The sixth annual largest Caribbean Food Festival was jam-packed and fun-filled, as hundreds of guests basked in the beauty of Jamaican culture with delicious food, live reggae and soca performances, handmade goods and more.
Exciting appearances by Dancehall sensation Dexta Daps, Gyptian, soca superstar Rupee, Reggae Ambassadors Third World and others kept the all-day event flowing with entertainment from noon to 8 p.m. Comedian Pretty Boy Floyd had the crowd rolling on the main stage while cultural presentations unfolded on the Western Union Cultural Stage.
The mouth-watering aroma of jerk chicken simmered in the stifling air, as various food vendors served floods of customers their unique jerk chicken, curry chicken, oxtail, roasted corn, natural juices and so much more. Patrons also enjoyed a plethora of jerk dishes at the popular Grace Jerk Cook-Off & Culinary Demonstration, which showcased different ways in which the spicy jerk seasoning can be prepared.
The following photos are sure to give you a visual thrill of Sunday’s 2016 Grace Jamaican Jerk festivities, sponsored by Grace Foods, Western Union, Continental Bakery, Power 106 and more.
Scrumptious Caribbean Food
Notable vendors throughout the city came to serve up their best Jamaican dishes. Boston Jerk, Home of the Original Jerk Chicken, Yardies, Mama’s Cooking, Mr. Cee Jerk Center, Caribbean Corns and Benash International LLC were a few of many food and drink vendors at the Jerk Festival.
Pulsating Rhythms & Explosive Dance Moves
Video by @lipstick_chef/Instagram found on @blackadidanca/Instagram page.
Creative Caribbean Goods