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Photo Highlights from Taste of Jerk New York, The 2017 Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival Launch

Jamaican Jerk Festival New York Launch Jerkfest
Written by LeeAnne Criscenti

Taste of Jerk the annual kickoff for the Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival New York was held on Saturday, June 3rd, 2017, at the VP Records Retail Store in Jamaica Queens, New York. The event served as a way to notify the press of the various performers, food vendors, and entertainment that they can expect at the festival. The 7th Annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival New York will be held on Sunday, July 23rd at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens. Here are photo highlights from Taste of Jerk New York 2017.

About the Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival
The Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival NY has the unique distinction of being “New York’s Biggest Caribbean Food Festival” delivering an enjoyable experience of the highest quality to festival goers. Held annually at Roy Wilkins Park, Queens, New York, the third Sunday in July, the Festival appeals to all ethnicities and key demographics, particularly the vibrant Caribbean communities in the Metro New York. This year’s Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival is taking place on July 23rd, 2017. The Festival has been featured in NY 1, NY Daily News, Pix11 & Paste Magazine. Past Festival headliners have included sought after Dancehall, Soca and Reggae Artists: Christopher Martin, Sean Paul, Shaggy, Reggae Ambassadors, Third World, Dexta Daps, Tifa, Gyptian, Bunji Garlin, and Fay Ann Lyons.

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LeeAnne Criscenti