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Grand Opening Weekend

Grand Opening Weekend

October 22-23

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The weekend will be filled with exciting events and activities for the entire family... don’t miss out on Florida’s greatest FREE natural attraction. Picture a place, close to downtown Lakeland, yet a place where mother nature's healing powers are revealed through magnificent giant oak trees and a clear gurgling stream that rises out of the earth and flows to Lake Bonnet below. This very special regional park will provide social and economic benefits, help provide that blended urban/natural park, and make the quality of life for future generations of Lakeland better.

Come Visit Nature

In Your Backyard

The mission of Bonnet Springs Park is to enrich our community through nature, culture, recreation, and education. Our Park serves to unify the city's diverse population, offering public spaces that serve the needs of many by providing engaging and diverse opportunities in education and recreation to residents and visitors.

EVENT SCHEDULE

Saturday

  • Heritage Gardens
    • Train Rides (Heritage Gardens)
    • Live Mural (Art Row)Face Painting (Art Row)
  • Central Green
    • Opening Ceremony (Plaza at The Depot)
    • DJ Lady Shay (Main Stage)
    • Purrrfect Dance Party with DJ Kitty (Main Stage)
    • DJ KD (Main Stage)
    • The Band Perry (Main Stage)
    • Hunter Hayes (Main Stage)
  • Event Center
    • Mickenzie Peisher (Lounge Stage)
    • Noan Partly (Lounge Stage)
    • Van Plating (Lounge Stage)
    • Kimmy Gabriela (Lounge Stage)
    • Ocean Steeze (Lounge Stage)
    • Andrew Williams (Lounge Stage)
    • Cooking Demonstrations (Outdoor Kitchen)
    • Bridal Show (Event Center)
  • Nature Pathway
    • Garden Show (Greenhouse)
    • Animal Encounters with Busch Gardens Tampa Bay (Family Stage)
    • Animal Encounters with Gatorland (Family Stage)
    • Bird Watching (Boathouse)
    • ThunderBug, Tampa Bay Lightning (Treehouse)
    • Plato the Publixaurus (Treehouse)
    • Swish, Lakeland Magic (Treehouse)
    • Toby, City of Lakeland (Treehouse)
    • Ollie, City of Lakeland (Treehouse),
    • DJ Kitty, Tampa Bay Rays (Treehouse)

Sunday

  • Heritage Gardens
    • Train Rides (Heritage Gardens)
    • Face Painting (Art Row)
  • Central Green
    •  Buena Market (Great Lawn)
    • Sister Hazel (Main Stage)
    • Spin Doctors (Main Stage)
  • Event Center
    • Micah Madore (Lounge Stage)
    • Matt Walker (Lounge Stage)
    • Derek Engstrom & Matt Lapham (Lounge Stage)
    • Sheldon Benjamin & Jason Baker (Lounge Stage)
    • Kaleigh Baker (Lounge Stage)
    • Vegetation Plant Food (Outdoor Kitchen)
    • Cultivated Pig (Outdoor Kitchen)
    • Omusubee (Outdoor Kitchen)
    • One Good Knife (Outdoor Kitchen)
    • Pinoy Cravings (Outdoor Kitchen)
    • Bridal Show (Event Center)
  • Nature Pathway:
    • Garden Show (Greenhouse)
    • Animal Encounters with Busch Gardens Tampa Bay (Family Stage)
    • Animal Encounters with Gatorland (Family Stage)
    • Bird Watching (Boathouse)
    • Fun with Florida Foresters (Peace Pagoda)
Fireworks Free Concerts Food Trucks and More

We want to hear from you. Please let us know if you have any questions or comments about Bonnet Springs Park.

Mailing Address

400 Bonnet Springs Blvd.
Lakeland, Florida 33815

Telephone

863-413-0652

E-Mail

info@bonnetspringspark.com

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Bonnet Springs Park is a privately developed public park that depends solely on public support. There are several ways that you can help make this dream for Lakeland's future generations become reality, and make it possible for friends and families to create endless memories at the park.

Volunteer

There are many ways you can help in the enabling of this magnificent regional park, from one-time to reoccurring volunteer opportunities. Bonnet Springs Park is looking for volunteers, sponsors, patrons, and professional services to help in the design and implementation. 

Donate

Bonnet Springs Park is a privately developed public park that depends solely on public support. There are several ways that you can help make this dream for Lakeland's future generations become reality, and make it possible for friends and families to create endless memories at the park.

Volunteer

There are many ways you can help in the enabling of this magnificent regional park, from one-time to reoccurring volunteer opportunities. Bonnet Springs Park is looking for volunteers, sponsors, patrons, and professional services to help in the design and implementation. 

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