New Downtown Merchant: Lakeland CBD Wellness!

New Downtown Merchant: Lakeland CBD Wellness!

We are excited to welcome a new merchant to Downtown--Lakeland CBD Wellness! They will be having their grand opening on Saturday, December 1 from 8am to 2pm at 225 N. Kentucky Ave. Enjoy  free samples (while supplies last). Peruse a variety of products with CBD oil,...

First Friday Themes for 2019

First Friday Themes for 2019

Every month, Downtown Lakeland shuts down the streets for our First Friday events. Over 3,000 visitors every month enjoy a Classy Car Show, a Makers Market with crafters and artisans, and over 60 First Friday Exhibitors with goodies, giveaways, and special deals....

Holiday Walkabouts in Downtown Lakeland

Holiday Walkabouts in Downtown Lakeland

Friday, December 14, 2018 and Friday, December 21, 2018 will be our “Holiday Walkabouts” from 6pm to 9pm. Stores and shops will be open late serving up yummy goodies (like cider and cookies) and special deals. Enjoy live music on the street corners, as well as a...

Holiday Open House on November 15

Holiday Open House on November 15

The first annual Holiday Open House in Downtown Lakeland will be on Thursday, November 15, 2018 from 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm. Visitors can enjoy live music, face painting, and carriage rides, as well as merchant goodies, giveaways, and deals (see below for details). Text...

November 2nd First Friday: Tribute to Courage

November 2nd First Friday: Tribute to Courage

November’s First Friday event will take place on November 2, 2018 from 6pm to 9pm in Downtown Lakeland. The theme is Tribute to Courage, in honor of National Military Family Appreciation Month! Organizations that offer services to Veterans will be set up in Munn Park....

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....

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...