The Taste CT team has answered some of your frequently asked questions (FAQs) to help you navigate and enjoy your visit to one of the best food festivals in Hartford, Connecticut (CT).

Where is the festival taking place?

Mortensen Riverfront Plaza; Downtown Hartford, CT 06103

Where is Parking?

There is some parking on the street (free on the weekends); local parking lots within walking distance and you can park and ride.

What is your mask policy? (COVID 19)

Our festival is a safe outdoor venue following local guidelines for outdoor events. Masks are not required, however please feel free to wear one to help keep our community safe.

What is the Cost?

The festival is absolutely free to enter; however, you may need some funds if you wish to patronize the many vendors.

Do you allow dogs?

Yes! This is a public outdoor park. However, you are fully responsible for ensuring safety to the public and to clean up behind your four legged friend.

Lost and Found

If you have lost an item check at the Park Ranger station or Taste of The Caribbean booth.

Other concerns?
Feel free to send questions to info@tastect.org

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Festival Location & Host

Mortensen Riverfront Plaza

300 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford, CT, USA
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(860) 595-2984

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

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