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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

Jan

26

We like coffee a latte!☕⁠.⁠Today is #NationalCoffeeDay, and there are several places to get your caffeine fix in Central Florida.⁠~~~⁠@blackandbrew - Coffee house & bistro where coffee is roasted locally in small batches. They also serve up sandwiches, salads, flat breads and artisan toasts.⁠@cafezuppina - The Market at Cafe Zuppina serves up gourmet pastries, creamy gelato and Turkish coffee, from a Lakeland-based roaster.⁠@concordcoffee - Coffee is grown by direct-trade farmers worldwide and is roasted in-house. Stop by to pair your brew with fresh pastries.⁠@hillcrestcoffeefl - Coffee shop housed inside a converted 1925 bungalow. You will find classic board games, books, local art and live music during the evenings.⁠@mitchellscoffeehouse - This coffee shop has been a part of the downtown Lakeland community for twenty years.⁠@nplus1coffee - N+1 Coffee proudly brews espresso and coffee from Lakeland based @ethosroasters. This coffee shop is located right next to the next to @thebikeshopwh.⁠@unfiltered_bartow - This eclectic coffee house is also home to a vintage/artisan retail store, book store, pottery/photography play space, classroom and artist studio.⁠.⁠Click the link in our bio for a staff picks for local coffee and beer.⁠.⁠.⁠.⁠#Coffee #CoffeeDay #LocalCoffee #LocallyRoastedCoffee #PolkEats #PolkFoodie #CentralFlorida #LoveFL #VisitCentralFL

Winter Haven Coffee, Tea and Treats Tour

Where do the locals get a roasted coffee, or have tea for two? Come join…

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Jan

27

couple shopping for produce at Visitor Services flea and farmers market in Davenport, FL

Flea and Farmers Market at the VIC

Every Thursday, Visitor Services hosts a Flea & Farmers Market featuring a variety of vendors offering…

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Jan

29

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

Saturday Night Rodeo

Yee-haw! 8 seconds may not seem like a long time, but when you're watching a…

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Jan

29

Family taking selfie at the lagoon during LEGOLAND Piratefest Weekend

PirateFest Weekends at LEGOLAND Florida

See LEGOLAND® Florida Resort’s Brickbeard’s Watersports Stunt Show during PirateFest Weekends.

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Feb

05

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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Feb

23

Tiger BBQ

Tiger BBQ

Join us in welcoming back our Detroit Tigers at Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium with…

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Feb

25

Detroit Tigers Spring Training

Detroit Tigers Spring Training

Catch at Detroit Tigers Spring Training game in Lakeland this March.

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BROWSE EVENTS

Nunsense

Jan 21 — Feb 13

Entertainment

Nunsense

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Chef Marcos at Nineteen61

Jan 26

Food & Drink

Special Wine Pairing Evening at Nineteen Sixty-One

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We like coffee a latte!☕⁠.⁠Today is #NationalCoffeeDay, and there are several places to get your caffeine fix in Central Florida.⁠~~~⁠@blackandbrew - Coffee house & bistro where coffee is roasted locally in small batches. They also serve up sandwiches, salads, flat breads and artisan toasts.⁠@cafezuppina - The Market at Cafe Zuppina serves up gourmet pastries, creamy gelato and Turkish coffee, from a Lakeland-based roaster.⁠@concordcoffee - Coffee is grown by direct-trade farmers worldwide and is roasted in-house. Stop by to pair your brew with fresh pastries.⁠@hillcrestcoffeefl - Coffee shop housed inside a converted 1925 bungalow. You will find classic board games, books, local art and live music during the evenings.⁠@mitchellscoffeehouse - This coffee shop has been a part of the downtown Lakeland community for twenty years.⁠@nplus1coffee - N+1 Coffee proudly brews espresso and coffee from Lakeland based @ethosroasters. This coffee shop is located right next to the next to @thebikeshopwh.⁠@unfiltered_bartow - This eclectic coffee house is also home to a vintage/artisan retail store, book store, pottery/photography play space, classroom and artist studio.⁠.⁠Click the link in our bio for a staff picks for local coffee and beer.⁠.⁠.⁠.⁠#Coffee #CoffeeDay #LocalCoffee #LocallyRoastedCoffee #PolkEats #PolkFoodie #CentralFlorida #LoveFL #VisitCentralFL

Jan 26

Food & Drink

Winter Haven Coffee, Tea and Treats Tour

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couple shopping for produce at Visitor Services flea and farmers market in Davenport, FL

Jan 27

Fairs & Festivals

Flea and Farmers Market at the VIC

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couple shopping for produce at Visitor Services flea and farmers market in Davenport, FL

Jan 27

Fairs & Festivals

Flea and Farmers Market at the VIC

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Lakeland PigFest

Jan 28 — Jan 29

Exhibit

Lakeland Pigfest

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Kittens looking at Laptop

Jan 29

Fairs & Festivals

Caturday Kitten Cuddle & Adoption Event

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Family taking selfie at the lagoon during LEGOLAND Piratefest Weekend

Jan 29

Family Fun

PirateFest Weekends at LEGOLAND Florida

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