Back to School Events In Polk County 2021 | Polk County Moms

Back to School Events 

The 2021-2022 School Year is just around the corner. It’s time to buy pencils, backpacks, shoes, paper and everything in between. Luckily, there are many community events to help gather school supplies. 

Upcoming Events

Events occurring from July 30 - August 8th

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July 30 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm - FREE SCHOOL PHYSICAL at Parkview Medical Clinic

Parkview Medical Clinic provides primary health care to uninsured and underinsured Polk County Residents. They will be providing FREE back-to-school physicals. No appointment is needed

July 31 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Back 2 School Bash at Auburndale Community Center

The Auburndale Community Center teamed up with local businesses and community partners to provide school supplies at no cost for families

July 31 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Backpack Outreach at Life Church Online in Auburndale

Life Church Online offers free haircuts, fun activities for the kids, and prayer for the families as backpacks are distributed

July 31 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Back to School Bash at First Christian Church

Head over for a back-to-school giveaway, The backpacks are filled with school supplies. Supplies are limited, please RSVP by July 28th to 863-258-3287 or email [email protected]

July 31 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm - Back 2 School Bash in Winter Haven

Polk County’s Parks and Recreation host their annual Back to School Bash! This event is free for kids from kindergarten to 5th Grade. There will be music, arts and crafts, vendors, prizes, and free school supplies. 400 backpacks will be given away (first come, first served).

July 31 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm- 2021 Back to School Bash hosted by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office

1,000 kids’ backpacks filled with school supplies will be given out to cars in a drive-through line; first-come, first-served; ONLY VEHICLES WITH KIDS IN THEM WILL BE GIVEN PACKS

July 31 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm - Back to School Bash hosted by Kiwanis Club of Mulberry

Backpacks of school supplies will be given to elementary and middle school-aged children who attend Mulberry schools. Please bring a letter or some other documentation like a report card showing the school attended.

July 31 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm - Back to School Drive in Davenport

Enjoy food and fun before school starts. 200 book bags with supplies will be given away. It is first come first serve. Every child needs to be present to receive a book bag.

July 31 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Back to School Roundup at the Lake Alfred Public Library

Back to School Roundup has a lot to offer this year!
🍎 Completely FILLED backpacks to the first 24 people **
🍎 $1 raffle for a chance at winning one of many lunchboxes, back-to-school picture books, and more!
🍎 Face painting
🍎 Games and prizes

August 1 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm - Back to School Giveaway hosted by It’s A Girls’ World Foundation Inc.

Enjoy food and fun before school starts. 200 book bags with supplies will be given away. It is first come first serve. Every child needs to be present to receive a book bag.

August 1 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm - Back 2 School Pop Up Shop- Entrepreneurs Unite

Perezidential Family group has joined Our Generation, a children’s boutique, to bring this amazing event full of shopping, food, and fun. We will have school supply giveaway and door prizes.

August 6 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm - Back to School Bonanza hosted by Nick & Moe’s

Nick & Moe’s will be giving away 100 fully packed backpacks. There will be raffles and giveaways and well as a bounce house. There will also be a magician and face painting.

August 7 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm - Back to School Kick-Off at Visit Central Florida

Join Visit Central Florida for Back-to-School fun.

  • FREE backpacks will be given to the first 400 students (child must be present to receive backpack).
  • FREE Bok Tower Gardens admission tickets for the first 400 students.
  • Student-friendly giveaways and vendors on-site
August 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Bartow Back-to-School Event at Bartow Regional Medical Center

Get ready for the school year at Bartow Regional Medical Center’s drive-thru back-to-school event. Free backpacks for the first 500 school-aged students and groceries will be provided by Feeding Tampa Bay. No registration is required.

August 7 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm - Summer Palooza 2021 hosted by New Beginnings High School

This is a FREE community event. Pre-registration is highly encouraged.

FREE groceries
Personal Care items
School Supplies
Door Prizes
*** Supplies are limited and are on a first-come, first-served basis

August 8 @ 3:30 pm - 7:30 pm - Freddie Stevenson’s Back 2 School Bash in Bartow

There will be a backpack giveaway, horse rides, bounce houses, school supply giveaway, and teacher raffle

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