The Flavor of the Islands at the Louisville Water Tower Park
The sound of steel drums and the savory smell of Caribbean-inspired foods make this the premiere Memorial Day event for those longing for summer. Flavorful dishes from the Jamaican Association of Louisville, Caribbean Market featuring arts, crafts, jewelry, beads and more. All surrounded by the contagious and soul-satisfying sounds of live, authentic reggae music. You’ll find it all at the Kentucky Reggae Festival.
2018 Band Line Up Coming Soon!
2018 Tickets Coming Soon!
To maintain a safe and fun festival, the following items are prohibited from the event:
Weapons / firearms
Backpacks / duffle bags
Drugs / drug paraphernalia
Outside food / drink
Pets (service animals are an exception)
Scooters / skateboards / motorized vehicles
Vending / soliciting (unless previously approved by event promoter)
Note: All prohibited items are subject to confiscation by event promoter and/or staff
Lawn chairs and blankets are welcome!
Digital cameras and cell phones are encouraged… snap some photos and upload to social media using #KYReggaeFest
The event is held weather permitting. If inclement weather is imminent, the promoter will determine proper steps (e.g., cancellation or delay) for safety of all patrons, vendors and staff. Please check our Facebook page for the most current weather-related information.
*For the safety of our patrons, vendors, and staff, we are required by law to evacuate the premises if lightning strikes in the area during the time of the event until it has been declared safe to resume the festival as scheduled.
There will be on-site parking. Handicapped parking will be available.
Friday, May 25, 5pm – 11:00pm
Saturday, May 26, 2pm – 11:00pm
Sunday, May 27, 2pm – 11:00pm
Note: Times are to be determined and subject to change
Credit cards are not currently accepted, however on-site ATMs are available.
You may also purchase tickets with a credit card online, prior to the event.
There will be a lost and found. Please contact event staff to locate any lost items.
Camping will not be allowed at the event. Hotels and camp grounds are located nearby.
Re-entry is generally not allowed (please see event staff for exceptions).
While the Kentucky Reggae Festival is family friendly and an all ages event, no one under the age of 18 can attend without a parent or guardian who is age 21 or over.
THE EVENT PROMOTER (BISIG IMPACT GROUP), EVENT STAFF, LOUISVILLE WATER COMPANY, CITY OF LOUISVILLE, SPONSORS, OR CONTRACTED VENDORS ARE NOT HELD LIABLE FOR INJURY, LOSS, PROPERTY DAMAGE, INCLEMENT WEATHER OR NATURAL DISASTERS ON EVENT PREMISES.