Ice Cream, Donuts, Coffee Shops, Kids Eat Free Deals, and Restaurants in Lakeland + Polk County

Whether you’re looking for an early morning coffee spot or the best ice cream in town, our Food + Drink Guide can help you find local restaurants in Lakeland, Florida and Polk County. It also includes details on Kids Eat Free Deals, a list of Farmers Markets for fresh produce and local products, a calendar of mobile food pantries, restaurants with outdoor seating, and more.


Local Donut Shops

Local Coffee Shops

Ice Cream + Sweet Treats

Farmers Markets

Restaurants with Outdoor Seating

U-Pick Farms

Food Pantries

Kids Eat Free

Friday Fish Fry


Farmers Markets in Polk County: Lakeland, Winter Haven, and Lake Wales

Get details on weekly Farmers Markets in Lakeland, Bartow, Winter Haven, Lake Wales, and across Polk County where you can find fresh produce and local goods.

Many attraction closures and event postponements have been announced beginning September 27 due to Hurricane Ian. We are editing our calendar and articles if we receive notice of event changes, but please be sure to check directly with organizers to confirm any events or activities through October 9. A link is provided at the bottom of every event on our calendar and in all articles.

Guide to Lakeland + Polk County

Check out our Guide to Lakeland + Polk County for more parenting resources and local information including Things to Do with Kids, Education, Childcare, Healthcare, Classes + Lessons, Youth Sports, Birthdays, and more.