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November Activities + Thanksgiving Planning

November 2020 is officially here which means it feels like we’ve got one foot in fall and the other in the holidays, at least for the next 4 weeks. We’ve got plenty of info for you to make it a November to remember, and we’ve created this page to be sure it doesn’t get lost between Halloween and December!

November Articles

11 Things to Do in November in Lakeland & Polk County

The holiday season is in full swing in November! We’ve got a list of the best things to do this month so you can be sure the “can’t miss” events are on your calendar. Check out our November Things to Do for Lakeland and Polk County.

Holiday Markets and Christmas Craft Fairs in Polk County

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. 

Thanksgiving Dinners To Go and Thanksgiving Catering in Lakeland + Polk County

Whether you’re hosting Thanksgiving Dinner, need some help with the side dishes or pies, or don’t want to show up at a holiday dinner empty-handed, we’re here to help with a list of Lakeland and Winter Haven area restaurants that offer Thanksgiving Catering, Dinners To Go, and Holiday Pies.

Thanksgiving Break Camps in Lakeland + Polk County

If you’re looking for camps for Thanksgiving Break, activities to keep your kids busy, or you need childcare while you’re working that week, we’ve got a list of Thanksgiving Break camps in Lakeland and across Polk County.

Please check directly with event organizers or local businesses for mask requirements, safety protocols, advance registration, and any last-minute changes. All information on our website is for informational purposes only – we are not qualified to provide health or safety recommendations.

Things to Do in Lakeland in November

Play outdoors! Try a new outdoor activity or a family favorite from our Outdoor Fun Guide.

Find a bike trail, hiking trail, or walking path to enjoy the cooler November weather.

Pre-order a Thanksgiving dinner, your favorite turkey day sides, or a Thanksgiving pie to simplify your Thanksgiving this year.

Find a local restaurant open on Thanksgiving day.

Sign your kids up for something fun to do during the first few days of break with a Thanksgiving Break Camp.

Check out a fall festival held at local farms across Central Florida {open through November}.

Take your family to one of these a-MAZE-ing corn mazes in Central Florida and put your navigational skills to the test {open through November}.

Go on a hayride at Harvest Holler Corn Maze {open September 18 – November 15, 2020}.

Visit a Sunflower Field in Central Florida for U-Pick Sunflowers.

Lace up your running shoes and take the entire family out for a Fall 5K Race or Kids Fun Run.

Start planning your December calendar with our Holiday + Christmas Activities Guide – links below!

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.