New York, NY – November 5, 2021 – The sweet aroma of smoking grills and pulsating reggae and soca music returns to Roy Wilkins Park, in Queens New York, on July 24, 2022, for the 10th staging of the Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival, New York. The annual event highlights the food, music, and culture of the Caribbean, and organizers are planning to exceed patron’s expectations to mark this milestone occasion.
“As we emerge from the global pandemic of the last two years, we’re eager to celebrate with our fans,” stated Richard Lue, event Coordinator. “We are working with sponsors, entertainers and vendors to create an exciting and interactive 2022 presentation to commemorate our 10th anniversary in a special way.”
Attendees of the Jerk Festival enjoy a wide variety of jerk delicacies, the popular Grace Jerk Cook-Off & Culinary Demonstrations, cultural presentations, contemporary entertainment on the Main Stage while the little one’s revel in the Kidz Zone. People come for family, fun, fellowship, and the cool Jerk Festival vibe our patrons have come to know and love.
Festivities will begin early in 2022 with several pre-event promotions at local restaurants and supermarkets, beginning with a “Taste of Jerk” at VP Records retail location on Jamaica Avenue. Offering food samplings, festival ticket giveaways and other prizes. These community engagements will build anticipation and create a buzz leading up to festival day on Sunday, July 24th.
The Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival, NY is produced by Jamaican Jerk Festival NY, LLC in association with VP Records. Held annually in Roy Wilkins Park, Queens, New York, the event appeals to the City’s multi-cultural constituents, particularly the vibrant Caribbean communities in the Metro New York area. Visit www.jerkfestivalny.com for details and follow the festival on Facebook and Instagram @jajerkfestival.