Family Things to do in Lakeland FL
April has arrived and along with it the great Central Florida Spring weather. While many other states are still waiting to thaw out from their brutal winter here in Lakeland FL the sun is shining bright. Here in Lakeland, FL there isn’t a better way to bring in the Spring than to celebrate at First Friday in downtown Lakeland and this Friday’s theme is Motorcycle Mania. Folks who are accustomed to First Fridays in downtown Lakeland, FL are accustom to the Classic Car show but this month you can expect to be wowed with some spectacular Motorcycles. Some other great activities you should not miss at this Motorcycle Mania include live music, the classic car show, and the great restaurants and shops located around Munn Park that stay open later for this fun night.
This week marks the start of another Annual event for Lakeland, FL. The 40th Annual Sun ‘n Fun Fly-in at the Lakeland Linder Airport and Sun ‘n Fun Museum. This year also marks the return of some of the most advanced piloting witnessed in the world by the United States Navy Blue Angels. If you have never attended one of the Fly In hosted here in Lakeland this year is a year you do not want to miss. There will be hundreds of other amazing aircraft on display this year that you would not want to miss including the Air Force’s F-22. This is sure to be a great event unmatched by past years. This event will be happening April 1-6. Check out this year’s schedule by clicking this link here
Finally next week marks the return of the Second Annual Ice Cream Festival also hosted at the SUN ‘n FUN campus. With last years turn out in the 30,000 range this year they have added a second day to the event with more musicians to enjoy the days with. Some other events going on throughout this event include an Ice Cream eating contest with last years champion returning to defend his title, there will be an ice cream eating contest between some of Polk County’s elected officials, and many other events to help entertain you next weekend. So take the weekend and go visit this festival April 12-13. Click here to check out the event’s schedule.