Here in Lakeland and across Polk County we have fantastic annual events that happen every spring! Get out your calendar and mark down the dates for these local favorites including art festivals, SUN 'n FUN, Swan Derby, Mayfaire, & more.
Check out these U-Pick Strawberry farms within an hour’s drive of Lakeland & Polk County. Strawberry picking is a great family activity since the berries grow in raised beds on the ground and are easy for kids to reach.
Whether you're looking for the opportunity to socialize with other moms, a place for your toddler to use up some energy, or a weekly activity to get you out of the house, you'll find something on our list.
Get details on the Total Solar Eclipse happening Monday, August 21. Find out how to watch safely and what local schools are doing to keep kids indoors.
Our picks for the best playgrounds in Lakeland with shade. Ziplines, slides, swings, and more - all shaded from the summer heat. Find a favorite Lakeland playground near you!
The Rotary Playground in Hernando's Landing at Lake Parker is open and it is AMAZING! With three different playground structures, a huge pirate ship, zip line type swings, parent/baby swings, and multiple other play items, this brand new playground in Lakeland will keep your kids exploring just like Hernando de Soto.
There is nothing better than a dip in the pool to beat the Florida heat! We've got plenty of local pools and splash pads here in Lakeland and across Polk County that are open to the public. Check out the options below to find a place to get wet and cool off this summer.
The Ultimate Family Summer Guide for Lakeland & Polk County. We've got over 60 ideas for activities, summer events, & things to do with kids this summer!
In 2017, kids 5 and younger get into SeaWorld Orlando and Busch Gardens Tampa Bay for FREE! Sign up today to get your 2017 Free Preschool Card.