Miami Carnival Joins Caribbean 305 Celebration This Weekend
June 22, 2018
MIAMI – Caribbean305, the Caribbean culinary and cultural celebration with flavors from more than a dozen Caribbean nations, features a new partnership this weekend with the organizers of Miami Carnival.
Through the partnership, Caribbean305 patrons will experience a robust infusion of entertainment in addition to sizzling flavors from 16 Caribbean destinations. A steel pan group, masqueraders, mocko jumbies and an Indo-Caribbean Tassa band are some of the components Miami Carnival will bring to the celebration.
Additionally, the Jamaica Tourist Board will sponsor a reggae band featuring former Third World drummer Willie Stewart and a DJ, courtesy of Barbados Tourism, will be part of the celebration, which takes place on Miami’s Jungle Island on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 8 p.m.
“This new partnership helps us celebrate a beautiful variety of Caribbean entertainment with the South Florida community, and showcases the cultural vibrance of the region,” said Frank Comito, Director General and CEO of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), producers of the second annual event. Comito added the Caribbean cultural showcase also features the region’s top chefs, bartenders and mixologists.
Caribbean305 will shine a spotlight on culinary professionals from 16 Caribbean destinations, including Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bonaire, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Curaçao, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, St. Lucia, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos, and U.S. Virgin Islands.