Educational Booths and Activities

Saturday, May 15, 2021

3 Circle Drive, DeFuniak Springs, Florida  32435

LakeFest festival includes an educational component for families looking for ways to enjoy the great outdoors through LakeFest festival in historic DeFuniak Springs, Florida annually the weekend of the 3rd Saturday of May. Government and nonprofit organizations are encouraged to exhibit information about visiting state parks, planting butterfly gardens, kayaking adventure opportunities, boat safety rules and regulations, fishing opportunities, camping, birding, hiking and exploring.   The main mission of these agencies and nonprofit groups at LakeFest is not to sell merchandise, but to offer free information about government and nonprofit sponsored activities and events in the great outdoors.  However, these groups may offer some items for sale, but the emphasis is on educational outreach.   Register your group.  By the camp site for those  exhibitors who want to bring a tent and stay the night on the festival grounds, Friday evening, May 14 and Saturday, May 15. Check the box in your Request Form.

Educational Booth Space Request Form

Exhibitors and attractions TBA.  Partial list as as 3/16/2021:

  • DeFuniak Springs Garden Club: Providing butterfly garden tours next to the library. Selling various plants and answering gardening questions.

Florida Forest Service at 2019 LakeFest

Two park rangers standing in a tented exhibit booth at a festival with large inflatable Smokey.

Florida State Parks at LakeFest 2019

An exhibit booth at a festival

Presenting State Park Info at LakeFest 2019

Ranger standing in front of a stuffed bear exhibiting information about state parks

American Kayaking Association at LakeFest 2019

Boy sitting in front of a banner about American Kayaking Association sitting under a booth tent