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Food, Crafts, Music, and More Can Be Found at the Jacksonville Caribbean Carnival

Celebrating all Caribbean cultures, the Jacksonville Caribbean Carnival features everything from a street parade featuring Caribbean costumes and music, to an elaborate food festival highlighting all the flavors and aromas of Caribbean food, as well as Caribbean craft displays and catchy steel drum music and live performances.

Dance along with the parade to the festival venue. The festive parade begins at 1:00pm, from the corner of 1st Street & A. Phillip Randolph Boulevard, then proceeds to the Food, Craft and Music Festival at Metro Park. The parade showcases colorful costumes, dancing, and the sounds of calypso, soca can be heard throughout the area.

Jacksonville Caribbean Festival, was launched in downtown Jacksonville in 2005. Come visit the Jacksonville Caribbean Carnival to enjoy new experiences, get to know a new and diverse culture, and spoil yourself in our weekend's festivities.

Community interaction is an important part of life, which is why Mount Carmel Gardens Apartments in Jacksonville, Florida is urging you to join in the all the excitement at this event!

Event Time/Date:
Saturday, August 11, 2018—12:00 PM

Event Venue Location:
Metropolitan Park
1410 Gator Bowl Boulevard
Jacksonville, Florida 32202

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