Welcome to Lake Placid, FLorida

Please make plans to join us for the 29th Annual Caladium Festival and Car Show! Download our event brochure by clicking HERE.

Visit Lake Placid

There are so many things that make Lake Placid, Florida a unique and wonderful place to work and play. Known as the Caladium Capital of the World and the Town of Murals, Lake Placid has 27 freshwater lakes, 47 beautiful Murals around town depicting our history, Toby’s Clown School and much more. 

Meet Our Members

Shop small and support our Chamber members. The Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce brings together local business owners, clubs, charities, residents and all those interested in doing business and networking in the Lake Placid, Florida area.

Thank You Community partners

Miller's Central Air

Serving Lake Placid, Jensen Beach, Stuart, Vero Beach and the surrounding areas in Southeast Florida, Miller’s Central Air, Inc. has provided exceptional residential and commercial HVAC solutions since 1995. 

The Town of Lake Placid

Welcome to Lake Placid, Florida. Big Enough to Enjoy, Small Enough to Care.

Bates Son's & Daughters Caladiums

Bates Sons & Daughters is a third generation family farming and shipping business. Our success is due to our unparalleled service and quality.

Get Fish Slapped

Your Local Marketing Partners! We have one dedicated team to manage your brand – from setting the strategy to execution, we will help you get noticed. Founded in 2015, Get Fish Slapped was built around working with companies to streamline their marketing strategies to create confidence, increase profitability, and to free up their time to run their business.

Center State Bank

CenterState Bank offers personal, small business & corporate banking services in Florida and Georgia. With our strong core values, we strive to make every.

Happiness Farms

Family owned and operated, Happiness Farms, Inc. is the one of world’s largest commercial caladium farms growing caladium bulbs for the wholesale and retail markets. 

Duke Energy

Everything you need to know about energy savings and information regarding energy service for your home from Duke Energy.

Mid Florida Credit Union

With branches located across Central Florida, we provide a non-profit alternative for checking accounts, mortgages, auto loans, and other banking services.


AdventHealth, formerly Florida Hospital, has been caring for our Heartland neighbors since 1948 with a mission to “Extend the Healing Ministry of Christ.” AdventHealth Heartland Region is a not-for-profit, faith-based 222-bed health care system composed of three hospitals in Sebring, Lake Placid and Wauchula, with a staff of more than 1,800 employees and 225 board-certified physicians caring for the Highlands and Hardee County communities.

Welcome To Our Fabulous Town!

There is always something to see or do in Lake Placid, special events, fishing tournaments & even street parties! Annually, we have our Country Fair, Car Show and Caladium Festival. Enjoy a historically good time at the Depot Museum which is the home of the red caboose and local history artifacts displayed by the Lake Placid Historical Society.

Caladium Festival 2019

29th Annual Caladium Festival

Friday & Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. , Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Festival Location – Devane Park

Lake Placid, Florida and surrounding Highlands County is blessed with natural beauty, rich soil, and energetic and creatively talented people. We expanded our popular Caladium Festival to include other interesting and significant aspects of our economy, heritage, and culture. Please make plans to join us! Download our event brochure by clicking HERE. Check out our full page to learn more.


Caladium Festival Car & Bike Show Registration

• Entry Fee Pre-registration $15.00
Pre-Registration closes 7/25 noon
Day of show – $20.00
• Dash Plaques and Goody Bags to the first 150 registered vehicles
• Live Music & Food
• Follow the Car Show Signs from US Highway 27 to DeVane Park

Caladium Festival Art Contest 2019

• All Artwork MUST Feature Caladiums
• Framed Artwork shall be no larger than 20″ x 24″
• The winning artwork will be used to promote the 2020 Caladium Festival
• Deliver artwork to MidFlorida Credit Union between July 16-17


  • Entries must be made with no less than 80% caladiums in the design
  • Caladiums are available for design from Bates Sons & Daughters
  • We encourage all children, ages 6- 12 to enter a design of their own

Find Us

18 N Oak Ave, Lake Placid, FL 33852

Call (863) 465-4331 

Get In Touch

We invite you to visit our Chamber office, also referred to as the Welcome Center:

Open: Mon – Fri: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. January through March

Open: Mon – Fri: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. April through December

Saturday from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. January through March


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