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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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R.L. Alexander, 'Procession of the Swan Queen,' Oil on panel, 2021 Mayfaire by-the-Lake Featured Image

Mayfaire by-the-Lake Art Festival

Held on Mother's Day weekend each year, Mayfaire by-the-Lake is 2-day art festival hosted on…

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May

08

young girl with 4 LEGO Friends outside at LEGOLAND Florida

LEGO Friends Weekends

Help Stephanie, Andrea, Olivia, Emma, and Mia save Heartlake City during LEGO Friends Weekends at…

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May

15

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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Jun

05

Legoland Florida Resort Ninjago

LEGO NINJAGO Days

Kids join their favorite heroes and "become a ninja" during LEGO NINJAGO Days at LEGOLAND…

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BROWSE EVENTS

Polk Museum Of Art

Feb 13 — May 23

Arts & Culture

Toulouse-Lautrec and the Belle Époque

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Hindsight 2020: Art of this Moment online exhibit painting by Allison Danielsen 'Fighting the Quarantine Blues' Alcohol ink on yuppo paper, 11 x 14 in, created in May 2020.

Mar 26 — Jun 01

Arts & Culture

Hindsight 2020: Art of This Moment

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Quilts on display at Lake Wales History Museum during Creating Community through Quilts and Art exhibit Spring 2021

Apr 08 — May 15

Arts & Culture

Creating Community through Quilts & Art

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

May 07

Entertainment

Stadium Concerts in Winter Haven

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

May 07

Entertainment

Stadium Concerts in Winter Haven

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

May 07

Fairs & Festivals

Lakeland First Friday

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t-shirt design for Mayfaire 5K 2021

May 08

Sports & Recreation

Mayfaire 5K Run & Walk

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young girl with 4 LEGO Friends outside at LEGOLAND Florida

May 08

Family Fun

LEGO Friends Weekends

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