Festival Details

Date
Sunday, August 20, 2017

Time
12 noon ’til to 8pm

Description
On August 20, we’re bringing the islands to you! Join us for the 31st Annual Philadelphia Caribbean Festival for a day full of island culture.

A rich celebration of 14 Caribbean islands will treat you to a wholesome family fun in a beautiful atmosphere with a line up of authentic island sounds of reggae, roots international beat, hip-hop and gospel, poetry, island skits and creative on-stage dances, the pulsating sound of the steel band; all that’s complimented by a marketplace of Caribbean fashions, souvenirs, arts and craft. additionally, a “tings” Caribbean workshop; and a children’s corner, including an African/Caribbean children’s village enactment and maypole dancing.

Fragrant Aromas will surround the great plaza at Penn’s landing as vendors prepare a variety of island cuisine-jerk chicken and rice/peas, curried goat/chicken, codfish cakes, escovitched fish and “festival” bakes, roti, Caribbean slaw, to name a few.

Location
The Great Plaza, Penn’s Landing
Columbus Blvd. and Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, Pa

Click here for a listing of participating countries!

For more information, contact us.