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April 4th – 9th: Sun N Fun Fly-in 2017

April 4th - 9th: Sun N Fun Fly-in 2017

April 4th – 9th: Sun N Fun Fly-in 2017 In 1974, SUN ‘n FUN was created by a small group of dedicated aviation enthusiasts. The annual event, held in April, has grown into the second largest event of its kind in the world and is Florida’s largest annual convention! The six-day event on 2,200 acres has been recorded to have a $64,000,000 direct and indirect economic impact on the I-4 corridor in Central Florida as media from around the world cover the event that offers, jet teams, aerospace related exhibits; educational forums, aircraft static displays, professional gatherings of aviation and economic development groups; daily and evening airshows that include adrenaline pumping aerobatics, a veterans plaza and women in aviation arenas. Light Sport aircraft fly above parking areas and many performers are seen on the grounds with vendors and students. Youth activities that include a new young pilot campground; International visitors ...

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Sat. April 8th at 7am – Sun n Fun Hot Air Balloon Launch – 863area.com

Sat. April 8th at 7am - Sun n Fun Hot Air Balloon Launch - 863area.com

Sat. April 8th at 7am – Sun n Fun Hot Air Balloon Launch One of the oldest and most beautiful forms of flight was first “test-piloted” by a sheep, a duck and a rooster! In 1783 the Montgolfier brothers loaded this menagerie aboard an airship and launched it up, up and away! Later that year they themselves took to the skies in a hot air balloon made of paper and silk. Modern hot-air balloons are showcased early Saturday morning with a spectacular airship launch. Pilots participating in this launch are part of a unique group of seasoned air-show veterans from around the world. Hot air balloon pilots carry an FAA issued pilot’s license in the “Lighter than Air” Category. In addition to passing the traditional written tests, a pilot is specially trained in balloon mechanics, safety, procedures, and the unique flight characteristics of balloons. Rated as either Private or Commercial, pilot competence can ...

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Public Ice Skating – Summer 2016 July 13 – July 24

Summer Ice Skating - Lakeland Center

Public Ice Skating – Summer 2016 Dates: July 13 – July 24 Time: 2pm – 7pm Location: The Lakeland Center 701 W Lime St, Lakeland, Florida 33815 Tickets: Click Here

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Sun. July 3rd – Red, White, & Kaboom Fireworks Extravaganza 2016

Red White & Kaboom 2016 Fireworks Extravaganza

Sunday July 3rd, 2016 at 6 PM – 9 PM Frances Langford Promenade at Lake Mirror 501 E Main St, Lakeland, Florida 33801 Show Map T.Mims Corp. Red, White & Kaboom Fireworks Independence Celebration will take place at Lake Mirror along the Frances Langford Promenade on Sunday, July 3rd from 5:00 p.m. – 9 p.m. with a breathtaking fireworks display dazzling the crowd at 9 p.m. after Clemons Road and opening act FOUNT entertain the crowd. This is a FREE event but we are asking that everyone who is attending to please bring at least one non-perishable food item. Chow for Now will be collecting canned food items that will be donated to VISTE. Red, White & Kaboom festivities will start with a live concert featuring opening act FOUNT who will get the crowd started with their own brand of Americana. FOUNT will take the stage at 5 p.m. The eight-piece ...

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Dec. 20 – Jan 3rd: Public Ice Skating at The Lakeland Center

Public Ice Skating Dec 2015

Dec. 20 – Jan 3rd: Public Ice Skating at The Lakeland Center The dates scheduled for public ice skating at the lakeland center begins December 20, 2015 and continue through Jan 3rd, 2015. Times include 2:00pm – 4:00pm daily and 8:00pm – 10:00pm This is a public event and tickets are required to attend. Be sure to share this event with your friends!! Learn more at: www.thelakelandcenter.com/events/details/event_id/24153#sthash.XmKmGJSq.dpuf

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Sat. Sept. 19th, 2015 – Gorilla Run 5k – Run or Dye

The Gorilla 5k Color run is a 5 kilometer un-timed race at Holloway Park on Sept. 19th, 2015 from 8am till 2pm

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