Lakeland, Florida: Publix Birthday Cake Water Tower

A shining example of kooky water tower design... Its candles light up at night.
4100 New Tampa Hwy, Lakeland, FL
George Jenkins Blvd. towards Tampa, maybe a mile past the Silver Moon Drive-in.
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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 to drive by it when visiting friends.

[Lori Smith, 08/01/2003]

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