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Lakeland Mom is the go-to resource for parents and families in Lakeland and Polk County, Florida.
We put all the information you are searching for into one easy to use website including kids activities, parenting support, local resources, and family friendly events. Our goal is to save you time searching and give you more time for family fun!

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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Sign Up for Christmas Assistance in Lakeland + Polk County

If you need a little bit of help with some Christmas magic this holiday season, there are local holiday assistance programs that provide toys, gifts, and food to families in need. Applications are due in October and November so be sure to apply early.

Hocus Pocus: Outdoor Movie Nights + Theatre Showings

If you’re a fan of the Sanderson Sisters, the Black Flame Candle, talking black cats, and all things Halloween, find out where you can watch Hocus Pocus this October in theatres or at an outdoor movie night.

Top 10 Things To Do in Lakeland + Polk County in October

There are SO.MANY.EVENTS in October so we’ve put together a Top 10 list to be sure the “can’t miss” events are on your calendar, including plenty of activities that have nothing to do with pumpkins. Check out our October Top 10 for Lakeland and Polk County.

Family Fundamentals – Free Classes & Activities for Kids Ages 0-5

Family Fundamentals offers FREE classes on a weekly basis for children from infants through age 5 where parents and children will learn and socialize as they participate in fun, stimulating, developmental activities. Kids love it, and it’s a great opportunity to meet other moms!

5 Places to Host a Baby Shower, Bridal Shower, or Special Event

Looking for a place to host a baby shower or bridal shower? Whether you’re looking for an all-inclusive option where you just have to send the invitations, or an event venue where you can bring in your own food and decorations, there are plenty of places in Lakeland and Polk County to host your next…

Event Venues + Banquet Halls in Lakeland and Polk County

Looking for an event venue to host a party or special event? We can help you find local banquet halls and event venues for rent where you have the flexibility to hire a caterer and bring in your own decorations.

Restaurants with Private Rooms in Lakeland + Polk County

Looking for a restaurant to have a baby shower, adult birthday party, company lunch, holiday party, or other private event? We can help you find local restaurants with private rooms so you can stop searching and start planning your special event.


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