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Fun Activities for Kids in Lake County, FL: June 1-15, 2024

Now that school is out, I'll bet you're looking for fun things to do with your kids in Lake County, Florida! Here are a few ideas, some of them free!


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child on an inflatable water slide
Have fun and keep cool in Lake County, Florida!

Date Specific Events:

  • On Wednesday, June 5, 2024, Epic Theatres in Clermont or Mount Dora is showing Spider-Man: Across the Spiderverse beginning at 10:00 am for $1 per person. Each week will feature a different movie.

  • It's Wacky Water Wednesday in Groveland at the Lake David Park Splash Pad from 11 am - 1 pm on Wednesday, June 5, 2024. Enjoy inflatable water slides, fun activities, and free ice cream!

  • On Friday, June 7, 2024, at 11 am, a wrangler will bring some "special friends" to Minneola for a kid-friendly presentation by Gatorland Orlando. Learn about reptiles and get to pet a gator!

  • Also on Friday, June 7, 2024, you can see a presentation by Gatorland Orlando in Eustis at 11 am and 12:15 pm. Bring your camera!

  • On Saturday, June 8, 2024, beginning at 8:30 pm, it's Movie Night in Minneola! The movie for this month is Disney's Wish and admission is free. Food will be available for purchase, cash only.

  • From June 10 - June 14, 2024, kids ages 7-14 can attend a week-long Summer Camp at the Big House in Tavares. Activities include pickleball, basketball, volleyball, kickball, dodgeball, board games, arts & crafts, and more. 5 days of camp is $125 per child. Be sure to register in advance.

  • Teens ages 13-18 might enjoy Thrive Clermont's Summer PopUps on Tuesday, June 11, 2024, from 5:30 - 8:30 pm. Admission is $10.25 and it includes a selected activity plus food. Choices include arts & crafts activities, meditation, photography, a scavenger hunt, trail skating, open recreation & games, crime scene investigation basics, and more! Be sure to register and purchase tickets in advance.

  • On Wednesday, June 12, 2024, Epic Theatres in Clermont or Mount Dora is showing Paw Patrol: The Mighty Movie beginning at 10:00 am for $1 per person. Each week will feature a different movie.

  • It's Wacky Water Wednesday in Groveland at John Wesley Griffin Park from 11 am - 1 pm on Wednesday, June 12, 2024. Enjoy inflatable water slides, fun activities, and free ice cream!


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children playing outside at summer camp
Let's have some fun in Lake County, Florida this summer!

Any Time:

  • If you need to cool off, Clermont Champions Splash Park may be just what you need. Admission is $2 per person, and children must always be supervised. It's open daily from 10 am - 6 pm Monday - Thursday and 10 am - 5 pm Friday - Sunday.

  • If you prefer to take the family to a pool, the HO Dabney Leesburg Aquatic Center is $2 per person. Open swimming is on weekdays from 12 noon - 5 pm and weekends from 11:30 am - 6:00 pm.

  • Take the family to see nature on the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive! This one-way drive through wetlands on a hard-packed, dirt road will let you view birds, gators, mammals, reptiles, and amphibians.


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