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August 1, 2015 (Rain Date August 2)
Mortensen Riverfront Plaza, Hartford

Authentic Caribbean cuisine, cool island beverages, spectacular costumes and dance, and island rhythms bring a festive Caribbean atmosphere to the Riverfront.


1:00 to 10:00pm

Directions & Parking
This event is held at Mortensen Riverfront Plaza. Please visit the park's page for directions.

Parking Recommendations:

Science Center/Riverfront Garage
250 Columbus Blvd
Hartford, CT 06103
Science center will have a special rate of $7.00

CT Convention Center Garage
100 Columbus Blvd
Hartford, CT 06103
Standard hourly rate at:
$3.00 the first hour
$2.00 each additional hour
Max @ $19.00

Morgan Street Garage
155 Morgan St
Hartford, CT
Morgan Street is $ 4.00

Constitution Plaza Garage
109 Constitution Plaza 
Hartford, CT 06103
$10 fee
Patrons should use the south garage entrance on State Street

Learn More

Visit the Taste of the Caribbean Facebook page, website or Flickr page.

Volunteer Opportunities
Learn more about volunteer opportunities for this event.

*You MAY NOT bring alcohol into the parks and/or events.

Vendor & Exhibitor Information
Food, merchandise and exhibitor registration has closed. If you would like to receive information regarding opportunities at next year's event, please send an emal to our Events Manager.

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*This event is subject to change, relocation or cancellation without notice. 


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