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Rootfire At The Park 2017


 100% of ticket proceeds will be donated to Hurricane Irma relief efforts.

Join us November 10 – 12, 2017 at Riverfront Park in Cocoa, FL!

Rootfire At The Park is a music & lifestyle festival with the promise of exceptional music and thoughtful details that make a day outside better. Things like free sunscreen, games, and discounted tickets if you ride your bicycle. We are highlighting craft vendors who create thoughtful food, and local vendors who keep the energy close to home. In the beverage world, we extend the term craft to not only cover quality beer and wine, but to also offer a place to enjoy other beverages ranging from kombucha to kava kava, and beyond.

Children 12 & Under get in Free. Children must be accompanied by a Parent/Legal Guardian. When you purchase your adult ticket, please be sure to RSVP how many children you will be bringing with you.


Join us for beach cleanup on Saturday morning, 8-10am at the North 2nd Street. Hosted by our friends at Endless Summer Radio. Meet in the parking lot at 210 N Atlantic Ave, Cocoa Beach, FL 32931(right across from the beach access). RSVP here!


SGP will be hosting activities for all ages throughout the weekend, including 4v4 games, soccer tennis and a skill session for kids hosted by Mill Valley Soccer Club coach, Julien Melendez.


Every day, before the music starts, we invite you to stretch out and take a few deep breaths with us.  All levels of experience are welcome.  This will be flowy, fun, and easy for beginners.


Face painting, arts and crafts, temporary tattoos, and more will be available to everyone at Rockstar Row!


It’s good for your body, and good for the environment too!  Discounted tickets are available to anyone riding their bike.



We’re excited to offer a wide range of local food, beverages, and more.


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Come watch Jimmy create a masterpiece!


Local artist Sam Gallo will be painting on site!

100% of ticket proceeds will be donated to Hurricane Irma relief efforts.


Rootfire events help us fund the Rootfire Cooperative, providing interest-free loans to musicians as an alternative to the traditional record label system.

“Artists releasing their music through Rootfire Cooperative receive money from their album sales directly from their distributor, which they use to repay their loan. Rootfire Cooperative doesn’t take any portion of an album’s profits, recouping only its invested funds, and the artists maintain 100% ownership of their music throughout the entire process.” – as featured on May 4, 2016

“Launched in the spring of 2016, Rootfire Cooperative is a partnership between Rootfire and Ineffable Music Group that offers interest-free microloans to artists.” – as featured in Forbes, Aug 22, 2017




Rootfire Soundclash (RF 001)
RF 001 was a late night “sound clash” in a 300-person club off the main drag in Monterey, CA. Bringing musicians from several of the American Reggae scene’s most active bands together into one super group for one set of music. The show included members of Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, The Expanders, The Green, and Westbound Train.

Rootfire At The Beach (RF 002)
RF 002 took place on the golf course grounds and lawn overlooking Avila Beach, CA, on August 2, 2015. It was a full day of music from Stephen Marley, Collie Buddz, The Movement, and Expanders Sound System, and the sun set slowly behind the stage as Tribal Seeds finished their set. 3,000 people joined us. We focused on making the day friendly for everyone, with our first pickup soccer game, a dedicated kids and game zone, kites, and free water.

Rootfire At The Park (RF 003)
RF 003 was our first festival in Florida, on October 22, 2016. It was a perfect day at Riverfront Park in Cocoa, FL, with Iration, Tribal Seeds, Collie Buddz, The Movement, Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, The Holdup, Beebs, Kevin Kinsella, Dustin Thomas, and Part One Tribe. Anyone who rode their bike got $5 off admission, children ran through the fountain, the Soccer Garden Party began. As the sun set on the second stage, Collie Buddz joined The Movement for the first (and so far, only) time they’ve ever performed their song “Habit 2016” together in front of an audience. Love was in the air.

Rootfire In The Emerald City (RF 004)
In the evergreen trees of Seattle, WA, Marymoor Park is host to a number of our favorite artists every summer. RF 004 featured Thievery Corporation, Stick Figure, Trevor Hall, The California Honeydrops, Sol, Kore Ionz, and pedal-powered performances (yes, powered by bikes!) in between sets on July 29, 2017.


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Reid was born and raised in Sacramento, CA, and first connected with Rootfire in 2011 while living and working in New Zealand with The Black Seeds worldwide team. Before that he was the drummer of a folk-rock group called 2Me. Today he manages some of our favorite bands and oversees all operations of Rootfire.

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[…] Rootfire At The Park is back in the radiant and relaxing Riverfront Park in Cocoa Beach, Florida. This 2nd year festival runs for three days: November 10th to the 12th. A tremendous benefit of this festival is Rootfire giving 100% of the ticket proceeds directly to Hurricane Irma Relief. This music and lifestyle festival holds the promise for each person to get lost in the music swaying through the palm trees around you. With craft vendors serving the best food in the area and local vendors who bring the Floridan vibe straight to the park, Rootfire is guaranteed to wipe away… Read more »