Columbia Festival of the Arts

Columbia Festival of the Arts FREE LAKEFEST WEEKEND

LakeFest, Columbia’s family festival for arts & entertainment at the Downtown Columbia Lakefront, makes its triumphant return after two years in virtual quarantine. The free, three-day event features live music, kids’ entertainment and crafts, an invitational fine arts and crafts show, festive food, a beer & wine garden, participatory workshops, and a variety of activities for all ages. Check out some of our previous performers

LakeFest Hours

Friday, June 10: 5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday, June 11: 11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Sunday, June 12: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Lakefest Map and Parking

Free parking (including Handicap Parking) available nearby at the Wincopin Circle parking garages. Visitors can also park at the Sterrett Place lot located at 5575 Sterrett Place. PLEASE DO NOT PARK AT WHOLE FOODS MARKET.

Choose Your Festival Experience

Live Music

LIVE MUSIC

Fine Arts & Crafts Show

FINE ARTS & CRAFTS SHOW

SWAY: Bloom

SWAY: BLOOM!

Family Interactive Events

FAMILY & INTERACTIVE EVENTS

Festival Workshops

WORKSHOPS

Columbia Film Festival

COLUMBIA FILM FESTIVAL

Festival Food & Fares

FESTIVAL FOOD & FARE

Beer & Wine Festival

BEER & WINE GARDEN

LakeFest Schedule at a Glance

SWAY: Bloom

FRIDAY, JUNE 10

 

5:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. LakeStage: Shelby Blondell
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Painted Umbrellas Exhibit
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Fine Arts and Crafts Show & Sale
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Activities by ManneqART
5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Monster Mural
5:45 p.m. – 6:05 p.m. SWAY: Bloom
6:05 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. LakeStage: Chinobay Ft. Jordan Scheffer
7:15 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Black Cherry Puppet Theater
7:35 p.m. – 8:50 p.m. LakeStage: The Reminders
7:15 p.m. – 7:35 p.m. SWAY: Bloom
9:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Movie Night: Pee Wee’s Big Adventure (Rated PG-13)
9:05 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. LakeStage: King Soul

SATURDAY, JUNE 11

11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Fine Arts and Crafts Show & Sale
Noon – 8:00 p.m. Activities by ManneqART
Noon – 12:45 p.m. LakeStage: Mr. Gabe
Noon – 8:00 p.m. Monster Mural
Noon – 8:00 p.m. Painted Umbrellas Exhibit
12:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. KidzArt – Arts & Crafts Activities
1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. LakeStage: La Marvela
1:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Black Cherry Puppet Theater
1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Workshop: Learn to Play the Kalimba
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. LakeStage: Wylder
3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Chinese Folk-Dance Medley
3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. LakeStage: Sunny War
4:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Black Cherry Puppet Theater
4:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. LakeStage: Marielle Kraft
5:45 p.m. – 6:05 p.m. SWAY: Bloom
6:05 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. LakeStage: Nkula
7:30 p.m. – 8:45 p.m. LakeStage: The 19th Street Band
7:15 p.m. – 7:35 p.m. SWAY: Bloom
9:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Movie Night: Little Shop of Horrors (PG-13)
9:05 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. LakeStage: Lakou Mizik

SUNDAY, JUNE 12

 

11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Fine Arts and Crafts Show & Sale
Noon – 1:00 p.m. LakeStage: Wilde Lake HS Steel Drum Band
Noon – 5:00 p.m. Monster Mural
Noon – 5:00 p.m. Activities by ManneqART
Noon – 5:00 p.m. Painted Umbrellas Exhibit
12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. KidzArt – Arts & Crafts Activities
12:45 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Black Cherry Puppet Theater
1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Workshop: History of Rara with Lakou Mizik
1:15 p.m. – 2:35 p.m. LakeStage: Elikeh
2:35 p.m. – 2:55 p.m. SWAY: Bloom
2:55 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. LakeStage: Mount Hebron HS Jazz Ensemble
3:55 p.m. – 4:10 p.m. Black Cherry Puppet Theater
4:10 p.m. – 5:05 p.m. LakeStage: Columbia Jazz Band
5:05 p.m. – 5:25 p.m. SWAY: Bloom
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. LakeStage: LakeStage: Glenelg Jazz Ensemble