Lakeside Furs

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Lakeside Furs is a furry summer convention in Austria. The first cons took place at Grundlsee, a mountain lake in Salzkammergut, Upper Styria. The purpose of the convention is to have a relaxing time in a beautiful landscape and come together in a personal atmosphere. As there is no strict separation between organizers and guests, everyone is invited and expected to participate and help.

Lakeside Furs 2007[edit]

Lakeside Furs 2007 was held from 20 to 22 July 2007 at the Grundlsee Youth & Family Guesthouse with 20 participants. Dinner and breakfast were provided by the hotel, a T-shirt was designed by Dewo.

The program included an art show with art by Dranenk, fursuit presentations by Nubi, campfires/barbecue, swimming in the lake and hiking to the Toplitzsee. Lakeside Furs 2007 was co-organized by Dranenk (webmaster), Meshiska (location discoverer and pet coordinator), unci (registration and hotel contact) and Yukon (program coordinator).

Lakeside Furs Underwater 2007[edit]

An underwater edition of Lakeside Furs was held from 31 August to 2 September at the same location. Included was a 1-day diving course, with all material provided by the diving school, as well as a campfire, a trip to Bad Aussee, a late night hike and lots of snuggling. Lakeside Furs Underwater 2007 had 10 participants (one of them only for one night).

Lakeside Furs 2008[edit]

The participants of LSF 2007 agreed that it would be desirable to extend the con by one day in the next year. It took place from 24 to 27 July 2008 at the same location with a maximum capacity of 40 furries. The price was 100 € per participant (3 nights with dinner and breakfast, plus one barbecue and drinks), among the events was a fursuit workshop.

Lakeside Furs 2009[edit]

Lakeside Furs 2009 as held from 6th to 9th August 2009 at the JUFA Seckau. Lizkay and Suzi Dragonlady were guests of honour (even though they did not have time to stay during the whole con) and held a SIG one afternoon. Other events were barbecues and a hike to the Maria Schnee pilgrimage church, as well as a fursuit walk at the Seckau Abbey and swimming in a nearby lake.

Lakeside Furs 2010[edit]

LSF 4 was held in a self-catering house "Pension Stoffenhof" from 31st July to 7th August and extended to a whole week. The location is in a former inn near Zell am See, Salzburg state, Austria. This time, various outdoor events were held, such as a visit to the ice caves of Werfen and a steam train ride on the Pinzgau narrow gauge railway. The con fee for 7 nights including food (but without optional excursions) was 160 €.

Lakeside Furs 2011[edit]

LSF 5 was held in the same location as 2010, and ran for a week, from July 30 to August 6. The con fee of 140 € included meals. We did a fursuit walk at the shore of the Zeller See, a hike around the Weißsee and visited the Lamprechtshöhle.

Lakeside Furs 2012[edit]

LSF 6 was in the Stoffenhof again, August 11 - 18. Con fee remained the same at 140 €. We visited the Schmittenhöhe and the Vorderkaserklamm, some went hiking to the Hundstein or drove to the Großglockner. The theme was "The furries of Düsterwald". For the first time our house was booked out at 44 participants.

Lakeside Furs 2013[edit]


Lakeside Furs 7 was held over July 20-27, 2013, in the same location as the years before. The con fee was 140 € (plus 10 € for heating if necessary due to cold weather). As usual, the con lasted a week but shorter visits were also possible. Registration opened on January 17, 2013, and the con was booked out by February 25. The theme was "Space Furs / Furries im Weltall".

Lakeside Furs 2014[edit]


Lakeside Furs 8 ("Furry Tale") was held over July 19-26, 2014, in the Forellenhof in Angerberg (Tyrol). The con fee was 180 € for all days, and shorter attendance was possible. Registration opened on January 16, 2014.

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