Welcome to RumFest Houston!

The 4th Annual Caribean RumFest is coming Saturday and Sunday August 16-17th.This event will be even bigger than last year’s event with more rum spirits, more food vendors, more live music and much more fun! Featuring different rum spirits, cocktails, live music, Caribbean and rum history, Caribbean entertainment and much MORE!

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The Caribbean RumFest exists to showcase, promote, celebrate, and educate the community and visitors about the history and culture of the Caribbean and Rum Spirits.

This event will play host to a variety of guest artists and performances by local and international acts. Many representatives from the various Caribbean islands will be seen throughout the day displaying arts and craft and a wide range of delectable foods and tasty cocktails.

To learn more about the Caribbean RumFest watch this video.

Celebrate National Rum Day August 16th!


RumFest Regular Admission
  • 4 Rum sample tickets/day
  • 1 souvenir shot glass
  • Advance Pricing: $30 (until Friday, August 15th at 11:59pm)
  • Day of Pricing: $45*
RumFest Designated Driver Admission
  • No alcohol
  • 1 Designated Driver t-shirt
  • Advance Pricing: $20 (until Friday, August 15th at 11:59pm)
  • Day of Pricing: $30*
RumFest VIP Admission
  • Entry into the event 1 hour earlier than general admission
  • Entrance into all RumFest VIP areas which include complimentary food by Island Sizzler Jamaican Rum Bar & Grill (add link) and complimentary cocktails
  • Exclusive Access to Front of the stage
  • Complimentary parking
  • Unlimited Rum samples
  • 1 souvenir shot glass
  • 1 souvenir festival guide booklet
  • Advance Pricing: $100 (until Friday, August 15th at 11:59pm)
  • Day of Pricing: $115*

* NOTE: Online Ticket sales end at 11:59 pm CST on Friday, August 15th. Tickets will be sold at the door IF tickets are still available. Tickets are NOT guaranteed to be sold at the door. IF tickets are available at the door, sales will begin Sat., Aug. 16th at 11:00 am at the ticket booth, located at the entrance.

** All Guests must be 21+, with a Valid I.D.**

Hotel Accommodations

Crowne Plaza Houston Downtown is the official Hotel Sponsor for the 4th Annual Caribbean RumFest and will be providing accommodations during the Caribbean RumFest! Attendees can enjoy a complimentary shuttle to and from the event and complimentary valet parking at the Crowne Plaza Houston Downtown! Check out these great deals and make your online reservation today!

  • Special discounted package rate of $99.00 per night, plus tax
  • Includes Overnight Valet Parking
  • Check-in: Fri. Aug. 15 or Sat. Aug. 16, 2014
  • Check-out: Sun. Aug. 17 or Mon. Aug. 18, 2014
  • Special rate available until: Sun. Aug. 17, 2014
  • For more info on Crowne Plaza Houston Downtown click here

For reservations:
Click on the link below and enter your arrival and departure dates:
Caribbean Rum Fest

Or call: (713) 739-8800 and ask for the Caribbean Rum Fest Rate Group Code: CRF

**You must show your RumFest wristband and/or tickets at check-in to receive the discount rate.

Hours and Location

New Location!!: Jones Plaza Downton Houston – 600 LOUISIANA ST.HOUSTON, TX 77002

Saturday August 16th: 11am – 10pm (VIP early admission 10am!!)

Sunday August 17th: 12pm – 7pm (VIP early admission 11am!!)

Rum Sampling Rules and Times:
Only 1 sample can be given at a time
Sat. Sampling hours from 11 am – 2pm and 3pm – 7:30 pm
Sun. Sampling hours from 11 am – 5:30 pm
Sampling times are subject to change without notice

RumFest AfterParty Saturday August 16th: 10pm-2am Location TBA

Check back for further updates and details!