The Ultimate Family Summer Guide for Lakeland & Polk County. We've got over 60 ideas for activities, summer events, & things to do with kids this summer out and about around town.
On Saturday, May 18, 2019 your whole family can visit Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales, FL for FREE as part of National Public Gardens Day. Click here to claim your free voucher to this Polk County landmark.
There is nothing better than a dip in the pool to beat the Florida heat! We've got plenty of local swimming pools and splash pads here in Lakeland and across Polk County that are open to the public. Find a place to get wet and cool off this summer.
If you're looking for a fun activity to do with kids, picking your own fruit is a great way to have fun AND teach them about where our food comes from. Find local U-Pick Peach Farms open April - June in Lakeland, Polk County & Central Florida.
Celebrate your child’s birthday at a Lakeland Flying Tigers Game! Your child will feel like a major leaguer with party highlights including a group photo on the field, your son or daughter throwing out a ceremonial first pitch, a welcome on the loudspeaker and name up on the videoboard, photos and autographs with a Flying Tigers player, and much more!
Blueberry picking has become an annual tradition in our house - check out this extensive list of local U-Pick farms, plus some helpful tips! U-Pick Blueberry farms should open starting the first or second week of April 2019.
Staying local for Spring Break? We guarantee you'll find plenty of kid friendly fun on our list of over 100 events & activities in Lakeland and Polk County.
Making mom friends is intimidating. And hard. And often outside our comfort zone. But we all need friends through this journey of motherhood, so we are here to help with a few encouraging tips and a list of actual local places where moms congregate and your newest mom friend might be waiting.
Whether you're looking for the opportunity to socialize with other moms, a place for your toddler to use up some energy, or a weekly activity to get you out of the house, you'll find something on our list.
Here in Lakeland and across Polk County we have fantastic annual events that happen every spring! Get out your calendar and mark down the dates for these local favorites including art festivals, SUN 'n FUN, Swan Derby, Mayfaire, & more.