Category Archives: Fun Around Lakeland

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.

 

31 Things To Do With Kids In March: Family-friendly Events & Activities

31 Things To Do With Kids In March: Family-friendly Events & Activities

Rumor has it that March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb… and in the 31 days in between you can find an abundance of family friendly events and kids activities right here in Lakeland! U-Pick Strawberries, Detroit Tigers Spring Training, St. Patrick’s Day, the Strawberry Festival, a variety of live performances,… Continue Reading

Willy Wonka performed by Lakeland Community Theatre – February 24 – March 12, 2017

Willy Wonka performed by Lakeland Community Theatre – February 24 – March 12, 2017

THIS GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED. The timeless story of the world-famous candy man and his quest to find an heir comes to chocolate-covered life in Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka performed by Lakeland Community Theatre! You can catch this family-friendly show for three weekends – February 24-26, March 3-5, and March 10-12, 2017. One lucky Lakeland Mom reader… Continue Reading

Mardi Gras Community Carnival at Resurrection Catholic Church & School

Mardi Gras Community Carnival at Resurrection Catholic Church & School

Join Resurrection Catholic Church & School for their Annual Community Carnival happening February 23 – 26, 2017. This family friendly carnival is open to the public and is located on the grounds of Resurrection Catholic Church & School, located at 3720 Old Hwy 37, Lakeland, FL 33813 (MAP IT). This is behind Salvation Army/Pizza Hut/Wendy’s just… Continue Reading

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