Food Festivals

2011 Cocoa & Coffee Festival (Trinidad): Dec 3-5

Cocoa Coffee Festival TrinidadTwo of our favourites culinary items – coffee and cocoa – are the stars of the show at the upcoming COCOA & COFFEE FESTIVAL, which will be held on Saturday, Sunday and Monday, Dec 3-5, 2011 at the National Science Center in Trinidad.

Exhibitors will display and demonstrate their cocoa and coffee products on all three days.

The Opening Ceremony is on Saturday, December 3rd at 10am in the Techkno Theatre with a feature address by the Honourable Vasant Bharath, Minister of Food Production, Land and Marine Affairs.

On Sunday (December 5) at 10am, a cooking competition that showcases cocoa and coffee will be held.

Food and beverages will be available for purchase each day.  In addition, there will be a bouncy castle, face painting, NIHERST fun park and kiddies play park for children.

Live entertainment will include:

  • Day 1 (evening) – Parade of Cocoa Queens, presenting the cocoa history of their area and a talent option (song, dance, drama etc).
  • Day 2 – Dancing the cocoa competition and UTT Dance Troupe.
  • Day 3 – Lopinot Parang Group, Performance by Scrunter and Lord Relator and Crowning of the Cocoa Queen.

When: 10am – 6pm, Saturday, Dec. 3, Sunday, Dec. 4 and Monday, Dec. 5, 2011

FYI – Monday is the day that hundreds of school students will attend the festival.

Where: National Science Centre, Corner of Churchill Roosevelt Highway & Old Piarco Road, D’Abadie, Trinidad

Admission: FREE

Organizers: Cocoa and Coffee Industry Board of T & TNIHERST/NGC National Science Centre


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