What do a HUGE Christmas tree, strolling Carolers, a light show, falling snow, free Santa photos, and live music have in common?

You can find ALL of them at Lakeside Village this holiday season! Shop, dine, see a movie, and get into the holiday spirit at Lakeland’s outdoor shopping mall. Whether you are looking for a casual eatery or a fine dining experience, a boutique for unique gifts or just a place to relax – Lakeside Village has it all!

Santa Photos

Santa will be at the Lakeside Village Christmas Tree on Saturday afternoons for Christmas wishes and keepsake photos. Bring your own camera – there is no cost to take photos with Santa. Pet Photos are welcome on any of the listed Saturdays.

Saturday, November 24 from 1-5pm
Saturday, December 1 from 1-5pm
Saturday, December 8 from 1-5pm
Saturday, December 15 from 1-5pm
Saturday, December 22 from 1-5pm

Snow at the Christmas Tree

Bring the family out to experience flurries of snow like flakes.  Every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday starting November 22nd through December 22nd at the top of each hour from 5-9pm.

Strolling Carolers

Every Friday & Saturday night you’ll find strolling Carolers out and about singing classic Christmas Carols.

Christmas Tree Light Show

My family’s favorite is to sit and watch the giant tree put on a light snow choreographed to music. The tree lights up every night.

Live Concerts

Head to the fountain for some incredible live music on Thursdays from 6-9pm.

November 29th – Bailey C Duo – Instrumental Holiday Jazz
December 6th – Phoenix Jazz Duo – Instrumental Holiday Jazz
December 13th – Z Street Trio – 20’s Through Today With Holiday Selections As Well
December 20th – John Harmon – Solo Instrumental Saxophone Holiday Selections

Classic Christmas Movies at Cobb

Cobb Theatres is also hosting Flashback Cinema with Classic Movies on the big screen in November & December. Regular movie ticket prices apply. Movies include:

Home Alone (1990)
November 18 & 21 | Rated PG

A Christmas Story (1983)
November 25 & 28 | Rated PG

Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
December 2 & 5 | Rated PG

Elf (2003)
December 9 & 12 | Rated PG

Christmas Vacation (1989)
December 16 & 19 | Rated PG-13

It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)
December 23 & 24 | Rated PG

Die Hard (1988)
December 30 & January 2 | Rated PG

Kids Eat Free at Lakeside Village

Many of the restaurants at Lakeside Village offer Kids Eat Free deals including Abuelos, Fish City Grill, Louie Pappas Greek Cafe, Crispers, bd’s Mongolian Grill, Village Inn,

Visit the Lakeside Village website to see a list of stores and restaurants.

Lakeside Village is located at 1479 Town Center Dr, Lakeland, FL 33803.

Spend your Holidays at Lakeside Village for a fun and memorable holiday season!

April Mucci Lakeland Mom
April Mucci Lakeland Mom

About the Author: April Mucci

April is the owner of LakelandMom.com. She has lived in Lakeland since age 2 and is passionate about our community and connecting people with local resources. She is a mom to 2 boys and a mini goldendoodle, wife to Matt. You can often find April at the baseball field where she cheers on her baseball loving 10 year old, or home building Legos with her 8 year old. She loves reading, saltwater fishing, and working on Lakeland Mom!