You Are Here:
Home / Find / Events
Detroit Tigers Spring Training: The 2014 spring season marks the Tigers 78th season at Tiger Town in Lakeland, extending the longest-standing relationship between a major league team and a current Spring Training host city.
SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-In and Expo: Whether you're actively involved in aviation or an aviation enthusiast, SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-In and Expo has an activity for just about every interest. April 1-6 in Lakeland.
Free Family-Friendly Events at Circle B Bar Reserve in Lakeland: Sign up for a tram tour or workshop, Community Day, Dirt Day, or just get outdoors and enjoy Polk County's Water, Wildlife, and Wilderness.
Florida Ice Cream Festival: Join us April 12-13, at the SUN ‘n FUN grounds in Lakeland, for a fun filled day of family entertainment, activities, live music and acts, arts & crafts fair, and of course plenty of ice cream!
From April 1-6, 2014, consider Lakeland your destination. Aviation enthusiasts know the SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-In and Expo is the 2nd largest airshow in the world and Florida’s largest convention.
More than 200,000 people converge on Polk County to see an airshow, visit 500 exhibits, earn education credits at workshops and forums, introduce children to the world of aviation and view more than 4,500 aircraft from homebuilts to warbirds on 2,200 acres.
Planning your trip to Central Florida’s Polk County is easy. With a wide selection of hotels, motels, vacation rental homes and condos, there is something to suit everyone. The SUN ‘n FUN Accommodations Guide can be viewed online or printed for your convenience.
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.
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.
Submit An Event
← Return to home page Copyright © 2014 Central Florida Visitors & Convention Bureau
2701 Lake Myrtle Park Road, Auburndale FL 33823 • 1-800-828-7655
Vacation Guide Get a free vacation guide online or by phone: 1-800-828-7655.