All-County Orchestra Festival

Polk County students participate in an orchestra festival.

Lake Wales Arts Festival

Lake Wales Art Festival

Citizens Bank & Trust Lake Wales Arts Festival. Live music, puppets, food, and art. FREE!

Bloomin’ Arts Festival

Free annual event featuring art exhibitions, crafts, vendors, food, and lots of fun for the whole family.

Wildflower Walk

Learn about native wildflowers and their ecology. In partnership with South Florida State College’s Pygmy Fringe Tree Wildflower Festival.

Bach Festival 40th Anniversary Concert

In celebration of its forty years bringing the best of Baroque music to the Central Florida area, Polk County’s Bach Festival of Central Florida presents a weekend of free concerts on March 14 and 15, 2015. Under the direction Dr. Gabriel Statom, Director of Music at Second Presbyterian Church, Memphis, TN, and Director of the […]

SEU 180 Film Festival

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An annual competitive film event, presenting students’ original short films.

Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival: The New Orleans Nighthawks

Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival

Polk State College’s Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival, an event just two years old but well on its way to becoming a Polk County favorite, will return April 8-11. Scheduled performers include Omar Sosa, a Cuban-born composer, pianist and bandleader whose career includes performances around the world, multiple Grammy nominations and the 2003 Smithsonian […]

Apr 8-11: Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival

Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival

Polk State College’s Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival, an event just two years old but well on its way to becoming a Polk County favorite, will return April 8-11. Scheduled performers include Omar Sosa, a Cuban-born composer, pianist and bandleader whose career includes performances around the world, multiple Grammy nominations and the 2003 Smithsonian […]

Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival: Randy Corinthian

Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival

Polk State College’s Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival, an event just two years old but well on its way to becoming a Polk County favorite, will return April 8-11. Scheduled performers include Omar Sosa, a Cuban-born composer, pianist and bandleader whose career includes performances around the world, multiple Grammy nominations and the 2003 Smithsonian […]

Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival: Moonlight at Bok – Omar Sosa Quarterto Afro Cuban Latin Jazz Band

Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival

Polk State College’s Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival, an event just two years old but well on its way to becoming a Polk County favorite, will return April 8-11. Scheduled performers include Omar Sosa, a Cuban-born composer, pianist and bandleader whose career includes performances around the world, multiple Grammy nominations and the 2003 Smithsonian […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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