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Free Family-friendly events at Circle B Bar Reserve: Sign up for a tram tour, a workshop, community day, or just get outdoors and enjoy Polk’s Water, Wildlife, and Wilderness.
Sunset and Symphony at Bok Tower Gardens: A favorite Central Florida outdoor gathering, Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra and the Singing Tower carillon present a showcase of classical favorites.
Color Vibe 5K: Get your friends and family stretched out for this amazing color blast event where you’ll be blasted with color while you run the Color Vibe 5K.
Celebrate Christmas Every Weekend in December: ‘Tis the season for Christmas Bricktacular at LEGOLAND Florida with a 270,000 brick Christmas tree and festive decorations. Santa Claus makes daily appearances.
Nestled in the heart of Central Florida, Polk County’s vibrant culture coupled with the endless Florida weather makes it the perfect destination for your next vacation. Throughout the entire year, there are an infinite number of activities and events in Central Florida that are guaranteed to make us your yearly vacation destination.
Fall is a phenomenal time of the year to vacation in Central Florida. Boktoberfest, Historic Bok Tower Gardens annual plant sale, is the perfect event for anyone who loves plants, delicious foods, craft beers, and breathtaking sceneries. The Lake Mirror Classic Auto Festival plays host to one of the largest classic car shows in the state, and is set behind the beautiful backdrop of historic downtown Lakeland.
Spend a little time in yester-year at the Pioneer Days Festival in Lake Wales, or come on down and experience Polk County’s beautiful, natural scenery during Polk NatureFest.
Learn about more Polk County Fall Events.
The Winter season may be the best time of year to experience all that we have to offer. Escape the winter perils of the north, and visit the mild temperatures of Central Florida. Winter in Polk County can be defined by one thing; Barbeque. Central Florida features a number of lip-smacking-good Barbeque competitions, including Lakeland’s PigFest and Haines City’s Ribs on the Ridge.
Christmas events include LEGOLAND® Florida’s Christmas Bricktacular and Bok Tower Gardens’ Holiday Home Tour at Pinewood Estate. Additionally, there are events all across Central Florida showcasing the unique ways in which Florida celebrates the Christmas season.
Learn about more Polk County Winter Events.
Spring is a wonderful time to vacation in Central Florida. The weather is mild, the fragrant orange blossoms are in bloom, and baseball fever is in full swing. As host of RussMatt Baseball Central Florida Collegiate Invitational and Detroit Tigers Spring Training, Polk County offers hundreds of hours of baseball all spring long.
Baseball however, is just the tip of the iceberg. Central Florida is host to Florida’s largest event of the year, SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-In. As the second largest airshow in the United States, this event attracts over 200,000 visitors from around the globe, and features endless high-flying action.
Learn about more Polk County Spring Events.
Enjoy the spirit of America during the summer months in Central Florida by joining us for our annual 4th of July Celebrations. Throughout the area, there are a number of different spectacles to appeal to the patriot in us all. Thunder on the Ridge is Polk County’s largest fireworks display, featuring food, music, family entertainment.
Bring the whole family out and cool off at LEGOLAND® Florida Water Park. With everything from water playgrounds to lazy rivers, the LEGOLAND® Florida’s Water Park is the number one way to cool off in Central Florida.
Learn about more Polk County Summer Events.
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