Candy Land Weekend
Starts: 06/22/2018 - Ends: 06/24/2018
Stop by the store starting Friday to guess how many gum drops are in the jar (prizes will be awarded Sunday). Candy bingo for the whole family, large scale Candyland game and themed crafts for the kids in our Rec hall. We will also have our chocolate slip and slide for everyone to enjoy (if you have never seen a chocolate slip and slide it's a must) Kids please be prepared to get messy.
Our first Thirsty Thursday of the season will be held at the pool. Bring yourself and we will provide beverages and snacks pool side. This is a fun 21 year and older get together.
Happy Birthday, America
Starts: 06/29/2018 - Ends: 07/02/2018
Celebrating America and the Red, White and Blue at Lakeland. One of our favorite weekends with lots of traditional family fun. Sign up for our various annual tournaments such as: volleyball, basketball, bags, and horseshoes.
We will have our traditional golf cart contest and parade (prizes will be awarded). We want to see the cutest all American Lakeland pet. Dress up your pet in the best patriotic costume to win prizes. Each pet will be photographed with their costume.
There will be an all American flea market on Sunday and lots of crafts and fun games for the kids.
Mardi Gras Weekend
Starts: 07/06/2018 - Ends: 07/08/2018
This year we will be bringing back Mardi Gras weekend. The kids will be able to make fun colorful masks and candy necklaces. We will be having our meat and alcohol raffle for adults 21 years and older. The whole family will be able to participate in the Mardi Gras parade.
Stop by the store Friday to participate in our "How many beads are in the jar"
Sunday, we will host an adult craft, supplies will be provided. Adult beverages and snacks for all crafties will be served.
Wet & Wild Weekend
Starts: 07/13/2018 - Ends: 07/15/2018
Our traditional water weekend is great for the hot weather and all day fun for the whole family. We will be having our famous Lakeland slip and slide, cannonball contest in a pool and a wet and wild wagon ride.
Also stop by the lake as we will be hosting relays at the beach.
Sunday, seniors craft in the Rec Hall. All supplies will be provided. Adult beverages and snacks will be served. This is a great way to get to know each other. All ages 55 and over are welcome.
Sign up for seniors July lunch at near by cafe, details in the store.
Camper Warrior Weekend
Starts: 07/20/2018 - Ends: 07/22/2018
We will make our own version of ninja warrior at Lakeland this year. There will be a small course for the kids to show off their skills and feel as if they are a real ninja warrior. An inflatable water course will be set up Saturday for all to enjoy. Please bring a parent.
We will also be having a triathlon event throughout the park, sign up will be in the store.
Lakeland will have a Friday night family fun scavenger hunt.
Kids craft Sunday in the Rec hall. Supplies will be provided. Snacks and beverage will be served.
Christmas In July/About To Get Ugly Sweater Party
Starts: 07/27/2018 - Ends: 07/29/2018
Get the family together for our annual Christmas in July celebration at Lakeland.
Join us for a Friday night movie of the Christmas story. We will have Christmas themed crafts and cookie decorating. Of course, there is no snow in this hot weather so instead there will be a sand "snow" man contest. We will make Christmas ornaments for Lakeland's tree that you can take home.
We will also have our annual Christmas trailer decorating contest. Sign up in the store. Everyone gets in the Christmas cheer by helping us choose the winners in each category.
What's a Christmas celebration without a home cooked meal? There will be a spaghetti lunch and potluck in the rec hall.
After lunch, we will host our Good, Bad and Ugly sweater contest. Christmas cash gift certificates will be awarded to the winners. On Sunday, for family craft, we will make Christmas wood pallet signs. Snacks and beverages will be served. We will provide the supplies.
Home Town Throw Down
Starts: 08/03/2018 - Ends: 08/05/2018
This is our annual corn fest. Free event for anyone staying at Lakeland this weekend. We will be celebrating our community at Lakeland by having a good old fashion country dance. Get dressed up and enter our country best dressed contest. We will have good old country games and crafts for the kids throughout the weekend.
Stop in for our adult craft Sunday in the Rec hall. We will be making mason jar Bloody Mary mix. We will provide all the fixings during the event. Just bring your favorite adult mixer.
Lakeland's Night Out
Starts: 08/10/2018 - Ends: 08/12/2018
Here at Lakeland we will be taking the tradition of national night out and making it our own.
We plan to have vendors that help service our community in the park on Saturday. This is a good way to learn about different activities that you can enjoy around the park along with people who help us make the park a wonderful place to stay. We will create a giant card for a craft and thank the Milton police and Fire Department, come sign your name or put your special design on the card. We will invite some of our local heroes to Lakeland for lunch and games.
