Jamaican Jerk Festival Washington, DC 2016! Sunday, June 19th

The 1st Annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival, DC., Sunday, June 19, 2016 on Pennsylvania Avenue, between 12th and 14th Streets NW in Washington, DC., Noon to 9:00 p.m.

The Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival, DC will offer residents of Greater Washington as well as visitors, a deliciously entertaining experience as they feast on spicy jerk cuisine, enjoy hot music and bask in the cool festival vibes.

It's a Festival with a distinctly Caribbean flavor; a must-attend event for friends & families who relish exotic food & drink, a warm positive vibe, and of course, world-class reggae & cultural performances.

Presented by the Institute of Caribbean Studies and produced by Jamaican Jerk Festival NY, LLC to celebrate June as Caribbean American Heritage Month.

The festival features: A Main Stage for national headliners and local bands; a Cultural Stage with traditional folk, oral presentations and up-coming artists; a Jerk Cook-off Pavilion, featuring top chefs, celebrities and participating restaurants, competing for cash and bragging rights; a Kids Zone offering interactive games and fun activities to keep the young ones busy all day. An extensive Food Village serving tasty Caribbean cuisine that's a destination in itself; and a vibrant Sponsor's Row with lots of giveaways and prizes.