St. Mary’s celebrates landmark Jamaica
St. Mary’s of the Visitation will celebrate the 40th annual Jamaica on Friday and Saturday, July 24 – 25, at the Jamaica Grounds on Walnut Street. Festivities begin at 11 a.m. on Friday, when the Parish Hall opens for the annual tamale sale. The Jamaica Grounds open at 6 p.m.on Friday,with games, booths, bingo and live and DJ music throughout the evening, leading up to the
Queens Coronation at 10 p.m.
On Saturday, tamales will be sold from the Parish Hall beginning at 11 a.m., until the tamales are sold out. The Jamaica Grounds again open at 6 p.m., with live and DJ music until headliner Ruben Ramos takes the stage at 9 p.m.