Cinemark Summer Movie Clubhouse is back in 2021 with 8 weeks of kid-approved movies! Enjoy summer movie fun at Cinemark Theatres every Wednesday at 9:30am from June 16 – August 4, 2021. Only $1.50 per ticket.
We have 4 local movie theaters that offer FREE or $1 summer movies for kids – Cobb & Cinemark in Lakeland, and Cobb and Regal in Winter Haven. Find out what summer movies are playing in 2021.
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.
The end of the 2020-21 school year is near and it is time to celebrate! Reaching the finish line on this crazy school year definitely calls for a celebration for kids, parents, and teachers, and we’ve got a list of fun ideas for last day of school activities.
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.
Get outdoors and explore Central Florida’s waterways, rivers and beaches by canoe or kayak. We’ve rounded up 15 places with canoe rentals and kayak guided tours within 1-2 hour drive from Lakeland, plus a few options right here in Polk County.
Looking for a unique activity to do this summer in Florida? Go kayaking in a clear kayak! This one of a kind experience will allow you to enjoy the natural wonders around you AND underneath you. With multiple multiple locations across Central Florida, clear kayak tours can be done as a day trip from the Lakeland area.
Whether you need a place for the kids to be able to run free, or you want to have open space to throw a football or frisbee, we’ve rounded up a list of parks with open fields in the Lakeland area that are open to the public and available for play.
Enjoying an outdoor picnic is an ideal family activity for all ages. Here are our picks for 10 perfect picnic spots in Lakeland, many with picnic tables and a playground or other option for outdoor fun nearby.
Have kids that love to bowl? Sign up for FREE Bowling for summer 2021 from Kids Bowl Free at Cypress Lanes in Winter Haven.
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! Available Monday – Friday during the 12pm – 4pm skate session. Requires advance sign up.
Want to keep your kids reading and learning over the summer? Find a FREE summer reading program or online book subscription to get them excited to read!
Whether you’re trying to raise a child who loves to read or you are an avid reader yourself, find local places to get free books, as well as online apps with free ebooks for kids and adults.
Florida’s P-EBT Program has been extended for the 2020-2021 school year. It will cover days that students were not attending school in-person due to the pandemic – a delayed start date, a required quarantine, or eLearning.
Find out what mom really wants for Mother’s Day! Ideas for celebrating moms in Lakeland and Polk County. Meal deals, activities, gift ideas, local discounts, and more.
Say THANK YOU during Teacher Appreciation Week 2021 with this great list of gifts teachers will love. Includes FREE ways to thank a teacher, plus a list of do’s and don’ts when it comes to giving gifts and showing teachers how much you appreciate them!
Mayfaire by-the-Lake presented by the Polk Museum of Art is an annual outdoor art festival in Lakeland, FL that has something for everyone! Family-friendly event with a children’s art tent, performances, amazing artwork, and more. Read our tips for taking kids. May 8 – 9, 2021.
Spending one-on-one time with each of your kids can help develop a unique relationship and create great memories. But how do you find the time and make it special for each child? Read our top 5 tips for planning sibling-free time with your kids, plus links to find local things to do.
Florida residents ages 16 and up are currently eligible to receive the COVID-19 Vaccine. Whether you want an appointment or prefer to visit a walk-up location on your own time, we have a list of places you can find the COVID-19 Vaccine in Lakeland, Winter Haven, and Polk County.
In Florida, 16 and 17-year-olds are now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. We talked with Dr. Hal Escowitz at Lakeland Regional Health to get answers to your questions about Teens and the COVID-19 Vaccine.
Summer is the perfect time for kids to try something new or improve their skills at a sport or activity they love. Check out these unique summer camps including wakeboard camp, fishing camp, cooking camp, art camp, overnight camp, service projects for teens, and more.