Caribbean Culture Comes to Life During the Charleston Carifest Caribbean Carnival
Celebrate Caribbean Culture and Heritage at the Charleston Carifest Caribbean Carnival June 20th through 23rd. South Carolina Caribbean Culture & Heritage promotes and preserves the culture and heritage of the Caribbean. Our group is open to anyone from the Caribbean or interested in the Caribbean. South Carolina Caribbean Culture and Heritage Inc, was started in 2006. Our mission is to unearth, study, preserve and promote the cultural heritage of the Caribbean.
Join in the fun at the largest family friendly event in honor of Caribbean American Heritage Month in South Carolina. Savour authentic Caribbean food, dance to Reggae, Soca and Salsa music, delight yourself in the sights and sounds of Caribbean music and pagentry. Meet and greet Peter Bailey filmmaker, author, journalist our Grand Marshall from the featured country of the Virgin Islands.
There are five events held over four days starting with the educational component a Symposium and Opening Reception at the College of Charleston in North Charleston on Thursday, June 20th.
This is followed by three days of Fetes, Friday June 21st, an All White Fete, Fete en Blanc, or Party in White. Saturday is Carnival Day with the big Carifest Carnival Street Parade and Festival in Brittle Bank Park. This colorful Band of revelers will dance through the streets of Charleston to Brittle Bank Park. The last day is Sunday, June 23rd, the Carifest Musical Food Truck Brunch, featuring Scrouge, the hottest Soca Artist from the VI. Savor Caribbean food and enjoy various genre of Caribbean music and shake your legs to DJs Swisha and Luigi.
The Charleston Carifest is one of many programs promoted by the South Carolina Caribbean Culture and Heritage, Inc. (SCCCHI). SCCCH Inc is a nonprofit organization managed by a board of directors with an open membership to all with no regard to colour, class or creed. Our annual meeting is held in October. Membership is open to anyone of colour, class or creed. We promote understanding and awareness of the Caribbean Culture through festivals showcasing arts, culture and education while embracing diversity.
Community interaction is an important part of life, which is why Parks at Nexton Apartments in Summerville, South Carolina is urging you to join in the all of the excitement at this event! Don’t be shy—plenty of fun awaits in the greater neighborhood beyond our beautiful apartment community.
Thursday, June 20, 2019–6:00 PM
Event Venue Location:
Brittle Bank Park
185 Lockwood Drive
Charleston, South Carolina 29403