Enjoy sights, sounds and tastes of the African-Caribbean at Goombay!, a free weekend festival in August in downtown Asheville. Held on Market and Eagle Streets, Goombay! brings a variety of entertainment that delights every festival-goer. From steel drums, African-America dancers, local gospel groups, and contemporary rhythm Bands. Enjoy an authentic Caribbean meals and see vendors line the streets with everything from ice cream to third world crafts.