JerkFest is an annual event celebrating jerk cuisine and Caribbean culture organized by not-for-profit organization Caribbean Promotions Arts & Culture Inc. It was initially started in 2002 to fill the void after the hype of Caribana and extend the Caribbean festive summer season. JerkFest has been voted by BlogTO as one of Toronto's top 50 must attend summer events in 2014 and 2015 and one of Ontario's top 100 festivals since 2011.
Now in its 16th year, JerkFest has grown to be staple calendar event in Toronto and draws thousands of visitors each year. JerkFest 2017 will take place from August 11-13 at Centennial Park in Etobicoke
Sunday, August 13
Centennial Park in Etobicoke