Tampa, Fla. – In celebration of National Caribbean Heritage Month, the University Area Community Development Corporation (CDC) and the Caribbean-American National Development Organization (CANDO) will present the 8th Annual Tampa Bay Caribbean Heritage Festival on Saturday, June 2 from 4 to 8 p.m. at University Park, 14013 North 22nd Street in Tampa, 33613.
Fragrant and delectable island cuisine will tantalize the senses, while the all-island artwork on display will serve as a feast for the eyes. Headlining the evening, Caribbean music will be performed by LFS Music from New York City. Other great bands such as Tropi Groove, Nino Brown, Starlife Family, Caribbean Vibes and J’Nelle will perform. And international disc jockey DJ Spice will spin the hottest Caribbean tunes.
The entrance donation fee is $10 for adults; children 10 and under enter for free.
This event is a fundraiser for University Area CDC and CANDO, both 501(c) (3) organizations who provide much needed services to the community.
About University Area CDC
Celebrating its 20th year of serving the community, University Area CDC offers support for thousands of Tampa residents through youth programs, adult education and resource assistance. Its primary mission is the redevelopment and sustainability of the at-risk areas surrounding University of South Florida’s Tampa campus. For more information about University Area CDC, visit www.uacdc.org or call 813.558.5212.
CANDO promotes educational, workforce development, cultural and business programs to the Caribbean community in the Tampa Bay region. CANDO’s latest goal is to build a community facility that will stand as a home base for the Caribbean population, offering professional, social and educational support. For more information, call 813.774.5855 or visit www.wicando.com.