& Winter Haven
February is a great time to explore Lakeland, Florida, with plenty of exciting events and activities taking place in the city. Whether you’re a foodie, a history buff, or just looking for a fun night out, there’s something for everyone in Lakeland this month. Here’s a roundup of some of the top events happening in February:
Lakeland Farmers Market
Every Saturday 8 AM – 2 PM
Polk County BBQ Season
Every Tuesday thru Dec. 19th
There is always something to do!
Lakeland, Winter Haven – Polk County
Big Chill – April 21st
The Big Chill event on April 21st is an outdoor concert that promises to be a great night out. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and grab a TOGO dinner and adult beverage from a Downtown Business. This event has a state liquor license, so you can leave a bar or restaurant with a TOGO drink to enjoy in Munn Park while you listen to the band. Click for details.
Tasty Tuesday + Tunes in Munn Park – Feb. 21st @ 4:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
For food lovers, Tasty Tuesday + Tunes in Munn Park is a super fun way to experience multiple Downtown restaurants all in one night. You get hearty sample sizes with each ticket and move from place to place at your own pace. Click for details.
Historic Walking Tour – Feb. 25th @ 9 a.m.
Take a step back in time and explore Lakeland’s rich history with the Historic Walking Tour. Historic Lakeland and the LDDA team up to host a walking tour of the Munn Park Historic District. Local historians lead a group of 25 inside and out of various buildings in the Historic District providing narration along the way. Building choices change with each tour and will be announced on the day of the tour. The tour begins at 9 a.m. and lasts until about 11:30 a.m. Click for details and to register.
Downtown Farmers Market – Saturdays @ 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
For fresh and local produce, check out the Downtown Farmers Market every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. You’ll find fresh fruit, veggies, plants, herbs, and much more. Click for details.
Polk County BBQ Festivals
For BBQ lovers, there are two festivals coming to Polk County this month. Ribs on the Ridge Brews & BBQ takes place in Lake Eva Park in Haines City on February 18th. Click for details.