Charleston Carifest is a Caribbean Carnival celebration in honour of Caribbean American Heritage Month. It is three days of food, fun, music, and costumes submerged in education and culture. This is the creative and artistic expression of Caribbean people. Join in and embrace Unity in Diversity.

Charleston Carifest 2022 will recognize and celebrate the Queens of the Caribbean and the beautiful Virgin Islands.

On Thursday, June 16 Carifest Symposium at 5:30PM in the Auditorium, Main Library, Calhoun Street.

Friday, June 17, the Annual All White Fete, venue TBA

Saturday, June 18 Mardi-Gras style Street Parade through the streets of downtown Charleston leading to the Carnival Village at Brittle Bank Park.

Highly Anticipated Carnival Events

Charleston Carifest Caribbean Carnival Humanitarian Effort

As part of our humanitarian efforts, we are working with the Shelton Project to collect stuffed animals, books, soccer balls-size 3 – 4, child size cleats, shin guards for the children of Port Antonio, Jamaica WI.

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