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All of our year-round posts are listed right here in the Guide to Lakeland so you can find anything and everything you’re searching for!  With information on indoor fun, local playgrounds, education options, seasonal fun, and much more, we’ve got the scoop on events and activities for families and kids in Lakeland. Check back regularly, we are adding new info weekly!

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GIVEAWAY: Win Tickets to RAIN – A Tribute to the Beatles

January 22, 2018|Giveaways, Movies, Music, & Live Performances|

RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles celebrates the 50th anniversary of the release of "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club band!" For the first time ever, RAIN will bring the historic album to life in its entirety for this psychedelic multimedia spectacular!

Sensational Sundays – Sensory Friendly Fun at Family Fun Center in Lakeland

January 17, 2018|Indoor Fun, Special Needs, Things to Do|

Sensational Sunday is a sensory friendly time for special needs children and families to visit the Family Fun Center’s Funtasia play area before opening. Parents of special needs children can relax knowing they are among friends.

GIVEAWAY: Win Tickets to The Lakeland Pro Rodeo at the RP Funding Center

January 15, 2018|Giveaways, Movies, Music, & Live Performances|

Polk County's largest wild-west extravaganza, the Lakeland Pro Rodeo Classic rides into Lakeland January 26 and 27 for another amazing weekend! See bronco riding, steer wrestlers, cowboys & cowgirls, and bucking bulls.

SeaWorld Orlando Preschool Pass – FREE Admission for ages 5 & Under in 2018

January 9, 2018|Freebies & Deals, Fun Around Florida - Day Trips|

In 2018, kids 5 and younger get into SeaWorld Orlando for FREE! Sign up today to get your FREE Preschool Card. Have a blast exploring Shamu’s Happy Harbor with rides and activities specially designed for the little ones.

GIVEAWAY: Win Tickets to see Chicago The Musical at the RP Funding Center

January 9, 2018|Giveaways, Movies, Music, & Live Performances|

{GIVEAWAY ENDED} See CHICAGO - Broadway’s razzle-dazzle smash - LIVE on stage at the RP Funding Center. CHICAGO has a universal tale of fame, fortune and all that jazz; show-stopping songs and astonishing dancing.

U-Pick Strawberry Farms in Lakeland & Across Central Florida – SOME NOW OPEN!

January 9, 2018|Outdoor Fun, U-Pick Farms & Farmers Markets|

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.

Night To Shine: Polk County’s Special Needs Prom at First Presbyterian Church

January 9, 2018|Lakeland Gives Back, Special Needs, Volunteer & Donate|

On Friday, February 9, Lakeland will host Night to Shine - a prom night event for people with special needs, ages 14 and older. Night to Shine is an unforgettable prom night experience, centered on God’s love.

GIVEAWAY: Win Tickets to see Dirty Dancing -The Classic Story on Stage at the RP Funding Center

January 5, 2018|Giveaways, Movies, Music, & Live Performances|

{GIVEAWAY ENDED} See Dirty Dancing - a classic favorite - LIVE on stage at the RP Funding Center. Enjoy favorite songs from the movie including Hey Baby, Do You Love Me, and I've Had The Time of My Life.

Family Fun: Celebrate Swish’s Birthday with the Lakeland Magic on Friday, January 5

January 4, 2018|Family Friendly Events, Sports, Things to Do|

You’re invited to the biggest party of the season – bring your family to celebrate Swish’s birthday with the Lakeland Magic – our very own NBA G League affiliate of the Orlando Magic. Meet other mascots, enjoy kids activities & entertainment.

Family-Friendly New Year’s Eve Events in Lakeland, Tampa & Orlando

December 28, 2017|Christmas & Holiday, Family Friendly Events|

Wondering where you can ring in 2018 with the kids? We've rounded up a list of family-friendly New Year’s Eve events in Lakeland and across Central Florida. Whether you celebrate at 12pm or 12am, send 2017 out with a bang!

12 Days of Giveaways: Family Fun Center Gift Cards for Funtasia, Golf, Arcade Games & More

December 13, 2017|Christmas & Holiday, Giveaways, Things to Do|

{GIVEAWAY ENDED} Family Fun Center of Lakeland - Games, Mini Golf, Funtasia, Lazer Tag, Lazer Maze, or food – you choose your day of fun! {Family Fun Center Gift Cards make a GREAT Christmas gift!}

12 Days of Giveaways: A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder at the RP Funding Center

December 13, 2017|Christmas & Holiday, Giveaways, Movies, Music, & Live Performances|

{GIVEAWAY ENDED} See show that’s earned unanimous raves and won the 2014 Tony Award® for BEST MUSICAL - A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder - on January 4th at the RP Funding Center.

12 Days of Giveaways: Holiday Ice Skating at the RP Funding Center – Dec. 26 – Jan. 1

December 13, 2017|Christmas & Holiday, Family Friendly Events, Giveaways|

{GIVEAWAY ENDED} Holiday Ice Skating at the RP Funding Center is happening from Dec. 26 - Jan. 1. The arena transforms into a winter wonderland with daily ice skating sessions for family fun during the holiday break!

12 Days of Giveaways: Ageless Allure Medispa Hand & Foot Massage plus Oxygen Bar

December 6, 2017|Christmas & Holiday, Giveaways, Motherhood & Parenting|

{GIVEAWAY ENDED} Treat yourself with a Santa’s Little Helpers Hand and Foot Massage, and a 10 minute session at the oxygen bar. Win 30 minutes of holiday pampering at Ageless Allure Medispa!

12 Days of Giveaways: Critter Christmas Safari at Safari Wilderness in Lakeland

December 6, 2017|Christmas & Holiday, Giveaways, Things to Do|

{GIVEAWAY ENDED} During the month of December, Safari Wilderness in Lakeland offers a holiday-themed animal safari at 1/2 the price of a regular visit! Visit today for a unique and memorable family experience.

12 Days of Giveaways: A Charlie Brown Christmas Live on Stage at the RP Funding Center

December 6, 2017|Christmas & Holiday, Giveaways, Movies, Music, & Live Performances|

{GIVEAWAY ENDED} See A Charlie Brown Christmas Live on Stage at the RP Funding Center! Join Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus and the Peanuts gang as they discover the true meaning of Christmas.

Five Festive Favorites at Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at Walt Disney World

December 4, 2017|Christmas & Holiday, Fun Around Florida - Day Trips|

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at the Magic Kingdom is a special event to celebrate the Holidays and get into the Christmas spirit. Read our review and tips for your visit including our festive favorites!

12 Days of Giveaways: The TEN Tenors Home for the Holidays at the RP Funding Center

November 29, 2017|Christmas & Holiday, Giveaways, Movies, Music, & Live Performances|

{GIVEAWAY ENDED} The TEN Tenors Home for the Holidays perform at the RP Funding Center! See these Australian rockstars of opera LIVE. Part of our 3rd Annual "12 Days of Holiday Giveaways" series.

12 Days of Giveaways: Dreams Come True Entertainment’s Magical Christmas Ball

November 28, 2017|Christmas & Holiday, Family Friendly Events, Giveaways|

{GIVEAWAY ENDED} Details on the Merry Magical Christmas Charity Ball with Dreams Come True Entertainment. Meet & Greet with 15+ Characters, Santa, sit down dinner, crafts, snacks, singing, dancing & FUN!!

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