Reggae On The River® Festival in Garberville CA

Crowd of people sitting and standing at the base of two tall redwoods, some people with glowing white lightsThursday, August 3 to Sunday, August 6, 2017, Reggae On The River®  returns to Humboldt County for its 33rd year. “One of the world’s iconic Reggae music festivals”, brings the best of Reggae to the banks of California’s Eel River this summer. Surrounded by the beautiful redwoods, you’ll be treated to the best of reggae’s world famous songwriters, singers and musicians – from Assassin (aka Agent Sasco) to Yogoman Burning Band.The festival promises music on Thursday from 4:00 pm – 1:00 am, Friday from 1:00 pm – 1:00 am, Saturday 11:00am – 1:00 am, and Sunday from 11:00am – midnight. For a complete schedule of performances, visit the festival’s website.

Reggae On The River® is one of the oldest and most important events celebrating reggae in the U.S. “More than a music festival, it is a powerful cultural idea with such great social impact in regard of the environment, tolerance, respect and awareness of the entire community.” ( Proceeds benefit the Mateel Community Center, a non-profit community organization supporting social, educational and artistic service programs in the region, as well as other international organizations such as the Alpha Boys School & Lil Raggamuffin Summer Camp in Jamaica and in Burkina Faso, West Africa.

This Reggae Festival is a highlight of the summer in northern California, so give us a call or go online and book your stay at The Redwood Riverwalk Hotel, a certified GreenLeader hotel, without delay. Your drive from Fortuna to the festival grounds is less than an hour, and leads you through our spectacular redwood forests. You’ll enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of Reggae on the River at its best, knowing that all the eco-friendly amenities of The Redwood, plus our buffet breakfast featuring local products, await you each day.

Reggae On The River®
Dates and times: Thursday, Aug 3, 2017, 8:00 AM  to Monday, Aug 7, 2017, 12:00 am
Location: French’s Camp, G657 U.S. Hwy 101 Garberville, CA 95542
Admission: Four day ticket $250; Three day ticket $200; Ambassador Pass $500; Children under 12 are free. Purchase tickets online.
Sales end August 2, 2017. If three and four day passes are not sold out by the festival, single day tickets might be available at the gate for $90 per single day pass, contingent upon any availability.

Photo courtesy of Humboldt Lodging Alliance

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