Events in Central Florida

Events

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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Nov

12

Polk County History Center Festival of Wreaths

Festival of Wreaths at Polk County History Center

Wreaths will be on display from Nov. 12 until Dec. 13 during the 12th Annual…

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Dec

10

Holidays at LEGOLAND celebration with Santa

Holidays at LEGOLAND Florida

Weekends, through December 31, Celebrate your holidays the LEGOLAND® way.

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Dec

10

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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Dec

11

IRONMAN 70.3 Florida at Lake Eva Park

IRONMAN 70.3 Florida

The ultimate Ironman event is held in Haines City, Central Florida. A great setting for…

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Jan

06

First Friday

Lakeland First Friday

Downtown shops and restaurants will be open late. Don’t miss the Makers Market, featuring local…

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Polk County History Center Festival of Wreaths

Nov 12 — Dec 13

Arts & Culture

Festival of Wreaths at Polk County History Center

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12 Days of Christmas Social Media Meme

Dec 01 — Dec 12

Family Fun

12 Days of Christmas with Daily Giveaways

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Dec 08

Fairs & Festivals

The Market at the Welcome Center

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Florida Flywheelers Antique Engine Club

Dec 09

Holiday Events

Florida Flywheelers Christmas in the Village

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Resort pool at twilight at Balmoral Resort

Dec 10

Entertainment

Balmoral Christmas & Brunch

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Holidays at LEGOLAND celebration with Santa

Dec 10

Family Fun

Holidays at LEGOLAND Florida

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

Dec 10

Family Fun

Saturday Night Rodeo

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Florida Flywheelers Antique Engine Club

Dec 10

Holiday Events

Florida Flywheelers Christmas in the Village

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