The Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival is the largest Caribbean Food Festival in the U.S.A. It has a broad general market appeal as the popularity of ‘Jerk’ transcends easily across the DMV area’s dynamic, multi-ethnic population.


The 3rd Annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival, DC., Sunday, June 10, 2018 at RFK Stadium Festival Lawn., 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 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.


The flavour of the Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival is a mixture of old-time fair and contemporary concert. There is a large number of vendors selling a variety of Jerk foods in their many forms; everyone has their own secret ingredients. Pork and chicken are the main Jerk offerings, but also available are Jerk foods that deviate from the norm, to include delicacies such as Jerk Fish, Jerk Shrimp and Jerk Lobster and even the innovative and unusual Jerk Ice Cream

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.