Special Events


PigFest – January, 2018 at Sun ‘n Fun!



African American Heritage Celebration

Check the calendar or call the Museum at (863) 687-3869 for details.



Children’s Activities for the Lakeland Regional Health Hollis Cancer Center Promise Run – Mar. 4, 2017 

Book Fair – Week of March 6th


Children’s Festival – April 8, 2017

Final Friday Family Fun Night & Super Science Saturday – April 28-29, 2017


Cinco de Mayo, May 6th, 1-4pm!


Night at the Museum – May 20, 2017

Click here to purchase tickets!

On May 20, 2017, Explorations V Children’s Museum will present a very special event for grown-ups only, “Night at the Museum: Great Gatsby Edition.”  The event, in roaring 20’s, Great Gatsby style, is a great opportunity for Museum supporters to celebrate the Museum’s successful 25 year run in an evening of art, music, dancing, culinary delights and silent auction!

This event is not included in membership;    Museum closed during the day in preparation for this event.









Nichelodeon Worldwide Day of Play


Book Fair



Golf Tournament – October 23, 2017

The annual Denis L. Fontaine Children’s Classic Golf Tournament is hosted each October at Lone Palm Golf & Country Club. All proceeds remain local and are used to advance the Museum’s exhibits and programs for the thousands of children and families experiencing this adventure in learning annually.   Come out and play! Call 863.687.3869

Boo! Bash- October 31, 2017    10:00am-1:00pm AND 4:00pm-6:00pm!

Celebrate safely during a fun-filled morning of Halloween games, food and activities for the youngest crowd. Join  us in kid-friendly costumes. Included with admission/membership.



Polk County Family Week Art Exhibition


Christmas Village

Experience a miniature lighted Christmas Village.


Christmas Village and activities

Holiday Workshops