Lakeland’s BEST Holiday & Christmas Events Guide2018-04-30T11:38:02+00:00

Lakeland’s BEST Holiday & Christmas Events Guide

Congratulations! You are looking at the ultimate guide to family-friendly holiday fun in Lakeland and Polk County. Our communities are bursting with holiday cheer this time of year, and we want to help you and your family make memories as you experience the sights and sounds of the Christmas and holiday season.

Below you’ll find all the family friendly holiday happenings and kids activities in Lakeland, Winter Haven, Bartow, Mulberry, Auburndale, Haines City, & across Polk County. Whether you’re looking for a Christmas parade, photos with Santa, live performances, Christmas concerts, places to donate or volunteer, day trips in Central Florida, special events, or a wondering where you can drive to see the best neighborhood Christmas light displays, your search is over – you’ll find it all here.

See something we missed? Send us an email at or use our “contact us” page. We’ll be adding events and activities daily, so be sure to check back on a regular basis!

Thank you to the Imperial Symphony Orchestra for sponsoring our Holiday Guide

The Imperial Symphony Orchestra provides high quality, live classical music performances for all residents of Polk County and our surrounding communities. The Holiday Spectacular is an annual favorite that brings holiday cheer to audiences with symphonic works, Christmas carols and songs of the winter season (even without a truly “white Christmas” in Lakeland, Florida)! Join in on the fun with the audience-favorite Christmas Carol Sing-Along.

Tickets start at only $15 for adults, and students/children are free with Student ID or parent ticket!
Visit the ISO Website for more information and to purchase tickets. Click here to see a full list of upcoming ISO Events.

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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!

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