Events and Activities

Interested in performing at the Caribbean RumFest? Contact info@rumfesthouston.com.

    Location

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

    Saturday August 16th:

  • Soulfiya
  • Platinum Players Zydeco Band
  • Watusi
  • Galaxy Band
  • Anthony Jade
  • Kelton P.
  • DF Dub All Stars
  • DJ Renaki
  • Selecta Q45
  • Adrenaline Mas Band Dancers
  • Blu Da Comic (from Bring The Funny)
  • Sunday August 17th:

  • River City Royals
  • Preston Hall
  • Idiginis
  • DJ Silent Killer
  • Black Magic Sound
  • Check back for updates and additions! For More Info or to host a CRF Rum Tasting Series contact info@rumfesthouston.com
  • Pre-RumFest Events

    Visit The RumFest Girls at one of these events around town and win prizes and tickets to the Caribbean RumFest! Discounted tickets available for purchase while supplies last.

  • July 4 – First Fridays (Uptown Hookah Bar)
  • July 5 – Dave & Busters (I-10)
  • July 11 – Dave & Busters (I-10)
  • July 19 – Dave & Busters (I-10)
  • July 23 – Karaoke Night (Chymistry Lounge)
  • uly 25 – Houston Press Cocktails & Covers (House of Blues)
  • July 25 – Soca Passion (Preet Pavilion)
  • July 26 – Dave & Busters (I-10 location)
  • July 29 – Tuesday Tastin’ with Railean Rum (Island Sizzler Jamaican Rum Bar & Grill)
  • July 30 – Karaoke Night (Chymestry Lounge)
  • August 1 – Press Cocktails & Covers (House of Blues)
  • August 1 – First Fridays (Uptown Hookah Bar)
  • August 1 – Island Sizzler Happy Hour (Island Sizzler Jamaican Rum Bar & Grill)
  • August 2 – Dave & Busters (I-10 location)
  • August 5 – Tuesday Tastin’ Rums of the Caribbean (Island Sizzler Jamaican Rum Bar & Grill)
  • August 6 – Karaoke Night (Chymistry Lounge)
  • August 6 – KTSU Choice Evening of Jazz (Grooves Night Club)
  • August 6 – Jamaica Independence Celebration with Houston Dynamo Jermaine Taylor (Island Sizzler Jamaican Rum Bar & Grill)
  • August 7 – 2014 Houston Press Music Awards Ceremony (House of Blues)
  • August 8 – Houston Press Cocktails & Covers (House of Blues)
  • August 8 – Island Sizzler Happy Hour (Island Sizzler Jamaican Rum Bar & Grill)
  • August 9 – Dave & Busters (I-10 location)
  • August 12 – Tuesday Tastin’ with Guajiro Rum (Island Sizzler Jamaican Rum Bar & Grill)
  • August 13 – KTSU Choice Evening of Jazz (Grooves Night Club)
  • August 13 – Karaoke Night (Chymistry Lounge)
  • August 15 – Island Sizzler Happy Hour (Island Sizzler Jamaican Rum Bar & Grill)
  • August 15 –Houston Press Cocktails & Covers (House of Blues)
  • Do you want the RumFest Girls to come to your party or event? Contact info@rumfesthouston.com
  • Check back for updates and additions! For More Info or to host a CRF Rum Tasting Series contact info@rumfesthouston.com
  • History of Rum and Tasting

  • Learn all about rum and experience a rum tasting
  • Saturday Aug. 16th:
    Rum Tasting #1 5:00pm – 6:00pm
    Rum Tasting #2 6:45pm – 7:45pm
  • Sunday Aug. 17th:
    Rum Tasting #1 2:45pm – 3:45pm
    Rum Tasting #2 3:45pm – 4:45pm
  • Bartender Flair Contest

  • Saturday August 16th
  • Qualifying Round at 12pm
  • Final Round at 5pm
  • Nationally Recognized by the Flair Bartending Association (FBA)
  • Prizes for 1st – 6th place
  • For more info and entry contact info@rumfesthouston.com
  • Jerk Food Contest – (must be a Food Vendor)

  • Vote for the best Jerk Chicken at the RumFest
  • Cocktail Making Class

  • Learn how to create their own cocktail like a Pro
  • Presented by Chef Alain Lemaire
  • Saturday Aug. 16th:
    5:00pm – 6:00pm
    6:45pm – 7:45pm
  • Sunday Aug. 17th:
    2:45pm – 3:45pm
    3:45pm – 4:45pm
  • Best Cocktail Contest (Participating Rum Spirits Only)

  • Vote for your favorite rum cocktail
  • RumFest AfterParty @ Lucky’s Pub Downtown Sat. Come party with us after the RumFest each night at Lucky’s Pub!!

  • Celebrate the RumFest and Party on!
  • Free with RumFest wristband all night
  • Aug. 16th: 10p – 2 am
  • Aug. 17th: 9p – 2 am
  • Free Entry and access to VIP Room with VIP wristband
  • $5 cover with General Admission wristband
  • $10 cover without wristband
  • Lucky’s Pub
  • 801 St Emanuel St
    Houston, TX 77003
    (713) 522-2010
  • COOKING DEMONSTRATIONS

  • Cooking demonstrations provided by:
    World Renowned Chef Alain Lemaire!
  • Saturday Aug. 16th:
    1:30pm – 2:30pm
    3:15pm – 4:15pm
  • Sunday Aug. 17th:
    12:45pm – 1:45pm
  • Chef Lemaire

    The Caribbean RumFest proudly welcomes Chef Lemaire to Houston’s 4th Annual Caribbean RumFest!!

    Chef Alain Lemaire, better known as Chef Lemaire, is a food service professional and consultant out of South Florida; Co-owner and Executive Chef of Sensory Delights Catering, and has worked in some notable food service facilities such as the Harbor Beach Resort Association in Michigan and the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Downtown Atlanta.

    A native of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Chef Lemaire utilizes Caribbean and Latin flavors as a major role in his style of cooking. He has been exploring the fusion world where he combines the flavors of his heritage with dishes from other regions. Be sure to check out Chef Lemaire at the Caribbean RumFest as he heats up the place with his authentic culinary skills. It will be a delight to see and taste! Hurry and get your RumFest tickets NOW and don’t miss out on this amazing culinary experience!!

Interested in performing at the Caribbean RumFest? Contact info@rumfesthouston.com.