October 5th First Friday: Om Nom Nom Cookie Carnival

October 5th First Friday: Om Nom Nom Cookie Carnival

This month’s First Friday event will take place on October 5, 2018 from 6pm to 9pm in Downtown Lakeland. The theme is an Om Nom Nom Cookie Carnival! Cookie Creators will be peddling their delicious wares in Munn Park. Stop by and pick up 1 or 2 or more cookies! Place...

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 locations on...

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 ingredients to create...

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. But the...

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...

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 weekend...

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....