Christmas Lane drawing crowds in Plant City

December 6, 2019 PLANT CITY, Fla. — A month-long holiday celebration is underway in Plant City. Christmas Lane is being held on the Florida Strawberry Festival grounds at the Charlie Grimes Family Agriculture Center. Attendees can expect to see live entertainment, a living nativity and Santa Claus. There are also rides and a KidZone where children can get their face …

Christmas Lane dazzles once again with over 1.5 million lights in Plant City

December 2, 2019 Fox 13’s Charley Belcher PLANT CITY, Fla. – Since he was a boy, Lane Wetherington loved Christmas lights. He asked for Christmas lights to decorate his family’s home in Dover. Thirty-five years later, the display grew so massive that his family needed more space. Today, the tradition continues at the Florida Strawberry Festival Fairgrounds. The big and …

Christmas Lane To Open Nov. 29 At Strawberry Festival Grounds

November 22, 2019 PLANT CITY, FL — Christmas Lane, a month-long winter wonderland extravaganza, returns to the Florida Strawberry Festival grounds at the Charlie Grimes Family Agriculture Center, 2508 W. Oak Ave., Plant City, Friday, Nov. 29. This event, now in its 35th year, will be open from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays, Nov. 29 through Dec. 22 …

Strawberry Festival Transformed Into Christmas Lane

December 2018 PLANT CITY, FL — As far as Plant City residents are concerned, bright red strawberries with their caps of green are the perfect complement to the holiday season. So hosting the annual Christmas Lane holiday event at the Florida Strawberry Festival fairgrounds makes perfect sense. Founded in 1984 by Dover farmer Lane Wetherington, Christmas Lane carries visitors through …

Christmas Lane Open at the Florida Strawberry Festival Grounds

December 2018 Read the original post and watch the video here. ILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. — It’s a winter wonderland — Florida style. Christmas Lane back open for the holiday tradition Event features more than 1.5 million lights, dozens of Christmas trees Event runs until Dec. 24 at the Florida Strawberry Festival grounds Christmas Lane has opened for its holiday run at the …

Take a stroll down ‘Christmas Lane’

December 2018 PLANT CITY (FOX 13) – A few lights at a Dover home has evolved into a holiday wonderland. The Florida Strawberry Festival grounds has transformed into the Christmas Lane. It started as a small Christmas display 30 years ago, when a young boy started hanging Christmas lights in front of his childhood home in Dover. Through the years, the few string …

Christmas Lane Contest Winners

Congratulations to the Laura and Mac Simpson family and Tina Frerichs and her family, the winners of the 2017 Christmas Lane Contest. Christmas Lane partnered with The Plant City Times and Observer and Publix Supermarkets Inc. to help two families in need during the holiday season. The Observer received several nominations and selected the two families to receive a $100 …

Christmas Light Displays 2017: What To Know Before You Go

Christmas Lane Florida Strawberry Festival Grounds, 2508 W. Oak Ave., Plant City What started in the community of Dover 34 years ago has grown enough to move to the Florida Strawberry Festival ground. Christmas Lane is in its third holiday season of its move to Plant City, allowing organizers to provide a bigger and better experience. The display features more …

Entertainment calendar

CHRISTMAS LANE: 6 to 10 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays, Nov. 24-Dec. 24, Strawberry Festival Grounds, Charlie Grimes Family Agriculture Center, 2508 W. Oak Ave., Plant City, $5 adults, $3 children ages 4-12, children 3 and younger are free, Thursdays are free to current and former members of the military, Fridays are free to teachers, first responders and law enforcement, free popcorn …

Calendar of entertainment events in Polk County (Nov. 26)

CHRISTMAS LANE: 6 to 10 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays, Nov. 24-Dec. 24, Strawberry Festival Grounds, Charlie Grimes Family Agriculture Center, 2508 W. Oak Ave., Plant City, $5 adults, $3 children ages 4-12, children 3 and younger are free, Thursdays are free to current and former members of the military, Fridays are free to teachers, first responders and law enforcement, free popcorn …