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Caribé 2019: Celebrate Bahamian Junkanoo

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Presented by Cross-Cultural Coalition of South Side Tallahassee, Inc. at FAMU Way Market Area, Tallahassee FL

Nov 09 - 10 2019
Caribé 2019: Celebrate Bahamian Junkanoo

Caribé 2019: Celebrate Bahamian Junkanoo, a FREE festival, will take place on Saturday and Sunday, November 9th and 10th, from 2-6 pm at the FAMU Way Market Area alongside Railroad Square Art Park (between Railroad Avenue and Pinellas Street).

On Saturday, beginning at 2 pm, there will be kids’ activities, authentic Caribbean food, arts/crafts vendors, Caribbean bands and DJs on stage and, from 4 to 5 pm, a full-costume parade led by a Bahamian group from Orlando, “Junkanoo Near You” headed up by FAMU alumnus DeVaughan “Woody” Woodside.  All participants are invited to join in our New Orleans-style “second line” behind the Junkanoo group, dancing along for fun.  Members of the FAMU Caribbean Students Association as well dancers from

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Free admission

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  • The leader of the "Junkanoo Near You" group ("Woody" Woodside) explains the origins of Junkanoo as well as demonstrates the music and dance that characterize it (filmed at the Florida Folk Festival in May 2019).


FAMU Way Market Area

on FAMU Way between Railroad Avenue and Pinellas Street, Tallahassee, FL 32310

Full map and directions


    • Wheelchair Access


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  1. I have a group that I would like to get into the event to join the event can you please give me a call back at 239-878-9411


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