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All Polk County Events

  • Development Review Committee

    No additional information available.

    Apr
    27

    Location: Planning and Development Conference Room, 2nd Floor
    8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

  • Tourist Development Council

    No additional information available.

    Apr
    27

    Location: Lake Myrtle Sports Complex, 2701 Lake Myrtle Park Rd, Auburndale
    9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Eagle Nest Tour (Electric Tram Tour)

    Requires sign up.  Take a personalized tour of an active bald eagle nest on our property.  Observe the bald eagle pair maintain the (queen-sized bed) nest, seek and hunt for food, and protect the nests from other flying birds. Limit 9 people.  Nature Tour sign ups begin on the first working day of each month, to sign up please stop by the reception desk or call (863) 668-4673 ext. 205.


    Polk’s Nature Discovery Center is located in the Circle B Bar Reserve at 4399 Winter Lake Rd, Lakeland, FL.

    Trails are open daily from 5:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

    Apr
    27

    Location: Polk's Nature Discovery Center
    10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

  • Board of Adjustment

    No additional information available.

    Apr
    27

    Location: County Commission Boardroom
    1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

  • Board and Staff Agenda Review

    No additional information available.

    Apr
    28

    Location: Commissioners' Conference Room, Room 407
    9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Kids Fishing Derby

    Polk County Parks & Recreation's Kids Fishing Derby is a free event for kids 4-15 years of age (12 and under must be accompanied by an adult) which will introduce them to the sport of fishing. There will be contests, doors prizes and each registered kid will receive a free hotdog lunch.  Participants must provide their own rod and bait.


    For more information, please call (863) 534-6911 or download the Kids Fishing Derby event flyer

    Apr
    29

    Location: Simmers Young Park (339 American Spirit Rd.,Winter Haven)
    7:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Nature Tour (Tram Tour)

    Requires sign up.  Take a personalized tour of the Banana Creek Marsh with a volunteer guide who will point out plants, birds and history of the property. Nature Tour sign ups begin on the first working day of each month, to sign up please stop by the reception desk or call 863-668-4673 ext. 205.


    Polk’s Nature Discovery Center is located in the Circle B Bar Reserve at 4399 Winter Lake Rd, Lakeland, FL.

    Trails are open daily from 5:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

    Apr
    30

    Location: Polk's Nature Discovery Center
    1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Central Florida Development Council Board meeting

    No additional information available.

    May
    01

    Location: Bartow Regional Medical Center, 2200 Osprey Blvd, Bartow
    4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

  • Board Meeting

    May
    02

    Location: County Commission Boardroom
    9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Public Hearings

    May
    02

    Location: County Commission Boardroom
    1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

  • Senior Dance

    Make sure to bring your dancing shoes to Polk County Parks & Recreation's Senior Dance. This dance is for seniors (55+) to enjoy an afternoon of dancing, music, light refreshments and door prizes. 

    For more information, please call (863) 647-4035 or download the Senior Dance event flyer.

    May
    06

    Location: Medulla Resource Center (1049 Parker Road, Lakeland)
    2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Florida Master Naturalist Program: Conservation Biology

    The Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) is a University of Florida/IFAS Extension environmental education program developed for adult audiences.  FMNP courses are provided by Certified Instructors throughout Florida.  To learn more and to register please visit www.masternaturalist.org .  These programs are recommended for anyone that would like to learn more about central Florida’s natural resources.  A registration fee is required.


    Questions, Contact:  Tabitha Biehl

    Phone:  (863) 668-4673, Ext. 201

    Email:  tabithabiehl@polk-county.net  


    Polk’s Nature Discovery Center is located in the Circle B Bar Reserve at 4399 Winter Lake Rd, Lakeland, FL.

    Trails are open daily from 5:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

    May
    08

    Location: Polk's Nature Discovery Center
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Florida Master Naturalist Program: Conservation Biology

    The Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) is a University of Florida/IFAS Extension environmental education program developed for adult audiences.  FMNP courses are provided by Certified Instructors throughout Florida.  To learn more and to register please visit www.masternaturalist.org .  These programs are recommended for anyone that would like to learn more about central Florida’s natural resources.  A registration fee is required.


    Questions, Contact:  Tabitha Biehl

    Phone:  (863) 668-4673, Ext. 201

    Email:  tabithabiehl@polk-county.net  


    Polk’s Nature Discovery Center is located in the Circle B Bar Reserve at 4399 Winter Lake Rd, Lakeland, FL.

    Trails are open daily from 5:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

    May
    09

    Location: Polk's Nature Discovery Center
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Florida Master Naturalist Program: Conservation Biology

    The Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) is a University of Florida/IFAS Extension environmental education program developed for adult audiences.  FMNP courses are provided by Certified Instructors throughout Florida.  To learn more and to register please visit www.masternaturalist.org .  These programs are recommended for anyone that would like to learn more about central Florida’s natural resources.  A registration fee is required.


    Questions, Contact:  Tabitha Biehl

    Phone:  (863) 668-4673, Ext. 201

    Email:  tabithabiehl@polk-county.net  


    Polk’s Nature Discovery Center is located in the Circle B Bar Reserve at 4399 Winter Lake Rd, Lakeland, FL.

    Trails are open daily from 5:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

    May
    10

    Location: Polk's Nature Discovery Center
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Board Meeting

    May
    16

    Location: County Commission Boardroom
    9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Public Hearings

    No additional information available.

    May
    16

    Location: County Commission Boardroom
    1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

  • Free Vendor Day Training

    The Procurement Division is now offering a FREE "How to do Business with Polk County" training session to all interested vendors. This training explains the bidding process from start to finish and is offered on the 3rd Thursday of each month. To reserve your seat, please submit the request form.

    May
    18

    Location: Procurement's Conference Room located at 330 West Church Street, Room 150, Bartow, FL.
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Architectural Tour

    Join us for a family friendly architectural tour of the History Center and learn more about Neo-Classical architecture, the construction of the building and the stories behind the iconic Old Polk County Courthouse. The architectural tour is on the third Saturday of each month at 11 a.m.

    May
    20

    Location: History Center
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Memorial Day Holiday

    No additional information available.

    May
    29

    Location:
    12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

  • Board Meeting

    Jun
    06

    Location: County Commission Boardroom
    9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Public Hearings

    Jun
    06

    Location: County Commission Boardroom
    1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

  • Architectural Tour

    Join us for a family friendly architectural tour of the History Center and learn more about Neo-Classical architecture, the construction of the building and the stories behind the iconic Old Polk County Courthouse. The architectural tour is on the third Saturday of each month at 11 a.m.

    Jun
    17

    Location: History Center
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Board Meeting

    Jun
    20

    Location: County Commission Boardroom
    9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Public Hearings

    No additional information available.

    Jun
    20

    Location: County Commission Boardroom
    1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

The Polk County Board of County Commissioners is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Polk County Board of County Commissioners

330 W. Church St.
PO Box 9005
Bartow, FL 33831-9005
(863) 534-6000

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