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Come enjoy the many Caribbean Flavors & Festivities in the Heart of Connecticut!

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About Hartford, CT’s Taste Of The Caribbean & Jerk Festival

In 2006, a group of dedicated Caribbean leaders along with the Caribbean American Young Adults Social and Civic Organization (CAYASCO) partnered with our host Riverfront Recapture Inc. to present the first Taste of the Caribbean & Jerk Festival. At that time a vision was articulated to help enhance the City of Hartford’s revitalization efforts. In its inaugural year, an estimated 7,000 people from a variety of economic backgrounds, nationalities and races visited the Riverfront Plaza. Since its inception, the Taste of the Caribbean & Jerk Festival has grown exponentially.

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Mortensen Riverfront Plaza

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

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