Free LakeFest Weekend 2023 Presented by Columbia Festival of the Arts

Event Dates/Times:

Friday, June 16: 5 pm – 10:30 pm

Saturday, June 17: 11 am – 10:30 pm

Sunday, June 18: 11 am – 7 pm

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


Host/Organizer: Columbia Festival of the Arts

Cost/Tickets: There are no tickets, event is free to attend.


Back for the 36th Anniversary season, Columbia Festival of the Arts’ Free LakeFest Weekend is June 16-18, 2023, at the Downtown Columbia Lakefront! This fun and inclusive FREE three-day outdoor festival features a variety of live music and arts performances, Invitational Fine Arts and Crafts Show with more than 50 artists, a Juneteenth celebration and cookout hosted by The 3rd, interactive entertainment for all ages, food trucks, and a wine and beer garden sponsored by the Collective Offshore. More than a dozen live performances will be showcased, including GRAMMY award winning artist Judith Hill, GRAMMY winner and NEA Jazz Master Delfeayo Marsalis, New Orleans musician Shamarr Allen, BFunk Dance Company, and more. Event Hours are: Friday, June 16 from 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.; Saturday, June 17 from 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.; and Sunday, June 18 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Visit for more details and a complete festival schedule.

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