Fantasy of Flight
There are many attractions located near Lakeland RV Resort including Disney World, Legoland, Universal Studios and more. But there are also fun attractions right here in town. The Fantasy of Flight attraction in Lakeland is a fun and exciting way to learn about flight, whether it’s in an exhibit on the ground or riding in a biplane. Opened by aerobatic competitor Kermit Weeks, this attraction aims...
A haunted experience
The last couple weeks we’ve written about some family friendly Halloween events here in Lakeland. But for those visitors who are looking for a scarier and spookier event, the Lakeland Community Theatre’s second annual Sanatorium – A Haunted Experience will be the perfect place to be this year. This spooky carnival will run October 21, 22, 28 and 29 from 7 to 11 p.m. Tickets are only $5 for this...
The third annual Michael Jackson’s Thriller experience is this weekend at Downtown Lakeland’s First Friday. Celebrate Halloween a little early with this event, hosted by vintage clothing shop Rae’s Retro and performers from With Love Productions. Performances take place at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. and the group will perform Thriller choreography and other dances from Michael Jackson’s...
Halloween in Lakeland
October is fast approaching, and that means a lot of folks are thinking about Halloween. Around this time haunted houses open, scary movies come out at the box office and play on TV, and Lakeland has a few Halloween events to get you ready for the season. The Halloween Film Festival will show family-friendly movies on Friday October 14 at the Medulla Resource Center from 6 to 9 p.m. In addition to...
Craft Fair comes to Lakeland
It may seem early to think about Christmas shopping already, but if you’re visiting Lakeland RV Resort soon, you may want to check out the Buckler’s 20th Annual Holiday craft fair. This show brings craft makers from around the country to different Florida locations to sell their handmade items. Jewelry, woodwork, art, needlework, homemade fudge, Christmas items and more are featured...
Want to check out what’s happening in downtown Lakeland? The Downtown Lakeland partnership hosts many events, including the First Friday series we wrote about a couple weeks ago. These events have many different themes like the dog days, back to school and recently motorcycle mania. The partnership posts videos from these events on their YouTube channel so you can get a sense of the city...
Farmer's Market is back
The Lakeland Farmer’s Curb Market took a break for the summer, but is back in business now, starting a new season. The market will be open Wednesdays 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturdays 8 to 2. The market is downtown, located at E. Pine St. and N. Kentucky, only 5 miles south of Lakeland RV Resort. The market kicked off the new season with live music and a contest, so we’re sure...
When you stay at Lakeland RV park, you’re close to all the central Florida attractions, but you don’t have to go far for entertainment. Local reggae band Democracy will headline the Lakeland Multicultural Festival on September 16. The band will play from 6-9 p.m. and there will be food vendors and displays as well. There will also be other cultural acts between the band’s sets. This free event...
Dog Days in Downtown
First Fridays in downtown Lakeland have been a popular attraction for locals and visitors since 2004. These events bring people from all over Florida and beyond to shop local and discover downtown past the normal 8-5 hours. First Fridays always feature local vendors and entertainment and some feature special themes, like the upcoming Dog Days of Summer event on September 2. This version of First...
Legoland Florida coming this fall
Central Florida is home to many theme parks and attractions, and we have frequent visitors at Lakeland RV Park who want to be close to the action. We’re looking forward to a new addition to Florida’s parks with the opening of Legoland Florida on October 15. If you’re visiting Central Florida for a late vacation or a weekend family getaway, this park should provide plenty of entertainment for...
Lakeland RV Resort is close to popular attractions like Disney World, Universal Studios and many Florida beaches. But the city also has many events and attractions to ensure that our guests won’t have to travel far to experience free family fun. Common Ground is one of the many parks in Lakeland and is a unique twist on a normal playground for kids. It was dreamed up by two moms and has much...
Live at Lakeland
If you’re looking for some live and local music you don’t have to go any further than the Lake Mirror Ampitheatre. This Music on the Promenade will feature three local up and coming bands from 6 to 9 p.m. on August 19. The Brian Sutherland Trio, Walking Catfish, and California Baseball Band will all perform at this free event, bringing many different musical styles and sounds to our city. ...
Stay and Play
Now that the final installment of the Harry Potter movies has come out and come to an end, fans of the series know it will be the perfect time to visit the Harry Potter theme park at Universal Studios in Orlando. This magical park recreates some of your favorite places from the wizarding world including Honeydukes sweets shop, Ollivander’s wands, Zonko’s novelty store and rides like the Dragon...
Stay at Lakeland RV Park and step out for a little comedy on the town. The Black & Brew Coffee House and Bistro will host the Comedy Buffet Improv troupe this Saturday night at 8 p.m. Tickets are only $5 and can be purchased online. If you like the popular improv show “Whose Line is It Anyway”, come out and take a seat for this live unscripted comedy show. And this group performs around...
Summer is heating up and families will be traveling to Florida for vacations on the beach, at Disney World and other Orlando attractions. We’re located between Tampa and Orlando, the perfect place to park your RV or stay in a cozy cabin and enjoy either cities for a day trip. If you’re planning on visiting Florida sun and sights this summer, save money on lodging with us. We have...