Spring is in the air which means an abundance of events on the calendar! March is one of our favorite months to get out of the house and enjoy community activities and make family memories. Check out the our list of events and activities happening in March in Lakeland and across Polk County.
🍀 Featured Events in March 🍀
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To honor the French language and culture during the internationally recognized La Francophonie month of March, the Polk Museum of Art is hosting a free-of-charge La Francophonie Celebration on Saturday, March 23, from 12-4 pm. This French-focused education program sanctioned by the Organisation international de la Francophonie in Paris coincides with the closing of the Museum's three-month long Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist exhibition.
🍀 Spectator Sports in March 🍀
🍀 The Florida Tropics play on March 10, March 17, and March 30 at the RP Funding Center.
🍀 The Lakeland Magic wrap up their regular season in March with games on March 3, March 19, March 22, and March 23 at the RP Funding Center. Currently in 1st Place in the Eastern Conference, the Magic will likely be playoff bound at the end of the season!
🍀 March Events 🍀
🍀 February 28 – March 10 – Enjoy strawberry creations, rides, games, and exhibits at the Strawberry Festival in Plant City
🍀 March 1 – 3 & 8 – 10 – Lakeland Community Theatre presents Annie Get Your Gun the musical
🍀 Friday, March 1 and Saturday, March 2 – Lake Wales celebrates Mardi Gras with a 2 day, family friendly event featuring a parade through downtown Lake Wales and a huge lake-side celebration at Lake Wailes Park.
🍀 Saturday, March 2 and Sunday, March 3 – The speedboats race on Lake Hollingsworth during the Orange Cup Regatta. Bring a blanket and a picnic and watch the races from the shores of the lake.
🍀 Saturday, March 2 and Sunday, March 3 – Enjoy beautiful artwork at the Bloomin Arts Festival in Bartow
🍀 Monday, March 4 – Family Fundamentals FREE classes start back up at their new location on the 3rd floor of Explorations V Children’s Museum starting
🍀 Saturday, March 9 – enjoy the 1st Annual Sugarbuzz Dessert Festival in Downtown Lakeland with a wide variety of “sweets” vendors–talented purveyors of pies, pastries, cookies, donuts, sweet breads, and more!
🍀 Saturday, March 9 – CommunityFest in Winter Haven encourages the community to come together and enjoy games, entertainment, food and more.
🍀 Sunday, March 10 – Enjoy a FREE St. Patrick’s Day Concert with the Lakeland Concert Band at Florida Southern College
🍀 Friday, March 15 – Get into the St. Patty’s Day spirit with the “UNParade” in Bartow. This community tradition is UNscripted, organized chaos, with everything from moon pies tossed to spectators to belly dancers.
🍀 Saturday, March 16 – The St. Patrick’s Day fun continues in Bartow at the Blarney Triathlon & 5K
🍀 Saturday, March 16 & Sunday, March 17 – Head to the Central Park Art Festival in Winter Haven for fine arts and crafts
🍀 Saturday, March 24 – Kick off Spring Break with a FREE Water Ski Show at Lake Hollingsworth
🍀 Wednesday, March 27 – LEGO Movie World opens at the LEGOLAND Florida Resort
🍀 March 28 – 31 – The Florida Blueberry Festival celebrates all things blueberry in Kissimmee