Our Events

Downtown Lakeland is always hopping! Join us in our little mecca of COOL!

We invite you to come and enjoy a whole host of activities. Some are produced and managed by us. The rest are other businesses or organizations who have chosen Downtown as their venue. You can learn about those on the Community Events page.

Lakeland Downtown Development Authority (LDDA) A.K.A Downtown Lakeland produces the following events:

Downtown Farmers Curb Market – Every Saturday

First Friday – Monthly family-friendly, free, community event held in the heart of Downtown Lakeland from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm.  Themes and activities change each month, shops and restaurants stay open late, and we always have entertainment and the Carlisle Events Classy Car Show

Girls Night Out: Is a free event!  Bring your friends and enjoy a night of relaxation and shopping. Browse our stores, grab dinner and cocktails in our beautiful historic downtown.  Girls Night out also includes the opportunity to enter a drawing for a gift basket filled with items from a variety of businesses downtown, including restaurant gift certificates.  We invite you to stop by one of the participating locations to get a free map to the goodies and specials.

Holiday Walkabout – Last year the event was held on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. We are still evaluating the the 2018 event. Check back later for details.

Small Business Saturday: November 24, 2018 Support Small Businesses and Shop Local! We are so proud of the shops, restaurants, bars and businesses downtown! Join us for a wonderful day of shopping local and being a part of a strong Lakeland economy!