Gilbert Brown Foundation will visit Lakeland this weekend.
Block Party Weekend
Starts: 08/17/2018 - Ends: 08/19/2018
Last year we had so much fun at our first annual block party.
Stop down in the morning for our first annual coffee with cars. We have invited a local car group to Lakeland. You can also join the fun if you have a car to show off. During the block party later in the afternoon we will have multiple large outdoor games for all ages. We will be doing a family bags tournament along with kids and adult dodgeball. We will host the party like we did last year in the parking lot with live music and refreshments. Stop down and get your face painted. Small donations are appreciated and donated to a local animal shelter.
Last year we raised over $200.00 that was donated to Rescue Gang.
Foodie Festival Weekend
Starts: 08/24/2018 - Ends: 08/26/2018
Bring your appetite this weekend because we will be having multiple food contests this year. BBQ Cook off and Wing Cook off for prizes and bragging rights, hot dog eating contest, pie eating contest. Sign up in the store to participate.
Sunday seasonal pot luck lunch in the Rec hall. Lakeland will provide the meat and you bring your favorite dish to pass. All 55 and over are welcome.
Labor Day Weekend
Starts: 08/31/2018 - Ends: 09/03/2018
Summer is coming to an end, but the Lakeland fun hasn't stopped yet. We will be having all our traditional tournaments such as: volleyball, basketball, bags and horseshoes.
This will be the last weekend for our annual holiday flea market on Sunday 8 am - 12 pm.
The kids will get to participate in our crazy crafts and games this last holiday weekend of the summer.
We will host our first annual family and friends dodge ball game. Teams may sign up together or we can form teams. You will not want to miss this. A trophy and prizes will be awarded to the winning team.
Grandparents/ Lakeland's Golf Outing
Starts: 09/07/2018 - Ends: 09/09/2018
We will be celebrating our lovely grandparents this weekend. Kids will be able to make a gift and card for their special grandparents.
Free root beer floats to all grandparents Sunday 1 pm-3 pm.
Sign up for our annual golf outing the posting will be out a month before our event and deadline to sign up will be a week before the event. Info will be posted in the store. Prizes and games will be held at the outing and lunch will be provided for all participants.
Seasonal Appreciation Weekend
Starts: 09/14/2018 - Ends: 09/16/2018
Thank you to all are seasonal family and friends for what you do for Lakeland. So many of you take your time and contribute to our Lakeland community. Our staff wants to say thanks by making you lunch Saturday in the Rec hall. This event is free for all Lakeland seasonals. There will be one last bingo game held for everyone.
Stop down Sunday in the Rec hall for family fall crafts. We will provide all the supplies.
Starts: 09/21/2018 - Ends: 09/23/2018
Celebrate Oktoberfest with our seasonal beer and cheese sampling. We will have a great selection of fall and Oktoberfest beer to sample for anyone 21 years and older. We will have refreshments for all family members. Listen to our polka band in the Rec hall during the fun event. We will have our Oktoberfest hole in the wall booth set up for you to get your picture.
Kids stop down Sunday for a craft in the Rec hall.
Lakeland's CarnEvil Haunted Trail
Starts: 09/28/2018 - Ends: 09/30/2018
This is one of the best ways to end the season. Are you still having nightmares from last year? We had so much fun last year with our walk through trail that we are doing it again. To make the trail faster to get through you will be able to park your golf cart or walk to the attraction. This trail will frighten you. We will turn our woods into a haunted carnival of terror and don't be surprised when clowns jumps out at you.
We will have kids and family hayrides starting at 5 pm-8 pm, the ride will go around the park and will not be scary.
Halloween Bash Weekend
Starts: 10/05/2018 - Ends: 10/07/2018
We will have our 2nd annual Hayride and very own Lakeland pumpkin patch. Ride the hayride and pick out your very own pumpkin. We will take them back to the Rec hall and paint them.
Meet at 1 pm in front of the store and go golf cart trick or treating.
We will then start up the music and fun at our annual Monster Mash.
We will have treats for all to enjoy. Make sure you dress up as we will hold our annual Halloween costume contest. Dance the day away with live music.
Goodbye And Happy New Years Weekend
Starts: 10/12/2018 - Ends: 10/14/2018
It's always sad to say good bye. We have shared so many good memories together this season. As everyone packs up come join us for one last blast with friends and family.
The staff will host a Happy New Year beach bonfire and s'mores bar. We will provide all the fixings including adult beverages. We don't get to see you in January so let's bring in the New Year Season together.
This will be a family friendly event so everyone is welcome to the bonfire.