Lakeland, Florida: Publix Birthday Cake Water Tower

A shining example of kooky water tower design... Its candles light up at night.
Address:
4100 New Tampa Hwy, Lakeland, FL
Directions:
George Jenkins Blvd. towards Tampa, maybe a mile past the Silver Moon Drive-in.
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Publix Birthday Cake

I read about this Publix lit-up Cake. We drove two hours at 10 at night for my husband's birthday and guess what... no lights. Does anyone know why?

[Kathleen Desena, 07/12/2020]

We've received no visitor reports of it lit since 2016, and night lighting schedules can change without notice. Or the candle bulbs have burned out and await replacement.

Publix Cake water tower.

Publix Birthday Cake Water Tower

The Publix birthday cake water tower can be seen coming down the road.

[EC, 09/23/2019]

Cake water tower.

Publix Birthday Cake Water Tower

After 10 years, we thought the Publix Birthday Cake Water Tower should be updated with a night pic. As beautiful as ever!

[LamFam, 03/22/2016]

Cake Water Tower.

Birthday Cake Water Tower

The headquarters for the Publix grocery store chain is in Lakeland. On Highway 92 in an industrial area of Lakeland you will find a water tower in the shape of a giant birthday cake complete with candles that light up at night.

[Susan, 07/10/2006]

August 2011: Photo added.

Publix Birthday Cake Water Tower

Giant birthday cake in front of Publix bakery headquarters on george jenkins blvd. It is visible for a ways before you get to it. Pastel and pretty...love to drive by it when visiting friends.

[Lori Smith, 08/01/2003]

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