Join us on Saturday, July 13th at 7:30 am. Each participant receives a 5K run shirt and a free Lifest ticket for Saturday. To register click “buy tickets” and look in the miscellaneous section.

Located: Winnebago Park
Hours: Sat 7:30 am
Fee: $25 pre-event, $30 at Lifest


Get your creative juices flowing through painting, drawing and other artistic avenues. Free-will donation covers the cost of materials and benefits Life Promotions’ youth programs.

Located: By KidZone
Hours: Thur 1-6 pm, Fri & Sat 10 am-6 pm
Fee: Free will donation


Save a life at Lifest and donate blood. Look for the Community Blood Center’s mobile unit!

Located: Downtown Lifest
Hours: Thur 1:30-5 pm, Fri & Sat 10 am-5 pm
Fee: FREE!


Kick back with friends singing together around a good old-fashioned campfire.

Located: Downtown Lifest
Hours: Following each night’s headliner
Fee: FREE!


What is The Compassion Experience?

This free event features an interactive journey through the true stories of children living in developing countries like the Philippines, Kenya, Uganda, and the Dominican Republic.

In over 2,000 square feet of interactive exhibit space, visitors will step inside homes, markets, and schools — without getting on a plane. Each child’s story starts in poverty but ends in hope.

Located: Downtown Lifest
Hours: Thur 3-9 pm, Fri 1-8:40 pm, Sat 12-9:40 pm
Fee: FREE!



Gather your friends or family to experience an intense game to stop the bomb. You must work together as a team to unlock the clues in 25 minutes. Games can accommodate up to five people. Register at the Ferris Wheel ticket booth.

Located: Marketplace
Hours: Thur 12-11 pm, Fri & Sat 10 am-11 pm
Fee: $60 per group of 6-8 people



Did you see it? Check out the view from the top of the 50-foot Ferris Wheel! Take a ride and see the whole Lifest grounds.

Located: West of Grandstand Bleachers
Hours: Thur, Fri & Sat 11 am-11 pm
Fee: $3


Inflatables? That’s right! Check them out and let the kid in you come out! Don’t let the little ones have all the fun!

Located: Downtown Lifest & KidZone
Hours: Thur 12-7 pm, Fri & Sat 11 am-7 pm
Fee: $10 per Day / $20 for Full Event


Friday and Saturday meet and greet these cute miniature creatures who can’t wait to become your friend.

Located: KidZone
Hours: Fri & Sat 11 am-6 pm
Fee: $1 Donation


Gather a team and go on a photo shoot throughout the Lifest grounds. The team that captures the hunt in the shortest amount of time wins a prize. More info and rules at Activities Central.

Located: Check in at Activities Central
Hours: Before 4 pm daily
Fee: FREE!


Visit the cross and tent north of Downtown Lifest to experience an interactive prayer journey and creatively connect with our Maker.

Located: Downtown Lifest
Hours: Anytime
Fee: FREE!


Youth and parents can express themselves freely and anonymously to get new conversations started.  The graffiti wall is a profound visual wake-up call and a powerful reminder to reconnect with the people in our lives.

Located: Marketplace
Hours: Thur 12-9 pm, Fri & Sat 9 am-9 pm
Fee: FREE!

Rock the Flock Dance Party

Time to take the floor and show us what you got at the Video Dance Parties presented by Rock the Flock Ministry.

Located: KidZone
Hours: Thur & Fri 5:15 pm, Sat 4 pm
Fee: FREE!


Get a team together for the Saturday tournaments. Spots are limited, so sign up early at Activities Central, located inside the Edge Stage. All courts are open to anyone Thursday and Friday for free play.

Located: Around Grounds, check in at Activities Central
Hours: Thur 12-8 pm, Fri & Sat 10 am-8 pm
Fee: FREE!


Challenge a parent or friend to this fast-paced, physical game designed to engage youth and discuss Godly character and encourage them in their faith.

Located: Check in at Activities Central
Hours: TBD
Fee: FREE!


Certified yoga instructor, Pam Herrling, will be holding yoga sessions at Lifest. The gentle flow 45-minute practices are open to all ages an ability levels. Please bring your Bible and a mat or towel.

Located: Downtown Lifest
Hours: Fri & Sat 8 am
Fee: FREE!


Do you have a product or service that you would like to promote or sell at Lifest? Consider being part of Marketplace, Lifest’s shopping center. Marketplace is located in the Expo Building.

  • Lifest is one of the nation’s largest Christian music festivals.
  • An average of 21,000 people attend each day.
  • Booths are displayed in a high-traffic area in an air-conditioned building.
  • Lifest is a family-friendly, drug and alcohol-free event.


  • Merchandise sales are NOT allowed from exhibit booths. No money is to be exchanged. These booths are for informational purposes only.
  • Booth space is approximately 8′ x 10′. (Booth size may vary slightly depending on need and availability.)
  • Distribution of catalogs and order forms are allowed, but no payment can be received at the booth.
  • Drawings and giveaways are allowed as long as there is no entry fee or cost for eligibility before or following the event.


  • Merchandise sales are only allowed at merchandise vendor booths (no food items are allowed).
  • Booth space is approximately 8′ x 10′. (Booth size may vary slightly depending on need and availability.)
  • The sale of CD’s, cassettes and other forms of music are regulated by Lifest. Lifest reserves the right to appoint the provider of artist merchandise and music. Artists will be marketing their own merchandise. Please contact the office if you are interested in selling music.
  • Lifest has exclusive rights to the sale of glow products.
  • Lifest reserves the right to deny sales of certain items to encourage diversity.

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