Jamaican Independence Celebration at the Bavarian Biergarten
Jamaica’s Independence Day is August 6 and the Bavarian Bierhaus is having a party on Saturday August 7 to celebrate it. FREE reggae music, drink specials and delicious Jamaican cuisine at the open-air Bavarian Biergarten in Old Heidelberg Park (700 W. Lexington Boulevard, Glendale) from 1 to 8 p.m.
Enjoy the sights and sounds of over half a dozen bands including Press Release, Atommix Reunion, Thee Dub Alumni, Y21, GodIS’s Blossom & Koach Kandice and JD RANKIN and Fokus.
The special event menu includes grilled red snapper, jerk pork, jerk chicken, goat stew, homemade Jamaican beef patties, vegan Italian meatballs and vegetarian Italian wraps. The standard the menu is online and orders can be placed for pickup and enjoyed outside in the beer garden.
This is a free, family-friendly outdoor event with plenty of room to spread out and social distancing. Children and friendly dogs are welcome. No advance ticket is necessary. Free parking is easy in the large adjacent car park. The Bavarian Biergarten is conveniently located right next to the Oak Leaf Cycle Path extension and has space to securely lock bikes.
This year will be Jamaica’s 59th year of independence after the Jamaican Independence Act was passed by the Parliament of the United Kingdom on July 19, 1962. This led to Jamaica’s independence on July 19, 1962. August 6 and was the first time the Jamaican flag has been hoisted.