Calling All Cookie Makers: Sign Up for Our Cookie Carnival!

Calling All Cookie Makers: Sign Up for Our Cookie Carnival!

The First Friday event in Downtown Lakeland welcomes over 5,000 visitors and over 60 exhibitors every month. Our theme for First Friday, October 5, 6pm-9pm, is “Om Nom Nom Cookie Carnival.” We plan to have vendors selling cookies in the park to First Friday visitors....
Girls Night Out! September 21, 5-8:30pm

Girls Night Out! September 21, 5-8:30pm

Supported By:   Downtown Lakeland’s next Girls Night Out is scheduled for Friday, September 21, 2018 from 5pm to 8:30pm. Bring a friend, and enjoy Downtown after dark. Stores will be open late, and the shopping will be great! Enjoy live music at various...
New Downtown Restaurant Alert: Pita Pit!

New Downtown Restaurant Alert: Pita Pit!

Did you hear that there’s a new business coming to Downtown Lakeland this Fall? It’s a restaurant called Pita Pit, owned by Joey and Michelle Lindsey. Michelle Lindsey described it as a cross between a Chipotle and a Subway. You can pick your own...
Jesse Carl Vinyl: A Family Legacy

Jesse Carl Vinyl: A Family Legacy

Jessi Ellerbe, the petite, strawberry blonde, twenty-something owner of Jesse Carl Vinyl in Lakeland doesn’t fit the usual demographic of vinyl record collectors–males in their 30s, 40s, and 50s who started collecting when they were kids and still love it....