Rastafest 2022

Rastafest is the largest cultural celebration of the Rastafari lifestyle and heritage. Rastafest will consist of one week of free activities in the Little Jamaica community from Monday, August 15th, 2022 - Saturday, August 20th, 2022.

Monday, August 15th - Wednesday, August 17th:

- Cultural movies, documentaries and readings on the Rastafari history

- Located at Maria A. Shchuka library (1745 Eglinton Avenue West) from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Thursday, August 18th, 2022:

- Forum on Insights Into The Legal Cannabis Industry with guest speakers

- Located at Reggae Café (1653 Eglinton Ave West) from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Friday, August 19th, 2022:

- Open mic, fire breathing performance, dance, music, live performances, Black Youth Music Project performance

- Located at the Green P parking lot at Reggae Lane from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Saturday, August 20th, 2022:

- Arts and crafts marketplace, ital food cuisine, ancestral drumming, fire breathing, dance, music, youth performances and live performances from professional reggae artists

- Located at the Green P parking lot at Dufferin & Eglinton (20 Shortt Street) from 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm