The Charleston Caribbean Jerk Festival is a family friendly event that celebrates the best in Caribbean food, culture and music.

The 5th Annual Charleston Caribbean Jerk Festival is Saturday, July 28, 2018 at Riverfront Park in North Charleston, SC from 6pm until 11pm. The Charleston Caribbean Jerk Festival is a family friendly event that celebrates the best in Caribbean food, culture and music. The focus of this unique festival is to highlight Caribbean food, specifically food using the Jamaican jerk seasoning. The top chefs in the Southeast will “bring it” in an effort to dethrone the 2017 champion Ma Gloria and claim the title of
Top Jerk Chef 2018!!!

Charleston Caribbean Jerk Festival 2018

Food & Drinks

Enjoy amazing Caribbean cuisine and beverages on the water.  The Top Jerk Chefs from the Southeast gather to serve you a taste of the islands. Heineken & other alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase.   Question, when was the last time you enjoyed a refreshing drink from a fresh pineapple?  

Jerk Wing Eating Contest

Do you have what it takes to be the Jerk Wing King or Queen? Well prove it!  We give you the wings and 30 seconds.  Whoever can tackle the most Jerk Wings is the champion for 2018.  We can’t wait to see your messy faces. 

See live Music

Live Reggae music while you eat, dance and enjoy a perfect day under the sun.  The Charleston Caribbean Jerk Festival will help you vibe out with bands, surprise acts and DJs from Southern Light & Sound speakers. 

Heineken Stage Performers

Live on the Heineken Stage,  The Sahara Reggae Band & Mystic Vibrations.  These talented groups select the perfect reggae, dancehall, soca & surprise covers to set the mood for the Charleston Caribbean Jerk Festival.   It’s ok to dance with a Jerk rib in your hand, we won’t judge you. 

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Tickets available for $10 if you purchase before the event.

Countdown

July 28 2018 - 6.00 p.m.
Riverfront Park. North Charleston, SC