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Reggae Rise Up Florida Festival Info

Thursday March 16th
Gates Open – 4:00PM / Music Starts – 5:00PM

Friday, March 17th
Gates Open – 12:00PM / Music Starts – 12:45PM

Saturday, March 18th
Gates Open – 12:00PM / Music Starts – 12:45PM

Sunday, March 19th
Gates Open – 12:00PM / Music Starts – 1:00PM

All amplified music must end by 10PM
each night per city ordinance.

ENTRY CANS AND CAN’TS

Allowed Items List

  • Blankets
  • Chairs
  • Regular-sized or unframed backpacks
  • Empty, refillable plastic or aluminum bottles, & Camelbak’s
  • Sealed water up to 1L
  • Binoculars
  • Bags & Strollers are allowed but will be searched thoroughly
  • Cigarettes and E-Cigarettes
  • Deodorant, Sunscreen & Non-Aerosol bug spray
  • Hula Hoops
  • Personal Umbrellas only, anything larger than an umbrella that accommodates 2 people will not be allowed
  • Good Vibes

*All items are subject to search and the Prohibited Items List is subject to change.*

Prohibited Items List

  • Outside food or beverage items
  • Alcohol or Flasks
  • Ice or Ice packs
  • Coolers
  • Glass Containers
  • Illegal substances, drugs, or drug paraphernalia
  • Any of these items that are deemed unsafe or inappropriate, or are being used for purposes other than intended, may be confiscated on-site
  • Illegal or unauthorized vending
  • Knives or weapons of any kind
  • Professional photo, video, or audio recording devices without prior approval
  • Professional video or audio recording devices without prior approval
  • Drones, UAVs, or UFOs
  • Lasers or light pointers
  • Animals or pets (except registered service animals that assist people with disabilities, please contact us in advance)
  • Flammable lanterns or fire of any kind
  • Fireworks or any types of explosives
  • Skateboards, scooters or personalize motor vehicles
  • Bicycles inside the festival grounds
  • Tents or canopies
  • Wagons or carts of any type
  • Chains, chain wallets, or spiked jewelry
  • Instruments, megaphones, horns, or noisemakers
  • Soliciting
  • Pepper spray
  • Spray paint, large markers
  • Bad Vibes (Dad Vibes okay!)

2023 BOX OFFICE HOURS

Box Office Open Daily

Thursday, March 16th – Sunday, March 19th, 2023

11 AM – 10 PM

 

Main Box Office is located on the SW side of the park, closer to Downtown St. Petersburg on 5th Avenue.

VIP Box Office is located on the NW side of the park at the intersection of 7th Ave and Bayshore Dr.

 

For any questions, wristband swaps, or to purchase any remaining wristbands, please see our amazing Box Office staff.

FACILITIES

Medical: The Reggae Rise Up medical team will be on-site to address any type of medical problem you may have. The medical tent will be located between the main festival grounds and the vendor village. If you need assistance go to the medical tent, locate security, or a festival staff member.

 

Security: Our primary goal is to create a safe and secure environment for everyone in attendance. To ensure this, there will be on-site security provided by our private security staff and local police. If any problems occur whatsoever, locate a festival security guard, police officer, or festival staff member.

 

Food: Reggae Rise Up’s Vendor Village will offer a variety of food options from several local food trucks/vendors. We will have vegetarian/vegan options as well. More detailed information will be released as the festival becomes closer.

 

Bars: For our 21+ attendees we will have several beer options throughout the festival grounds with your favorite domestics, imports, and local brews. In addition, we will have multiple bars with full liquor options.

 

Bathrooms & Handwashing Stations: Bathrooms and hand washing stations will be placed throughout the festival site. We ask that you help us in keeping them as clean as possible for the next festival attendee.

 

Information / Lost & Found: Stop by for any and all information you need related to Reggae Rise Up Florida. Here you can find festival maps & guides, drop off or find a lost item, set times, etc.

 

Vendors: Vendor Village will feature local retail vendors offering a wide selection of items like clothing, accessories, craft items, tech products, and more. Festival and artist merchandise will also be located in the vendor village.

FAQs

Thursday March 16th
Gates Open – 4:00PM / Music Starts – 5:00PM

Friday, March 17th
Gates Open – 12:00PM / Music Starts – 12:45PM

Saturday, March 18th
Gates Open – 12:00PM / Music Starts – 12:45PM

Sunday, March 19th
Gates Open – 12:00PM / Music Starts – 1:00PM

All amplified music must end by 10PM
each night per city ordinance.

Box Office Open Daily

Thursday, March 16th – Sunday, March 19th, 2023

11 AM – 10 PM

 

Main Box Office is located on the SW side of the park, closer to Downtown St. Petersburg on 5th Avenue.

VIP Box Office is located on the NW side of the park at the intersection of 7th Ave and Bayshore Dr.

 

For any questions, wristband swaps, or to purchase any remaining wristbands, please see our amazing Box Office staff.

No, this festival is rain or shine!
All Sales Final, No Refunds.

Yes, tickets will increase as inventory is sold through, and as we get closer to the festival dates. We always recommend purchasing in advance to save the most money. Tickets are also often SOLD OUT ahead of the festival, so lock in the good vibes now!

