Downtown Lakeland

a little mecca of cool

…and this is what we do…

First Fridays on Hold Until April

First Fridays on Hold Until April

We are cancelling the February and March First Friday events due to the recent appeal from the Polk County Healthcare leadership to avoid unmasked gatherings.  The Lakeland City Commission is scheduled to approve a resolution at its January 15th agenda study to ask...

Shop Text Win

Shop Text Win

Shop Downtown, the week before Valentine's Day, text us your receipt(s), and win big! (Check the visitor guide for eligible Downtown businesses.) Text photos of receipts to (863) 225-0807. Date, purchase amount, and business name must be clearly visible in the photo....

Downtown Farmers Curb Market Every Saturday!

Downtown Farmers Curb Market Every Saturday!

The Downtown Farmers Curb Market is open every Saturday from 8am to 2pm, September through May (and 8am-1pm in June and July). Instead of ending at the railroad tracks, the Market now extends south all the way to Lemon St. for two additional blocks (with plenty of...



March Munch Madness One Downtown restaurant per day will be featured on social media.  Beginning March 1st, text TASTY to 41400 each day March 1-31. One winner each day will win a $10 gift card to a featured Downtown Restaurant. New contest each day, so play each...

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!