Taste of the Caribbean - Basingstoke War Memorial Park

Taste of the Caribbean - Basingstoke War Memorial Park

Taste of the Caribbean Food & Drink Festival

Available from 31 August 2024 to 31 August 2024

Book now from £11.50

What else is on at Taste of the Caribbean Food & Drink Festival?

Get tickets here to Europe's largest food & drink festival dedicated to Caribbean food in Basingstoke The War Memorial Park!

Taste Of The Caribbean Food & Drink Festival is a celebration of different cultures and amazing cuisines.  Aiming to bring together people of all backgrounds, ages, races and religions to enjoy and indulge in some of the most amazing food and drink in the world.​ 

The event consists of multiple street food traders selling hot food, desserts, take home produce, cultural crafts as well as non food products.​ 

Entertainment consists of live music, cooking demonstrations, eating competitions, funfair rides and activities for the children.

Enjoy the best of Caribbean music & culture in Baskingstoke

Experience the best of Caribbean beats! Catch amazing tribute bands with live music; you'll be grooving until your feet ache! Some of the amazing acts include:

  • The Marley Experience - Bob Marley Tribute Band
  • Ultimate 40 - UB40 Tribute Band
  • The Reminisce Band - Reggae Classics & Anthem

The best Caribbean cuisine in Baskingstoke

Try as many different cuisines as you can handle! Taste of the Caribbean will feature over 25 of the UK's best restaurants and street food vendors, representing islands all over the Caribbean!

Over 50 variations of dishes including vegan options will be on sale!

Jerk Chicken, Lamb & Pork, Ackee & Saltfish, Oxtail, Curry Chicken, Curry Goat, Brown Stew Chicken, Plantain, BBQ Chicken, Fried Chicken, Roti, A Variety of Fish, Fried Dumpling, Festivals, Lobster, Crab, Doubles, Rice & Peas, Vegan Versions of your Favourite Caribbean Dishes and more.

Entertainment & Special features

  • Live Music Stage
  • Eating Competitions
  • Market Stalls
  • Children's Area
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Puppet Shows
  • Stilt Walkers

Shop like you're on the coast of Montego Bay

Explore over 45 amazing and authentic traders, selling everything from;

  • Books
  • Jewelers
  • Cosmetics
  • Clothes
  • Sunglasses
  • Kids toys
  • Greeting cards plus more!
Harold Jackson Terrace,
Hampshire RG21 3AE
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How To Find Us

By Bus:

Take Bus 2 or 731.
Alternatively, you can take the train. The nearest train stations are served by CrossCountry, Great Western Railway, and South Western Railway1.

By Train:

If you prefer the train, you can take one of the following routes:From Robin Hood Roundabout, Newbury (W Berks): It takes about 80 minutes.
From Goring-on-Thames, South Oxfordshire: It takes approximately 65 minutes.
From Brookwood Railway Station (BKO), Woking: The journey is around 53 minutes.
From Reading College, Reading: Expect a travel time of about 66 minutes.
From Friary Centre Bus Station Bay 19, Guildford: It’s approximately 58 minutes.
From Nuffield Health Newbury Fitness & Wellbeing Gym, Newbury (W Berks): The journey takes about 104 minutes.

  • Food & Drink stalls
  • Toilets
  • Disabled Access
  • Shopping
  • Medical Tent

Yes! You can bring your four-legged friends - just keep them on a lead at all times!

There are no cash points on the event site, all traders will take card payments but we always advise attendees to bring some cash in case payment systems go down due to poor internet services.

Allergen information will be available from the traders on the day. Please make any allergies known to food traders before purchasing and they will be able to assist you.

The Taste of Caribbean have a huge selection of amazing traders selling delicious cuisines from around the Caribbean, so bringing food & drink on to the site is prohibited.

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