Buy Tickets
 The Mateel Newsletter!
          ...& join us at Facebook & Twitter   
Mateel Events Calendar

PLEASE NOTE: The information below pertains to the now concluded 2014 event.
This information has been left online FOR REVIEW PURPOSES ONLY. Details, options, and pricing may vary considerable in 2015.
We will post the updated 2015 information as soon as it's been determined. Thanks!

The Mateel Community Center invites you to participate in the 30th Annual Reggae On The River™! 

  Download Vendor Application (includes all info below and an applicaton form - PDF - 205kb)

Application Deadline ~ Thursday, May 1st 2014

Festival Location: French’s Camp, 657 N HWY 101 Garberville, CA.
Festival Dates: Thursday, July 31st - August 3rd, 2014
Set up: Wednesday, July 30th, 2014
Concert Bowl Hours:
   ~ Thursday: 3p.m. - 1 a.m.
   ~ Friday: 11 a.m. - 1 a.m.
   ~ Saturday: 10 a.m. - 1 a.m.
   ~ Sunday: 10a.m. - 11 p.m.


Application post marked dead line by May 1st, 2014. All applicants will be juried. All applications received after the dead line and/or are incomplete will be returned.

A complete application includes: California resale or nonprofit number, photos, a Self Addressed Stamped Envelope of adequate size and postage to cover the return of documents & photos and (the letter of endorsement.)

~ Photos should show your work, craft, wares & booth.
~ Acceptance upon availability.
~ If you need a temporary seller’s permit you call:
   The State Board of Equalization at 707-576-2100 or call your local office.

Advertising & Sponsorships

If you would like to sponsor the event and/or advertise in the program guide please visit our Sponsorship and/or Advertising pages. For more information, call our Sponsorship / Press Manager Cathy Miller at (707) 923-3368 Ext. 27 or email her at

Biodegradable Service-Ware

All food vendors must have biodegradable/ compostable service wares. (Paper plates, boats, cups, bowls) Ukiah Paper Co., Cash n Carry and World Centric are a few places to purchase biodegradable service wares. Thank you for helping us, help our earth!


Only two people will be allowed to camp in/behind the craft booth. All island vendors and all food vendors will be camping in the vendor camping area. No tents behind food booths. No vehicles will be allowed behind or in any booth space.


Basic electricity will be available for all vendors. Let me know what your electrical needs are if you require more than basic lighting.

Food Vendors

Only nonprofits will be able to vend food. If you have a nonprofit you would like to fund raise for you will need a letter of endorsement from the nonprofit.


All applicants will be juried. Jury will happen about one week after the deadline. Acceptance letters will go out the following week, if a vending space is available. Fees will be collected after acceptance.


One pass will be given to crafters and two for food. $20 for any extra parking passes. Limit no more than three passes per booth. No RVs or ATV are allowed. RV spaces must be purchased in advance. Roll ins will not be accepted.

Passes and Wristbands

Two come with a craft booth and eight come with a food booth. Crafters may purchase up to two, food up to four more at half price. If you need more we ask you to buy a GA ticket at local outlets or online and it will be exchanged for a vendor pass at vendor check in.

Set Up

~ Food vendors: Monday July 28th – Wednesday July 30st. The bowl will be open for vehicle access to local food vendors only for booth set up on Monday & Tuesday: 3 p.m. till dark.

~ Crafts vendors: Set up hours Wednesday: 8 a.m. till dark.

*No booth set up on Thursday, July 31st.*

~ Early entry for general admission will happen Thursday, July 31st, if you are a food booth you have the option of being open but it’s not required.

>>>> Last date to cancel and receive a refund: June 11th. >>> NO REFUNDS AFTER THIS DATE.

$25 processing fee will be deducted from your fee, in the event that you did not jury into the festival. There is a $30 charge for returned checks.

~ All fees will be due after you have been accepted.


We appreciate all the interested vendors. There are limited roving vendor opportunities.

For more information contact our vending coordinator at:
707-923-3368 Ext. 34 or email

Office hours are Wed-Thurs 10:30-5:00 ~ We look forward to seeing you there,


  Download Vendor Application (includes all info below and an applicaton form - PDF - 228kb)




Reggae On The River® 2008
North Coast Graphics MateelFacebook MateelMySpace North Coast Graphics North Coast Graphics North Coast Graphics
North Coast Graphics