Are you searching for a new and unique place to have a kids birthday party? Looking for entertainment or a mobile party to come to your house? Getting together for a team party? Need a room rental for a family celebration, bridal shower, or baby shower?
We’ve put together a list of everything related to birthday parties and events in Lakeland Florida and nearby areas – venues, party locations, entertainment, cakes, inflatables, rentals, and more. Our birthday party ideas will make planning kids parties and other party planning a breeze!
Our Birthday Guide contains both sponsored and free listings.
Birthday Party Venues
⭐ Family Fun Center
⭐ Skate World
⭐ Explorations V Children’s Museum
⭐ Lakeland Escape Room
⭐ Escapology Lakeland
⭐ Lakeland Magic Basketball Games (November – March)
⭐ Lakeland Flying Tigers Baseball (April – September)
⭐ Central Florida Athletics
⭐ Enchanted Fairytale Hollow
AMF Lakeland Lanes
Art Centric Studio
Blown Beautiful Dry Bar
Choe’s Martial Arts
Cinemark Theatres Lakeland Square Mall and XD
Cobb Grand 10 Theatres Winter Haven
Cobb Lakeside 18 Theatre & IMAX
Elite World Gymnastics
Family Martial Arts Center
Gymtek Gymnastics Center
Mulberry Cultural Center
Mulberry Phosphate Museum
Off The Wall Adventures
Orange Bowl Lanes
Painting with a Twist
PicassoZ Art Cafe
Publix Apron’s Cooking School
Regal Cinemas Eagle Ridge Mall 12
Defy Lakeland (2Infinity) Trampoline Park
Ultimate Dance Center
Urban Air Adventure Park
Indoor Party Room Rentals
These are places you can rent a room with varying levels of service, ideal for baby showers, bridal showers, luncheons, and other special events.
Many churches and some neighborhood clubhouses are also available for rentals.
Inflatables / Rentals
⭐ Rockin’ Bouncies Bounce House & Party Rentals
A1 Magic (& more)
A Chair Affair, Inc.
A Premier Entertainment
A To Z Rental Center
A Bouncin Good Time Moonwalks
Fun Factory Inflatables
Jump Around Party Rental LLC
Just Costumes Rentals and Sales
Little Hands Ranch Inflatables, Horses, & Carriage Rides
M&M Backyard Adventures
Premier Party Rentals
Taylor Rental Center
Twist-N-Jump Party Rentals
Xtreme Jumpers and Slides, Inc.
City of Lakeland Park & Playground Party Rentals
730 E Orange St, Lakeland, FL 33801
There are shaded picnic tables located under the Peggy Brown Building, along with a few tables between the playgrounds and around the Splash Pad. These are first come, first serve and cannot be reserved. Absolutely no securing of anything to the gates or tables, please. Learn more.
1000 E Edgewood Drive, Lakeland, FL 33803
There are 3 small pavilions and 1 large pavilion at Common Ground. These can be rented through the City of Lakeland for a fee. They are also first come, first serve when they are not reserved. Check the bulletin board by the restrooms to see daily reservations, do not assume a pavilion is available just because it is currently empty. Click here for reservations.
Lakeland Mom tip: weekday parties are infrequent at Common Ground and are a great time to snag a free pavilion. On weekends you risk all the pavilions being reserved if you do not book one in advance.
3700 Cleveland Heights Blvd
There is 1 large pavilion at Peterson Park that can be reserved, seats 160. This is a screened pavilion located near the trails, it is not near the playground (veer left at the boat ramp). The pavilion is surrounded by grassy areas and you can do inflatables, entertainers, etc. as long as they are insured and can provide proof of insurance to the City of Lakeland. However no music is allowed at Peterson Park. The large pavilion can only be used if reserved in advance.
