HISTORIC TOWN OF FORT MEADEFort Meade is a small friendly town where you can easily meet folks at church, Robert’s Barber Shop, or sit with the breakfast group at Broadway Café.
Our Chamber of Commerce schedules events throughout the year and sponsors a “Downtown Saturday Night” each month with live entertainment, which gives us another chance to visit and enjoy our friends.
Fort Meade is home to the Florida Flywheelers which has events November – February each year. You don’t want to miss seeing their antique engines, pioneer village, and the hayrides at Christmas when everything is decorated for the holidays.
In Downtown Fort Meade, you can go back in time when you visit our historical museum and train. The Historical Society has definitely captured the essence of the industry and heritage of our town.
Patterson Park has a lovely shaded sidewalk meandering around the lakes for exercise or just a stroll.
And, you certainly don’t want to leave without visiting our finest antique shop, Chinoiserie.
Restaurants in TownFort Meade has many local family-owned and operated restaurants that will satisfy your cravings.
Classic Pizza & Subs
When you’re in the mood for Italian, head down to Classic Pizza & Subs. Order a pizza or enjoy their daily buffet. Their spaghetti is a must!
Double RR Café.
You will find Double RR Café downtown. Open for breakfast and lunch with delicious Southern home-cooked specials everyday!
If you’re in the mood for a burger and vanilla coke, stop at John’s Drive-In, home of the Fighting Miners Den! Great grouper sandwiches!
If Mexican is more up your alley, enjoy their authentic cuisine!
We are also home to McDonald’s and Hungry Howie’s Pizza.
Day TripsSolomon’s Castle west of Wauchula is the home and galleries of internationally known artist and sculptor, Howard Solomon.
You can stroll the gardens and attend concerts at the historic Bok Tower in Lake Wales.
Tour the Fantasy of Flight in Polk City to see the world’s greatest aircraft collection and aircraft history.
Florida Flywheelers east of Fort Meade is home to antique engines, tractors, and all types of farm equipment. Live history through their pioneer village. Weekend shows November – February each year.
Shop and learn about the Florida Citrus Industry at the Florida’s Natural Grove House in Lake Wales. Florida’s Natural is the only orange juice made 100% from Florida Oranges.
LEGOLAND opened in October 2011 in Winter Haven. It’s the fifth park location to open in the world, and it is the only park of its kind on the eastern side of the United States. Great outing to take the grandkids!!
The Barn Antiques in Lake Alfred – a wonderful place to spend the day! Shop in their antiques showroom, home décor and seasons, backyard garden shop, and eat in their delicious Back Porch Restaurant. Open October-May.