Jamaican Independence Celebration in Evanston

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Date(s) - 08/06/2017
2:00 PM

James Park


In celebration of Jamaica’s Independence Day (August 6), the Evanston Cricket Club will hosts its Friends and Family Day event on Sunday, August 6, 2017.

Watch video from past Jamaican independence celebration in Evanston, Illinois.

Enjoy Jamaican culture including Jamaican cuisine jerk chicken, curry goat, rice and peas, oxtail.

The Jamaican celebration also includes a  cricket game, dominoes, church choirs and dancehall reggae music Djs.

Quick Facts About Jamaica

Jamaica gained its independence in 1962 from Great Britain. A large Jamaican community live and work in the Evanston suburb just north of Chicago.