Rastafari Rootzfest 2018 Negril


The three-day festival, consumer expo, trade show and competition will be hosted in Negril, one of Jamaica’s most famous tourist resort towns and a global ganja capital. An estimated 1,500 tourists are expected for this event as well as exhibitors from the US and Canada. The event will also feature educational and information booths for Jamaican businesses and interested persons. Parish associations, organizations and government ministries will also participate including the Ministry of Industry, Investment & Commerce, Ministry of Tourism, Tourism Enhancement Fund and the Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy & Mining. ​ The Rastafari Rootzfest™ Ganjamaica Cup™ will judge top entries from growers across Jamaica by a panel of local and international experts. The Rastafari Rootzfest™ Ganjamaica Cup™ will quantify and qualify classic traditional Jamaican ganja strains destined to become commercially successful products with the further relaxation of Jamaica's cannabis laws. The annual festival will provide a platform for the further development of Jamaica's cannabis industry and establish a path for Jamaican farmers to access opportunities under the law. The festival will include a Reggae music concert on the first two nights and climax with the Rastafari Rootzfest™ Ganjamaica Cup™ awards ceremony on the final day. Celebrating Jamaica's historical connection to ganja and the protection of Rastafari's sacramental rights under the law. The Ganja Expo will include booths covering the commerce, culture, and cultivation of cannabis. Ganja Expo booths feature strategic organizations and cannabis related companies. The three day seminar series will include presentations from top speakers representing the government, organizations, investors and growers as well as Rastafari Rootzfest's international education partner Oaksterdam University.

Opening Ceremony Rastafari RootzFest 2016 Video


Norman Manley Boulevard
Negril, Westmoreland JMDWD14

Rastafari Rootzfest 2018 is located at Long Bay Beach Park, Norman Manley Boulevard, Negril, Westmoreland, Jamaica W.I.

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  • - Must be 18 years or older to attend
  • - Legally Exempt Cannabis Event
  • - Seminars:
  • The Scientific innovations in the field of Cannabis research
  • The Horticultural science of growing Cannabis
  • Maintaining Quality Control in your Cannabis
  • Safety and efficacy of medical cannabis treatment
  • Cannabis cultivation and new technologies
  • Testing and Standardization
  • Rastafari Sacramental Rights
  • - Ganja Cub 2017 Award Categories
  • - AWARDS
  • § Website Feature
  • § Magazine Feature
  • § GANJA CUP Product Certification
  • - Jamaican and International Exhibitors
  • - Rastafari RootzFest Concerts


Friday 12:00 Noon to 2:00 AM Saturday 12:00 Noon to 2:00 AM Sunday 12:00 Noon to 12:00 Mid-night


1 Review
Barry J. Hough Sr.
Orange Bay
Rastafari RootFest Is Great...!

Rastafari RootzFest at Long Bay Beach Park is an excellent event. I have attended in Rastafari RootzFest 2015 & 2016 and I recommend your attending Rastafari Rootzfest 2017.

October 2017

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