Take a stroll down ‘Christmas Lane’

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 of lights …

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 Lane – Fun For The Whole Family

The holiday season has officially begun in the Tampa Bay area! I have been researching fun family activities to celebrate Christmas, and I was thrilled to find Christmas Lane in Plant City. Christmas Lane is an amazing winter wonderland light display with something for everyone to enjoy! We had the pleasure of visiting and I am excited to share our …

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 …

Plant City’s winter wonderland returns

Christmas Lane has been wowing spectators for 33 years with its holiday lights, Santa Claus meet and greet and impressive displays. by: Breanne Williams Staff Writer Christmas Lane has once again returned to Plant City, with a winter wonderland full of surprises for old and young alike. The event features holiday-related activities including a letter writing station to Santa, live entertainment and …

Winter wonderland: Christmas Lane opens in Plant City

Since 1984, the Florida Strawberry Festival grounds have been transformed in the relatively warm Florida winter from an agriculture center into a winter wonderland of displays, rides, nativity scenes, performers and food. PLANT CITY — For a month each year, through one man’s love for the Christmas and holidays, part of Central Florida literally becomes part of the season. For …

Holiday-themed events dot the East Hillsborough landscape

East Hillsborough residents will have three holiday-themed events to help brighten the season this year. Christmas Lane, the long-time holiday celebration that started on an area farm, launches another season of festivities at its current spot, the Florida Strawberry Festival grounds at 2508 W Oak Ave. in Plant City. It starts Friday (Nov. 24) and runs through Christmas Eve. Meanwhile, …

2017 Christmas Lane

2017 Christmas Lane 2017 Christmas Lane – November 24 – December 24, 2017, enjoy Christmas Lane at Florida Strawberry Festival Grounds located at 2508 W Oak Avenue in Plant City. Christmas Lane is a Christmas wonderland! We are housed in the Charlie Grimes Building at the Florida Strawberry Festival and have grown a lot over our 33 years! We will …