A delicious, stress-free meal is what vacationing is all about. Not on vacation, and live in (or near) Lakeland, Winter Haven, Lake Wales or Haines City? We’ve got you covered too.
Restaurants Open on Christmas Day in Lakeland, Lake Wales and More
Here’s how you can eat, drink, and be merry without having to slave over a hot stove or wash a sink full of pots and pans!
- The Peking House, 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. 863-688-9022
- Rib House, 7:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. 863-687-8260
Lake Wales Restaurants
- Blue Palmetto Cafe at Bok Tower Gardens, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
- Sizzling Grill, 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (last seating) 863-676-4898
Chain Restaurants Throughout Polk County
- Starbucks, various locations.
- Denny’s, regular hours.
- IHOP, regular hours.
- Village Inn, regular hours.
- Waffle House, regular hours.
- Cracker Barrel, closed. Contrary to popular belief, all Cracker Barrel stores close at 2:00 p.m. on Christmas Eve and remain closed through Christmas Day.
@BokTowerGardens is the perfect backdrop for your family Christmas card!
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Bok Tower Gardens Open on Christmas Day
Yes, local movie theaters will be open on Christmas Day but did you know Bok Tower Gardens is open too? Yes! One of our favorite Central Florida attractions is open on Christmas Day from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.