This labor day weekend, Caribbean nationals and Florida residents will celebrate Caribbean culture at the Caribbean Food and Rum Festival.
The event will take place at the Hollywood Artspark on September 5th, from 3 PM to 10 PM.
The lineup for this year’s event includes several Caribbean musicians like Jamaican International Reggae Band – Third World and Jamaican superstar Barrington Levy.
Barbadian leading lady Allison Hinds will add the soca flavor alongside Trinidadian Patrice Roberts. Upcoming stars Julien Believe with his eclectic mix of soca and Bahamian junkanoo rhythms and Peter Ram will complete the live performances on stage.
The spirit of the Caribbean will also be showcased through special rum blends from Haiti, Jamaica, Grenada, US Virgin Islands and the Bahamas with demonstrations by master mixologists.
Patrons will have multiple options of food choices from across the French and English- speaking Caribbean, topped with demonstrations from the festival chefs using rum as compliment to the tasty delights.
Caribbean Food & Rum Festival also plans to cater for children with a specially designed village inside the festival village for kids- Kidsville and so parents can enjoy themselves in the adult village while children play in a safe and secure environment.
COVID-19 protocols will also be observed at the event.
CEO of CaribVille Entertainment, Lindell Douglas shares “that the event is being held for the first time during the Labor Day weekend as it allows Caribbean people to celebrate their contribution to the US labor force while showcasing Caribbean Culture.