Schedule

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LakeFest 2019
Friday, May 17 - Sunday, May 19, 2019
3 Circle Drive, DeFuniak Springs, Florida  32435

A 3-day festival on the banks and in the water of beautiful Lake DeFuniak celebrating safe, enjoyable outdoor recreational activities for the entire family. Free entry.  Free parking.

Friday, May 17, 2019

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.   

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

Saturday, May 18, 2019

8:15am - 9am: Registration for Kayak/Paddle Board Races - "LakeFest Command Post" (behind Amphitheater.)

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 (street vendors)

9:15am:  Kayak/Paddle Board Races - "LakeFest Command Post"  (behind 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: Poker Paddle/Walk - LakeFest Command Post" - 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.  Circle Drive

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

  • Lucky Duck Hunt Drawings, 
  • Car Show, 
  • Cardboard Boat Races
  • Paddle Poker
  • Paddle Sport Races - "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 29, 2019

8am-2pm:  PADDLING COURSE & CLINIC: