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



1:00 to 10:00 p.m.

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

Video from last year's festival 


Vendor & Exhibitor Information


Only accepting vending applications for Caribbean themed food and merchandise.


To register, click HERE

Learn More

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

Volunteer Opportunities

Learn more about volunteer opportunities for this event.

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

2015 Sponsors


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