LakeFest 2022 schedule of events
"Living the Lake Life"
Friday, May 20 - Sunday, May 22, 2022
Chipley Park, Circle Drive, DeFuniak Springs, Florida
Friday, May 20, 2022
11:00 a.m. until 7:30 p.m. - LAKEFEST FISH FRY- Fish, Fries, Beans, Coleslaw, and Hushpuppies
5:00 p.m. DJ CO-LOCK- In the Mix
5:15 p.m. Ben Merrell, Hydro flight athlete performs - watch Ben throughout the evening and all day Saturday
5:30 p.m. Live Entertainment by TODAY'S YESTERDAY BAND
7:30 p.m. Live Entertainment by SHANE OWENS
Saturday, May 21, 2022
7:00 a.m. Triathlon- Begins behind the Chautauqua Hall of Brotherhood at the boat ramp.
7:00 a.m. All Vendors check-in, Live Oak Avenue and Circle Drive
8:00 a.m.- 10:00 a.m. check-in for Chautauqua Classic Car Show - NE Corner of East Main Avenue and Circle Drive
8:00 a.m. -Noon Farmers Market- Baldwin Avenue between 8th Street & 9th Street
- 8:00 a.m. Registration for all water sports competitions begins
- 9:00 a.m. OPENING CEREMONIES - DJ CO LOCK -stage
- Welcome and Invocation - Mayor Bob Campbell
- Introduction of Walton County Queens
- Introduction of DeFuniak Springs Queens
9:00 a.m. EVENTS & ACTIVITIES by area:
- Walton County Heritage Museum, Circle Drive, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
- Kids Activities - Camp Kids - between stage and pier by Presbyterian Church
- Paddle Sport Races - Command Post - between stage and pier by Presbyterian Church
10:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. Chautauqua Classic Car Show and Public Voting (10 am-2 pm). Begins at NE Corner of E. Main and Circle Drive at Chipley Park
10:00 a.m. EVENTS & ACTIVITIES:
- Entertainment, DJ CO-LOCK- In the Mix
- Big Kahuna Paddle Challenge Registration begins
- Cardboard Boat Registration begins
10:15 a.m. Hydro Flight Demonstrations, Lake DeFuniak
10:45 a.m. Big Kahuna Paddle Challenge- Time Trials Begin
11:00 a.m. LIVE ENTERTAINMENT - Stage
- Lucky Duck on the water, Lake DeFuniak
12:00 p.m. Cardboard Boat Competition begins
1:00 p.m. LIVE ENTERTAINMENT-
2:30 p.m. Introduction of dignitaries/special guests
- Introduction of 2022 LakeFest Queens
3:00 p.m. AWARD PRESENTATIONS
- Car Show
- Watersport Races
- Big Kahuna Voyager Race
- Cardboard Boat Race
- Lucky Duck Winners
4:00 p.m. LakeFest Parade Circle Drive, Line-up/staging on East Main Street (look for signs)
5:30 p.m. LakeFest 2022 concludes until May 2023 - Hope you have enjoyed your day and we will see you in 2023!
All vendors should be closed, have their area cleaned, and be vacated by 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 22, 2022
Noon: Camping concludes
All campers should have their campsites clean and vacated by noon.