The 18 th Annual Unifest takes place Sunday May 20th, 11am-11pm at Vincent Torres Park , 4331 NW 36th Street in Lauderdale Lakes . The outdoor festival will bring back the memories of pride around the culture of Independence, “A Total Caribbean Experience,” featuring two icons of comedy from Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago, carnival costume parade presented by South Florida Carnival Band Leaders Association, cultural dancers, Moko Jumbies Stilt Dancers, cultural corner with face painting, interactive games and story telling for the kids, display of cultural artifacts, domino and netball tournaments.
Other activities include our major business expo, health fair, immigration corner, with Attorneys from the Caribbean Bar Association who will be available to answer questions and fill-out documents. The Unifest experience also offers an array of delicious Island food and creative arts and craft vendors.
The event concludes with a concert under the stars, featuring: Reggae Super Star Luciano, Soca Super Star’s Iwer George , Leon Coldero, Black Violin, Code Red Band, Marcia Ball and many, many more. This special presentation of Unifest will be hosted by comedian, actor Owen ‘Blakka’ Ellis from Jamaica and Paul Keens – Douglas from Trinidad , MC will be TV anchor/reporter Neki Mohan of ABC’s Channel 10, Mike A, the cool one and Cleve Osborne from WAVS 1170 AM.