The 2nd Annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival, DC., Sunday, June 18, 2017 at RFK Stadium, Lot 6., Noon to 9:00 p.m. The Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival, DC will offer residents of Greater Washington as well as visitors, a deliciously entertaining experience as they feast on spicy jerk cuisine, enjoy hot music and bask in the cool festival vibes.


It’s a Festival with a distinctly Caribbean flavor; a must-attend event for friends & families who relish exotic food & drink, a warm positive vibe, and of course, world-class reggae, soca & cultural performances.


Presented by the Institute of Caribbean Studies and produced by Jamaican Jerk Festival NY, LLC to celebrate June as Caribbean American Heritage Month.

Roam our extensive Food Village that’s a destination in itself and feast on tasty Caribbean cuisine; Cheer on your favorite chef, celebrity or restaurant team as they compete for cash and bragging rights; watch culinary demonstrations and sample delicious creations in the Jerk Cook-off Pavilion; Experience an interactive Sponsor’s Row with lots of giveaways and prizes; See tomorrow’s stars or connect with the past through traditional folk and oral presentations on the Cultural Stage;  a Kids Zone offers games and fun activities to keep the young ones busy all day, the A Main Stage sizzles with performances by national headliners and local bands with the best reggae, soca and dancehall music.