The Grace Jamaica Jerk Festival Enjoyed By More Than 15K at Roy Wilkins Park



Sunday, July 31st saw the 10th annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens. The events culinary experiences, cultural presentation, kids zone and festival mainstage held the attraction of all in attendance.

Highlights from the day included a visit and greeting from New York City Mayor Eric Adams, Queens Councilman from the southern district Leroy Comrey. Congresswoman Yvette Clarke,

State Leroy Comrie Queens Borough President, Donovan Richards, Congressman Lee Zeldin and Chef Ron Duprat.  The crowd of 15,00 enjoyed a day filled with fun, great food, and entertainment for the whole family.

“We’re very pleased with the results from the event,” said Eddy Edwards, marketing director for the festival, “the turn-out was strong, the people seemed to really enjoy themselves, and the production came off without incident.”

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