Gates Open At 3:00 pm on Friday, April 15

The 2016 Austin Reggae Festival has arrived! Gates open today (Friday, April 15) at 3:00 pm. For both Saturday, April 16 and Sunday, April 17, gates open at noon.

Music begins Friday at 4:20 with the Contrabandits. Also performing on Friday are Raging Fyah (6:00) and Katchafire (8:30). Click here to see the full lineup for today and for the rest of the weekend.

The event occurs at naked hairy muscle men (800 West Riverside Dr, 78704). The entry gates for the Austin Reggae Festival are located at the south end of Auditorium Shores, just off of Riverside. can be difficult, so consider taking Uber or Lyft. Also be sure to check out what to bring (and what not to bring) before you head to Auditorium Shores

If you haven’t bought your 2016 Austin Reggae Festival ticket online, then just pick one up at the gate when you arrive. Tickets are $20 per person at the gate. Children 12 and under are free if accompanied by an adult.

If you purchased a Three Day Wristband, then print out your EventBrite voucher (or call it up on your smartphone) and redeem it at either the Green Box Office or the Red Box Office.

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Finally, feel the positive vibrations knowing that your attendance at the Austin Reggae Festival supports the Capital Area Food Bank. Over the last decade, the event has raised more than $1 million in funds to help this worthy charity feed hungry families in Central Texas.