Florida Jerk Fest 2022 This Sunday – Volunteers Needed

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Sunday can’t come fast enough for many waiting to celebrate national Jamaican jerk day at the much anticipated Florida Jerk Fest 2022 at the Apopka Amphitheater. For the event organizers Full-A-Vybez Inc this is an event that has been growing in its 9th year in central Florida.

In keeping with its dedication to community and charity, the Florida Jerk Festival will give $1 from each festival ticket to the JaMIN Music Entrepreneurship, which was organized by Jamaica’s Consul General for the Southern United States, Oliver Mair.

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There will be live reggae and soca music, as well as a variety of Caribbean foods, with an emphasis on Jerk-style fare, served during the event. MC Wally British and DJs Agony and Interceptor will be providing the stage’s soundtrack. Veteran Jamaican dancehall musician Spragga Benz, the Bad Boys of Reggae, Inner Circle, and Soca heavyweight Pumpa will be performing live.

All attendees will be getting free samples of jerked cuisine, while all adults receive free tastings of Duke and Dame whiskey. In addition, there will be an exciting Jerk Cook-off competition, mixology demonstrations, and a fun children’s area called “The Kids Zone”.

The event will be family-friendly with kids under the age of 12 getting free admittance, and ticket prices start at $45 for general admission.

Volunteers Needed: Want to enjoy the event and also contribute to making it the best national Jamaican jerk day festival in the US? Email jwilliams@floridajerkfestival.com 

Volunteers are needed for the following

  1. Greeters at the Entrance of the Festival
  2. Monitor the kids Zone 
  3. hospitality at the Jerk Experience 
  4. Work with the public relations manager to interface with the media 
  5. Back stage , Stage management, Backstage hospitality.  
  6. Part of the hospitality team in the VIP
  7. Work at least 4 hours. 

The Volunteers will be given a Caribbean inspired lunch , juice and bottles of water.  Plus have a wonderful time experiencing the live music and joy of the Festival. 

Hurricane Ian Canned Food Drive: Full-A-Vybez Inc is also saddened by the devastation in Central Florida by hurricane Ian. We are working with the Apopka Area Chamber of Commerce and providing collection points for funds or supplies to assist in the Relief effort. See flyer below for more details.

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Cate Manley

Cate Manley

Cate Manley, President & CEO of the Apopka Area Chamber of Commerce, Visit ApopkaChamber.org for more information.

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