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Polk Top 10 - July 2024


RED, WHITE & BOOM!

July 4, 10 am – 9 pm at LEGOLAND. Get in the patriotic spirit with special activities, a DJ Dance Party, and an unforgettable firework display with LEGO® bricks illuminating the sky through special 3D viewing glasses. legoland.com/florida


POLK COUNTY BURGER WEEK

A burger lover’s dream from July 19 - 28! Enjoy unique and high-value burger experiences at dozens of restaurants throughout Polk County July 19th through the 28th. More info and list of participating restaurants at polkcountyburgerweek.com.


RED, WHITE & BREW 5K

July 4, 7 am beginning at Swan Brewing in Downtown Lakeland. They will be serving up pancakes, brew specials, and age group awards after the race! This is the ninth year of the race. Register in advance. More info on FB @RedWhiteandBrew5k.


SUMMER SUNRISE WATERMELON 5K

July 13, 7 am at Lake Hollingsworth in Lakeland. A race during the hot summer months when it’s hard to stay motivated. It’s popular with both experienced and casual runners alike. Register in advance. runsignup.com/SSWS


RED, WHITE & KABOOM

July 3, 6 – 9 pm at the Frances Langford Promenade. Watch live entertainment before the fireworks display at 9 pm. All proceeds go to fight hunger in the greater Lakeland area. VISTE (Volunteers in Service of the Elderly) is once again the sole recipient. Please bring a canned good. redwhiteandkaboom.com


STEVE HYTNER

July 12 – 13 at Laugh Out Lounge in Winter Haven. Hytner received critical acclaim for his portrayal of Kenny Bania on the hit show, Seinfeld. He’s been in 25 films, and more than 50 TV shows. More info on FB @LaughOutLoungeWH.


FLYING TIGERS FIREWORKS

The Flying Tigers play eight times at home in Lakeland in July. On July 4, they will play the Tampa Tarpons at 5 pm. Stay after the game for a fireworks celebration you can watch from your seat. Popcorn, hot dogs, baseball, & fireworks for a perfect Fourth. milb.com/lakeland


DISNEY’S NEWSIES

July 19 – 28 at the Gem Theatre in Mulberry. Presented by The Missing Piece Theatre Co. Based on the 1992 motion picture and inspired by a true story. Set in turn-of-the-century New York City, Newsies is the tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy, and leader of a band of teenaged “newsies.” centralfloridatix.com


THE SCHOOL OF ROCK

July 12 – 28 at the Lakeland Community Theatre. A wannabe rock star decides to earn an extra bit of cash by posing as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school. There he turns a class of straight–A pupils into a guitar-shredding, bassslapping, mind-blowing rock band. lakelandcommunitytheatre.com


BREAKING IN!

July 26, 6 – 10 pm at ART/ifact Studios. This is the return of last summer’s infamous emerging artists showcase, featuring over 40 visual artists, food, refreshments, and live performances from TV EXTRA, Movie Props, and Spirit And The Cosmic Heart! Purchase tickets at centralfloridatix.com.

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