LakeFest 2020

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Friday, May 15 - Sunday, May 17, 2020
GPS:  3 Circle Drive, DeFuniak Springs, Florida

LakeFest is an annual festival in DeFuniak Springs, Florida celebrating safe, recreational activities for the entire family on the water and banks of beautiful Lake DeFuniak, one of the world’s rare, naturally round spring-fed lakes.  The 2020 event is comprised of live entertainment, kayak/water sport training, outdoor evening movie, fish fry, hilarious cardboard boat races, water demonstrations, booth exhibits, water slides, bounce houses, kids activities, a century bicycle ride, and car show.  The 2020 program will include overnight primitive camping.  

Friday, May 15, 2020 (subject to change)

11am until Sellout:  Fish Fry. Amphitheater. 
          Provided by VFW

7:45pm-8pm:  Nighttime Hydroflight Show.  (behind Amphitheater)

7pm-10pm: Nighttime Kayak Activity Advanced registration required.  Free.

8pm-10pm:  Outdoor Movie.  Amphitheater. 
          Sponsored by the DeFuniak Springs Special Events Committee

Saturday, May 16, 2020

9am: Opening Ceremonies.  "Camp Jamboree"  (Amphitheater) 

9am-3:30pm:  EVENTS & ACTIVITIES by area:

  • Butterfly Garden Tours, Library Garden
  • Camp Kayak - Free kayak rides, primitive camping
  • Camp Kids - Kids Activities, waterslides
  • Camp Jamboree - Amphitheater/Live Entertainment
  • Disc Golf. Check-in at DeFunk Disco booth among the street vendors
  • Trading Post - Food & Merchandise Vendors
  • Command Post - Behind Camp Jamboree (Amphitheater)

9:15am:  Kayak Races  - Command Post (behind Amphitheater.) 

10am-11:30am:  Big Fun OE Race.  Camp Kayak (boat ramp)

10am-1pm:  Nonie’s Petting Zoo Presentations - Location TBA.

10am-2pm:  Antique Car Show and Public Voting.  Area in front of Train Depot.  Free.

11am-11:15am: Hydroflight Show by Ben Merrill - Behind Amphitheater

     11am-2pm: Lucky Duck Hunt on the Water In the Water of Lake DeFuniak

Noon: Cardboard Boat Races Boat ramp next to Hall of Brotherhood.

1pm:  Parade. "Outdoor Fun in the Water, Sand & Sun!"  Circle Drive

 1:30pm - 2pm:  LIVE ENTERTAINMENT:  Walton County Community Band.
        Camp Jamboree (amphitheater)

2:15pm:  AWARD PRESENTATIONS:  "Camp Jamboree" Amphitheater 

  • Lucky Duck Hunt Drawings 
  • Car Show
  • Cardboard Boat Races
  • Kayak Races
  • LakeFest Beauty Pageant

 2:30pm - 3pm:  LIVE ENTERTAINMENT:  DJ. Camp Jamboree 
            (amphitheater)

3:30pm-5:30pm: Talent Show.  Camp Jamboree (Amphitheater)

5:30pm:  Historic District Bike Tour (Visitors Center, 1162 Circle Drive)

Sunday, May 17, 2020

7am-4pm:  DeFuniak Springs Gran Fondo Cycling Adventure.  Camp Jamboree
     (Amphitheater)

8am-2pm:  PADDLING COURSE & CLINIC:

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