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Event Series Event Series: Columbia LakeFest

Columbia LakeFest

June 18 @ 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Columbia LakeFest Weekend

Columbia LakeFest returns to the Downtown Columbia Lakefront with its FREE LakeFest Weekend featuring three days of live music, fine arts & crafts show, kids’ entertainment and crafts, a variety of activities for all ages, and fabulous festival food fare.

LakeFest Hours

Friday, June 16: 5:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Saturday, June 17: 11:00 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Sunday, June 18: 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m..

Juneteenth Cookout at The 3rd

Sunday June 18: Celebrate this important day in history.  There will be food, live entertainment, music, and more

Interactive Arts for All & Performers

Monster Mural, as well as hands on projects from KidzArt Howard County, Pinot’s Palette, and Roll Up N Dye.  As well as performers Black Cherry Puppet Theater, BFunk Dance Company and the WLHS Step Team.

Fine Arts & Crafts Show 

More than 50 extraordinary artisans will be showcasing their one-of-a-kind artwork, representing a wide variety of mixed media, jewelry, ceramics, pictures, leather, textiles including both functional and wearable art.

Lake Stage Live Performances


Chasing Straights | Shemarr Allen | Judith Hill | Dupont Brass


Wilde Lake Steel Drum Band | Trey Wellington Band | Buffalo Nichols |  Glenelg Jazz Ensemble | The Sidley’s Quitapenas | Garifuna Collective


WLHS Step Team | Line Dancing w/Dancing Diva April | Deborah Bond |  B.Funk Dance Company | JoCo Project | Delfeayo Marsalis

Food Trucks & Specialty

Althea’s | Blow Fish Poke & Grill | Ekiben | JD’s House of Bacon | Kona Ice | Wetzel’s Pretzels to Go | AppleCore’s Bake Shoppe | DUA DC Coffee | Nina’s Cookies | Pretzelphoria | Wight Tea Co.  

Columbia LakeFest FREE Parking

LakeFest free parking (including Handicap Parking) available nearby at the10203 Wincopin Circle parking garages and at 5575 Sterrett Place lot.

*Festival parking WILL NOT be available at Whole Foods Market.



June 18
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Event Category:


Columbia Festival of the Arts
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Downtown Columbia Lakefront
10275 Wincopin Circle
Columbia, MD 21044
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