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College of Charleston
Thursday, June 20, 2019, 6 – 9pm

June is Caribbean American Heritage Month and SC Caribbean Culture & Heritage will celebrate by hosting Charleston Carifest, a series of five events in four days. The festival begins June 20th and continues through June 23rd.

This year’s event includes a symposium, a party, a parade, and more. The full schedule can be seen below:

    June 20th: Carifest Symposium & Opening Reception
        College of Charleston School of Professional Studies
        6 pm to 9 pm
        Free
        Keynote: Mr. Peter Bailey from the Virgin Islands, this year’s featured country
June 21st: Carifest All White Fete

    Canon Street Arts Center, 134 Canon Street
    9 pm – 2 am
    Music by DJ Swisha and DJ Luigi
    Reggae, Soca, Salsa, Afrobeats
    $15 tickets available on online here, but payment will be accepted at the door

June 22nd: Carifest Parade & Festival in the Park

    Parade
        King and John Street down King to Sumter to Congress to Hagood to Brittle Bank Park
        4 pm
    Festival in the Park
        5 pm – 11 pm
        Brittlebank Park
        Live Performance by International Artists Scrouge Soca Artist from the Virgin Islands, MichaelStar from Jamaica, and Empress J. Local Artists Gatorman and Umoja Unity African Drum and Dance, and Caribbean Band Blazin Posse
        Admission $15, children under 12 are free
        Authentic Caribbean food, Arts & Craft
        $15.00 admission; can be purchased here

June 23rd: Carifest Brunch

    Canon Street Arts Center
    Food provided by Cammie’s Caribbean Cuisine Food Truck
    $15 admission; can be purchased here
    Partial proceeds benefit the Shelton Project’s fight to stop child abuse.

Event Type: Lecture/Discussion, Other
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