VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) -- Oxtails, stew fish, curry potatoes: Virginia Jerk Fest is coming back to Virginia Beach next month!

The event features one of the largest Caribbean-themed food and music festivals in the United States. People of all ages can come together and learn about the Caribbean culture.

Not only that, Jerk Fest is also raising money to help raise awareness of domestic violence.

Jerk Fest 2017 will be on Saturday, July 15 at the Virginia Beach Sportsplex. 13News Now's Ashley Smith will be a judge for the Caribbean food competition, while Andre Senior will rock the mic as MC!

More information can be found on Jerk Fest's website.