Family Portrait Day at the Gardens

  45-minute per group photo sessions with Potthast Studios of Winter Haven, FL in the beautiful setting of Bok Tower Gardens . Reservations required. 50 percent of proceeds benefit the Share the Gift Annual Fund. Pricing and information here.  

Jim Stafford Evening of Comedy & Song, and this one is on him.

Jim Stafford

Come enjoy an evening of comedy and song with hometown boy, JIM STAFFORD, this one’s on him.  Jim will perform LIVE at The Ritz Theatre Saturday, January 11 at 7pm.  This is Jim’s way to say THANK YOU for your support throughout his career. Tickets are free donations will be graciously accepted to support installation […]

The Gala 2014: Light Up the Night

Polk Museum of Art’s annual black-tie benefit is also one of the best parties in Central Florida. It’s a memorable evening of dancing, socializing, and a wonderful gourmet dinner. A silent auction takes place throughout the evening, as well. Items for auction range from sports memorabilia, great vacation getaways, gourmet meals, jewelry and more! Reservations […]

Fat Tuesday Stroll & Made in the Shade

Fundraiser for the Awning & Façade of The Ritz Theatre. Donations accepted.

Roll out the Red Carpet for Harrison: Celebrating Young Artists

Harrison’s annual fundraising gala.

(Grown-up) Night at the Museum

Grown-up Night at the Museum

This event for grown-ups includes food, music, a silent auction and three floors of fun at the museum.


Grown-up Night at the Museum

Explorations V Children’s Museum, located at 109 North Kentucky Avenue in downtown Lakeland, hosts its annual “Night at the Museum” Saturday, March 29, 2014 from 7-10pm. Tickets for the evening are $50 each or ten for $450. The special adult event features food, live music by the Sofa Kings, dancing, a silent auction and local […]

Carillon Classic 5k Run/Walk

Presented in partnership with the Dick Pope Polk County Chapter of the FPRA at Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales. Register for the event HERE.

20th Anniversary Gala

Florida Dance Theatre’s 20th Anniversary Gala is Saturday, April 26 at Branscomb Auditorium on the campus of Florida Southern College. Join Florida Dance Theatre and international guest artists for an exciting evening of dance, featuring the professional company of Florida Dance Theatre and guest artists Clifton Brown, former principal dancer with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre; Israel Rodriguez […]

Play it Forward

“Play it Forward” is a fundraising concert to raise money for musical instruments for band and orchestra programs in Polk County Schools. All the musicians are donating their time and talent for this event. Do you part and show your appreciation to these performers, and help raise money to foster music in our community. See […]

Polk Arts Alliance

PO Box 727 Bartow, FL 33831-0727 (863) 804-0494