeys at their annual festival showcase – this is our monthly roundup of local happenings to pencil in your diary right now!
- Tasting Village: Festival of Flavours Featuring Anne Burrell
- Front Street | October 2nd | 12 pm
What better way to culminate the Taste of Bermuda weekend festivities than by sampling some of Bermuda’s beloved institutions at the Tasting Village? This lively street festival will feature a range of entertainment, a kid’s zone and culinary delights served up via Bermuda’s best food and beverage vendors along Front Street. Entry to this event is FREE, however, to avoid lines we recommend purchasing in advance, $3 and $6 tokens for food and beverage samples. To purchase tokens, click here.
- KBB Coastal Clean-up
- Sept 29th- October 9th
Join Keep Bermuda Beautiful in their annual coastal clean-up event that will cover more than 60 beaches and shorelines from September 29 to October 9. To sign up, click here.
- Treasures Pop-up Shop
- Waterville, 2 Pomander Road, Paget | Open every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday | 10 am-4 pm
This autumn sees the return of the National Trust’s beloved pop-up shop. Treasures for sale will include fine glassware & crystal, antique silver, artwork, Boer War Items, Maritime and Bermudiana Items, hurricane shades, whole or broken gold and silver jewellery. Funds raised will go towards the care of historic buildings and nature reserves that BNT holds in trust for the community, as well as its education and advocacy programmes.
- Jahbarri Wilson: “All Play is Spiritual”
- Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art | Oct 7th | 5:3 0pm
This month, Masterworks Museum welcomes artist Jahbarri Wilson for his first solo show, ‘All Play is Spiritual’. ‘All Play is Spiritual’ will be an immersive experience that Wilson explained will involve, “beings taking over the space with [his] artwork as their background”. Masterworks invites the public to the opening of ‘All Play is Spiritual’ on Friday, October 7th from 5:30 – 7 pm.
- The Addams Family
- Earl Cameron Theatre, City Hall | October 6th-15th | Evening: 7pm, Matinee: 2 pm
The Addams Family is a new musical comedy that embraces the wackiness in every family. Join the Gilbert & Sullivan cast as the frightfully delightful world of Gomez, Morticia, Wednesday, Pugsley, Uncle Fester, Grandma and, of course, Lurch comes to life in this all new story based on the bizarre and beloved characters created by cartoonist Charles Addams. To purchase tickets, click here.
- Bermuda International Gombey Festival Showcase
- Bermuda Botanical Gardens, Main Show Ring | October 8th | 4:30 pm – 9 pm
Bring a blanket or chair and head to the hillside or bleachers to watch five of Bermuda’s Gombey troupes display their passion and artistry in the annual Gombey Festival Showcase, with special guests. Doors open at 4:30pm and refreshments will be available for purchase. Rain Date: Sunday, October 9, 2022
- World Rugby Classic 2022
- National Sports Centre – North Field | October 8th-13th
Long regarded as one of the best sporting and social events in the fall, the 2022 World Rugby Classic will take place this October, featuring teams from UK and Ireland (Classic Legends), France, Italy, Argentina, Canada and the USA. Also, new this year cheer, on the Bermuda Sevens team as they take on a Classic Sevens team. To purchase tickets, click here.
- Swizzle Fest
- Barr’s Bay Park | October 9th | 1 pm-6 pm
Like the island itself, the Bermuda rum swizzle is a delightful blend of colourful flavours that pack an unforgettable punch. This month, a collective of Swizzle makers come together for the first ever Bermuda Swizzle Festival, at Barr’s Bay Park, a picturesque harbour-side setting on the edge of the City. Guests are invited on a taste journey, sampling various interpretations of the classic Bermuda Rum Swizzle. Local performers will elevate the vibe for a memorable end-of-summer experience.
- 26th Annual BF&M Breast Cancer Awareness Walk
- Barr’s Bay Park | October 12th | 6 pm
Grab your sneakers and join Bermuda Cancer & Health in walking to #stompoutbreastcancer at the 26th Annual BF&M Breast Cancer Awareness Walk! To sign up, click here.
- Fall Festival
- The Royal Naval Dockyard | October 22nd | 1pm – 6pm
Join Power Girl Trina on the North Lawn for a family friendly afternoon of fun, sweets and exciting treats! Be sure to check out our pumpkin patch where you can hand pick the perfect pumpkin for your jack o’ lantern! Bring your jumping shoes and have a jump or two in the bounce castles and then pop through the craft tent to make a complimentary take home Halloween magnet. But of course what’s a Halloween party without a little candy? Wear your costumes and stick around to Trick-or-Treat in the Clocktower Mall.
- Fight Night Champion
- The Shed, Dockyard | October 22nd | 6 pm
Fight Night Champion is a can’t-miss event brought to you by Epic Entertainment. Nikki “Nifty” Bascome takes on Cody Kelly for the mayhem-filled Main Event in a night of Epic boxing! Andre “Showtime” Lambe sets up to crush Paul The Iron Ispas by any means necessary to clinch the ABF title, while Mikey Parsons looks to give a Bermudian beatdown to Jamaica’s Gregory Killer Miller. To purchase tickets, click here.
- Butterfield Bermuda Championship
- Port Royal Golf Course | October 24th – 30th
The Annual PGA Tour Event returns to Bermuda’s greens this October at Port Royal Golf Course. The lure of a $6.5 million prize purse and full FedEx Cup points will prove tempting to the world’s top golfers. To purchase tickets for this must-see sporting event, click here.