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

4pm-7pm: Fishing Tournament. Boat Ramp, 95 Circle Drive

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

7pm-10pm: Nighttime Kayak and Canoe Camping Course Advanced Registration
      Required.  Free.

7:30pm-Midnight:  Bonfire. Next to Amphitheater. Sponsored by 30A Blaze

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:

  • Butterfly Garden Tours, Library Garden
  • Camp Kayak
  • Camp Exploration
  • Camp Kids
  • Disc Golf. Check-in at DeFunk Disco booth among the street vendors
  • Trading Post (Food & Merchandise Vendors)

9:15am:  Kayak/Paddle Board Races - "LakeFest Command Post"  (behind Amphitheater.) 

10am-10:30am: LIVE ENTERTAINMENT: Community Band - Camp Jamboree 
     (amphitheater)

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

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

10:45am-11am:  Hydroflight Show - Behind Amphitheater.

     11am-11:30am:  LIVE ENTERTAINMENT:  Singer Andy Avery.  Camp Jamboree 
            (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.  Circle Drive

 1:30pm - 2pm:  LIVE ENTERTAINMENT:  Singer Andy Avery.  Camp Jamboree 
            (amphitheater)

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

  • Lucky Duck Hunt Drawings 
  • Car Show - Camp Heritage
  • Cardboard Boat Races
  • Paddle Sport Races

 2:30pm - 3pm:  LIVE ENTERTAINMENT:  Singer Andy Avery.  Camp Jamboree 
            (amphitheater)

4pm-6pm: Beginners Course for Kayaks, Canoe and Paddle Board Enthusiasts Free.
      Advanced Registration Required or visit the American Kayaking Association’s booth
      during the day for space availability.

Sunday, May 17, 2020

8am-2pm:  PADDLING COURSE & CLINIC:

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