Chili Vibrations Reggae Festival Nov 14-16

November 14, 2014 by

Beach Arts Coalition presents Chili Vibrations Reggae Festival, featuring a chili cook off and some of today's biggest names in Reggae, Friday, Nov. 14 – Sunday, Nov. 16 at Aaron Bessant Park Amphitheater in Panama City Beach, next to Pier Park. 
Some of Reggae's most influential artists are headlining this year's festival sponsored by, including Julian Marley and The Uprising, Iration, Dirty Heads and Matisyahu. Other notable artists include Junior Marvin, guitarist for Bob Marley and the Wailers, and regional favorite Heritage. See the Chili Cook off schedule, full music lineup and read artist bios on the Chili Vibrations Reggae Festival official website.
Chili Vibrations Reggae Festival Schedule: 
Friday, Nov. 14
7:00-8:00  p.m.   | Heritage
8:30-10:00 p.m.  | Matisyahu
Saturday, Nov. 15
9 am-2:30 p.m.  | Chili Cook-Off
4:00-5:30 p.m.   | Junior Marvin
6:15-7:45 p.m.   | Dirty Heads
8:30-10:00 p.m. | Julian Marley & the Uprising
Sunday, Nov. 16
11 am-12:30 pm | Horizen
1:15-2:45 p.m.    | Natty Vibes
3:30-5:00 p.m.    | Rootz Underground
5:45-7:15 p.m.    | Iration
On Saturday, Nov. 15 from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., a judging panel will decide who makes the best chili across four competitive divisions, including Red Chili, Chili Verde, Salsa and Anything Goes (Crock Pot chili). A Booth/Showmanship category will highlight the best tent design and costumes during the cook-off. Admission to the Chili Cook-off is $5 per person and kids 12 and under are free. 
Tickets to Chili Vibrations Reggae Festival are on sale now at Prices range from $25 for Friday entry to $149 for a VIP weekend pass. VIP passes include private parking, private restroom, private viewing area, private discounted bar and two free drink passes per day, and food on Saturday and Sunday provided by Finn’s Island Style Grub for the ultimate Chili Vibrations experience. 
Chili Vibrations Reggae Festival is held at Aaron Bessant Park located adjacent to Pier Park at 500 Pier Park Drive in Panama City Beach. The centerpiece of Aaron Bessant Park is a state-of-the-art amphitheater, which hosts performances by world famous musicians and local community favorites alike, and all just steps from the beach! The 70-acre Aaron Bessant Park also features a veterans memorial, 3 looping trails that are great for walking and an open, grassy area that is perfect for watching the concert performances.
Bring your favorite blankets and chairs and enjoy a weekend in the park with great food and great music. For more information about Chili Vibrations Reggae Festival, or to become a sponsor or chili cook-off contestant, visit    

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