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Family-Friendly Events in Lakeland + Polk County

Lakeland Mom has the most comprehensive list of events for kids and families in Lakeland, Florida and Polk County, Florida! Our calendar includes free events and inexpensive activities, as well as special seasonal events. Prefer to see activities for a specific holiday? Check out our Fall + Halloween Guide, Spring Guide, Summer Guide, or our Christmas + Holiday Guide for a huge list of seasonal activities.

DISCLAIMER: While we work hard to keep our calendar updated, we encourage you to check directly with original sources for any last-minute changes or cancellations. All events include a link to the event organizer. The inclusion of an event does not reflect compliance with current safety precautions, please check directly with event organizers for current mask requirements and safety protocols.

TIP: There are two ways to view our calendar. Use the MONTH view to see events on a specific date. Use the LIST view to scroll through all upcoming events.

Featured Events

Mobile Food Pantry – The Way at Inwood Baptist Church Winter Haven

Winter Haven - The Way at Inwood Church 1302 23rd St NW, Winter Haven

If you are in need of food, come to a United Way / Feeding Tampa Bay Mobile Pantry event to pick up a pre-packaged box of groceries, free of charge. They do not require ID, papers, or pre-screening to obtain food at a Mobile Pantry. To honor social distancing regulations, mobile pantries are utilizing a drive-thru model to eliminate crowds and minimize contact. Please note, due to rapidly changing circumstances during this time, mobile pantries can be canceled without much notice.

Free

Mobile Food Pantry – Donald Bronson Community Center Polk City

Polk City - Donald Bronson Community Center 124 Bronson Trail, Polk City

If you are in need of food, come to a United Way / Feeding Tampa Bay Mobile Pantry event to pick up a pre-packaged box of groceries, free of charge. They do not require ID, papers, or pre-screening to obtain food at a Mobile Pantry. To honor social distancing regulations, mobile pantries are utilizing a drive-thru model to eliminate crowds and minimize contact. Please note, due to rapidly changing circumstances during this time, mobile pantries can be canceled without much notice.

Free

Lake Alfred Bluegrass & Kickin’ Chickin’ Wing Competition

Lake Alfred - Lion's Park 175 N. Nekoma Avenue, Lake Alfred

Come out for a great day of music and food on beautiful Lake Alfred, enjoy the beer garden along with all the wings and BBQ you can eat! This year we will feature a chicken wing contest but don't worry there will be lots of sweet & smokey BBQ as well.

Free

Drive-in Laser Show at the Strawberry Festival in Plant City

Florida Strawberry Festival 303 N Lemon St, Plant City

The most spectacular laser show you have ever seen and it's a Drive-in! Avoid the crowds, keep the family safe! Pile up into the safety of your own vehicle and come out for the fantastic Drive-in Cabin Fever Laser Show!

$25

Lakeland Mom’s Local Event Calendar is a compilation of all of the family-friendly events the Lakeland area has to offer! Are you hosting an event for kids or families that isn’t listed on our calendar? Are you interested in having your event featured on this page and promoted by Lakeland Mom? Get more info below.

CALENDAR DISCLAIMER
The LakelandMom.com Event Calendar is provided as a community service to local citizens and organizations. While we work hard to keep our calendar updated, we encourage you to check directly with original sources via the links provided. Events are occasionally canceled, edited, rescheduled, or postponed for a variety of reasons, and we are not always made aware of these changes. We cannot guarantee the accuracy, timeliness or quality of the content of every source listed here. The inclusion of an event does not reflect compliance with current safety precautions, please check directly with event organizers for current mask requirements and safety protocols.