Do you know of a family-friendly event that isn’t listed on our calendar? Submit it below.
All events listed on Lakeland Mom’s local event calendar must be related to kids, moms, and/or families, and located in the Lakeland, FL / Polk County, FL area. General community events with entertainment/activities for kids ARE eligible to be included even if the overall theme isn’t specific to children.
Summer Camps, Vacation Bible School, and recurring classes/lessons are NOT listed on our calendar. Please visit the contact us page for information on adding camps or classes to our website.
Click the tabs below if you are unsure if your event can be listed:
- Community events that are FREE or under $5/person to attend and participate in activities
- Events sponsored or hosted by a City or County (this includes libraries, special events, etc.)
- Community events sponsored or hosted by a non-profit (fundraising events are reviewed on a case by case basis and are rarely included)
- Special seasonal holiday events with free or low-cost admission
- Live performances, concerts, and theatre shows put on by a school or community group, including colleges and high schools (OK if admission cost is over $5)
- For-profit events with tickets over $5/person
- Carnivals/fairs with ticket purchases required for rides
- Vendor shopping events
- Parties or info sessions tied to a Direct Sales / Network Marketing company
- Free Trial Classes + Events designed to generate business leads for future purchase
- Temporary business specials or sales
- Recurring classes/lessons that are not free (we have a Classes & Lessons Guide)
- Summer Camps (we have a separate Summer Camp Guide)
- Political events for a specific candidate or party
- Religious services (we do include community events held at local churches)
If after thoroughly checking the lists above you are still unsure whether your event meets these guidelines, feel free to submit an event using the form below and we will determine whether it can be included on our calendar. All listings are at the discretion of Lakeland Mom’s Editor, even if the criteria above are met.
Receiving a free listing on our calendar does not guarantee inclusion in our weekly newsletter or any social media promotion. We offer featured event promotions starting at just $300 per event.