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Whether it’s an electrifying live concert or a breathtaking walk through a scenic garden, a variety of sensational events are happening year-round in Florida’s Sweetest spot. Browse all of our amazing events below and make plans for a year filled with fun.

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A Central Florida vacation gives visitors a chance to unpack once and see it all in Florida’s Sweetest Spot. Here you’ll find things to do in Central Florida, including major theme parks, citrus grove and farm tours, historic landmarks, and ways to cruise Winter Haven’s Chain of Lakes. Central Florida features a variety of unique towns and cities for you to explore, each with their own collection of adventures to choose from. Exhilarating attractions, delicious restaurants and breathtaking outdoor experiences are just the start of the excitement that awaits you in Florida’s Sweetest Spot.

Visit Central Florida to experience family-friendly attractions such as LEGOLAND® Florida Resort, Bok Tower Gardens, Safari Wilderness, pick oranges, peaches and blueberries, see performances at our award winning theatres, or enjoy our wonderful weather while hiking, cycling or during an airboat ride.

Whether you are visiting Central Florida’s Polk County or have lived here for more than a decade, discover the more than 50 places and activities that we think everyone should experience in Central Florida!

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TOP EVENTS

Jun

01

Carillon tower at Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales, FL

Spice Up Your Summer at The Gardens

Jun. 1 - Aug. 31, Bok Tower Gardens is hosting Spice Up Your Summer and…

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Aug

07

mom and daughter at firefighter activity during Heroes Weekend at LEGOLAND Resort in Winter Haven, FL

Heroes Weekend at LEGOLAND Florida

During Heroes Weekend, families can meet LEGO® Doctor Max and LEGO Policeman, see firefighter stilt…

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Aug

21

Cypress Gardens Water Ski Team

Cypress Gardens Water Ski Show

Cypress Gardens Water Ski Team hosts a free, monthly show-ski event at Lake Silver in…

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Aug

21

Chicken and waffles brunch at Tempo 1930 in Winter Haven

Winter Haven Brunch Food Tour

Get ready to enjoy mimosas, waffles, and coffee while learning about the history of Winter…

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BROWSE EVENTS

Carillon tower at Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales, FL

Jun 01 — Aug 31

Arts & Culture

Spice Up Your Summer at The Gardens

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people in outside seating area at restaurants along Kentucky Avenue in Downtown Lakeland

Aug 06

Fairs & Festivals

Lakeland First Friday

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groups of people sitting outside at sunset during a concert at Chain O Lakes stadium

Aug 06

Entertainment

Stadium Concerts in Winter Haven

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mom and daughter at firefighter activity during Heroes Weekend at LEGOLAND Resort in Winter Haven, FL

Aug 07 — Aug 08

Family Fun

Heroes Weekend at LEGOLAND Florida

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Aug 07

Food & Drink

Ciro’s Sweet Tooth and Dessert Tour

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cowboy on a bull during Saturday Night Rodeo at Westgate River Ranch Resort

Aug 07

Family Fun

Saturday Night Rodeo

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Sawadee Thai Food Truck at Lakeland Food Truck Rally

Aug 12

Food & Drink

Lakeland Food Truck Rally

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cowboy on a bull during Saturday Night Rodeo at Westgate River Ranch Resort

Aug 14

Family Fun

Saturday Night Rodeo

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