ReggaeFest brings sounds of Caribbean to Calgary this August

Aug 5 2016, 8:51 pm

ReggaeFest 2016 will bring laid back rhythms and island spices to Calgary this August.

The music festival, which will take place on August 19 and 20 at Shaw Millennium Park, aims to promote reggae music and Caribbean culture.

The main stage will feature performances from local, national and international reggae stars, including Juno-award winning Kafinal, plus Warrior King and Razor B.

Other attractions include a Village Brewery beer garden, food trucks, and on Saturday afternoon, there’ll be a Kidz Zone, offering face painting, crafts and games.

Advance tickets are $30 for a weekend pass, $15 for Friday, and $25 for Saturday.

ReggaeFest 2016

Where: Shaw Millennium Park – 1220 9th Avenue SW

When: Friday, August 19, from 4 to 10 pm, and Saturday, August 20, from 12 to 10:30 pm

Tickets: On Eventbrite, $30 for weekend pass, $15 for Friday admission, $25 for Saturday admission