Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival New York Celebrates 10th Anniversary July 31

[NEW YORK] – The anticipated return of New York’s “Biggest Caribbean Food and Music Festival” the Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival, will take place on Sunday, July 31 at Roy Wilkins Park, in Queens New York. The annual event is a celebration of the food, music, and culture of the Caribbean.  In addition, organizers are planning to make this year one of the most memorable for the festival’s 10th anniversary.

Multiple Milestones Cause for Big Celebrations in 2022 

“There are many reasons to celebrate this year,” stated Eddy Edwards, CEO of Jamaican Jerk Festival USA, Inc. “Our tenth anniversary in New York coincides with Jamaica’s 60th anniversary of independence. As well as our title sponsor, Grace Foods’ 100th anniversary. We are making every effort to make this year very special for our guests”.

Cultural Presentations

Attendees to the Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival can feast on a wide variety of jerk delicacies. In addition, watch competitions and demonstrations in the Grace Jerk Cook-Off Pavilion. Plus, enjoy traditional cultural presentations, contemporary entertainment on the Main Stage. Especially, while the little one’s revel in the Kidz Zone. Seasoned patrons return annually to fellowship with family and friends as they experience the “cool” Jerk Festival vibe they have come to know and love.


Several pre-event promotions will be staged at local restaurants and supermarkets. Beginning with a “Taste of Jerk” at VP Records retail location on Jamaica Avenue. Including food samplings, festival ticket giveaways and sponsors giveaways. These community engagements will build anticipation and create a buzz leading up to the festival on Sunday, July 31st. Patrons are urged to stay connected via social media @jajerkfestival and at Jerk Festival NY website.


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