Welcome to the Paralounge website.
The Paralounge  is a family friendly Music Retreat in central Florida. It’s a unique family event that promotes multicultural interaction that strengthens the community through fun and educational workshops and performances. Enjoy learning about indigenous cultures from all over the world. Participate in workshops designed to teach self confidence, team building, creativity and musicality. We encourage entire families to participate!

Camp Kiwanis   19300 S.E 3rd ST. Silver Springs, Florida

Located in the Ocala National Forest

April 30 – May 3, 2020

35th Paralounge Drum Gathering


We have 35 drums present to borrow, for those who need a drum to participate.

Thursday April 30

2:00 PM    – Gates Open for admission.


9:00 PM       –


Friday May 1, 2020

9:00 AM      – Yoga with Sandy Palmer

10:00 AM     –

11:00 AM    –

1:00 PM     – Australian Didgeridoo with Jeremy Lembo.

2:30 PM       –

4:00 PM       – Big Drum Club  Bring your BIG drum and bring your favorite rhythm to share. This time is set aside for the Bottom End players to familiarize themselves with each other, before the All Night Drum Circle.

5:00 PM       – Welcome Home Drum Circle. Get the weekend started with a drum circle! This is the way we welcome the family back to Paralounge and begin a magical weekend of drum & dance!


8:00 PM        –


9:00 PM        – Drum Circle / Didgeridoo Circle / Gypsy Dance Circle / Flute Circle / Conga Corner

Saturday May 2, 2020

9:00 AM       – Yoga with Sandy Palmer.

10:00 AM     –

11:00 AM     –

1:00 PM     – 

2:30 PM       – 

4:00 PM      –

6:00 PM      – Children’s Performance   Kids get the spotlight!

6:30 PM      – Paralounge Give Away! Must be present to win! (Must be inside the building and ready to claim your gift, or another name will be pulled and another winner will be announced.) If you do not “need” the gift, be a hero and ask for another name to be pulled. (Details on the Admission Page)


7:00 PM      –


8:00 PM      –

9:00 PM      – Drum Circle / Conga Corner / Didgeridoo Circle / Gypsy Dance Circle / Flute Circle

Sunday May 3, 2020

9:00 AM Yoga with Sandy Palmer.

10:00 AM  Rhythm Church with your host Clinton Tipton. Rhythm Church is not based on any religion. It is an experience, using Intentional Music, to broadcast and receive spiritual connection.

All campsites must be vacant by 2:00 PM Sunday afternoon.

Enjoy the season and we will see you at the 35th Paralounge Drum Gathering April 30 – May 3, 2020



Primitive Camping included with Admission. You have the option to upgrade and reserve a “single bunk” in the bunkhouse.