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

FREE Admission to Kennedy Space Center for 5th Graders in 2018

June 13, 2018|Freebies & Deals, Fun Around Florida - Day Trips, Summer Fun|

Students in 5th grade in 2017-18 OR 2018-19 can receive FREE daily admission to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex now through December 31. Get details and print your free coupon here.

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

June 6, 2018|Health & Fitness, Pregnancy & Babies|

With the opening of the Carol Jenkins Barnett Pavilion for Women & Children, Lakeland Regional Health is now the premier destination for family-centered quality healthcare in our area. Women and children will receive compassionate and safe care during life’s most important moments. Learn more and see our photos and videos.

Madagascar Jr. at Lakeland Community Theatre – June 15-17

May 31, 2018|Family Friendly Events, Giveaways, Movies, Music, & Live Performances|

Lakeland Community Theatre is bringing a favorite animated movie to life on stage with Madagascar Jr. - A Musical Adventure from June 15 - 17. With an upbeat score, Madagascar Jr, will leave audiences with no choice but to "Move it, Move it."

Celebrate the Grand Opening of the Carol Jenkins Barnett Pavilion for Women and Children on June 2

May 24, 2018|Family Friendly Events, Pregnancy & Babies|

The Carol Jenkins Barnett Pavilion for Women and Children opens in June and YOU are invited to the Grand Opening Celebration! Join us to celebrate this amazing new Lakeland Regional Health facility on Saturday, June 2, from 9 a.m. to noon. Admission is FREE.

Explorations V Children’s Museum reveals plans for new facility

May 20, 2018|Indoor Fun, Things to Do|

Explorations V Children’s Museum has been named the anchor institution at the new Bonnet Springs Park in Lakeland. This means Explorations V will be moving and we will have a brand new children’s museum for families in Lakeland and Polk County in the next 2-3 years!

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

May 14, 2018|Outdoor Fun, Summer Fun, Things to Do|

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.

FREE Admission to Bok Tower Gardens on May 11 for National Public Gardens Day

May 6, 2018|Family Friendly Events, Freebies & Deals, Fun Around Florida - Day Trips, Outdoor Fun|

On Friday, May 11, 2018 your whole family can visit Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales, FL for FREE as part of National Public Gardens Day. Click here to claim your free voucher to this Polk County landmark.

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