Welcome To Lake Placid, Florida

America's Most Interesting Town

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.

Upcoming Events

Check out our events calendar for up to the minute happenings around Lake Placid, Florida.

Save The Dates!

Annual Christmas Parade – December 14th ~ stay tuned for details!
30th Annual Caladium Festival July 24th, 25th & 26th, 2020
2020 Car & Bike Show – July 25th, 2020

Farmer’s Market at The Journal Plaza

In The News

Highlands County is home to rolling fields and beautiful farmland. It’s also home to a colorful, 100-acre caladium farm, making Lake Placid the Caladium Capital of the World. Featured on Fox 13’s, Drone Zone. 

If you missed the Caladium Festival’s debut appearance on the Daytime TV Show, check it out with info about the festival, caladium planting tips and more! We hope to see you in 2020!   

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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