things to do in lakeland fl: Spring Is Here - Plenty of Things To Do in Lakeland Florida - 04/03/14 07:06 AM
Spring Is Here - Plenty of Things To Do in Lakeland Florida
 
I love this time of year in Lakeland Florida, the weather is great here and the sun is shining, while the Northern States are still waiting to thaw out from their brutal winter. April is one of the busiest time of the year filled with activities and things to do for the whole family to enjoy.
If you love running and want to participate in a 5K race, organizers say that the fee for the runners to participate is $25, $20 (ages 5-18) prior to this Saturdays (4/5/14) … (2 comments)

things to do in lakeland fl: Lakeland FL - Downtown Farmers Curb Market Season Reopens Sept 7, 2013 - 08/30/13 10:39 AM
Lakeland FL - Downtown Farmers Curb Market Season Reopens Sept 7, 2013
The Downtown Farmers Curb Market in Lakeland, Fl is reopening and it will be its 9th season September 7, 2013. If you are new to Lakeland and want to know about the vendors selling the specialty products, please click here 

It has become one of the premier thing-to-do on Saturdays.  It is open throughout the year from September through July every Saturday between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m.  You will find so many products from organic fruits and vegetables that are grown locally to oils, soaps, flowers and a lot … (2 comments)

things to do in lakeland fl: Summer Fun in Lakeland FL - Ice Skating in July 2013 - 06/16/13 11:26 AM
Lakeland Florida - Things To Do In The Summer - Ice Skating July 2 - July 13, 2013
Summer is here!  Temperature rises to the mid 90s, especially in Central Florida. The weather in Lakeland Florida during the summer time is hot and at times muggy because we don't get the breezes from the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean.  Beaches and pools sometimes will not do the trick to cool off.  Starting on July 2nd through July 13, the Lakeland Center is the place to be to cool of. 
The Lakeland Center is a fantastic complex that organizes great venues … (1 comments)

things to do in lakeland fl: Summer Camp 2013 - Lakeland FL - 05/13/13 09:18 AM
Summer Camp 2013 - Lakeland FL
School ends June 5, 2013 in Lakeland Florida and the surrounding cities in Polk County and for most parents the search for summer camps is in high gear.  Let me provide you with a few examples of what is being offered.  There are many more programs available, but I find the selection right here are some of the best summer camps.
City of Lakeland offers Camp Blast, which is an eight week session starting:
June 17th - August 9th 
Monday - Friday 
7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Camp Blast offers recreational activities such as bowling, … (2 comments)

things to do in lakeland fl: Lakeland FL Mayfaire By-The-Lake 2013 - A Mother's Day Treat! - 05/06/13 09:02 AM
Lakeland FL Mayfaire By-The-Lake 2013 - A Mother's Day Treat!
Saturday, May 11th, 2013
The Lakeland FL Mayfaire starts out with a bang on Saturday Night May 11th from 5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Bring your lawn chair or blankets for a free party on the shores of Lake Mirror. The Mayfaire Classic 5K Race kicks off this event along with fireworks after the sun sets of beautiful Lake Mirror.  There are vendors for you to buy food and drinks or you can bring your own and have a family picnic.
What started out as a simple craft fair 40 years ago … (1 comments)

things to do in lakeland fl: Things To Do In Lakeland Florida - Weekend April 5-7, 2013 - 04/04/13 06:24 AM
Things To Do In Lakeland Florida - Weekend April 5-7, 2013
March is gone... and oh how time flies when you have fun in Lakeland Florida with plenty of things to do in April.  Hang out time Downtown Lakeland near Munn Park, Joker Marchant (Tiger Town), Dixieland and Lake Mirror are the places to be this weekend.  
Check out the lineup of family events!
April 5  - First Friday and it is  the event of the Motorcycle Mania filled with many motorcycle on display.  This is a free event that takes place downtown Lakeland in and around Munn Park from … (2 comments)

things to do in lakeland fl: Lakeland FL - Bicycle Friendly Community - 03/17/13 10:56 AM
Lakeland FL - Bicycle Friendly Community
There is no day that goes by where you will see bicyclist ride their bicycles around the various lakes located around Lakeland FL.  In fact, Lakeland is known to have a bicycle trail from Lake-to-Lake and the two-wheel enthusiast take this sport very serious.  There are teams that ride their well equipped bicycle on a daily basis on to the rolling hills of Lakeland.
Lakeland FL received previous accolades, In recent years Money Magazine ranked Lakeland at the 10th “Best Place to Live in America” and in an article by Business Insider, Mamta Batkar considered … (2 comments)

things to do in lakeland fl: Local Events In Lakeland Florida And Surrounding Cities In Polk County - 03/14/13 08:53 PM
Local Events In Lakeland Florida And Surrounding Cities In Polk County
  There is so many things to do in Lakeland Florida and the surrounding cities in Polk County.  Yes, spring is in the air and Lakeland Fl has a calendar full of events.   Central Park Festival - This free outdoor art event takes place in Winter Haven on Saturday, Mar 16th and Sunday, Mar 17th.  It is in it's 35th year, artists from all over Florida showcase their artwork, such as pottery, paintings, jewelry, and much more.  You will also see local musicians and the Out of the Box Improv … (6 comments)

things to do in lakeland fl: Lakeland FL 17th Annual Pig Festival January 25-26, 2013 - Free Entertainment - 01/22/13 09:00 AM
Lakeland FL 17th Annual Pig Festival January 25-26, 2013 - Free Entertainment
 
