Searching for holiday fun in Lakeland? We’ve sorted through the MANY events happening in Lakeland and Polk County during the holidays and put all of the kid-friendly activities and family events on our calendar. Instead of spending your time tracking down events, we want you to have time for holiday fun and Christmas cheer. Below you’ll find a list of single-day Christmas activities and Holiday events in Lakeland and nearby communities. You can find them all on our calendar page as well, which is especially helpful if you are looking for activities on a certain date. Click the name of any event below to see full details.

Prefer to see events or Holiday information by category? Check out our other Christmas posts including:

🎄  Christmas Activities & Holiday Day Trips in Central Florida
🎄  Santa Photos and Breakfast with Santa
🎄  Lakeland Christmas Parade & Holiday Parades Across Polk County
🎄  Christmas Concerts, Holiday Shows & Live Performances
🎄  Local Holiday Movie Showings and Christmas Movies & TV Specials
🎄  Neighborhood Christmas Lights and Holiday Displays in Lakeland
🎄  Christmas Giving Opportunities & Toy Donation Needs
🎄 Holiday Markets and Christmas Craft Fairs
🎄 Experience Gift Ideas (that don’t take up space!)
🎄 Ice Skating in Lakeland, Tampa, & Orlando

Featured Events

Downtown Lakeland Holiday Walkabout 2019
Downtown Lakeland Holiday Walkabout
Tuesday, December 3 from 6 – 9pm
Downtown Lakeland is celebrating the return of the traditional Holiday Walkabout in early December. Enjoy the following activities:

  • Free Carriage Rides around Munn Park
  • Free Santa Photos in Munn Park
  • Santa’s Workshop – free craft activities on S. Kentucky Ave.
  • Mrs. Claus’s Market – a craft and artisan Holiday market on N. Kentucky Ave.
  • Elves’ Playground – features a “glide” ice (synthetic ice skating) rink for $5 per skater, as well as a variety of other inflatables and activities (prices vary) on S. Tennessee Ave.
  • Musical Performances at Various Locations

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Journey to Bethlehem 2019 First Presbyterian Church Lakeland
Journey to Bethlehem at First Presbyterian Church
Sunday, December 15 from 6-9pm

Travel back in time to the night Christ was born. First Presbyterian Church’s drive-thru nativity is a Lakeland tradition you won’t want to miss. FPC volunteers tell the story of Jesus’ birth in a unique way, giving each of you the chance to see and hear the narrative of our Savior’s arrival in a way that literally comes to life. This is a FREE event and all are welcome.
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Single Day Holiday Events

Holidays at LEGOLAND Florida

Christmas LEGOLAND Florida
November 27 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
LEGOLAND Florida Resort
One LEGOLAND Way
Winter Haven, FL 33884 United States
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Holidays at LEGOLAND Florida

Christmas LEGOLAND Florida
November 28 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
LEGOLAND Florida Resort
One LEGOLAND Way
Winter Haven, FL 33884 United States
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Holidays at LEGOLAND Florida

Christmas LEGOLAND Florida
November 29 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
LEGOLAND Florida Resort
One LEGOLAND Way
Winter Haven, FL 33884 United States
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Lakeland Christmas Parade

Lakeland Christmas Parade 2
December 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Downtown Lakeland
100 N Kentucky Ave
Lakeland, FL 33801 United States
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Holidays at LEGOLAND Florida

Christmas LEGOLAND Florida
December 5 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
LEGOLAND Florida Resort
One LEGOLAND Way
Winter Haven, FL 33884 United States
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Holidays at LEGOLAND Florida

Christmas LEGOLAND Florida
December 6 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
LEGOLAND Florida Resort
One LEGOLAND Way
Winter Haven, FL 33884 United States
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Holidays at LEGOLAND Florida

Christmas LEGOLAND Florida
December 12 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
LEGOLAND Florida Resort
One LEGOLAND Way
Winter Haven, FL 33884 United States
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Holidays at LEGOLAND Florida

Christmas LEGOLAND Florida
December 13 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
LEGOLAND Florida Resort
One LEGOLAND Way
Winter Haven, FL 33884 United States
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Holidays at LEGOLAND Florida

Christmas LEGOLAND Florida
December 19 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
LEGOLAND Florida Resort
One LEGOLAND Way
Winter Haven, FL 33884 United States
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Holidays at LEGOLAND Florida

Christmas LEGOLAND Florida
December 20 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
LEGOLAND Florida Resort
One LEGOLAND Way
Winter Haven, FL 33884 United States
Google Map

Holidays at LEGOLAND Florida

Christmas LEGOLAND Florida
December 24 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
LEGOLAND Florida Resort
One LEGOLAND Way
Winter Haven, FL 33884 United States
Google Map

Holidays at LEGOLAND Florida

Christmas LEGOLAND Florida
December 25 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
LEGOLAND Florida Resort
One LEGOLAND Way
Winter Haven, FL 33884 United States
Google Map

Holidays at LEGOLAND Florida

Christmas LEGOLAND Florida
December 26 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
LEGOLAND Florida Resort
One LEGOLAND Way
Winter Haven, FL 33884 United States
Google Map

Holidays at LEGOLAND Florida

Christmas LEGOLAND Florida
December 27 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
LEGOLAND Florida Resort
One LEGOLAND Way
Winter Haven, FL 33884 United States
Google Map

Holidays at LEGOLAND Florida

Christmas LEGOLAND Florida
December 28 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
LEGOLAND Florida Resort
One LEGOLAND Way
Winter Haven, FL 33884 United States
Google Map

Holidays at LEGOLAND Florida

Christmas LEGOLAND Florida
December 29 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
LEGOLAND Florida Resort
One LEGOLAND Way
Winter Haven, FL 33884 United States
Google Map

Holidays at LEGOLAND Florida

Christmas LEGOLAND Florida
December 30 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
LEGOLAND Florida Resort
One LEGOLAND Way
Winter Haven, FL 33884 United States
Google Map