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Due to the construction-related road closure of Reserve Road, Charter Oak Landing will be closed to vehicular traffic Friday, October 18 through Monday, October 21. The park will be accessible to pedestrians and bicycles.

Saturday, August 3 | 1 - 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. 

Upper Stage:
1 pm: Music on the Plaza
1:30 pm: Hartford Steel Symphony
2:10 pm: Carnival Parade by CICCA
2:45 pm: Johnny B
3:20 pm: Caribbean American Dance
5 pm: Music on the Plaza (Big O)
5:40 pm: Sweet Noyz
6:10 pm: Jamaal Minot/Kwesoul/Antics (10 minutes each)
6:40 pm: Hartford Steel Symphony

Main Stage (by the river):
1:40 pm: D.J Boggie
3 pm: Kwesoul
3:25 pm: Jamaal Minot
3:50 pm: Antics
4:25 pm: Amandla Band
5:15 pm: Nelson Garcia and the Nelson Garcia Project (Jazz)
6:40 pm: Anthem Band 8 pm: Poser & Home Town Studio (Soca)
9 pm: Culture (Reggae)