Holiday events near Lakeland homesWhile decorating your Lakeland homes, planning your gift list and getting in the holiday spirit, don’t miss out on the fun festivities going on in historic downtown Lakeland. From beautiful lights and decorations to parades, there is no shortage of downtown events this holiday season. The first event you should check out to help you ring in the holiday cheer is the 23rd Annual Holiday Walkabout on Tuesday, Nov. 29 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The Holiday Walkabout has something for everyone. Attendees will be serenaded with holiday music from carolers as they stroll the streets of downtown Lakeland and check out the holiday shopping specials from Lakeland’s unique downtown merchants. Munn Park will boast extraordinary holiday lights that will delight the whole family, and carriage rides will make for a fun and romantic evening. Santa is even planning an appearance at Tougie Baby on South Kentucky Avenue.

On Dec. 1, return to downtown Lakeland for the 31st Annual Lakeland Christmas Parade starting at 7 p.m. Then, the festivities continue on Dec. 2 with the December First Friday, themed Cookies and Carols, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. This night will bring holiday music, entertainment and another special visit from Santa, and downtown shops will have extended hours so you can finish (or begin) your holiday shopping.

Located just a short drive from downtown Lakeland and these events, Highland Homes at Winchester Estates will keep you close to all of the downtown Lakeland’s activities this holiday season and year round. Winchester Estates offers three to five bedroom homes priced from the $120,000s and a convenient location off Hwy 98 N. As a leading Lakeland home builder with more than 35 floor plans to choose from, you’re sure to find the home of your dreams at Winchester Estates.

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