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Directions and Parking

The Lakeland Center is committed to bringing you the very best in customer service while offering an exciting venue for your entertainment, meeting and convention needs. You can find us in the Heart of Central Florida, between Orlando and Tampa off of Interstate-4.

PLEASE NOTE: The Lakeland Center is a multi-purpose facility, so there are days and times that multiple events are taking place in the building. All of these events use our parking lots, so plan to arrive early for your event, as lines may be longer. To find out if multiple events are taking place on a day you are visiting, call 863-834-8100.

Parking Information:
Parking Fees may apply to some events.
Personal Vehicles: $8 per entry
Buses and oversized vehicles: $15 per event.
Overnight parking:  $35 per day. Must be self-contained. 
Overnight parking fee does not cover daily personal vehicle re-entry.

A Full Day/Multiple entry parking pass may be purchased at $10 personal vehicles, $19 Buses and Oversized vehicles.

*Parking Fees listed above are subject to change. Parking fees may vary for select events.*

Disabled Parking: There are numerous areas of disabled parking around the facility. There are assigned parking areas for those with disabilities in the Red and Green lots on each side of the Arena, as well as the Blue parking lot for Theatre events. For events in the Arena, Exhibit Hall and Sikes Conference Center, please use the Red parking lot and Entrance 2 into the complex. Entrance 2 is at ground level and provides the easiest access for wheelchairs. Theatre events use the Blue lot and accessible ramp that is available. 

For more information, call 863-834-8100

From the West:
Tampa, St. Petersburg area...
Take I-275 East to I-4 East to exit 31 (Kathleen Road).  Turn right on Kathleen Road and continue to (Stay Straight) Sikes Boulevard. Turn right at Lime Street.  The Lakeland Center will be on your right.

Naples, Fort Myers and Sarasota area...
Take I-75 North to I-4 East to exit 31 (Kathleen Road). Turn right on Kathleen Road and continue to (Stay Straight) Sikes Boulevard. Turn right at Lime Street.  The Lakeland Center will be on your right.

From the East:
I-4 West to exit 31 (Kathleen Road).  At the traffic light at the end of the off ramp turn left on Kathleen Road. Continue on Kathleen Road to Sikes Boulevard. Turn Right at Lime Street traffic light and the The Lakeland Center will be on your right.

From the North:
Head south to I-4 West to exit 31 (Kathleen Road).  At the traffic light at the end of the off ramp turn left on Kathleen Road. Continue on Kathleen Road to Sikes Boulevard. When you come to Lime Street then take a right and The Lakeland Center will be on your right.

From the South:
Take the Florida Turnpike to Route 192 West to I-4 West to exit 31 (Kathleen Road).  At the traffic light at the end of the off ramp turn left on Kathleen Road. Continue on Kathleen Road to Sikes Boulevard. When you come to Lime Street then take a right and The Lakeland Center will be on your right.