Find all the info you need to kick off a new school year! Back to school events, places to get free school supplies, the 2021-22 school calendar, details on tax free shopping, our favorite school gear, Stuff the Bus donation locations, and more.
Formerly Cobb Free Summer Movies, and now called CMX Summer Kids Festival, you’ll find the same great movie program for kids and families every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday of the Summer for only $1.50 per person. Includes CMX Cinemas in Lakeland!
Have you been to the Lake Eva Water Park in Haines City? It is a great place to cool off during the summer! The aquatic center has a splash pad, water slide, activity pool and water play area your kids will love, all for only $5 per person.
At Safari Wilderness in Lakeland, you can get up close and personal with llamas, zebras, watsui cattle, water buffalo, and more. For a limited time they are offering a guided drive-thru safari tour where you can see and feed exotic animals from the comfort of your own vehicle.
Free Online Summer Camps are a great resource if you’re looking for DIY projects to keep kids engaged and learning all summer long. Check out these free websites that provide guided instructions for hands-on activities, coding, art projects, maker projects, and more.
During Summer 2021, Polk County Schools will continue to provide free lunch and breakfast to children 18 years and under. A week’s worth of school meals can be picked up at specific schools and community locations during the summer months.
Nothing says SUMMER like 4th of July festivities and FIREWORKS! We’ve got a list of all the places to find Independence Day Celebrations and fireworks in Lakeland, Winter Haven, Haines City, and across Polk County.