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About

What is Dream Weekend?

It is a highly anticipated summer music festival produced by Dream Entertainment Limited and considered to be the Caribbean’s largest party experience. At this music festival, you will be entertained by live performances by artistes and DJs. The genre of Dancehall is at the forefront of all events, while including elements of popular music genres such as pop, house, hip hop and rap. There is also one particular event, where soca dominates yet the genre of dancehall is still present. No two editions of Dream Weekend are alike, which is what keeps patrons coming back year after year to experience that which is always sure to be a good time. This year’s 10 th Anniversary edition promises to be like no other Dream Weekend you have ever experienced before. Stay tuned to find out who will be performing at Dream Weekend’s 10th Anniversary. Only the hottest most relevant and trending acts are booked by Dream Entertainment Limited. The names will be released closer to the date.

Who is at Dream Weekend?

The attendees include people, who have a love of dancehall music and Jamaica, the location of Dream Weekend. While music unifies patrons originating from the island of Jamaica and those visiting from overseas, all patrons embrace the amazing energy the island of Jamaica infuses into Dream Weekend.

Event Line Up

Dream Live Concert: August 2nd

Arrive casually dressed to have this live concert launch you into the Dream Weekend party series. Experience the electrifying excitement of watching the hottest stars of 2018, entertain you under the stars. Patrons in the past have been entertained by Spice, Dexta Daps, Popcaan, Bounty Killer and Ding Dong.

Celebrity Playground: August 3rd

An event that has been hosted in the past by Kardinal Offishall and has included a live performance by Mavado. Be amongst the sea of red and white attired patrons partying to hottest selection of DJs and performers. It is the perfect opportunity to show some patriotism with your flag if it includes red and white colors. The Canadians are usually out representing in strong numbers.

Twisted Spirits: August 3rd

This night time event has you dressed in whatever you consider to be sleepwear. You might be wearing sleepwear but you are definitely not sleeping. You will be kept awake by the music that in the past has been carefully chosen by DJ Tyrone, Illusion, DJ Nicco, and Selecta Shane. Make sure to try the mixed drinks unique to this event.

Daydreams: August 4th

This might be what heaven looks like when the angels are having a good time as patrons are dressed head to toe in white. This luxuriously staged event provides food to all patrons. The talented and skillful Chromatic, Coopershot, Crazy Neil, DJ Don Hot and DJ Young Chow have kept past patrons entertained.

Yush: August 4th

This is were throwback dancehall music takes center stage. At this night time event with the Caribbean Sea as a backdrop, the dress code is Beach Chic. Witness artists who have been performing on the dancehall scene for years and have an arsenal of hits. Before Lady Saw exited the dancehall scene she had shared the Yush stage with Beenie Man. They both gave equally stellar performances. Elephant Man is another performer who has headlined. DJs who have played at this event include Chromatic, Coppershot and Renaissance.

Wet ‘n’ Wild: August 5th

This highly anticipated event is the talk of every returning patron. It is an experience like none other. A live show at a water park that patrons can enjoy while in the various pools or as they slide down a water slide. It is a unique concept that resonates with patrons. Plan to wear a water worthy outfit and to get “Wet ‘n’ Wild” in it. An event where dancehall reigns but has welcomed the likes of Cardi B. Dancehall artists that have performed in the past include Aidoina, Ishawna and Shenseea.

World Vibes: August 5th

This is the event for the die-hard dancehall fan. It is where DJs who specialize in the dancehall genre skillfully battle each other with dubplates. The night ends with 1 DJ annihilating the competition. Who could forget the year where the German sound crew, Jugglerz came out onto the stage and shocked the crowd with their versatility. It was the ultimate battle with the heavy hitter DJ Tony Matterhorn. Come out to this event dressed in black and witness who will come out on top of this 2018’s sound clash.

Mawnin After: August 6th

This is a new event for Dream Weekend’s 10th Anniversary. Patrons dress in yellow to rise with the sun and party to midday. Expect to eat breakfast at this event. Look forward to welcoming the dawn of a new day while partying to a line up of music that will keep you energized for the epic last day of the party series.

Igloo: August 6th

Make sure to include a Jersey as part of your outfit and pack your cooler with your beverages of choice. In case you run out, you can restock on location at the bar. Coppershot, Ricky Platinum, Timeless, Redd Heat, and DJ Tyrone have in the past choosen to create the an exceptional party experience.

Dream J’ouvert: August 6th

This event is for the soca junkie. In the past there have been world renown acts that have performed such as Bunji Garlin, Kes and Machel Montano. This is a party that you can come out covered in paint and powder. Be the canvas for the powder and paint that gets thrown around to the sweet sound of soca music. For those who prefer not to become colorful masterpieces you can stand on the perimeter and still enjoy the show.

Where and When is Dream Weekend?

The world comes to Dream Weekend expanding the population of Negril, Jamaica. For 5 days experience Dream Weekend along the scenic Seven Mile Beach on Norman Manley Boulevard. The essence of the beach town of Negril remains, while being infused with the Dream Weekend experience from August 2 nd to 8 th , 2018.

Dream Weekend is an experience that only occurs during one time of the year. It is no secret how to be there. What are you waiting for? Get your ticket now and be apart of “THE DREAM EXPERIENCE” which is a reality.