If you’re going to visit Jamaica, you may as well do it during its weeklong festival of Reggae Sumfest celebrating Jamaican reggae music with concerts, dances, and parties. Reggae Sumfest takes place in mid-July in Montego Bay each year with each night of the event featuring a different theme.
Over the past 3 years DREAM GETAWAYS TRAVEL has booked hundreds of our clients traveling from across the United States and Canada looking to experience the “The Greatest Reggae Show on Earth”.
Reggae Sumfest often attracts young crowds, and features top internationally recognized reggae and dancehall artistes who have graced the stage at the event such Shaggy, Sean Paul, Damian “Junior Gong” Marley, Beenie Man, Bounty Killer, Elephant Man, Vybz Kartel, Lady Saw, Jah Cure, Shabba Ranks, Ziggy Marley & the Melody Makers, Beres Hammond, Barrington Levy, Tarrus Riley, Protoje, I-Octane, Konshens, and many more.
Reggae Sumfest also caters to a diverse audience and features an array of international R&B and Hip Hop based artistes, namely Usher,Chris Brown, Trey Songz, R Kelly, Ne-Yo, Mary J. Blige, Destiny’s Child, Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Lil Wayne, T-Pain, LL Cool J,Ludacris, Lionel Richie, Missy Elliott, 50 Cent & G-Unit, Jay-Z, Akon, Flo Rida, Ja Rule, Keshia Cole, Jazmine Sullivan, Keri Hilson, Nas, Fantasia Barino, Rihanna, Ashanti, Snoop Dogg, Boyz II Men, K-Ci & JoJo, Dru Hill, Ciara, Wyclef Jean, Joe, Blu Cantrell and the Temptations.
Events for Reggae Sumfest are spread across Montego Bay. The main concerts take place at the Catherine Hall Entertainment Complex (also known as the Bob Marley Entertainment Center). Other events such as the All White Party takes place at Rose Hall Beach Park, Pier 1 disco, and even at Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville in Ocho Rios. Reggae Sumfest Jamaica kicks off with a large party on Walter Fletcher Beach. A highlight of the festival is a street party and parade on Gloucester Avenue, Montego Bay’s main thoroughfare.
As you might expect there are all kinds of accommodations near Catherine Hall Entertainment Complex including many of the top Montego Bay hotels. You can find everything from luxury hotels and boutique accommodations to budget all inclusive resorts. If you are traveling to attend Reggae Sumfest 2015 with friends you will likely be sharing the price of accommodations, so you’ll be in good shape in any event.
Reggae Sumfest Package includes:
- Hotel Accommodations at selected resort
- All Meals
- Unlimited Beverages
- All Entertainment/Activities at Resort
- All Gratuities
- All Non-Motorized Water Sports
- Round-trip Airport/Hotel Transfers
- Discounted Reggae Sumfest Tickets when you book your hotel only or hotel + airfare vacation package with us. (Optional)