about usA festive parade during the festival

In 2006, a vision of enhancing the City of Hartford'd revitalization efforts during West Indian Week in August was formulated. 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...

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entertainmentTerry G will be headlining the taste of the Caribbean Festival in 2013

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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vendorsA chef standing in front of a large table of Caribbean food

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

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Click Here For A Copy Of 2013 The Vendors Application


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Event Guide

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Exclusive Hotel Offer

Taste of the Caribbean & Jerk Festival Preferred Hotel Promotional rates $65.00 weekdays or $59.00 weekend.

Hills Point Hotel


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