Wednesday 6 July 2011 — Sunday 10 July 2011
Sunnyview Expo Center
Oshkosh, WI, United States
Lifest is an annual Christian music festival that takes place in Oshkosh, Wisconsin at the Sunnyview Expo fairgrounds. Lifest started in 1999, and became five days long for the first time in 2006. It is held on or around the second weekend of July. In 2005, Lifest had approximately 74,000 attendees. Lifest currently features around 150 artists on 7 stages. The festival is a member of the Christian Festival Association.
Musically, Lifest has featured a wide range of groups such as Cycledown, Stellar Kart, Remedy Drive, Casting Crown, Skillet, Family Force 5, Hawk Nelson, Newsboys, Kutless, Downhere, Jonny Diaz, Seventh Day Slumber, Todd Agnew, Tenth Avenue North, Fireflight, Abandon, FM Static, Sanctus Real, Thousand Foot Krutch (TFK), Superchick, Chasen, Matt Redman, Willet, Reilly, A City Alive, Esterlyn, The Letter Black, Manic Drive, The Wedding, Vota, Needtobreathe, John Reuben, Jimmy Needham and many more.
Lifest also has speakers and seminars as an integral part of the festival. Speakers have included Bob Lenz, Tiffany Thompson, Tony Campolo, Bob Smiley, Scott Spencer, Ken Davis, and many more.
Lifest has camping available, as well as many vendors. Lifest is run by Life! Promotions, and requires over 1,600 volunteers.