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If you’re new to Lakeland or Polk County, new to being a mom in Lakeland, OR just new to Lakeland Mom, our Guide to Lakeland is a great starting point.

All of our year-round posts are listed right here so you can find anything and everything you’re searching for!  With information on indoor fun, local playgrounds, education options, seasonal fun, and much more, we’ve got the scoop on events and activities for families and kids in Lakeland. Check back regularly, we are adding new info weekly!

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Holiday Markets and Christmas Craft Fairs in Polk County

November 8, 2019|Christmas & Holiday, Movies, Music, & Live Performances|

Looking for that one-of-a-kind holiday gift? Visit a holiday market or craft fair to find those unique Christmas gifts your friends and family will love. Get your Christmas shopping done while you shop local and support makers from Lakeland and Central Florida. 

Christmas Activities & Holiday Day Trips in Central Florida: Plant City, Tampa & Orlando

November 8, 2019|Christmas & Holiday, Fun Around Florida - Day Trips|

Whether it's a fun family outing or an "experience" Christmas gift, we've got a list of special events and activities happening in Plant City, Tampa and Orlando this holiday season where you can make memories!

Experience Gift Ideas (that don’t take up space!)

November 8, 2019|Christmas & Holiday, Fun Around Florida - Day Trips, Things to Do|

Check out our list of experience gifts that don’t take up space or add to the clutter in your house! These are performances, tickets, and experiences that will bring smiles, build up families, and won’t end up in a donation bin.

Christmas Movies & TV Specials – Including Local Holiday Movie Showings

November 8, 2019|Christmas & Holiday, Movies, Music, & Live Performances|

Settle in with blankets and hot cocoa and find your favorite Christmas Movies and TV Specials in November & December! Plus a list of local holiday movie showings in Lakeland, Bartow, & Haines City.

Santa Pictures and Breakfast with Santa Events in Lakeland & Polk County

November 8, 2019|Christmas & Holiday, Family Friendly Events|

Whether you’re looking for a great Santa photo in Lakeland, or your kids prefer to admire Santa from afar, we’ve got photo locations, Breakfast with Santa, and other events where he can be found!

Lakeland Christmas Parade & Holiday Parades Across Polk County

November 8, 2019|Christmas & Holiday, Family Friendly Events|

There’s nothing like a festive Christmas Parade to make you feel like a kid again! Head out to the Lakeland Christmas Parade or another Polk County Parade for a night of family fun with floats, bands, entertainment, and SANTA.

Christmas Concerts, Holiday Shows & Live Performances In & Around Lakeland

November 8, 2019|Christmas & Holiday, Movies, Music, & Live Performances|

Christmas concerts, holiday shows, Christmas plays, holiday galas, orchestra performances and live music to get you in the holiday spirit! Incuding The Nutcracker, A Christmas Story, and more.

Single Day Holiday & Christmas Events in Lakeland & Polk County

November 8, 2019|Christmas & Holiday, Family Friendly Events|

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 into one list for you. Instead of spending your time tracking down events, we want you to have time for holiday fun and Christmas cheer.

The Best Neighborhood Christmas Lights and Holiday Displays in Lakeland

November 8, 2019|Christmas & Holiday, Family Friendly Events|

Find the best neighborhood Christmas Light displays and community lights around Lakeland, Bartow, Mulberry, and Plant City. Includes a map you can customize for your own Christmas light driving tour!

Florida Tropics Soccer Season Kicks off Saturday, December 14

November 4, 2019|Family Friendly Events, Indoor Fun, Sponsored, Sports|

Bring your family to a Florida Tropics indoor soccer game on a Saturday or Sunday this season. Action-packed soccer, family-friendly fun, plus kids activities and opportunities to meet & greet players for autographs and photos after every game.

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