Montreal’s Spiciest Caribbean Festival at Vinet Park
On Saturday, July 9, get ready for Montreal’s spiciest Caribbean Festival! The Spice Island Cultural Festival is ready to hit Montreal at Vinet Park, Little Burgundy in downtown Montreal.
Celebrating Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique being named the first World Culinary Capital by the World Food & Travel Association (WFTA), Grenada’s Executive Chef Belinda Bishop brings her team to Montreal to cook for you. You love to eat, we got the chefs!
Live Music, Acrobats and a 50-foot steel person!
Live performances from Calypso and Soca Artists from Grenada will also join the festivities. Guests include: King Scholar, nine times Calypso Monarch direct from Grenada, along with Grenada’s Power Soca Artist Ledneck. Calypsonian KennyC and soca sensation Bonafide and Kyng Moses out of Toronto will also join the celebrity cast. Jab Jab Orchestra, Montreal Rhythm Makers, West Can Dancers, Caribbean Voices, the Spice Island Kids, Fashion presentation from Spicechick & Mad Fashions, Steelpan performance by Salah Pan, and much more will fill your day from 1pm to 10pm.
On July 9, The Spice Island Cultural outdoor festival will come to a close with acrobatics, aerials and full-out fun with colourful, high-flying performances from MONTRÉAL COMPLÈTEMENT CIRQUE.
Festival goers will enjoy astonishing aerials and mind-blowing performances by the most talented circus performers in Montreal, all surrounding a 50-foot steel statue meant to help bring people together to celebrate the arts.
Over 20 vendors will have food, desserts, drinks, arts and crafts and businesses, such as Century 21 Grenada, Republic Bank Grenada, Bank of Montreal and more are waiting to welcome you with some interesting propositions.
Bring the children. The Kiddies section with bouncies, face painting, hula hoop contests and special eats, promises to be a real treat for the children.
On Sunday, July 10 at Greenz Restaurant Parking Lot – The closing ceremony will be filled with live music, eating, dancing and celebrating the first Culinary Capital of the World (Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique) with an Oil Down Cook-off by five visiting chefs; Executive Celebrity Chef Belinda Bishop of Flavours of Grenada, and her team which includes Sous-chef Miguel Mitchell and the GTA Young Chef Winner, Keron Doyle, direct from Grenada, who will join Chef Lennox Antoine of Island Flava Restaurant (Ottawa); Greenz restaurant Head Chef, Leon Charles (Montreal) and Executive Chef Anthony Mair, President of the Grenada Culinary Network (Toronto). Tickets for this Cool-Down Oil Down Fete are $30 and can be purchased here or at Greenz Restaurant in Lachine.