August 6 | 1 pm to 11 pm | Free
Mortensen Riverfront Plaza


The Taste of the Caribbean & Jerk Festival brings authentic Caribbean cuisine, cool island beverages, spectacular costumes and dance, and island rhythms to Mortensen Riverfront Plaza. Enjoy a full day of music, children's activities and huge selection of food vendors including Scotts' Jamaican Bakery, Ponce Pina Colada and Southern Bell Food Truck.

Plaza Stage (Upper Level)
1:00 1:30 Music on the Plaza (Big O/Johnny P)
1:30 - 2:00 Sweet Noyz 
2:00 - 2:30 Salsa Zumba Experience
2:45 - 3:30 Hartford Steel Symphony
3:30 - 3:40 Curet Boy Scout Troop 1443 Parading Flags
3:45 - 4:15 Carnival Parade by CICCA
4:20 - 4:40 Caribbean American Dance Group
5:00 - 5:40 New Release Band
5:45 - 6:15 Saint Lucian Folklore Association Dancers
6:30 - 7:25 Los Calientes w/Nelson Bello
7:45 - 8:15 Hartford Steel Symphony
8:45 - 10:00 Open Mic/Dance Party with DJ. Ace

River Stage (Lower Level)
1:00 - 2:00 Music by DJ Collins
2:00 - 3:30 Bro. Gary (Gospel) Rehoboth Church, Lady Marissa, JC. Jermit
3:45 - 4:00 Honey Brandy
4: 10 - 4:30 Dorrette Sterling
4:40 - 5:00 Don C
5:10 - 5:40 Laree Salmon
5:45 - 6:10 Toussaint the Liberator
6:20 - 7:20 Elan Trotman
7:30 - 9:00 Luciano (The Messenger)
9:15 - 10:15 Saga Dee
10:15 - 10:45 New Release Band

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