What is The Logan Martin LakeFest and Boat Show?
It’s the south’s largest in-water boats show, with over a dozen boat brands on site available for test drives. It’s also a celebration of the lake lifestyle and the Logan Martin Lake community, featuring lake lifestyle vendors, food trucks, live music, fireworks, and more. Profits from the event are donated to local charities. Since 2010, LakeFest has given over $250k back to the community.
How much is admission?
Public admission is FREE thanks to our sponsors. However, there will be merchandise for sale from our great vendors, so be sure to bring some cash.
How much is parking?
Parking is also free, but local charities will be operating parking trolleys. Tips are not required, but are appreciated.
Can I come by boat?
Yes! There is plenty of free boat parking.
Where is LakeFest?
Lakefest is held at Pell City Lakeside Park, 2801 Stemley Road, Pell City, AL. Here’s a Google Map Link
How do I get there?
From I-20, take Exit 158. Head south on Highway 231. At the traffic light just past Publix, make a left onto Highway 34. Lakeside Park is just past the Pell City Civic Center on the right.
Did I hear right – are you guys giving away a boat?
YES! Not just any boat, a luxury 18 foot pontoon boat!
How do I enter to win the boat?
All attendees at LakeFest will receive a free entry form. Fill out your information on that card and bring it to the LakeFest tent. Look for the tall blue LAKEFEST flag in front of the Tracker Boats Main Stage.
What other giveaways are there?
There will be giveaways on the hour, every hour. There will be Orca coolers, camp chairs, massive inflatables, and more. Our vendors and sponsors always donate great prizes as well.
Do I need to be present to win?
No, just make sure you leave a good phone number and email address so we can reach you.
What boats are available for test drive?
You can see all of the boats over on our boats page. Check it out! Additionally, America’s First Federal Credit Union will be on site for quick financing!
Is there an ATM?
Yes, America’s First will provide an ATM at LakeFest.
What kind of vendors will be there?
Arts, crafts, teak outdoor furniture, outdoor living, realtors, and more!
What kinds of food will be available?
BBQ, Burgers, Gourmet Hot Dogs, Crab Cakes, Funnel Cakes, Fair food, and more!
Can I bring a cooler?
No, but beer will be for sale on site.
I want to hang out a bit. Can I bring a chair or a hammock?
Heck yeah! There are plenty of shady spots to chill.
Is the event kid friendly?
YES! Lakeside Park has a kids castle and a splash pad.
Can I bring my dog?
You bet! All dogs must be on a leash, though. Also, please clean up after your pet. Nobody wants to step in dookie 🙂
Can I swim on the beach?
Unfortunately for safety reasons, the beach at Lakeside Park is closed during LakeFest.
What happens if it rains?
LakeFest is a rain or shine event. We will monitor weather conditions and ensure that we make decisions in the best interest of public safety.
What are the hours?
What bands are playing?
Will there be any other vehicles there?
Yes. McSweeney Automotive Group will be showcasing Jeeps and Rams, Town and Country Ford will have some of the newest F150s, and Riders Harley Davidsons will have some bikes on display as well.
How can I contact LakeFest?