Guide to Lakeland

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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!

Birthdays

The ULTIMATE Birthday Party Guide to Lakeland

Local Birthday Freebies in Lakeland & Polk County

Give your Child a Birthday to Remember at a Lakeland Flying Tigers Game

Fat Chihuahua Entertainment – Mobile Party & Event Entertainment

Baby & Toddler Activities

Activities for Babies, Preschoolers, Toddlers and Moms

Classes & Lessons

Lakeland & Polk County Swimming Lessons

Central Florida Athletics: Cheerleading, Gymnastics, Tumbling & more

Education

Polk County School Choice Options – Magnet, Charter, IB, Academies & more

Polk County’s FREE VPK Program – With New Delayed Enrollment For Later Birthdates

2018 – 2019 Polk County School Calendar

Guide to After School Programs in Lakeland

Get Personalized School Swag from Prep Sportswear – Hats, Shirts, Backpacks & more

Teacher Appreciation Gifts… what to buy and what to avoid

Education – Schools & Tutoring / Test Prep

Huntington Learning Center: Personalized Tutoring Services & Test Prep in Lakeland

Lakeland Mom looks at All Saints Academy

Crossroads Christian School provides a Personalized Education Focus for Grades K-12

Kid Friendly Eats

Kids Eat Free Guide

The Best Ice Cream, Cookies, Yogurt & Cupcakes in Lakeland

Parks, Playgrounds & Outdoor Activities

The Rotary Playground in Hernando’s Landing at Lake Parker

The Best Shaded Playgrounds in and around Lakeland

Pools, Splash Pads and Water Parks in Lakeland and Polk County

Hammock Hollow Children’s Garden at Bok Tower Gardens

Parenting & Things for Mom

Our Top 10 Favorite Family Board Games

75+ Ideas for Fun at Home

Guide to Local Direct Sales Consultants & Mom-Run Businesses

Pregnancy & Baby

Our Tour of the Carol Jenkins Barnett Pavilion for Women & Children at Lakeland Regional Health

Special Needs & Special Kids

Sensory Friendly & Special Needs Activities in Lakeland & Central Florida

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

U-Pick Farms & Farmers Markets

Farmers Markets in Polk County

U-Pick Strawberry Farms in Central Florida

U-Pick Blueberry Farms in Lakeland & Polk County

Seasonal

Spring & Easter

Summer

Summer Camp Guide

Fall & Halloween

Christmas & Holidays

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CATEGORIES

Trunk or Treat Activities, Fall Festivals, & Single Day Halloween Events

September 25, 2018|Fall & Halloween, Family Friendly Events, Things to Do|

Trunk or Treating, Carnivals, Hayrides, Halloween Movies, Fall Festivals & more – with over 30 Fall and Halloween events happening this month, there is something for everyone on our calendar in October!

Corn Mazes, Farms, & Pumpkin Festivals in Lakeland and Central Florida

September 25, 2018|Fall & Halloween, Family Friendly Events, Things to Do|

Looking to explore a corn maze, working farm, or just get outside for a fall afternoon? We've got a list of corn mazes and pumpkin festivals happening in Lakeland and nearby areas.

Florida Dance Theatre to host Pirate Party and performance of Peter Pan

September 16, 2018|Family Friendly Events, Movies, Music, & Live Performances|

Florida Dance Theatre is hosting two exciting family friendly events in September that you don’t want to miss! Get details on the Pirate Party with Peter Pan and his Neverland friends at Explorations V Children’s Museum, and a one night only performance of Peter Pan in collaboration with the Imperial Symphony Orchestra.

Fall & Halloween Activities: Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes, Halloween Events & More

September 12, 2018|Fall & Halloween, Family Friendly Events, Things to Do|

We've got a full list of pumpkin patches, corn mazes, family-friendly fall events, haunted houses, Halloween activities & more in Lakeland, Winter Haven, & Polk County.

Get FREE TICKETS to visit Explorations V Children’s Museum OR Bok Tower Gardens on Sept. 22

September 5, 2018|Family Friendly Events, Freebies & Deals|

Visit Explorations V Children's Museum in Lakeland, Cracker Country in Tampa, or Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales for FREE on September 22 as part of Museum Day Live hosted by Smithsonian magazine.

Women Facing Breast Cancer Have Many New Surgical Options

August 31, 2018|Guest Post, Health & Fitness, Motherhood & Parenting|

The Breast Cancer Team at Lakeland Regional Health is committed to learning and providing leading-edge technologies that will significantly affect your life after cancer. Read about the latest advanced treatments that are redefining the standards of cancer care.

Brian Regan’s Live Comedy Tour is coming to the RP Funding Center

August 2, 2018|Giveaways, Movies, Music, & Live Performances|

My favorite comedian Brian Regan is coming to Lakeland! I know so many Brian Regan jokes I can’t even pick a favorite. He’s a clean comedian and his jokes are based on hilarious life experiences we can all relate to.

Huntington Learning Center: Personalized Tutoring Services & Test Prep in Lakeland

July 20, 2018|Classes & Lessons, Education, Sponsored|

Huntington Learning Center has been helping students get the best education possible for almost 40 years. Whether your child is struggling academically or just wants to get ahead, Huntington can tailor a personalized tutoring or test prep program with one-on-one attention that will achieve results.

Crossroads Christian School provides a Personalized Education Focus for Grades K-12

July 13, 2018|Education, Special Needs, Sponsored|

With low student-teacher ratios and and an encouraging, nurturing environment, Lakeland area kids with special education needs are finding success at Crossroads Christian School, and your child can too!

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