HoliDAYS

Tuesdays, December 1, 8, 15, 22. 1930s HoliDAYS. 10am-2pm. See vintage Model A cars outside Pinewood Estate, meet historical characters from the 1930s, and catch a few surprise personalities from the past. Bok Tower Gardens, Lake Wales. Included with Gardens admission. Learn more at www.boktowergardens.org/christmas.





Sunset & Symphony

Bok Concert Panoramic

Enjoy the sounds of the season with the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra and the Singing Tower carillon as they perform together on Saturday, December 5 during one of Central Florida’s favorite holiday concerts—Sunset & Symphony! Families and friends are encouraged to prepare themed picnics and experience a magical December evening as the sun sets atop Iron […]





Make It Magical

“Make It Magical” transforms downtown Lake Wales into a winter wonderland with its theme, “Let It Snow.” This free Lake Wales Arts Council holiday event is chaired by Barbara Connor with Kelly Nelson as co-chair is from 5-8pm on Friday, December 4. Arabella Decker’s Caspian horses will enchant children as they enjoy free carriage rides […]





Christmas at Bok Tower Gardens

Christmas at Bok Tower Gardens is November 27 – January 3. Bok Tower Gardens is open 365 days a year from 9am-5pm. Christmas Combo Admission includes: Admission to Bok Tower Gardens Admission to the Holiday Home Tour at Pinewood Estate Poinsettia displays, carillon concerts, winter walking tours, and more! $20 adults / $9 children (5-12) / $7 members […]





Art Crawl

This annual juried outdoor art show features emerging Central Florida artists selling affordable artwork in the Polk Museum of Art parking lot. Live music and demonstrations.





Florida Citrus Celebration

Bok Tower Gardens partners with the Florida Citrus Hall of Fame to present an inside look into Florida’s citrus industry through a variety of fun, free programs. Special tours, films and activities take place throughout the Nov. 7-8 weekend, and everything is included with regular Gardens admission. Rates are $12 for adults and $3 for […]





Downtown Concert Series: “Tru L3gacy

Downtown Lake Wales. Many have compared the sound of Tru L3gacy to best-selling R&B group, “Boyz II Men”.  Tru L3gacy’s fresh generic sound is taking the industry by storm as they travel all over the U.S. creating a huge fan base.





Dracula’s Mysterious Masquerade Ball

Come one, come all for an eventful night. Soon to see a strange delight. Decadent desserts and tasty treats. Morsel by morsel sink your teeth. Come, come and drink deeper still. Lose yourself and sense of will. Feed on tonight, beware the bite. Heed and hear the seductive call. Join us for Dracula’s Mysterious Masquerade […]





Downtown Concert Series: Folk musician, Kristin Andreassen

A skilled guitarist and fiddler, Andreassen is also well-known for her lyrical prowess, having been described by The New Yorker as “inventive” and by The Boston Globe as “Sublime. Like a watercolor painting set to music.” Drawing her inspiration from American folk music, Andreassen played with stringband Uncle Earl and toured with the Appalachian clogging […]





Boktoberfest Plant Sale

Grab your lederhosen and join Bok Tower Gardens for the 7th Annual Boktoberfest Plant Sale on Saturday & Sunday, October 17-18 from 8am to 5pm. Enjoy over 45 plant vendors, live German entertainment, clown shows, German food, craft beers, tree climbing, children’s activities, petting zoo, live carillon music, guest speakers, and much, much more! Boktoberfest […]





Polk Arts Alliance

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