Free LakeFest Weekend 2023 Presented by Columbia Festival of the Arts

  • Location: Downtown Columbia Lakefront
  • Address: 10221 Wincopin Cir, Columbia, MD 21044

Columbia Festival of the Arts’ LakeFest returns to the Downtown Columbia Lakefront from June 16- 18, 2023 with a fun and inclusive FREE weekend event that has become synonymous with the arts and culture of Howard County. Highlights of the 36th annual LakeFest weekend include a performance from GRAMMY award winning artist Judith Hill on Friday evening, a Juneteenth celebration and cookout hosted by The 3rd, along with a variety of live music and arts performances, an Invitational Fine Arts and Crafts Show with more than 50 artists, entertainment for all ages, food trucks and a beer and wine garden sponsored by the Collective Offshore. See what it's all about in the video below!

Friday, June 16 Schedule

5:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. LakeStage: Chasing Straights
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. Create Your Own Reusable Napkin!
5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Color the Monster Mural
6:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. LakeStage: Shamarr Allen
7:15 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Black Cherry Puppet Theater
7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. LakeStage: Judith Hill
9:15 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. LakeStage: DuPont Brass

Learn more about the fun arts and cultural events taking place in Downtown Columbia over LakeFest Weekend. With so much to do, you should make it an overnight stay and enjoy nearby shopping and dining!

Free LakeFest Weekend 2023 Presented by Columbia Festival of the Arts