Festival Details

Sunday, August 19, 2018

12 noon ’til to 8pm

On August 19, we’re bringing the islands to you! Join us for the 32nd 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.

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.

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