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Essex County African American Caribbean Festival

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Branch Brook Park

Prudential Groove Center

Newark, NJ 07104

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The best of the Caribbean lands in Essex County the second weekend in September with live performances from the best performers from around the world. This is another free event. And draws thousands from the Tri-State area.

Preforming for the first time in New Jersey

Request Band

DJ D Life from WIn Radio

Sound Tech International from Blaze Radio

DJ Kassava

CASYM SteelBand

Caribbean Queen Alison Hinds

and a lot more

Tell a friend to tell a friend and join us on Sept. 7, 2019


What can I bring into the event?

• Comfy shoes for walking and dancing

• Lawn chairs, tents (no bigger than 10 x2 20), lean-tos, blankets, tables, coolers

• Food and beverages, (or, you can leave the cooking and mix up to our on-site food and beverage vendors)

• Sunscreen, hats, fans, towels, etc.

• Water, ice, and plenty of it. It will be hot!

• Extra batteries and wireless chargers for your mobile devices (you’ll be taking lots of photos and videos)

• Hand sanitizer

• Positive attitude, patience, and a smile


• Glass bottles or glass objects

• Gas grills, gas, and propane or kerosene tanks

• Kegs

• Illegal substances

• Fireworks

• Firearms

• Animals (service animals are permitted)

• Drones

• Cigars and cigs (no smoking on park grounds)

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Branch Brook Park

Prudential Groove Center

Newark, NJ 07104

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