Vote for the Best of the Best in Downtown Lakeland

Vote for the Best of the Best in Downtown Lakeland

It’s time to vote for The Ledger’s annual Best of the Best awards, so we’ve compiled a list of nominees in Downtown Lakeland–some of the best stores, activities, and landmarks in our favorite part of town! Not only can you show your love and...
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....

First Friday, July 6 – Family Picnic

UPDATE: First Friday, July 6, is still happening tonight, rain or shine! Hope to see you all here. First Friday is a family-friendly event held in the streets of Downtown Lakeland between Lemon Street and Oak Street along Kentucky and Tennessee Avenues from 6pm-9pm....

June 1 – First Friday, Summer Games

***** WEATHER NOTE!! Our June 1 First Friday event, including the Classy Car Show and Makers Market, will proceed as scheduled. Yay!   First Friday is a family-friendly event held in the streets of Downtown Lakeland between Lemon Street and Oak Street along Kentucky...

MIDFLORIDA MAYFAIRE BY-THE-LAKE

Polk Museum of Art presents MIDFLORIDA MAYFAIRE BY-THE-LAKE MAY 12 & 13, 2018 Began as a crafts fair on the lawn of the Lakeland Public Library, MIDFLORIDA Mayfaire by-the-Lake has grown into one of Florida’s premier outdoor art festivals. Held on Mother’s Day...

May 4, 2018 First Friday

First Friday is a family-friendly event held in the streets of Downtown Lakeland between Lemon Street and Oak Street along Kentucky and Tennessee Avenues from 6pm-9pm. The event features a Classy Car Show on Tennessee Ave and a Makers Market on North Kentucky Ave....