Author: Pauline

Come to the next Carifest Limeup

Starting last December 29, Carifest planners initiated a monthly Limeup, a gathering at a local venue open to all who are interested. These are held on the last Friday of each month. Along with delicious¬† Caribbean bites at Marla’s and Harry Singh’s, there was much liming, laughter and the exchange of ideas. Don’t miss the Read More …

Carifest 2017 planning

Planning for Carifest 2017 is in full swing. As always the festival will be held on the fourth weekend of July 2017, which means July 21 & 22. There is much yet to be determined, such as event location, performers and more. Come back for updates as the plans are finalized. If you’d like to Read More …

Performers at Carifest 2017

The multi-talented Nadia Batson will headline the main stage, performing from 9 to 10p.m. Before Nadia, Rayzor backed by the Request Band will perform at approximately 7:30. The Brooklyn-based Request Band (“RQB”) blends their unique style of ¬†vocals and calypso and reggae/dancehall-inspired melodies with a fusion of the hottest island beats. RQB’s brand of soca Read More …

Plan with us

As we plan Carifest 2016, we’re looking for volunteers, committee chairs, people to be on the committees and assistance with donations, sponsorship, event planning, costume making, masquerade bands – not only for the Carifest parade on July 23, but also to join our group in the May Day Parade, the Aquatennial Torchlight Parade and other Read More …

You can donate anytime

While Give-to-the-Max Day receives a lot of buzz, you can donate through GIveMn anytime during the year. Just go to their site and donate $20 or $25 or maybe a hundred or a a few hundred. No amount is too small (or too large), and all funds received will go towards expenses directly related to Read More …