EVENT SCHEDULE

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Culver's 2024 Lakefest Schedule

Friday, July 19th

4:00 PM

Food, Arts, Crafts, Commercial Booths, and Games - Until 10 PM

4:00 PM

Kids Zone - More information coming soon! 

Coordinated by the Culver Community Elementary PTO

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Registration open for Fishing Tournament 

Public Boat Launch - West Side of Lake 

4:30 PM

Flag Ceremony - SALUTE THE TROOPS - Outside of the Lions Club Depot Building

A salute to those who have served, are currently serving, and prepare to serve in the U.S. Military, featuring keynote speaker, Rileigh Carr, a 21 Gun Volley, and our current VFW Post 6919 members and Auxilary.

SPONSORED BY GIL STANDLEY

5:00 PM

Online Registration for Waves of Freedom Run ENDS

5:00 PM

Fishing Tournament SPONSORED BY VH PIERS 

Tournament begins - Use public boat launch, West side of the lake 

Coordinated by, and proceeds to benefit, the Culver Community Bass Fishing Club

6:00 PM 

Miss Maxinkuckee Pageant - Damore Amphitheater 

  Flowers and decor by: The Garden By Elizabeth 

7:00 PM-8:00 PM 

Miss Maxinkuckee Pageant Crowning

5:00PM - 10:00PM

Beer Garden between West Pavillion and Depot Building 

Hosted by Ruhe 152

7:30PM

 

Live Band Entertainment - Point'n Fingers - West Pavilion Stage 

SPONSORED BY: Pulaski Memorial Hospital Culver Medical Center

9:00PM

Fishing Tournament Weigh-Ins - EAST Pavilion 

9:30 PM

 

Live Entertainment Ends – West Pavilion Stage

10:00 PM


Vendor booths close

Saturday, July 20th

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM 

Lion's Club ALL YOU CAN EAT PANCAKES inside the Depot Building

8:00 AM 

5K Run/ Walk - Waves of Freedom Run 

*Either register online by 5 PM July 14th OR 

Day-of registration opens at 6:30 AM and ends at 7:45AM

Awards to take place at the Damore Amphitheater

8:00 AM

1/2 Mile Sparkler Run* (Ages 3-10)

*Either register online by 5 PM July 14th OR 

Day-of registration opens at 6:30 AM and ends at 7:45AM

Awards to take place at the Damore Amphitheater

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Culver Farmers Market - Culver Town Park Basketball Court

9:00 AM

Waves of Freedom Run Awards - Damore Amphitheater 

9:00 AM

Parade Registration – at the corner of College and Slate - Closes at 9:30 AM

9:00 AM

Food, Arts, Crafts, Commercial Booths, and Games - Until 11 PM

10:00 AM

40th Annual Culver Lakefest Parade

SPONSORED BY The Lakehouse Grille and The Original Root Beer Stand

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM 

         Live Entertainment - Night Shift - Performing at West Pavilion Stage

Sponsored By: YOUR NAME/BUSINESS NAME HERE

email us to become a sponsor for this event: culverlakefestival@gmail.com

12 Noon

Family Contests 

Coordinated by the Culver Community Swim Team 

12:00 PM - Sidewalk Chalk Drawing Contest - Beach

12:40 PM - Penny Find - Beach

1:20 PM - Turtle/Frog Race - Grass by East Pavilion (must provide own turtle/frog)

2:40 PM - Watermelon Eating Contest - East Pavilion (watermelons donated by Park N Shop)

Medals Awarded for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place for each age group competing

1:00 PM

B.I.N.G.O. - Inside Depot Building SPONSORED BY MIRAR CUSTOM HOMES

First come, first serve BINGO. $10 to play 10 rounds. Additional cards $1/each. 50 players at a time.

Coordinated by and proceeds to benefit the Culver Community Cheerleading Team

1:30 PM

Fireman's Waterball Contest - Culver Union Township Fire Department Building

3:30 PM

Hot Dog Eating Contest - Rootbeer Stand

Competitors names to be announced soon! 

Coordinated by, and proceeds to benefit, the Culver Community Baseball Team

SPONSORED BY The Rootbeer Stand

3:00 PM

Registration: Corn Hole Tournament - Basketball Courts/West End of Park

4:00 PM

Corn Hole Tournament BEGINS - Basketball Courts/West End of Park

4:00 PM - 6:00PM

           Live Band Entertainment - Almost There - Performing at West Pavilion Stage

SPONSORED BY: RICHARD HEISE, JR. & JULIANN BENSON 

5:00-6:30 PM

Live Entertainment - Talent Show - Damore Amphitheatre 

  Coordinated by Expressions Dance Studio

7:00 PM – 9:00PM

Live Band Entertainment - 30 South - Performing at West Pavilion Stage

SPONSORED BY: SERVPRO OF MARSHALL, STARKE, PULASKI & FULTON COUNTY

8:30-10:30 PM

Lakefest Fireworks Show broadcasted LIVE on MAX 98.3 with DJ Tony Ross - outside of the Beach Lodge

  Tune in at 8:30PM to hear the full broadcast, interviews, and more! 

Show music will begin at approximately 10PM.

10:00 PM

Spectacular Fireworks Display Presented by MAD BOMBERS FIREWORKS

  Tune into MAX 98.3 to hear the show LIVE

Sunday, July 21ST

8:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Lion's Club ALL YOU CAN EAT PANCAKES inside the Depot Building

9:00 AM

Car Show - Town Park until 3:00 PM

9:00 AM

Food, Arts, Crafts, Commercial Booths, and Games - open until 3:00 PM

9:00 AM

Namaste on the Beach Yoga with Elizabeth - INSIDE Culver Beach Lodge

SPONSORED BY Culver Pediatrics Center & civvies

10:00 AM

Citizens Church Service in the park (Non-Denominational) - The Damore Amphitheater 

10:00 AM

Free Throw Contest – Registration Opens - Basketball Court at the Culver Town Park

11:00 AM – 1:00 PM 

         Live Entertainment - Malachi Jaggers - Performing at West Pavilion Stage

Sponsored By: John C. Hart, Jr. Family

12:00 PM

Free Throw Contest Begins - Basketball Court at the Culver Town Park

SPONSORED BY CHET AND KATE MARSHALL

3:00 PM

Car Show Awards presented at the Information Booth