Here’s all the essential information you will need over the Cup Match holiday:


Visiting ships will be the Norwegian Breakaway, and Celebrity Summit in Dockyard. 

Banks, offices & retailers:

Banks and Government offices will be closed. Some retailers and department stores will be closed or on shorter hours. Dockyard will be open for business as usual. 


Public buses will run on Sunday and public holiday schedule. 

Ferry routes: 

Ferry routes from Dockyard to Hamilton and Dockyard to St George’s will run on regular week day schedule. 

 The Paget/Warwick Route will run on Sunday and Holiday schedule. 

 The Rockaway Route will not operate. 

 Additional service - Departs from Watford Bridge, Somerset, to St George’s at 7.30am, departs from St George’s to Watford Bridge and Dockyard at 8.30pm on Thu and Fri. 


The following attractions are open during the Cup Match holiday: 

• Bermuda Aquarium, Museum & Zoo, Flatts 

 Crystal and Fantasy Caves, Bailey’s Bay 

• Bermuda National Museum, Dockyard 

 Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute, Hamilton – open from 12-5pm Thu and Fri. 

 Visitor Information Centres in Hamilton, St George’s and Dockyard. 

Harbour Nights:

Free street festival on Wednesday, July 31 in Hamilton, from 7pm to 10pm featuring live entertainment, food stalls, artists, artisan and craft vendors, and children’s area. Special feature: Emancipate Your Mind — The History of Cup Match. 

The last ferry from Hamilton to Dockyard is at 10pm. 

Cricket Match: 

The Cup Match Classic Cricket Game takes place at Wellington Oval, St George’s. Entry is $20 adults, 5-12 year-olds $5, under 5 free.  Gates open at 6am. The Bermuda Department of Tourism will have a visitors’ stall with free refreshments. 


BeachFest is on Thursday, August 1 at Snorkel Park, $10 entry during the day, $20 after 7pm. 

Live music, games, swimming, food and drink available, 12noon to 3am.