Support us with a donation anytime—  Help Carifest continue over 23 years of educating, entertaining and engaging the Twin Cities on Caribbean cultures. Donate to Carifest on GiveMN Today!

Yes! I want to support Carifest!

Save the date for Carifest 2017 —   Happening this year on July 21 & 22.  Saturday festivities will take place at the usual location on the banks of the Mississippi River. Bands, Food, Performances and Fun for the whole family. This year there will be changes to the parking set-up but otherwise all are invited to enjoy this delightful community cultural celebration.



Carifest Sponsor



Visit the U.S. Virgin Islands - no passport needed



Food vendors serve up a taste of mouth-watering Caribbean flavors with popular dishes including roti & curry, jerk chicken & ribs, fish & bread, rice & peas, channa, beef, chicken and vegetarian patties and so much more. A wide selection of non-alcoholic beverages & sno-cones with syrup & condensed milk are also usually available. If you would like to be a vendor at the next Carifest, look for information here:

Vendor Information


contact us

James Byron: 612-239-8384 or Email: Charles Peterson: 612-590-8509 or Email: Donna Rankin: 952-451-7920 or Email: 100 South 1st.St, P.O. Box 580481, Minneapolis, MN 55458-0481

Contact Us



Help us raise funds through



Carifest Supporter

The Jarvis Law Firm supports Carifest annually and in exchange we recommend that you contact them when you need their services.

Find them

y'all having fun?

Join us

With so many people & such great music, it's always a good time.

Carifest Sponsor Carifest Sponsor Carifest Sponsor Carifest Sponsor Carifest Sponsor Carifest Sponsor