Gas up the whip and get your passport ready! it's time to get your tickets for the Grace Jerk Festival in Toronto, August 9-12! Get all the details here!

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Thursday - August 9th - GRACE JERKFEST BOAT CRUISE
All aboard the Grace JerkFest’s Meet & Greet Boat Cruise
Kick-off the exciting extended weekend celebration of The Grace Jerk Food & Music Festival 2018, aboard the exquisite double decker, River Gambler. Meet RnB songstress & Canada’s very own Melonie Durrant & the legendary Jamaican Reggae duo, Chaka Demus & Pliers between 8:00 pm and 9:30 pm. The cruise sets sail on Thursday, August 9, 2018. Dine and dance the night away under the starry skies, watch the sun set on Toronto’s harbour, and take in the sights and sounds of the city’s waterfront and breathtaking skyline. Watch the sunset and experience the sights of the city’s waterfront and spectacular skyline while dancing the night away under the starry skies to the groovy sounds of one of Canada’s number one Reggae DJ SPEX DA BOSS, spinning the best of the 80’s to present in R & B, Reggae and Soca." ~ Jerk Fest

Sailing at 8:45PM sharp from 333 Lakeshore Blvd, East, Pier 31, downtown Toronto. This three (3) hour cruise will circle the stunning Toronto harbour.
Tantalize your taste buds with delectable dishes by Piranha Catering, featuring Jamaica’s world famous Jerk Chicken and Escovitch Salmon served with Rice & Peas and Vegetables. Enjoy a non- alcoholic drink. Cash bar on board.

As a bonus, five (5) lucky cruisers will be selected for a special Meet & Greet with former American Idol & Grammy award recording artist FANTASIA on Friday, August 10 at the Love and R&B Edition – Ladies of Soul, Centennial Park, Etobicoke.

Dinner & Dance Cruise Time
Meet & Greet: 8:00PM – 9:30PM
Boarding: 7:00PM – 8:30PM
Cruise: 8:45PM – 12:30AM
Disembark: 12:30AM

Friday - August 10th - Love and R&B Edition, Ladies Of Soul
Gates will open 5:00 p.m. through 10:00 p.m. with feature performances beginning at 8:30 p.m.

"Grammy-Award winning and platinum-selling artist, Fantasia to headline Love and R&B Edition, Ladies of Soul with opening performance by Toronto’s singer-songwriter Melanie Durrant.
Get ready to be mesmerized Grace JerkFest fans! The Grace Jerk Food & Musical Festival’s 3rd Annual Love and R&B Edition, Ladies of Soul is set to be explosive with former American Idol & Grammy Award Winner, Fantasia with opening performance by 2014 JUNO Awards, R&B singer-songwriter Melanie Durrant on Friday, August 10, 2018." ~ Jerk Fest

Saturday & Sunday - August 11th & 12th


"Experience a mouth watering journey with Caribbean flavours in the Grace Foods Experience Tent at Grace JerkFest Aug 11 & 12. See our celebrity chef demonstrate various signature dishes in live workshops each day at 1:30pm; 3:00pm; and 5:00pm. Be enlightened, be inspired, cooking with Grace Foods." ~ Jerk Fest


"The TD Cultural Stage seeks to promote the arts of new and upcoming artistes music and non music talents by providing them with exposure at Grace JerkFest. New and upcoming artistes will get the chance to ply their trades in front of a captive audience providing them with needed exposure to add to their resumes going forward. TD Bank and Caribbean Promotions Arts & Culture Inc. are proud to create this platform for new and upcoming artistes to continue honing their talents and contributing to their communities through the Arts." ~ Jerk Fest

"The Kidz Zone remains a major attraction for families, especially the children. These young ones can enjoy the face painting, balloon characters, inflatable rides, rock climbing, midway rides and so much more. Kids it’s your chance to meet & greet Caillou & the Care Bears, Sat. & Sun. August 11 & 12th, between the hours of 12 noon and 3:00pm. Capture the occasion with these adorable costume characters with an official JerkFest photo and relive the memories for years to come! Be sure to join us at the Niagara Inflatables Fun Zone! Try out Mountain Climb Challenge, Pirate and Toy Story Bouncer and our 16’ Slide! Fun for all!" ~ Jerk Fest

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