Our Events

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Special Gatherings, Celebrations and Fundraisers to Support Our Community

Throughout the year, the Lakewood Ranch Community Fund hosts and co-hosts a variety of special events to support the people and interests of our community. Some of these special occasions are open to the public, while others are by invitation only. This page serves as your up-to-the-moment source for all the fun that’s to come!

Be sure to check back often, as information about our upcoming events will appear below as their dates get closer.

InStride Therapy

Run For The Beads Mardi Gras 5K Run/Walk

When: Saturday, February 10, 2024

8:30 am Kids Dash (free)
9:00 am 5K Start ($35-$45)

Where: Waterside Place at Lakewood Ranch


This event supports our grant giving to nonprofits that make an impact in Lakewood Ranch and surrounding communities. 

Costume contest, prizes, food and beverages!

All 5K registrants receive a T-shirt, scored finishing time, finishers’ medal, and one free beverage ticket.

jambalaya 2024 sponsors

Thanks to Stalnaker Law and David Ahrens, REALTOR®, RE/MAX Platinum Realty, Jambalaya Gold Level Sponsors!

Williams Parker and Bentley Goodrich Kison – Krewe Photographer Sponsors

Would you like to see your name and logo here? Click the Sponsorship Options button above and become a Jambalaya Gold Level Sponsor,  a Carnival Blue Level Sponsor, or our Fleur De Lis Title Sponsor!

our mission

The Lakewood Ranch Community Fund enhances the quality of life in and near our community by promoting philanthropy, responding to community needs and granting funds.