Yes! There will be a great variety of food vendors plus an increased number of beer trailers along with a more full alcohol bars.

We want to provide an unforgettable experience for everybody at the Reggae Rise Up Florida Festival. Please refer to the festival map to to guide you where to enter on 7th Ave and use ADA compliant restrooms. Additional questions please email Info@ReggaeRiseUp.com

This event was designed to provide equal opportunity for enjoyment by all participants. If you would like to request any particular aids or services pursuant to disability laws, please contact the event planner  at 801.419.0858 or City of St Petersburg Community Affairs Division at (727) 893-7345 or (727) 892-5259 TDD/TTY. (Please only call the city of St. Pete about ADA related questions)

No, we do not allow pets or emotional support animals. However, registered service dogs are permitted to enter the event per ADA guidelines. If you need clarification on whether or not your dog is considered a service dog, please refer to the first section of the service dog FAQs on ada.gov.

There is no outside food or alcohol allowed into the festival, but you are able to bring in one (1) sealed water bottle up to 1L in size or an empty reusable personal water bottle.

We will have plenty of food options from local vendors for you to choose from.

We also have a FREE water refill station available.

Please note that all items will be subject to search upon arrival.

To apply for a media pass please click the “Get Involved” Tab and Select ” Media Application” when available. You can also text Adam St. Simons at (385) 235-2001.

Allowed Items List

  • Blankets
  • Chairs
  • Regular-sized or unframed backpacks
  • Empty, refillable plastic or aluminum bottles, & Camelbak’s
  • Sealed water up to 1L
  • Binoculars
  • Bags & Strollers are allowed but will be searched thoroughly
  • Cigarettes and E-Cigarettes
  • Deodorant, Sunscreen & Non-Aerosol bug spray
  • Hula Hoops
  • Personal Umbrellas only, anything larger than an umbrella that accommodates 2 people will not be allowed
  • Good Vibes

*All items are subject to search and the Prohibited Items List is subject to change.*

Prohibited Items List

  • Outside food or beverage items
  • Alcohol or Flasks
  • Ice or Ice packs
  • Coolers
  • Glass Containers
  • Illegal substances, drugs, or drug paraphernalia
  • Any of these items that are deemed unsafe or inappropriate, or are being used for purposes other than intended, may be confiscated on-site
  • Illegal or unauthorized vending
  • Knives or weapons of any kind
  • Professional photo, video, or audio recording devices without prior approval
  • Professional video or audio recording devices without prior approval
  • Drones, UAVs, or UFOs
  • Lasers or light pointers
  • Animals or pets (except registered service animals that assist people with disabilities, please contact us in advance)
  • Flammable lanterns or fire of any kind
  • Fireworks or any types of explosives
  • Skateboards, scooters or personalize motor vehicles
  • Bicycles inside the festival grounds
  • Tents or canopies
  • Wagons or carts of any type
  • Chains, chain wallets, or spiked jewelry
  • Instruments, megaphones, horns, or noisemakers
  • Soliciting
  • Pepper spray
  • Spray paint, large markers
  • Bad Vibes (Dad Vibes okay!)

100%. Festival Totems, Flags, Signs, accepted and encouraged.

Absolutely! We welcome families of all ages. Kids 6 and under are also free.

Strollers for children are permitted but expect them to be searched.

Due to safety concerns, space and viewing concerns, we are asking you to leave the tents and canopies at home. You CAN bring chairs and blankets along with small personal umbrellas.

*For 2023 we will have designated chair areas at each stage. No chairs or blankets in front of the sound/lighting booth (Front Of House).

Of course, we have a dedicated medical tent with several professional EMT units to help when needed.

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YES, we allow a one (1) time re-entry if the attendee leaves anytime before 6:00PM.

You must scan your RFID wristband out before 6:00PM to be valid.

After 6:00PM it will be on a case by case basis, please see security or manager at the front gate.

Gates open at 4PM on Thursday March 16th, 2023.

Gates open at 12PM Friday March 17th,2023 – Sunday March 19th, 2023

2023 Schedule Coming Soon

Music, Vendors, Games, Sports, Crafts, Art, Relaxation Stations, Fan Interactions and more!

Music ends at 10pm each night due to city ordinance, so please arrive early to experience all the amazing bands.

…But the party never stops in St. Pete! Stay tuned for Afterparty Info soon.

The St. Petersburg City Trolley will be running a route between the festival and the Sundial parking garage.

Seats are extremely limited. More info at https://loopertrolley.com/reggae-music-shuttle

Fill out the form when you click Volunteers under the ‘Get Involved’ tab on the website.

If you have more questions please email us at RRUStaffing@gmail.com for more details.

Please email us at Info@ReggaeRiseUp.com for more details.

In accordance with local regulations, there will be no mask, vaccine, nor negative COVID test requirements to enter Reggae Rise Up Florida Festival 2023.

That being said, we encourage everyone to keep their best practices in mind at all times and take the personal precautions they feel most comfortable with, such as wearing masks, getting tested, or getting vaccinated.

Please see our Wristband Info Page Here

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