Every year thousands of people come to Humboldt County to attend Reggae on the River, a 3-day festival of performances from the most renowned Reggae artists in the world. Reggae on the River has been a Humboldt County pastime for 30 years and counting. Located in the heart of the Redwoods on the Eel River at Richardson Grove near the Humboldt Redwoods State Park, Reggae on the River is one of the most majestic reggae festivals in the world.
Having just celebrated 30 years as one of the most iconic and longest running reggae music festivals on the planet, fans from around the globe flock to Humboldt County for an unforgettable weekend of music, camping, community, and irie vibes on the banks of the Eel River. Reggae on the River features world-famous reggae artists such as Israel Vibrations, Gentleman, Jimmy Cliff, Sly and Robbie, Alpha Blonde, Iration, Michael Rose (former lead singer of Black Uhuru) and many, many more.
Located on the beautiful Eel River, the Reggae on the River stage has a unique setting amidst the nature of redwood groves and winding streams. Performances begin in the morning and run till the late hours of the night. Many folks who attend the festival prefer to stay in more luxurious accommodations rather than Camping. Reggae on the River patrons who stay at the Carter House Inns & Restaurant 301 get the best of both worlds. They enjoy their favorite artists at Reggae on the River, then return to clean, fresh and relaxing accommodations at Carter House Inns.