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LUCIANO Returns To Headline The 2016 Festival

2016 Jazz Event Pictures Posted!

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Taste Of The Caribbean & Jerk Festival
P.O. Box 1604
Hartford, CT 06144-1604

Phone: (860) 306-1693


About Us

In 2006, a vision was formulated to enhance the City of Hartford's revitalization efforts. A group of dedicated Caribbean leaders and CAYASCO, partnered with The Riverfront Recapture organization to present the first annual Taste of the Caribbean & Jerk Festival.



Dance into the night with live Caribbean rhythms from local, national and international musical artists. Watch and play a game of dominos, limbo or other popular Caribbean Games...

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A special thank you to all of our vendors. Becoming a vendor at The Taste of the Caribbean & Jerk Festival is a unique opport- unity to enjoy sharing your talents and...