Parade Info

Carifest: Parade

Carifest: Parade

Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

Plymouth Ave and Main Street, Rochester, NY 14604

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Carifest Parade begins at 11 am beginning at Plymouth and Main traveling East bound on Main St to East Ave to Chestnut St. ending at festival site 353 Court St.

The annual costume parade highlights the traditional carnival spirit of the Caribbean, with its flamboyant costumes and music. It gives the people of Rochester and its surrounding communities a taste of the Caribbean culture.

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Festival Info

Carifest: Festival

Carifest: Festival

Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 1:00pm to 10:00pm

353 Court St, Rochester, NY 14607

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The Rochester West Indian Festival Organization, Inc. hosts a Caribbean Festival, known throughout the wider Rochester community as CARIFEST. This event features some of the Caribbean's finest in food, music, and arts and crafts. The festival is usually held on the 2nd weekend in August in Downtown Rochester with an average attendance of over 5000 people.

For questions or more information on being a Carifest vendor, email