Happy Reggae! The weekend is here - Get your tickets at the box office on site!

Musical lineup:


When is the Reggae on the River?

This weekend! Friday August 3rd, 2018 - Sunday August 5th, 2018.

Camping arrivals begin on Friday August 3rd at 9 AM.

No Thursday arrivals will be allowed.

Where is Reggae on the River?

French's Camp: 657 North US Highway 101 Garberville California, 95542

Are the performances and guest appearances included in the ticket?
YES, they're all included.

Directions to the Festival

Reggae on the River® 2017 will take place at French’s Camp, which is located approximately 10 miles south of Garberville at: 657 North US Highway 101, near Piercy, CA

View Festival Location in Google Maps

If you’re going to be plotting the location via a GPS or smart device mapping service and your device cannot initially locate the address, try using “Garberville, CA 95542” as the city associated with the address like this:
657 North US Highway 101, Garberville, CA 95542

From Eureka/ Arcata (and points north): Take Highway 101 south and follow to Richardson Grove State Park (approx 5 miles south of Garberville). Continue south on Hwy 101 and just after you exit the park you’ll see the entrance to the festival on your left. Travel past the entrance to the festival and turn around at the Cook’s Valley turnoff (approximately ¼ mile). Get back in northbound lane on 101 and take a right into the festival entrance.

  • Festival is 76 miles south of Eureka, CA on Hwy 101.
  • Festival is 8.8 miles south of Garberville, CA on Hwy 101.

From San Francisco (and points south): Take Highway 101 north and proceed to 3 miles north of Piercy, CA. Take a right into the festival entrance.

  • Festival is 190 miles north of the Golden Gate Bridge Toll Plaza on Hwy 101.
  • Festival is 58.8 miles north of Willits, CA on Hwy 101.
  • Festival is 3.0 miles north of Exit #627 on Hwy. 101.

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event? 
This is an all ages event. Childen 12 and under are free with paid adult.

Will tickets be available at the door? 
YES!! Go to the on-site box office. Online tickets are less expensive.

Will there be single day tickets?

Single day tickets are available online- they will be more expensive at the door.

What if I have a Weekend Pass? 
You'll be given a wristband to wear all weekend. Don't remove the wristband until the event has ended.

What if I remove my wristband? 
Do not tamper with or remove your wristband, unless you're not returning to the event. Your wristband is your ticket. Wristbands are not replaceable. If you remove your wristband you will need to purchase another ticket.

Can I leave the venue and return? 
YES, daily re-entry is permitted. You must be wearing your wristband to return.

Is there a bag search?

What can't I bring to the event?

  • Firearms, fireworks or firecrakers

  • Charcoal BBQs (propane are ok, with a fire extinguisher)

  • Glass bottles

  • No private generators

  • No private sound systems

  • No nitrous tanks or illegal drugs

  • No private ATVs or motorcylces on site

  • No illegal vending (all vendors must be registered with the festival in advance)

  • Weapons

  • Skateboards, bikes, hoverboards, scooters or rollerblades

  • Professional Photo/Video equipment including drones

  • Pets or other animals (certified service animals are permitted)

*please note all vehicles and camps are subject to sercuity inspection - All attendees are expected to adhere to the festivals strict pack it in- pack it out philosophy. Trash and recycling barrels are conveniently located around the venuefor standard camp trash and recycling.


  • A Photo ID

  • Drinking/camp water - lots of it (at least 1 gallon per person/ per day); please help us conserve water use on site.

  • Cooler and ice - ice will also available for purchase on site

  • Small tent and sleeping gear

  • Shade for your tent - its hot and sunny on the river bar (though please be mindful of size limitations as large shade structures or oversized tents will not be allowed); please also note there will be no private shade structures allowed in the concert bowl this year

  • Layers of clothing - though it is hot in the day, nights can be quite chilly so make sure you’re prepared with layers

  • Organic biodegradable sunscreen/soap only- please help us protect the Eel River and be sure touse our public showers for bathing, not the river.

  • Snacks - though we want you to support the non-profit food vendors in the concert bowl, you should also plan to have some camp food on hand.

  • Water toys - part of the festival fun is enjoying the river, but please note there is no lifeguard on duty and all swimming is at your own risk

  • Flashlight - it can get dark in the campground at night so don’t forget this basic necessity (and bring plenty of batteries too!)

  • Most importantly - Irie vibes and good attitude!!! Happy Reggae!


All cars pay to park $40, no ins-and-outs.

Day parking at Benbow Golf Lot-$20/ day, overflow will be at county Line Ranch. $20/day or $40 for the weekend.

Alternative option: park in Redway/Garberville and shuttle in.

There is no parking by the gas station and we do not suggest anyone do that as they will be subject to tow.


Event is rain or shine. Your wristband is a ticket to High Times Presents Reggae on the River, and not for a specific artist / vendor / podcast. Lineup subject to change.


Interested in exhibiting? Visit Hightimes.com/advertise

Want to Volunteer?? https://hightimes.festivol.net/reggaeontheriver

ADA camping accommodations are available but you must reach out in advance to Tanya - tanyakaylee@gmail.com or 707-497-9319.

Event is rain or shine. Your wristband is a ticket to High Times Presents Reggae on the River, and not for a specific artist/vendor/podcast. Lineup subject to change.