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Mark your presence at Jamaican Jerk Festival on Nov 12

To get Discounts on tickets, send a qualifying money transfer to the Caribbean from a participating Publix agent location and save on your ticket.

Sunday, 7th July 2024

Jamaican Jerk Festival
Jamaica: To celebrate the success of completing 21 years, the Jamaican Jerk Festival is all set to entertain on Sunday, November 12, 2023. The carnival can be visited from 1:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Miramar Regional Park, 16810 Miramar Pkwy, Miramar, FL 33027, is the selected venue for this annual festival. The fest is being hosted under the tagline 'Come for the food, Stay for the fun!' Tickets are on sale right now. The organisers have asked the interested individuals to book their tickets on the official site - www.jerkfestival.com. [caption id="attachment_62095" align="aligncenter" width="563"]Poster of Jamaican Jerk Festival Poster of Jamaican Jerk Festival[/caption]

As per the information, entry for Kids aged 10 and under is free. "To get Discounts on tickets, send a qualifying money transfer to the Caribbean from a participating Publix agent location and save on your ticket," said the organisers.

"Hotel Group Rates vary from 219 USD to 229 USD per night for AC Hotel Fort Lauderdale Sawgrass Mills/Sunrise," they added.

Major reasons to visit the Jerk Festival:
  • Culinary Pavilion: hosted by Chef Irie.
The theme includes two competitions: Competition-1, as Chef Clash Challenge, which will consider Chef Darian Bryan and Chef Jamal Small. Competition-2 as the Celebrity Quick Fire Challenge, which will be considering team The Champion - Cherney Amhara as the Defending Champion and Alexis Frazier as The Challenger. [caption id="attachment_62096" align="aligncenter" width="464"]Culinary Pavilion Culinary Pavilion[/caption]
  • Demonstrations will be given by Chef Kofi, Paulette Daley and Chef Reece.
  • Food Court: Treat your taste buds to various flavours from vendors offering tasty treats. Enjoy the tastiest and spicy jerk cuisine, such as Oxtails, Curry Goat, Escovitch Fish and roast corn.
[caption id="attachment_62097" align="aligncenter" width="484"]Food Court Food Court[/caption]
  • Corporate Exhibitors: The corporate partners of the festival will be offering lots of giveaways and prizes to promote their products and services. The exhibitors will include Grace Foods, Publix, Digicel, The Jamaica Tourist Board and more.
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  • VIP Vibe: Inclusive of all bites, beverages, parking, stage view and plush seating in an elegant and convenient setting.
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  • Kids Activity: The young ones can enjoy and experience a multitude of fun games and activities, which include Jamaican ring games, Riddle solving, Folk song sing-alongs, Hop Scotch and more.
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  • Entertainment: The segment will consider Culinary demonstrations and cook-offs, Cultural presentations, eating contests, comedians and Grammy-winning reggae performances.
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  • Merchandise: Eat it and Wear it! Own custom-made Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival gear that will be available at the merchandise booth. Printing of personally designed merchandise of personal choice will be available on-the-spot.
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  • Festival App: There's an app that offers a number to avail special offers and discounts. A free NFT as a token of appreciation can be received by downloading the app. Tickets, food, and merchandise can be purchased, and live festival updates can be received through the festival app. Download the app from Google Playstore and Apple App Store.
[caption id="attachment_62103" align="aligncenter" width="483"]Festival App Festival App[/caption] Get entertained by the performances of sensational artists:
  • Morgan Heritage
  • Ding Dong
  • Collie Buddz
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