Senior Fest: Celebration at the Lake


Senior Fest

Celebration at the Lake

Our highly popular Senior Fest events feature great Preachers and Gospel Artists as well as seminars and activities geared for Senior men and women. Come and join the thousands who have been to rest, relax, and restore their soul at Lake Yale Baptist Conference Center’s Senior Fest. From crafts to concerts, there is something for everyone at Senior Fest! Senior Fest participants enjoy 2-nights lodging on our beautiful 300-acre property on Lake Yale, with breathtaking sunrises, 6 delicious meals (Monday Dinner – Wednesday Lunch) with plenty of options to make any mouth water, lighthearted comedy from top christian comedians, challenging and inspiring messages from the most sought after preachers, phenomenal worship with top gospel artists, life-touching seminars from hand-selected Senior Adult leaders, and great activities that will make you want to come back for more! For more information please email or call 352-483-9800.

Conference Information



Main Conference:

  • $195 Per Person – Includes entire program, 2-nights lodging (based on double occupancy), and 6 meals

Groups of 10 or more:

  • $175 per person(based on double occupancy)


  • $125 for groups of 10 or more / $145 for groups

Evening Sessions only:

  • $25 for one evening or $40 for both (speaker & concert only).


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Individual Conference Information


Senior Fest #1


April 9-11, 2018


    Johnny Hunt

In Concert:

    Jason Crabb, April 9 – 8:30pm
    Brian Free & Assurance, April 10 – 8:30pm


    Tim Lovelace

Senior Fest #2


April 16-18, 2018


    Ted Traylor

In Concert:

    Charles Billingsley, April 16 – 8:30pm
    Mark Tramell Quartet, April 17 – 8:30pm


    Tim Lovelace

Seminar / Activity Information

As we approach this year’s Senior Fest programs we will update you on the scheduled seminars and activities so you can best plan your day before you arrive!

Golf Trick-shot Expo and Ministry

Golf’s Greatest Entertainer

Leader: Buddy Shelton

Time: April 10 & 17 @ 9:45 & 11:00 AM

Session Details:

Buddy’s presentations mesh his love for the game with his love for the Lord. He compares the game of golf with life’s daily walk and his faith in a motivating, humorous and exciting life changing message. You will be challenged to walk deeper in your faith as you laugh and are amazed at Buddy’s amazing skill and trick shots.


“I always enjoy being with Buddy. He makes me laugh with his quick wit and knowing how he love the Lord makes his exhibition and message that much better.” – “The Swan” Dennis Swanberg, Evangelist, Comedian and TV Host

“With his unbelievable golf shots and stand-up comedy, Buddy has an uncommon ability to relate to people at ever level with his unapologetic witness and message of his faith.” – Dr. Jim Henry, Pastor Emeritus, First Baptist Orlando

“Buddy is one of the best trick shot artists in golf and perhaps the best inspirational speaker in the business.” – Gene Smith, Tournament Director PGA Champions Tour

Fun & Games

Leaders: Bob Smith & Jeff Cleghorn (Bob & Jeff)

Time: April 10 & 17 @ 1:30pm

Location: Raintree Auditorium

Session Details:

Come prepared to laugh and have a great time as emcees Bob & Jeff lead the group in playing hilarious games with you as the contestants! Plenty of goodhearted fun for all! Don’t miss out!

Movie & Popcorn

Time: April 10 & 17 @ 3:00pm

Session Details:

Movie TBD. Join us for movie and popcorn in the Raintree Auditorium!

Garden Tour

Garden Tour

Time: April 10 & 17 @ 1:30 & 3:30pm

Session Details:

Join us four a tour of the Third Day Farm. This walking tour of our teaching farm will take about an hour to complete. We hope to share ideas about how to benefit more fully from God’s creation, including, sustainable agriculture practices, soil production and edible landscaping. Our goal is for you to walk away with some information on how you can grow and share God’s provisions at home and in your community.

Genesis 1:11

Then God said, “Let the land produce vegetation: seed-bearing plants and trees on the land that bear fruit with seed in it, according to their various kinds.” And it was so.

Table Games, Fellowship & Networking

Table Games, Fellowship & Networking

Location: Maple Fellowship

Time: April 10 & 17 @ 3:00pm

Session Details:

Enjoy a relaxing time with friends old and new in our Maple Fellowship center as you choose from a variety of table games, a quite break with a good book, or just gathering together while recharging with a cup of coffee.

Concert Tickets

Individual Concert Tickets can be purchased online at Visit and search for “Lake Yale” to find the concert tickets you wish to purchase.


Please use the following material to promote this event at your church. Flyers and Videos can be downloaded for use at your church. If you need posters or other marketing materials, please contact Jeff Yant, Director of Program & Marketing at 352-483-9800.