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      July 24, 2010

      Saturday  12:00 PM - 10:00 PM

      Broadway Avenue & West River Road (starting line is UNDER Broadway Bridge)
      Minneapolis, Minnesota 55411

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      Twin Cities Caribbean Festival, Carifest

      Twin Cities Carifest Brings Caribbean Celebration
      to Minneapolis Riverfront July 24

      Twin Cities Carifest brings the rich culture of the Caribbean to the Mississippi Riverfront from 12 Noon to 10 p.m., Saturday, July 24. Festivities include diverse music, food and dance, a costumed carnival parade, lively market and children’s activities. The free-admission festival is located on West River Parkway between Plymouth Ave. North and W. Broadway Ave. in Minneapolis.

      The event concludes with Aquatennial fireworks; proceeds support Caribbean hurricane relief.

      Call 612-827-2211 for more information or www.carifest.org.

      Cost: Free - Now in its 16th year, Carifest showcases continuous onstage live music from throughout the Caribbean, including Calypso, Soca, Chutney and Reggae, as well as a spectrum of Caribbean dance styles, including performances from Capoeira, an Afro-Brazilian martial arts drum and dance group; Vishnu Mandi, an East Indian dance troupe; and Universal Dance Destiny, a West African and hip-hop dance company. The Caribbean Village market area features a variety of Caribbean foods from several local West Indian restaurants, with beer and wine served in the Budweiser tent.

      Categories: Concerts & Tour Dates | Kids & Family | Festivals

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.
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