Wine, Chocolate and Cheese

Main Street Winter Haven hosts their annual Wine, Chocolate and Cheese event in Downtown Winter Haven on November 15th from 5:30-8:30pm. Downtown businesses will host a wine and cheese OR a wine and chocolate pairing! Attendees will purchase a ticket for $25 and receive a map and a tasting glass to visit all of the participating […]

My Winter Haven: Lakes & Culture

Winter Haven City Hall

On exhibit through July 31, 2020 at Winter Haven City Hall during regular business hours.

Aviation Exhibition

A juried art exhibition inside Winter Haven Municipal Airport through May 10, 2020. Open during airport operating hours.

Hispanic Heritage Month: Juan Miranda Gallery Exhibit

I Heart the Arts at Polk State

This exhibition runs from Sept 9 – Oct 10. Exhibit Reception: 5-7pm on Oct 1. Gallery hours are Monday-Thursday from 10am-2pm.

Exhibit Reception: Hispanic Heritage Month – Juan Miranda

5-7pm on Oct 1: Exhibit reception at Polk State Winter Haven Fine Arts Gallery celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with the art of Juan Miranda.

Five by Ten: Tales of Tennessee Williams

Oct 3-6. Thur-Sat @ 7:30pm, Sun @ 2:30pm. A series of short one-acts and stories from one of America’s greatest playwrights.  Including The Lady of Larkspur Lotion, Hello From Bertha, This Property is Condemned, Talk To Me Like The Rain all by Tennessee Williams and You Lied To Me About Centralia by John Guare (based on a short story by Williams).

Voices of the People: Merkava; Merkaba

Chamber Music Series. Let’s Call the Whole Thing “Awe.” Synchronized painting and performance featuring professors Scoggins and Menchan.

Student Art Exhibition

I Heart the Arts at Polk State

This exhibition of Polk State College student art is on display from Oct 17 – Dec 5. The reception and awards ceremony is from 5-7pm on Oct 17. Gallery hours are Monday-Thursday from 10am-2pm.


Some northerners schedule visits to Central Florida this time of year just so they can take in FallFest. The annual Polk State College FallFest will be Saturday, October 19, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Crafts and Fun = Polk State’s Annual FallFest FallFest, the word conjures up a cool autumn day on Polk State College’s Winter Haven […]

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Fridays through Sundays,  Oct 24-Nov 17. The biblical story of Joseph and his coat of many colors comes alive in the musical retelling. Lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Visit the Theatre Winter Haven Website for times and tickets on specific days.

Polk Arts Alliance

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