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Celebrate Caribbean American Heritage Month in Prospect Park

There are three major events in Prospect Park celebrating Caribbean culture.

This June, celebrate Caribbean-American Heritage Month in Prospect Park!

Join Prospect Park Alliance with I AM caribBEING, JOUVAYFEST COLLECTIVE, BUSH WO/MAN Conversations Project, Braata Productions and Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzales to kick off a month of celebration. Enjoy Caribbean music, dance, cuisine and much more during this cultural celebration for Brooklynites of all ages.

Event highlights include: 

One Love Little Caribbean Day
Sunday, June 23, 11am to 7pm
Prospect Park Boathouse, Free

Spread Love, the Brooklyn Way with I AM CARIBBEING and Prospect Park Alliance. From a Carnival workshop led by Fiona Compton of Know Your Caribbean, to a dance class by Soca & Sweat to authentic Caribbean cuisine, music and more, One Love Fest is a unique way to immerse yourself in the vibrant culture of Little Caribbean NYC.

The Legacy of the Chicaba a.k.a. Moko Jumbie!
Sunday, June 23, 2pm to 5pm
Lefferts Historic House, Free

Join Prospect Park Alliance, JouvayFest Collective, BUSH WO/MAN Conversations Project and 2J & Friends for The Legacy of the Chicaba a.k.a. Moko Jumbie! Traditional Character’s workshop at Lefferts Historic House. Learn about the significance of these legendary African masquerade characters and how they have circulated through the diaspora across the Caribbean and other Carnival cultures around the world.

Sunday, June 30, 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Boathouse, Free, 

Join Prospect Park Alliance and Braata Productions for Caribites — a Caribbean culinary paradise! Enjoy a flavorful journey of food, music, and summer bliss. Immerse yourself in Caribbean culinary delights and entertainment that will make this summer truly unforgettable with the finest selection of Caribbean eats from Grenada, St Lucia, St Vincent & the Grenadines, Haiti & Dominican Republic and exciting activities for kids.