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HOLIDAY WALKABOUT 

Dec. 3, 6-9 pm in Downtown Lakeland.  The streets of Downtown Lakeland will be closed to traffic, carriage rides around Munn Park, with and Santa waiting to greet children. The public can enjoy “Santa’s Workshop,” “Mrs. Claus’s Market,” and an “Elves Playground,” as well as free photos with Santa in Munn Park.  ldda.org/holiday-walkabout

 


 

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ANNUAL LAKELAND CHRISTMAS PARADE: THE JOY OF GIVING 

Dec. 5, 7 pm in Downtown Lakeland.  The Junior League of Greater Lakeland and the City of Lakeland are proud to host the 39th annual Lakeland Christmas Parade. The theme of this year’s parade is “The Joy of Giving.” The Lakeland Christmas Parade starts and ends at the RP Funding Center and winds through Downtown Lakeland and past Lake Mirror.  jlgl.org

 


 

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ORANGE BLOSSOM REVUE 

Dec. 6 from 4:30-10:30pm & the 7th from noon-10:30pm at Lake Wailes Park in Lake Wales.  THIS EVENT IS FREE!!! A weekend of authentic Florida food, music and craft beer!  The state’s greatest barbecue teams, regional musicians, craft beer aficionados, and bespoke tastemakers assemble for the Orange Blossom Revue. Orangeblossomrevue.com

 


 

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SNOWFEST 

Dec. 7, 10am-2pm in Munn Park.   A Holiday event for the entire family!  Join the Parks & Recreation Department for the 39th Annual Snowfest featuring a Snow Mountain, arts & crafts vendors, rock climbing wall, live entertainment and more in Munn Park.  lakelandgov.net/events/snowfest-2019

 


 

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HOLIDAY HAUS MRKT 

Dec. 13, 5:30-9 pm at Haus 820, 820 N Mass Ave, Lakeland.  Shop local for the holidays from the coolest makers in Central Florida! Buy your holiday gifts from a curated mix of local artists and makers, enjoy food trucks & music while you shop. haus820.com/haus-mrkt

 


 

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A LAKELAND CHRISTMAS, VOL.1-LIVE AT UNION HALL 

Dec. 13 & 14 from 7-10pm at Union Hall, 1023 S Florida Ave, Lakeland.  Celebrate the release of Lakeland’s first Christmas album with a holiday concert from The Vanguard Room, accompanied by the amazing lineup of featured local artists on the album.  Seating will be limited, tickets at smarturl.it/alakelandchristmas

 


 

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FLORIDA TROPICS HOME OPENER

Dec. 14, 5:05 pm at the RP Funding Center. Major Arena Soccer League member and 2019 UPSL Spring National Champions. Support your local team and celebrate the first game of the season!  The Tropics will play the Orlando SeaWolves.  863-240-0101  fltropics.com

 


 

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John McEuen picked up the banjo at 17 in Garden Grove and hasn't put it down since. (Photo courtesy of John McEuen)

JOHN MCEUEN

Dec. 20, 7 pm at Gram Parsons Derry Down.    Hear stories and songs about the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and contributing to the Ken Burns Country Music show.  McEuen is a founding member of the band best known for the album, Will the Circle Be Unbroken.  He will play new songs, it will be a fun night for all.  Purchase tickets online.  Gpderrydown.com

 


 

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KEY WEST CHRISTMAS VOL. 2 

Dec. 28, 7-10pm at Swan Brewing.  Calling all Parrotheads, join Roger Bartlett from Jimmy Buffet’s Coral Reefer Band.  SiriusXM Radio Margaritaville’s Jd Spradlin will MC, food from Nineteen61, Hawaiian shirts and flip-flops are highly encouraged. 

 


 

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NYE 2020 AT HAUS 820: CELEBRATE THE ROARIN’ 20S 

Dec. 31, 10pm-2am at Haus 820, 820 N Mass Ave, Lakeland.  Live DJ, Full Bar, Food Trucks, Photo Booth, Champagne Toast.  Trolley service 7pm-3am.  General Admission tickets include one free drink + champagne toast, and access to our cash bar.  VIP Experience tickets include unlimited drinks (and gratuity).  More info & purchase tickets online haus820nye.com

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