Colors Of The Caribbean Event Celebrates Caribbean-American Heritage Month

Jun 12, 2014

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The music of several Caribbean island nations will play this Saturday at Young Circle Park in Hollywood, for the Colors of the Caribbean festival.

The event will celebrate the eighth anniversary of Caribbean-American Heritage Month.

The free family celebration will include performances by Jamaican reggae artist Wayne Wonder and reggae-roots group Midnite, from the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Other performances include Harmonik from Haiti, Lauderhill Steel Ensemble from Trinidad and Tobago and Junkanoo from the Bahamas. 

For the kids, entertainment will be provided by the YMCA, who will be sponsoring an active "Kids Zone" during the event. Other attractions for kids will include face painting, arts and crafts and "Kids Zumba," among others. 

The event will open at 4 p.m. and performances will end at 10:45 p.m. For more information and a full list of performances, visit the event website.