Category Archives: Fun Around Central Florida – Day Trips

FREE Admission to Bok Tower Gardens on May 12 for National Public Gardens Day

FREE Admission to Bok Tower Gardens on May 12 for National Public Gardens Day

On Friday, May 12, your whole family can visit Bok Tower Gardens for FREE as part of National Public Gardens Day!

Bok Tower Gardens is a national historic landmark that features a majestic bell tower, daily carillon concerts, children’s garden, outdoor kitchen and edible garden, and Pinewood Estate all on over 150 acres of wild Florida beauty.

FREE ADMISSION COUPON MUST BE PRINTED IN ADVANCE!

To get your coupon, visit https://boktowergardens.org/calendar/national-public-gardens-day/ and look for the “Claim Your Coupon” link in the orange box. Free admission coupons are only valid on Friday, May 12th, and you must have one coupon for EACH guest. Does not include admission to Pinewood Estate.

National Public Gardens Day is a national event is designed to raise awareness about the role America’s public gardens play in promoting environmental stewardship and awareness, plant and water conservation, and education in communities nationwide. Activities include behind-the-scenes tours of the Gardens and other educational opportunities.

FREE Admission is also available for mothers on Sunday, May 14. Regular admission prices apply on Sunday for all other guests. Click here for details

HOURS: Bok Tower Gardens is open 365 days a year from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Last admission from the entrance gate is at 5 p.m. The Singing Tower carillon concerts are at 1 & 3 p.m. daily with short selections played on the hour and half-hour.

LOCATION: Bok Tower Gardens is located at 1151 Tower Blvd, Lake Wales FL 33853 .

QUESTIONS: Visit https://boktowergardens.org/ or call 863-676-1408.

 

Busch Gardens Tampa & SeaWorld Orlando Preschool Pass – FREE Admission for ages 5 & Under

Busch Gardens Tampa & SeaWorld Orlando Preschool Pass – FREE Admission for ages 5 & Under

Kids 5 and younger get into SeaWorld Orlando and Busch Gardens Tampa Bay FREE for all of 2017! Sign up today to get your 2017 Free Preschool Card and your child will receive free admission from January 4 – December 31, 2017. Have a blast exploring Sesame Street Safari of Fun at Busch Gardens, and… Continue Reading

REVIEW – Safari Wilderness Ranch in Lakeland: Our unforgettable wild animal adventure

REVIEW – Safari Wilderness Ranch in Lakeland: Our unforgettable wild animal adventure

Nestled on over 260 acres of land in Lakeland, you’ll find one of the most unique and memorable experiences in Florida. Look a zebra in the eye Feed a llama from your hand See the huge horns of the Watsui cattle Get licked by a water buffalo Hold hands with a ring-tailed lemur We recently visited… Continue Reading

12 Days of Giveaways – Day 12: Safari Wilderness Ranch Critter Christmas Safari

12 Days of Giveaways – Day 12: Safari Wilderness Ranch Critter Christmas Safari

THIS GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED. Check our 12 Days of Giveaways page to find out what else you can enter to win! Here in Lakeland you can easily find… 12 Drummers Drumming and 11 Pipers Piping at a Christmas Parade or Christmas Concert 10 Lords a Leaping and 9 Ladies Dancing at a local production of The Nutcracker 7 Swans… Continue Reading

GIVEAWAY: Brickworld Tampa – LEGO® Fan Experience

GIVEAWAY: Brickworld Tampa – LEGO® Fan Experience

LEGO® enthusiasts rejoice – the Premier LEGO® Fan Experience in North America is coming to the Florida State Fairgrounds, only 30 minutes from Lakeland. Brickworld Tampa is happening Saturday, November 19 & Sunday, November 20, 2016 and we’ve got a family 4-pack of tickets to give to a Lakeland Mom reader! Bring the entire family to see 45,000 square… Continue Reading

FREE Disney Princess Meet & Greet at Disney Springs in October

FREE Disney Princess Meet & Greet at Disney Springs in October

For a limited time, you and your little ones can experience the magic of meeting a Disney Princess without paying for a theme park ticket or waiting in line! During the month of October Disney Springs (formerly Downtown Disney) is hosting FREE Princess Meet & Greets daily from 10:00am – 4:00pm. This is a one-month,… Continue Reading

HELLO Spring Break! – 100+ Ideas for Spring Break Fun in Lakeland & Central Florida

HELLO Spring Break! – 100+ Ideas for Spring Break Fun in Lakeland & Central Florida

Staying local for Spring Break? We guarantee you’ll find something fun on our list of over 100 events & activities for Spring Break! There are a variety of Spring Break Camps offered in Lakeland next week – check out our Spring Break Camp Guide for links to find out which ones still have open registration.… Continue Reading

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