Bok Tower Gardens Announces Amended Operating Schedule Due to Hurricane Irma

The Gardens will be closed on Saturday, September 9, Sunday, September 10 and Monday, September 11. Pending no storm damage, the Gardens will reopen on Tuesday, September 12. The public will not be allowed to enter the Gardens until a safety assessment has been conducted and the all clear is given. Informational signage will be […]

“Building An Icon: The Way We Worked on the Singing Tower”

Bok Tower Gardens celebrates the city’s centennial anniversary, in partnership with the Lake Wales Museum and Cultural Center, Florida’s Natural Grove House and the Lake Wales Public Library. The exhibit includes never before seen educational and historical materials about the craftsmanship and construction of Florida’s original attraction and iconic Singing Tower Carillon. The exhibit opens July 14, 2017 and […]

Lake Wales Centennial Party

The City of Lake Wales celebrates its 100th Anniversary May 28th on the shores of Lake Wailes.  

LAG May Plein Air

Open to anyone interested in on location painting in the wonderous outdoors. The May location is on Circle B Bar Reserve, Lakeland. Meet at the entrance to the Discovery Center. For more information contact waynechunat@gmail.com.  

Southern Homes Broadway by the Lake

ISO’s annual pops concert. Special guests from Lakeland Community Theatre join ISO musicians for favorites from Broadway including Mama  Mia, Hair and more!  

National Public Lands Day/Smithsonian Museum Day Live!

Admission is FREE with coupon. Get your coupon on the Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live! website.

Dog Day of Summer

Benefits the Humane Society of Polk County. Regular admission for humans, $5 for dogs. Dogs must be on a leash. Learn more about this event.

Anton Brees’ Birthday Carillon Concert

The Carillon concert takes place at 1pm and 3pm. Serving from 1928 until 1967, Mr. Anton Brees was as the first carillonneur at Bok Tower Gardens.

Grandparents Day Admission Special

Free admission to Bok Tower Gardens on Sept 11 with grandchild.

Expansion Celebration at Bok Tower Gardens

Hammock Hollow Children's Garden at Bok Tower Gardens

Bok Tower Gardens Celebrates the Future on Saturday, September 10 with the Grand Opening of the Largest Expansion in 87 Years of History. After months of construction and the successful conclusion of the Preserve the Legacy, Steward the Future capital campaign, Bok Tower Gardens comes into full bloom with the opening of several highly anticipated […]

Polk Arts Alliance

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