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150+ Magical Christmas Events in Lakeland and Polk County – Choose your favorites from our huge calendar!

Christmas Events Lakeland Florida

Searching for things to do for Christmas in Lakeland and Polk County? We’ve sorted through the MANY events happening in our community 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, Winter Haven, 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.

If you’re looking for a fun family activity that runs throughout the month, those are listed separately. We’ve got a list of Polk County Christmas attractions, Christmas activities in Tampa, Christmas activities in Orlando, as well as places you can see neighborhood Christmas lights near you all month long.

We also have articles specifically for certain types of events:

There are two ways to find Christmas events near you:
1. Browse the list by Date – first you’ll see full Calendar of events for each week in November and December, it includes all Christmas events on our calendar, covering all of Polk County
2. Browse the list by City – we’ve also listed events for cities in Polk County to help you find the Christmas events closest to you {Jump to Christmas Events Near You}

Don’t miss our Ultimate Guide to Christmas Events + Holiday Activities for a full list of things to do this holiday season in Lakeland and Polk County including Christmas Light Displays, Santa Photos, Christmas Tree Lots, Christmas Parades, Holidays Concerts, Live Performances, Holiday Markets, Ice Skating, Toy Donation Needs, and more.

Featured Events

2022 Single Day Holiday Events

TIP – trying to SEARCH for a specific Christmas event? Head over to our main calendar page to search all upcoming events by month.

Christmas Events Near You

Would you prefer to see Christmas events near you? Click the name of any city below to expand the list and see holiday events in your city. {TIP – you can always filter our main calendar by city, event type, and holiday using the small funnel icon at the top}

Did we miss your Christmas event? Submit it for our calendar and we’ll get it added to our list!

Christmas Events + Holiday Activities

Check out our Ultimate Guide to Christmas Events + Holiday Activities to find more things to do including Neighborhood Christmas Light Displays, FREE Christmas Events, Santa Photos, Christmas Parades, and more.