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The 7th Charleston Caribbean Jerk Festival returns Saturday, July 16, 2022, at Riverfront Park, 1001 Everglades Avenue, North Charleston, SC from 5 p.m. until 11 p.m.

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 Jamaican jerk seasoning.

Please bring a blanket, chair & good vibes while you enjoy music, food & fun!

TOP JERK CHEF 2022

The top chefs in the Southeast will bring it and face off in a fierce and delicious competition. Judges will decide who gets crowned Top Jerk Chef 2022, while attendees reap the delicious benefits.  We encourage you to try as many vendors as possible. Specially-priced plates are available at the vendors’ discretion.

 

JERK WING EATING CONTEST

Get to the Charleston Caribbean Jerk Festival early to sign up for the Jerk Wing Eating Contest.  The person who eats the most wings in 30 seconds wins.  Will you be crowned the 2022 Charleston Caribbean Jerk Festival Jerk Wing King or Queen?

MUSIC BY

Mystic Vibrations

Tropix International Sounds

 

TICKETS

On sale Tuesday, March 1, 2022, at noon!

  • $5 Early bird tickets (limited amount)
  • $10 Advance tickets

Slightly more at the gate

Children 12 and under are FREE with an adult ticket

** All attendees must have a ticket for entry**

*NO RE-ENTRY*

 

RULES & SAFETY

Tickets are required for entry (including complimentary tickets & children’s tickets.)

Children under 12 must have adult supervision at all times.

Tents and coolers are prohibited.

North Charleston Police, Fire & EMS will be onsite and available in case of an emergency.

Alcohol is available for purchase with a valid ID.

No outside food or drinks are allowed on site.

 

FOOD & BEVERAGES 

A variety of vendors will be onsite with food and drinks for purchase.

No outside food or drinks are allowed on the premises.

No coolers allowed.

 

PARKING

Parking is FREE on site.

There is a short walk to the event space.

 

DOs & DON’Ts

Lawn chairs and blankets are welcome.

No tents, coolers, or firearms.

No pets.

 

Thank you to our sponsors!