Downtown Lakeland’s November/December event line-up is changing this year, and there are more opportunities than ever to visit Downtown in the evenings to shop, stroll, eat, and enjoy the festivities.
Whether you’re looking for a great Santa photo in Lakeland, or your kids prefer to admire Santa from afar, we’ve got photo locations, Breakfast with Santa, and other events where he can be found!
There’s nothing like a festive Christmas Parade to make you feel like a kid again! Head out to the Lakeland Christmas Parade or another Polk County Parade for a night of family fun with floats, bands, entertainment, and SANTA.
Christmas concerts, holiday shows, Christmas plays, holiday galas, orchestra performances and live music to get you in the holiday spirit! Incuding The Nutcracker, A Christmas Story, and more.
Learn about volunteer opportunities and donation needs in the Lakeland area. Find out about non-profits in our community serving seniors, kids in foster care, at-risk teens, and more.
Explorations V Children’s Museum has a calendar full of kid-friendly fun happening in October, November and December. Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of Boo Bash, Kidsgiving, Pennies for Play, Blast Off, Try It, and many other special events planned just for YOU.
Wondering where you can ring in 2018 with the kids? We've rounded up a list of family-friendly New Year’s Eve events in Lakeland and across Central Florida. Whether you celebrate at 12pm or 12am, send 2017 out with a bang!
Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at the Magic Kingdom is a special event to celebrate the Holidays and get into the Christmas spirit. Read our review and tips for your visit including our festive favorites!
Find local opportunities in Lakeland to donate toys for children, food for families, volunteer your time, or make a financial donation to give back to our community this holiday and Christmas season.
Settle in with blankets and hot cocoa and find your favorite Christmas Movies and TV Specials in November & December! Plus a list of local holiday movie showings in Lakeland, Bartow, & Haines City.