Bermuda’s first annual seafood festival, a day spent crafting sandcastles on the blush pink shores of Horseshoe bay and a challenge from Bermuda Is Love to take the #NoNewClothes pledge – if you dare to accept it. This is our monthly roundup of local happenings to pencil in your diary right now!
- Bermuda Sandcastle Competition
- Horseshoe Bay Beach |September 3rd |9:30 am- 4 pm
Finish the summer off right with a visit to Horseshoe Bay beach for the annual sandcastle competition. While registration is now closed, you can still show your support to this years builders as they embark on a day of sand sculpting. Judging commences at 4pm so make sure you stick around to see what masterpieces have been created this year!
- Cant Stop Mi Tour Comedy Show
- Ruth Seaton James Auditorium, Cedarbridge Academy |September 4th | 9pm
The fastest growing social media star of the year, “White yardie” will be joined by Kyrah Gray, Chris Savage and Bermuda’s funny man Eddie G in the “Can’t Stop Mi Tour” comedy show live from the UK. This event will be hosted by Mr Fotogenik with music accompanied by DJ Chubb. To purchase tickets, click here.
- Finder Keepers
- Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art | September 9th | 5:30 pm
This month, Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art sees the opening of a new solo exhibition by Bermudian artist, Jon Legere featuring a collection of ‘Guardian Jugs’ and large collage paintings. Interestingly, the artist has hidden six jugs across the island and the public is invited to attend the opening of Finders Keepers on September 9th at 5:30pm and try their hand at decoding clues and puzzles from accompanying artworks in the show. From there, you will begin your journey to discovering the Guardians. Don’t miss your chance to play the game – after all, as the title says, Finders Keepers!
- St. George’s Seafood Festival
- Ordnance Island, St. George’s | September 17th | 12pm-7pm
Ordnance Island, known for its history and maritime connections, will be transformed into a seafood lover’s paradise for the 1st annual St. George’s Seafood Festival. Visitors and locals can expect to experience a sampling of Bermuda’s celebrated culinary creations in a thoughtfully curated bar, dining, and lounge experience. The event will be accompanied by live entertainment and families are welcome to attend as there will be a dedicated Kid Zone for the little ones to enjoy. To purchase tickets, click here.
- Swizzle Festival
- Barr’s Bay Park | September 25th |1pm – 6m
This September, a collective of Swizzle makers will be assembled for a Bermuda Rum Swizzle Festival, at Barr’s Bay Park, a picturesque harbour-side setting on the edge of the city. Guests are invited to taste the various interpretations of the classic Bermuda Rum Swizzle. Local performers will help create a memorable end-of-summer experience. For more information, click here.
- Saturday Live at Woody’s
- Woody’s bar & Restaurant | Now until October 1
Come out and vibe to the sights and sounds of Bermuda’s best musical talent every Saturday night at Woody’s, home of the famed Bermuda fish sandwich. This west-end spot is a popular local watering hole, renowned for its convivial atmosphere, cocktail culture, and authentic Bermuda fare.
- #NoNewClothes Campaign
- Bermuda is Love | September
Community organization, Bermuda is Love is challenging the public to take a #NoNewClothes pledge throughout the entire month of September. A spokesperson said, “The purpose of the campaign is to allow ourselves to stop and reflect on our island’s consumption habits and the role we can all play in changing the fashion industry going forward.” Apart from taking the pledge to purchase #NoNewClothes, there will also be a lineup of informative events to attend for free such as documentary screenings on the impact of fast fashion and school clothing drives.