Lakeland’s BEST Holiday & Christmas Events Guide 2017-12-08T10:31:51+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: 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!!

12 Days of Giveaways: The Imperial Symphony Orchestra’s Holiday Spectacular

November 28, 2017|Christmas & Holiday, Giveaways, Movies, Music, & Live Performances|

{GIVEAWAY ENDED} Get details on the Imperial Symphony Orchestra's Holiday Spectacular December 12 at the RP Funding Center. Christmas music, a Christmas Carol sing along, and all of your holiday favorites!

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