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Watermelon Festival

Saturday, May 4, 2024

10:00am – 3:00pm

Celebrate the rich tradition of watermelon farming in Central Florida, play for free at dozens of hands-on activities at Bonnet Springs Park’s Great Lawn, and cool off inside Florida Children’s Museum while you curate your own world. This event is a pay what you can day– meaning participation is free. Every dollar donated supports museum operation and programming.

Activities run from 10 am to 3 pm. Musuem closes at 5 pm. 

Event Location

Florida Children’s Museum
600 Bonnet Springs Blvd
Lakeland, Florida, 33815

Event Fees