The open pavilions/picnic tables along the lake and playground at Peterson Park are all first come, first serve. Learn more about Peterson Park – https://lakelandmom.com/directory/listing/peterson-park
514 Ariana St, Lakeland, FL 33803
Includes a playground and pavilions with picnic tables that are all first come first serve. Learn more – https://lakelandmom.com/directory/listing/dobbins-park
There are 3 large pavilions at Lake Parker that can be reserved, each seats 160. These are not near the Rotary Playground at Hernando’s Landing and are part of a separate entrance, but do have a sand volleyball court nearby. The pavilions are surrounded by grassy areas and you can do inflatables, entertainers, etc. as long as they are insured and can provide proof of insurance to the City of Lakeland. The large pavilions can only be used if reserved in advance. Click here for reservations.
All other picnic tables at Lake Parker are first come, first serve, including the covered pavilions near the playground. Learn more about the Playground – https://lakelandmom.com/directory/listing/lake-parker-park
800 US 98 S, Lakeland, FL 33801
Includes a playground and pavilions with picnic tables that are all first come first serve. Learn more – https://lakelandmom.com/directory/listing/fletcher-park-at-lake-bonny
1104 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave.
Room rentals can be arranged by calling our office at 834-3350. Click here to learn more.
404 Imperial Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33803
Tables available for birthday parties, first come first serve. Admission fee per person required, call (863) 834-3157 for more details and more information on what is permitted inside the pool facility. Gandy Pool is open year round, check website for upcoming special event closures and to learn more.
1725 Martin Luther King Ave., Lakeland, FL 33810
Tables available for birthday parties, first come first serve. Admission fee per person required, call (863) 834-2286 for more details and more information on what is permitted inside the pool facility. Simpson Park Pool is open seasonally from late Spring through early Fall. Click here to learn more.
Polk County Birthday Party Pavilion Rentals in Lakeland
2020 Duff Rd, Lakeland, FL 33810
To make a pavilion reservation, click here or call (863)534-6911. No water slides are permitted; only dry inflatables may be set up in Polk County parks.
625 West Cr 540-A, Lakeland Fl, 33813
There is a screened pavilion available at Christina Park within walking distance to the playground. To make a pavilion reservation, click here or call (863)534-6911. No water slides are permitted; only dry inflatables may be set up in Polk County parks.
Additional picnic tables and covered pavilions are available – first come first serve.
500 W Carter Rd, Mulberry, FL 33860
There is a screened pavilion available within walking distance to the playground, dog park, and some baseball and soccer fields. To make a pavilion reservation, click here or call (863)534-6911. No water slides are permitted; only dry inflatables may be set up in Polk County parks.
With nearly 40 park sites and 11 mini-parks that include athletic facilities, picnic areas, a historical-oriented park, and five campgrounds, Polk County offers a variety of facility rentals. To see a list of Polk County Parks that include a playground, click here.
To make a pavilion reservation, click here or call (863)534-6911.
Other City Playground, Pavilion, & Pool Rentals
The City of Winter Haven has numerous rental opportunities available including rooms, park pavilions, and Rowdy Gaines Pool. Whether you are having a company gathering, training session, family reunion, wedding reception, birthday party or sporting event, we have a space for you. Park Pavilions include: MLK Park, Lake Hartridge Nature Park and Lake Maude Nature Park. For more information on renting a City of Winter Haven facility, please click here or contact the Parks & Recreation Division at 863-291-5656.
Bartow Parks & Recreation has three Community Centers (Bartow Civic Center, Carver Recreation Center & Polk Street Community Center) just right for your occasion! Parks & Pavilions are also available to rent. If they are not rented they are available on a first come, first serve basis. Nye Jordan Park & Mary Holland Park have pavilions available. For more information, please click here or contact the Parks & Recreation Office at (863) 534-0120.
For information on facility rentals, click here or contact the Auburndale Parks & Recreation Department at (863) 965-5545.
To make a reservation or to obtain additional information about our park facilities, click here or call 678-4182, ext 277.
Available for parties on Saturday & Sunday while the pool is open. Located at 555 Ledwith Avenue, Haines City, FL 33844. Contact the Community Center at 863-421-3700 for more information.
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