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U-Pick Strawberry Farms in Lakeland, Plant City, & Across Central Florida

Check out these U-Pick Strawberry farms within an hour’s drive of Lakeland & Polk County. Strawberry picking is a great family activity since the berries grow in raised beds on the ground and are easy for kids to reach.
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BBQ Festivals Barbecue Competitions Polk County Lakeland

It’s BBQ Festival Season in Polk County

BBQ Festivals are fun, family friendly events with good eats, live entertainment, kids activities, and more. Get details on upcoming barbecue competitions including Lakeland PigFest, Smoke on the Water in Winter Haven, and Ribs on the Ridge in Haines City.
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Polk County Lakeland Birthday Freebies

Local Birthday Freebies in Lakeland & Polk County

Celebrate your birthday with free meals, desserts, discounts, & gifts from your favorite local restaurants and stores in Lakeland & across Polk County.
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Farmers Markets in Polk County

Get details on weekly Farmers Markets in Lakeland, Bartow, Winter Haven, Lake Wales, and across Polk County where you can find fresh produce and local goods.
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Ice Cream Sweet Treats

The Best Ice Cream, Cookies, Yogurt & Cupcakes in Lakeland & beyond

I scream, U scream, we all scream for ice cream! Cookies! Frozen yogurt! Gelato! Cupcakes! Find the best places for sweet eats & frozen treats in Lakeland.
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Lakeland Coffee Shops

A Lakeland Coffee Tour

The idea of coffee and community go hand in hand — enjoying a cup is as much about getting a much-needed boost as it is finding an opportunity to connect with other people, share stories, and try new things. Lakeland is full of amazing coffee options that are guaranteed to give you a delicious jumpstart and keep you going, all while knowing you’re supporting our local economy and building our community.
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