Piedmont Park will soon host this free reggae music festival

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Every year a charity reggae festival takes place in Atlanta and this year promises to be bigger and better than ever! BeREGGAE Diaspora Music & Arts Festival at Piedmont Park is the annual three-day fundraiser for the festival’s nonprofit, the Fist Foundation Discountsupporting programs that focus on education and economic empowerment for Black families.

Established in 2013, Atlanta Reggae in the Park began as a block-party style gathering to celebrate authentic Afro-Caribbean culture. It has since changed its name to a beloved part of the festival’s must-see lineup on offer in the ATL.

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With a focus on the intersectionality between Caribbean, African and Black American cultures, the festival has curated this annual space where everyone can feel represented. you can expect live music and DJs, delicious food vendors, pop-up experiences and more to this vibrant love letter to Afro-Caribbean culture and music.

Vendors and market at BeREGGAE
BeREGGAE

This year, performers taking the stage include (but are not limited to) Wayne Wonder, Tito Puente Jr. and Ceelo Green. The festival will take place on August 12 until August 14 and it’s free to attend. However, VIP packages and cabanas are available if you want to enhance your day at the BeREGGAE Diaspora Music & Arts Festival. For more information, Click here to visit their website.

In other Piedmont Park news, there are free sunscreen dispensers dotted throughout the park for Atlantans to use freely. So if you’re going to the festival or planning to travel to Piedmont this summer, don’t forget to keep charging that free protection.

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