Get ready folks we are in the season of lots of happenings here in Lakeland Florida. Today I want to talk to you about the upcoming Pig Festival in Lakeland Florida.  The Pigfest starts on Friday, January 25, 2013 at 6 PM and ends at 10 PM.  There will be live music on 2 Stages. For the line up check out their Facebook page: I Love Lakeland Pig Festival
Admission to the Pig Festival will be free.  However, if you want to eat and grab some good finger licking … (10 comments)

things to do in lakeland fl: Lakeland FL - Things To Do in September - 09/01/12 11:09 AM
Lakeland FL - Things To Do in September
With schools back in session and hopefully the summer heat starting to subside there are things to do around Lakeland, Florida. Events for the whole family including the dogs! Some of the special events happening in Lakeland include the Downtown Farmers Curb Market, First Fridays, and the Cardboard Boat Challenge. Of course if you are looking for something to do on a weekly basis there are the numerous High School Football teams which would love support from their community every Friday night. 
On September 1st we will see the Downtown Farmers Curb Market … (4 comments)

things to do in lakeland fl: End of Summer Things to do in Lakeland FL - 08/09/12 09:04 PM
End of Summer Things to do in Lakeland FL
Some of us are saying where has this summer gone while others are looking forward to the start of a new school year so that our kids have something to occupy their time. In the last few weeks before the school starts you may be thinking what are some fun things I can do with my children in Lakeland FL before the school year gets off to a start.  With the summer budgets already spent on family vacations, school supplies, and clothes you may be looking for a cost friendly outing for your children.
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things to do in lakeland fl: Things To Do In Lakeland FL – Annual Lakeland Swan Derby – Free Family Event – April 27, 2012 - 04/23/12 08:58 PM
Things To Do In Lakeland FL – Annual Lakeland Swan Derby – Free Family Event – April 27, 2012
There is always great things to do in Lakeland Florida, wether it is attend First Fridays, Farmer’s Market, spend time at Common Ground or take part at the annual Lakeland Swan Derby at beautiful Lake Mirror.  This is happening just a week before the Kentucky Derby, Swan Derby, a great free family event is about to happen on Friday, April 27 starting at 5:30 downtown Lakeland.      
  The Lakeland Volunteers in Medicine, a vital charity in the Lakeland Community will receive its proceeds … (10 comments)

things to do in lakeland fl: Lakeland FL Annual Sun ‘n Fun from March 27 – April 1, 2012 - 03/26/12 06:30 AM
Lakeland FL Annual Sun ‘n Fun from March 27 – April 1, 2012 
Spring Break for pilots, friends and aviation enthusiasts at the annual Sun ‘N Fun in Lakeland Florida.

For one week from March 27th through April 1st, 2012, Linder Airport will become once again the busiest airport in North America during the 38th annual Sun ‘n Fun Fly-In & Expo event. It is estimated that this gathering will entertain about 170,000 visitors from around the county and the world.  The 2012 Sun ‘n Fun Fly-In event will be staged on 850 acre footprint of the Lakeland Linder Airport engaging all levels of aviation enthusiast, … (15 comments)

things to do in lakeland fl: Silver Moon Drive In Theater – Lakeland Florida - 03/20/12 10:56 PM
Silver Moon Drive In Theater – Lakeland Florida
Looking for something fun things to do this weekend on a budget in Lakeland Florida? Why not go see a movie? Some would say absolutely not because the cost to go see a movie in a regular theater is at an all time high and if you want anything to drink or to snack on. However, a fantastic option is the Silver Moon Drive In Theater in Lakeland FL. If you have never had the experience of going to a drive in theater you are in for a treat.
One of the great things about Silver Moon … (18 comments)

things to do in lakeland fl: Best Barbecue in Town - Lakeland FL Annual Pig Fest January 27-28, 2012 - 01/25/12 02:55 AM
Best Barbecue in Town - Lakeland FL  Annual Pig Fest January 27-28, 2012
I can't imagine spending a better way than to attend this year's Lakeland's Annual Pig Fest on January 27 and 28, 2012. In it's 16th year for its barbecue competition, such as the Kansas City Barbecue Society sanctioned competition, Publix Supermarket Backyard BBQ competition, and for kids, Kids-Q barbecue contest, enticing professional barbecue teams to travel to our beautiful city .

This year gates open at 5:30pm on Friday, January 27, 2012 to enjoy an evening of music, food, and games. On Saturday, January 28, 2012 at 10:00 am is when … (3 comments)

things to do in lakeland fl: Top Five Things To Do With Grandkids Around Lakeland Florida - 01/10/12 12:30 PM
Top Five Things To Do With Grandkids Around Lakeland Florida
Summer vacation, Spring break, Thanksgiving break, Winter break…. What do they all have in common? It is the time to spend with Grandkids! Whether your grandkids are young or on the verge of becoming adults, as grandparents we cannot wait to see those faces, which always brings a smile to our hearts. I’m always delighted to spend time with my grandkids when they come to visit us in Lakeland Florida. However, the dilemma I face is what can I do to entertain them. Sure we live in the Sunshine State and … (6 comments)

things to do in lakeland fl: Things To Do - Ice Skating Is Happening In Lakeland Florida - 11/18/11 02:03 PM
Things To Do - Ice Skating Is Happening In Lakeland Florida 
  When I was a child, I could not wait until the lake in my hometown froze so we could strap on our skates and have fun.  Young and old were having fun either skating, playing ice hockey, and curling.  I spent hours on that lake ice skating with my friends and it did not matter how cold it was.  Fast forward the time in Lakeland, Florida. Last year I had the pleasure going ice skating again with my grandchildren.  It was a very long time since I strapped on … (4 comments)

 
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