Jerk Festival - Jamaica Independance 2021

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  • Daytime, Food & Drink and Fun Time Partying
  • Tickets from £10.00
  • Hip Hop/RnB
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  • Saturday 7th August 2021
  • 12:00 - 22:00

Get ready to wave your Jamaican flag, as The Jerk Festival presents the biggest music and street food day-to-night party that will have you eating, dancing and drinking Guinness Punch all day long. The Jerk Festival is proud to present a brand new celebration for Birmingham, welcome to Jamaica Independence Festival 2021.


Carnival tastes and vibes brace Birmingham soil on Saturday 7th August as The Jerk Festival fires out a super-sharp gathering celebrating 57 years of Independence, the Jamaica Independence Day Festival is jam-packed with top music, delicious Caribbean Street Food and UK’s biggest BBQ Jerk Traders and more. With a headline act to be announced next month and Birmingham’s biggest DJs creating the carnival atmosphere this will be Digbeth’s biggest party of Jamaica Independence, come Summer.

The annual Jerk Festival will be back in 2022, but we thought coming out of lockdown we deserve a big fat celebration and what better way to bring the whole community together with a day-to-night party championing Island empowerment, taste, sounds and happiness. Doused down with a few Rum Cocktails, a swigger and swag to some great music from The Reggae Soundsytem flipping out the best Caribbean carnival sounds, throw in some 80's retro arcade games, free face-painting for the young ones and say hello to the regions biggest Island party!

With several multiple bars serving the best Rum Punch, Guinness Punch and Jamaican Beer and more but the star of the show will be the endless selection of amazing Street Food dishes cooked up by the very best Caribbean chefs and BBQ Jerk Traders, the day will be a feast of abundant tasty flavours, perfect on a hot Summer’s day!

But it doesn’t stop there, once the kids go home come 6pm – 10pm the party steps up (over 18’s only) as The Reggae Soundsytem hands over the main stage to present the ultimate Jamaica Independence Club Party with the biggest DJs and MC’s from Brunch’n and Hip Hop, R&B Brunch, Coco Sunday and Tropical Munch and more! Everything from Hip-Hop, Trap, Grime, Afrobeat, Swingbeat, Dub Reggae, Roots Rock Reggae, Ragga, Revival Reggae, Lovers Rock, Soca, Calypso, RNB and more will be dropped! This after-party will be on fire!

With free whistles and horns given out to the first 100 people, The Jerk Festival presents Jamaica Independence Festival will be a day to remember.

The Jerk Festival presents Jamaica Independence Festival, Saturday 10 August 12pm – 10pm, if attending with family children under 18 will not be able to attend the evening part of the festival from 7pm – 10pm (over 18s only).

Secret Outdoor Location to be announced in June, this new venue is yet to be launched in Digbeth. Tickets on sale now.

Terms and Conditions - Important Information:

12-7pm all ages welcome, from 7pm to 10pm this becomes an over 18s event.

• Dishes and flavours to be announced on our Facebook wall and website when possible leading up to the event.

• Ticket is for entry only, food and drink to be purchased separately.

• All dishes is the standard service and specific dietary requirements cannot be catered for at the event; please check with each vendor for more information.

• Please read Taste and Liquor's Full Terms & Conditions and Need to Know Information before purchasing your tickets or paying at the door by clicking here. By buying tickets in advance or paying at the door you have agreed to our full terms and conditions.

• Please note that photography and filming will occur on the day/evening and will feature visitors. By purchasing a ticket and attending the event, you are agreeing to the use of these images in any future promotional, advertising or publicity material.

• Please note that the venue has the right to refuse entry.

• This ticket cannot be cancelled, exchanged, refunded or used in conjunction with any other offer. If CV19 lockdown is to return then you will have the right to use your tickets again at a later date or accept a full refund.




Ticket Event time Cost
3rd Release 12:00 - 22:00 £10.00



Secret Space, 30-43 River Street, Digbeth, Birmingham, B5 5SA


Taste & Liquor
Taste and Liquor has been fiercely instrumental in building a thriving street-food scene in Birmingham and the Midlands. Respectably known for creating unique taste festivals, daytime Brunch parties, community cultural gatherings and experimental music offerings with independent pitches and a steadier stream of customers from across the region and beyond.

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Jerk Festival - Jamaica Independance 2021
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