Columbus Caribbean Festival
September 13th  
Saturday September 14th 
Carnival Experience Dancers - 3pm 


Admission is free for all guests of all ages. 



The Columbus Caribbean Festival begins at 11:00am on Friday September 13, 2019 and ends at 11:00pm.  Saturday September 14, 2019 times are 11:00am to 11:00pm  




The location where The Columbus Caribbean Festival will be held is  Scioto Mile downtown Columbus, Ohio. We will be located on the side of Cosi on Town Street, Washington Blvd and Belle Avenue. 



Please check with the host hotel for shuttles to and from The Columbus Caribbean Festival. 



Pets are allowed at The Columbus Caribbean Festival. However, they must be on a leash at all times and you must clean up after your pet or you will be asked to leave the festival grounds. 



There will be two ATM's on site for The Columbus Caribbean Festival. However, all vendors accept both cash and major credit cards. 




There are several parking options throughout Downtown Columbus. Including meters, COSI, and Laz Parking. Use the widget below to reserve your parking space. 








Attendees may enter the festival using the Town Street or Board Street entrances into Scioto Mile. Security will be provided by Columbus Police Department. 




Carry in alcohol beverages are prohibited. However, alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase. 




The Columbus Caribbean Festival is a rain or shine event. 



Festival attendees are allowed to bring a chairs, and lawn chairs. For security concerns, all bags are subject to search and can be confiscated by the Columbus Police Department. Please no picnic baskets or coolers.

Let's support our vendors. 




  • The following are NOT PERMITTED on festival grounds:NO carry-in alcohol, NO glass bottles or any glass containers, NO unauthorized vending, handbills, petitioning or solicitation, NO grilling or cooking, NO camp fires, and NO illegal weapons, NO portable stereos, NO recording devices, NO laser pointers, NO mega phones, NO amplification of any kind.

  • Skateboards, hover boards, and all motorized vehicles are not permitted on festival grounds. Bicycles must be walked through the event and parked on the perimeter of festival grounds.

  • No person shall use any form of tobacco within the created zones in city parks and facilities including the restrooms, playgrounds, and spectator and concession areas.

  • No littering. Trash receptacles will be located throughout the event. Please recycle in provided bins located in all stage seating areas and at beverage locations. Glass is not permitted in recycling containers.