With year-round sunshine here in Central Florida, you can find an abundance of 5k races, 10k races, and Fun Runs throughout the year! Check our list of upcoming family-friendly races and kids fun runs in Lakeland, Winter Haven & across Polk County.
Here in Lakeland and across Polk County we have fantastic festivals and community events that happen every spring! Get out your calendar and pencil in the dates for these local favorites including art shows, BBQ Festivals SUN ‘n FUN, Swan Derby, Mayfaire, & more.
Check out these U-Pick Strawberry farms in Plant City or 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.
Bonnet Springs Park – Lakeland and Polk County’s amazing new place to play outdoors – is hosting a Grand Opening Celebration October 22 and 23, 2022 and the entire community is invited. Free concerts, fireworks, art installations, vendors, animal encounters, and more.