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FESTIVAL | Carifest 

The 30th Annual Caribbean Festival and Parade — also known as Carifest — will take place Saturday, August 9, and offers a host of activities for anyone who stops by. Following this year's theme "Honoring the Past, Anticipating the Future," Carifest kicks off in a big way with a costume parade along East Main Street in celebration of Caribbean culture and traditions. Afterward, Carifest kicks into high gear with Caribbean food, dancing, children's entertainment, and performances from British reggae musician Maxi Priest, stilt-walkers Brooklyn Jumbies, and the Mounafanyi Percussion and Dance group.

Carifest will take place Saturday, August 9, with the parade running 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., beginning at the Liberty Pole, East Main Street. The festival itself is 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Brown Square Park (251 Verona Street). Early bird tickets are $15; Event day tickets are $20 for adults; $10 for senior citizens and children ages 6 to 12; free for children 5 and under. For more information, visit


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