You will most definitely want to save the date for LakeFest 2012, which will be held on Saturday, June 30th at Concession #2 on Lake Tyler, off McElroy Road. This will be a day full of activities, contests, non-stop live entertainment and more! The festivities will begin at 10am Saturday morning with dog races, and a car show sponsored by ABC Auto Parts, BBQ contest at 1pm and 2pm, a margarita contest at 3pm, washer tournament at 4pm, a homemade boat race at 5pm and other attractions such as live bands playing on center stage, (Honeybrowne is the headliner with 7 other fantastic bands playing all day starting at 10am), vendor booths, helicopter rides, sandcastle demonstration by Sandy Feets, master sand sculptor out of Padre Island, (sponsored by Pier Concepts) and other fun things to do. Admittance is free, however there is a charge for signing up for the contests and rides except for the homemade boat contest. (Click on the link below for the LakeFest schedule of events!)
Proceeds from the contests, cook-offs and tournaments will benefit the Whitehouse Food Pantry (Philadelphia Blessing) and Tyler Type One Diabetes Foundation.
Regions Bank Brookshire’s/Whitehouse Whitehouse Veterinary
Car Show: ABC Auto Parts
Park Sponsor: City of Tyler
Media Sponsors: KNUE CBS-19 Tri County Leader
Internet Marketing Partner: Expert Online Business Solutions
According to Phil Rogers, Whitehouse Chamber of Commerce President,” We wanted to do something totally different for our annual summer event, and what better place than Lake Tyler? It offers such a great backdrop to a family day on the lake with non-stop activities.” For those wishing to participate in one of the contests, forms are below and must be sent in to join the activity. For detailed information about each activity at LakeFest, go to our LakeFest facebook page at
https://www.facebook.com/LakeFestLakeTylerTexas or LakeFest.co!
Homemade boat contest: Phil Rogers – 903 752-7169
BBQ cookoff: Charles Spiegel -903 839-6000
Washer tournament: Maria Davenport – 903 871-2542
Margarita contest: Donny Green – 903 839-0900
Dog races: Clayton Vickers – 903 520-8439
Car show: Donny Green – 903 216-7800
Vendor booths: Denise Magouirk – 903 752-5378
Chamber LakeFest Vendor Application and Agreement
For those vendors wishing to have a booth at LakeFest but are not currently members, you can send in your Whitehouse Chamber membership application with your vendor application. All current Whitehouse Chamber members receive 1 free booth at LakeFest.
CHAMBER 2012 MEMBERSHIP FORM
We need sponsors for the event as well, this is a great way to get your name in front of lots of people!
Gold Level – $2500 (filled for 2012 – PLANO MARINE)
Top billing, special recognition throughout event, advertising on festival media publications with logo including Billboard and Radio, sponsorship banner displayed on Main Stage, Listed on all the advertising signage, listed on all posters, advertising on Chamber Festival website, Complimentary Exhibitor/Vendor Booth
Silver Level – $1000
Special recognition through out event, advertising on all Festival media publications with logo, listed on all advertising signage, listed on all posters, advertising on Chamber Festival website, Complimentary Exhibitor/Vendor Booth
Bronze Level – $500
Listed on all the advertising signage, advertising on Chamber Festival website, Complimentary Exhibitor/Vendor BoothIf you would like to help out with any of the activities or contests during the day, please contact the folks listed above.