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CMX Summer Movies for Kids

2024 CMX Summer Movies – Kids Summer Film Fest

Formerly Cobb Free Summer Movies, and now called CMX Summer Film Fest, you’ll find the same great movie program for kids and families every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday of the Summer for only $1.99 per person. Includes CMX Cinemas in Lakeland and Winter Haven.

Summer Break Spot Free Meals Florida
Trivia Night Near You Lakeland Polk County Florida
Bingo Near You Lakeland and Polk County Florida

20+ Fun Places to Play Bingo, Bar Bingo, and Music Bingo

Get ready to shout “BINGO!” and experience a night of laughter, fun, and maybe even a little friendly competition. Whether you’re planning a unique date night, a lively hangout with friends, or a family-friendly dinner, we can help you find local bingo, bar bingo, and music bingo nights.

Online Summer Camps

20+ Free Online Summer Camps + DIY Activities for Kids

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.

Summer Fun Guide Things to Do in Lakeland
Florida Canoe Kayak Rental Near You
Clear Kayak Tour Florida
Florida Springs Tubing Swimming
Celebrate the Last Day of School (2)

15+ Fun Ways to Celebrate the Last Day of School

The end of the school year is near and it is time to celebrate! Reaching the finish line on the school year definitely calls for a celebration for kids, parents, and teachers, and we’ve got a list of fun last day of school activities and things to do.

FREE and  Summer Movies in Lakeland & Winter Haven (1)

Free and $1 Summer Movies in Lakeland, Winter Haven, + Plant City

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 2024.

Planet Fitness Free Teen Membership (1)
Home Depot Kids Workshops
Kids Skate Free Roller Skating
Free Summer Bowling (1)
Cinemark Summer Movies 2024
Lake Eva Water Park Pool Haines City FL

Splash and Swim at the Lake Eva Water Park and Aquatic Center

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.