• Contests

    The JAGA Reggae Festival will feature contests and competitions to engage festival attendees. One of our most competitive and bragging rights worthy competition is our annual Jamaican Jerk Cookoff CompetitionMany people TALK a a good game, but who are the real KINGS & QUEENS of making spicy, succulent, and mouth-watering Jerk Chicken ? 

    If you believe you have what it takes to be the NEW King or Queen of the Jerk Cookoff competion, read the rules below and send in your application. 

    Jamaican Jerk Cookoff Rules, Regulations, & Application...

  • Sponsors

    The JAGA Reggae Festival has enjoyed the support of several sponsors over the years. Our sponsors enable us to provide you with top quality entertainment and a unique cultural experience at and affordable price. Please show your support for the continued success of JAGA by supporting our sponsors.

    If you are interested in partnering with the JAGA Reggae Festival through our available sponsorship opportunities, here is the information that you will need.

    JAGA 2015 Sponsorship Information...

    Four Points by Sheraton Galveston Hotelis located on the Gulf of Mexico on historic Galveston Island.  Enjoy this Galveston hotel's exciting blend of comfort and easygoing style.  We're close to many things to do in Galveston, and we offer convenient access to Schlitterbahn Waterpark and Moody Gardens.  This new hotel is located just steps from breezy beaches and our sparkling outdoor pool is the perfect place to relax in the sun.


     The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB), founded in 1955, is Jamaica’s national tourism agency with head offices based in the capital city of Kingston. The Board is fully funded by the government of Jamaica and is responsible for worldwide tourism marketing and promotion for the island of Jamaica. It has as its mission the development and marketing of the tourist industry so that Jamaica remains the premier Caribbean tourist Destination. The JTB’s mandate is aggressively pursued primarily through the promotion of Jamaica as a preferred travel destination; identifying new and emerging consumer groups, cultivation new relationships with travel partners and the dissemination of timely and useful marketing information to its offices and travel partners across the world.

      The Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB), promotes the image of Galveston, generates tourism, solicits meeting and convention business and coordinates the marketing and advertising efforts for the entire island.

    Sunburst Trading is the leading company in the importation, marketing and distribution of specialty foods from the Caribbean in the Southwestern US. We specialize in discovering the best products in every category, then cultivating their strengths, and nurturing each throughout the marketplace.


     Vitamalt is one of the world’s favorite and best loved malt drinks. The most international of non-alcoholic malt beverages, Vitamalt is available in more than 70 countries.



    Founded in 1948, Dienst Distributing Company is an alcohol distributor in Texas. The company employs 80 people and distributes close to 1.9 million cases of beer and wine each year. 



    Cool Tours is all about Galveston. We provide transportation services to meet all of your needs – airport shuttles, charters for corporate or personal special events, and sight-seeing tours. We are locally-owned and operated and are committed to providing a safe and comfortable experience, whatever your occassion may be.


  • Vendors

    The JAGA Reggae Festival will feature vendors serving up the best Caribbean food north of Jamaica. Bring your taste buds and prepare to enjoy succulent jerk chicken, beef patties, curry goat, and all your favorite Caribbean food items from a wide variety of vendors. In addition to the delicious food, we will also feature a variety of arts and crafts vendors selling TShirts, hats, jewelry, and other accessories.

    If you are interested in being a vendor at the 2015 Edition of the JAGA Reggae Festival, please complete and return the following form:

    JAGA 2015 Vendor Form...