Downtown Lakeland

a little mecca of cool

…and this is what we do…

August 6 First Friday: Back to School!

August 6 First Friday: Back to School!

Join us on August 6 from 6pm to 9pm for our next First Friday event: Back to School! Lakeland Moonwalk will have inflatables, ride & climb games, and competitive games. Bring the kids to celebrate the start of a brand new school year. Downtown shops and...

Tasty Tuesday, July 20

Tasty Tuesday, July 20

Tasty Tuesdays are a super fun way to experience multiple Downtown restaurants all in one night!  You get hearty sample sizes with each ticket, and move from place to place at your own pace! Tastings begin at 4:30pm and end at 9pm. Here's how it works: Purchase your...

Buena Block Party on July 17

Buena Block Party on July 17

Return of the Buena Block Party on South Kentucky Avenue! The City of Lakeland and LDDA are partnering up with Buena Market once again to bring you an even bigger party in Downtown Lakeland! What's in store? Expanded night makers' market including 30 vendors &...

Shop Text Win: Summer Edition

Shop Text Win: Summer Edition

Shop Downtown, text us your receipt(s), and win big all summer long! Text photos of receipts to (863) 225-0807. Date, purchase amount, and business name must be clearly visible in the photo. Enter as often as you shop from June 1 to August 31, 2021. Every $10 spent...

What You’ll Find Here

Downtown Lakeland is more than just storefronts focused on entertaining weekend warriors. It’s a thriving mecca of businesses who keep life operating smoothly for those who loved Lakeland so much that they chose to stay. You can find everything from quaint shops to international cuisine to salons, fitness centers, and museums.

More To Do

Outdoor Spaces

Munn Park
Hollis Garden
Lake Morton
Barnett Family Park
Sunflower Preschool Playground
Frances Langford Promenade


Interesting Places

Veterans Memorial Park
Florida Southern College
Lakeland Public Library

Arts & Culture

Polk Museum of Art
Lemon Street Promenade
Outdoor Public Art
Explorations V Children’s Museum


Detroit Tigers Spring Training
Lakeland Flying Tigers
Lakeland Magic Basketball
Florida Tropics Indoor Soccer
Florida Tarpons Arena Football

What are you waiting for?

Visit Downtown Lakeland Today!