Tent with kayaks next to a lake

Primitive camping is allowed during LakeFest 2020 in DeFuniak Springs, Florida on the festival grounds of Chipley Park for those who have signed up for a paddling course (kayakers, canoeists, paddle boarders) or the DeFuniak Springs Grand Fondo cycling adventure. 

  1. First, you must RSVP for a free paddling course or the cycling adventure to be eligible for a camp site.
  2. Once you have signed up for a course or the adventure, complete and submit a Camp Site Reservation Form for a free camp site!


  • Primitive campsites (tents only) available to anyone registered for one or more paddling course(s) during LakeFest 2019 in DeFuniak Springs, FL.  You MUST sign up for a course to be issued a campsite on the festival grounds.
  • Men/Women Restrooms are available on the grounds at the amphitheater, but there are no shower facilities.  
  • Leave no trace practices required.  
  • The City will host one bonfire for campers, but no individual campfires allowed at camp sites.  
  • The City is also planning for an outdoor movie on the festival grounds Friday evening, May 15 at the amphitheater.  
  • No alcohol is allowed on City property, including the festival site.  
  • Camp site registrants may have up to four guests per site (the registrant plus four guests for a total of five people per site).  
    Dogs and cats are allowed on the festival grounds but must always be on a leash.  
  • Check-in location will be provided following registration.
  • Questions?  (850) 951-3057.  We look forward to seeing you!