Nov 29-Jan 5: Christmas at Bok Tower Gardens ‘Celebrates Traditions’ at 19th Holiday Home Tour

Pinewood Estate Front

LAKE WALES, Fla. – Christmas at Bok Tower Gardens is a celebration for the whole family with the traditional Pinewood Estate tour, decorating workshops, poinsettia displays, member events, holiday carillon concerts, winter walking tours and more. Daily festivities take place from Nov. 29 to Jan. 5. Always the highlight of this seasonal event is the Holiday Home Tour at […]

Antique Car Showcase

Pinewood Antique Cars

It’s automotive yesteryear with Model A’s on display at Pinewood Estate. Presented by the Florida Flywheelers.

Christmas Concerts

SEU Orchestra

One of the best performing arts events in Polk County each year, Southeastern University’s annual Christmas Concert has become a must-attend for locals around the holidays. Combining the talent of students from the College of Communications, Languages, and the Arts with local professional talent, as well as the expertise of the SEU Music Department’s Faculty, […]

Christmas at the Ramon

Christmas at the Ramon

Excerpts from “The Nutcracker” as well as a variety of dance works reflecting the joy of the season. Features the professional company of the Florida Dance Theatre and its trainees, along with members of its Youth Ensemble.

Sunset & Symphony Holiday Concert

Bok Concert Panoramic

The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra and the Singing Tower carillon perform together during one of Central Florida’s favorite outdoor concerts as the sun sets atop Iron Mountain.

Polk State Music Dept Christmas Concert

The sounds of the season are presented by the combined talents of the vocal and instrumental ensembles of Polk State College.  It’s a concert you won’t want to miss and you have two chances as the concert is presented on Saturday evening, December 7 at 7:30pm and on Sunday afternoon, December 8 at 2:30pm.

Traditions: The Christmas Gala

Gala 2011

From the festive holiday decorations throughout the concert hall to the uniquely beautiful FSC rendition of “O Holy Night” and the stirring Christmas Carol Sing–Along, the annual Christmas Gala is a gift to the community of the best of the season’s sacred and secular music. Join the FSC music department students and faculty as they […]

Winter Wonderland

ISO Christmas

Imperial Symphony Orchestra holiday concert with special guests, The Lakeland Choral Society. “Appalachian Carol,” Goeller “A Feast of Carols,” Bass “’Twas the Night Before Christmas,” Darby “Festive Sounds of Hanukah,” Holcombe “Polar Express,” Silvestri

Family Fun Day: Holiday Festival

Polk County History Center

Make Christmas ornaments, learn about holiday traditions and making winter snacks!

Moonlight Concert and Holiday Home Tour

Bok Tower at Night by Chad Baumer

Enjoy a nighttime carillon concert and tour Pinewood Estate complete with hot chocolate and cookies until 10pm. Free for members. Concert & Tour: $13 per person; $7 for members.

Polk Arts Alliance

PO Box 727 Bartow, FL 33831-0727 director@polkarts.org (863) 804-0494