The Lakeland Downtown Farmers Market is a treat for the eyes, ears, and tastebuds with 50+ vendors each week. The Market is a great way to get out with your family and experience the heartbeat of our wonderful community.
Blueberry picking has become an annual tradition in our house – check out this extensive list of local U-Pick blueberry farms, plus helpful tips for blueberry picking. Some U-Pick Blueberry farms are open now, and others are offering pre-picked blueberries for curbside pick up.
If you’re looking for a fun activity to do with kids, picking peaches is a great way to get outdoors AND teach them about where our food comes from. Find local U-Pick Peach Farms open April – June in Lakeland, Polk County & Central Florida.
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.
Sunflowers bloom in Florida in both spring and fall. Local sunflower farms are open for you to cut your own sunflowers or wander through a sunflower maze. Take a day trip to a sunflower field to get outdoors and enjoy colorful photo opportunities.