Caribbean Food Festivals in 2024

Your guide to the best food, rum, and wine events in the Caribbean


There’s no better place than the Caribbean to celebrate food. The scenery is idyllic, and the culture is diverse and fascinating leading to a culinary explosion of flavors from Spain, India, Africa, Asia, and Britain. Combine the local culinary scene with a host of international chefs and you’ve got an amazing food fiesta.

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Cayman Cookout Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

January 10-15, 2024

Still, one of the most popular culinary events celebrating 15 years at the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, the Cayman Cookout, will return in 2024. Celebrity Chef Eric Ripert will be at the helm, presenting a variety of cooking demonstrations and epicurean adventures. Back in the lineup are a series of lunches and dinners paired with spirits. Mingle with and meet chefs like Chef José Andrés as he presents stories along with flavors in a culinary demonstration, discover the pink wines of Mirabeau in a tasting, and enjoy a South American dinner with wine from the region. For info:

Cayman Island Cookout

Chefs lineup beachside during a previous Cayman Cookout event. Photo: Cayman Cookout

Nassau Paradise Island Wine & Food Festival Paradise Island, Bahamas

March 13-17, 2024

Returning for the second year with an all-star lineup to include Robert Irvine, Nobu Matsuhisa, and Martha Stewart, the event takes place at various locations at the expansive resort of Atlantis Paradise Island. In addition to personalities, there will be world-renowned chefs, master sommeliers, mixologists, culinary demonstrations, and classes, and plenty of chef-hosted happy hours, lunches, and dinners. The signature event, a celebration of jerk, is hosted by chef JJ Johnson and Robert Irvine, with a performance by rapper Wyclef Jean. For details: and-food-festival

Paradise Island Food and Wine Festival

Cocktails served at the first Nassau Paradise Island Wine & Food Festival. Photo: Atlantis Paradise Island

Anguilla Culinary Experience Anguilla

May 23-66, 2024

Anguilla presents chefs from the island and famed chefs from around the globe at the third annual Epicurean festival in May. Opening night will kick off with A Taste of Aurora, a cocktail party with a culinary lineup from the resort’s six restaurants. As in past years, there will be a Beach BBQ, Moke Rum Crawl, and Johnny Cake demonstration. Chef’s multi-course dinners, cooking demos, and tasting menus will move throughout island locations. A portion of the ACE proceeds will support culinary training for young Anguillans. For more information and tickets, visit:

Anguilla Culinary

One of the most popular events is the beachside barbeque in Anguilla. Photo: Anguilla Culinary Experience