ARE YOU LOOKING FOR THINGS TO DO IN LAKELAND, FLORIDA?
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If you’re looking for things to do in Lakeland, Winter Haven, Plant City, Polk County, or Central Florida, you’ll find it all right here.
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Have you been to the Lake Eva Water Park in Haines City? It is a great place to cool off during the summer! The aquatic center has a splash pad, water slide, activity pool and water play area your kids will love, all for only $5 per person.
We have 5 local movie theaters that offer FREE or $1.50 summer movies for kids – CMX/Cobb & Cinemark in Lakeland, CMX/Cobb in Winter Haven, Regal in Lake Wales, and Premiere Cinemas in Plant City. Find out what summer movies are playing in 2022.
Summer Kids Fest is BACK at Premiere Cinemas in 2022 with 8 weeks of kid-approved movies! Enjoy free summer movie fun at Premiere Cinemas in Plant City, FL every Wednesday and Thursday this summer.
The Florida Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday is July 25 – August 7, 2022 and we’ve got all the details you need to know to save money on your back to school shopping! Save on clothing, shoes, uniforms, school supplies, computers, and more.
During Summer 2022, Floridians can save money on camping gear, concert tickets, gym memberships, annual museum memberships, radios, coolers, school supplies, uniforms, clothing, power tools and more. Three existing tax holidays and one new tax free weekend in Florida provide savings on a variety of items!
Sales Tax Savings for Florida Parents – No Sales Tax on Diapers, Children’s Books, Clothing, Shoes, School Uniforms
New parents and families with young children will benefit from sales tax exemptions this year. Parents in Florida will save on diapers, shoes, and clothing for babies and toddlers with no sales tax from July 2022 – June 2023.
Free Online Summer Camps are a great resource if you’re looking for DIY projects to keep kids engaged and learning all summer long. Check out these free websites that provide guided instructions for hands-on activities, coding, art projects, maker projects, and more.
Home Depot offers FREE kids workshops in-store the first Saturday of each month from 9am – 12pm. No registration required, just visit the store for these hands on workshops where you can build something new every month at a Home Depot near you.
Kids can skate FREE two times a week at Skate World in Lakeland when you sign up online for the Kids Skate Free program. Free summer fun! Requires advance sign up.
Have kids that love to bowl? Sign up for FREE Bowling for summer 2022 with Kids Bowl Free at Cypress Lanes in Winter Haven. AMF Lakeland Lanes also has a Summer Games Pass that includes 3 games and shoes every day from May – September.
We’ve put together a HUGE list of ideas for summer fun at home. Crafts, food fun, board games, quiet time, scavenger hunts, outdoor play, and more.
The Ultimate Family Summer Guide for Lakeland + Polk County. We’ve got over 100 ideas for activities, summer events, & things to do with kids this summer out and about around town.