Downtown Lakeland

a little mecca of cool


First Friday: Celebrate 100 Years of Water Skiing, June 3

First Friday: Celebrate 100 Years of Water Skiing, June 3

Visit Central Florida is celebrating 100 Years of Water Skiing at the June First Friday event in Downtown Lakeland. #WS100 Two (2) performances by Twiggy the Water-Skiing Squirrel LEGOLAND Florida ticket giveaway Water Ski vendors Bump Galletta live drawing on-site...

Tasty Tuesdays, June 21

Tasty Tuesdays, June 21

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...

Friday Night Live, Cancelled for May 27

Friday Night Live, Cancelled for May 27

The City of Lakeland and the Lakeland Downtown Development Authority have teamed up to bring you Friday Night Live - A free live music series each Friday evening in Munn Park beginning at 6pm. Bring your own chairs and blankets to sit on in the park, and enjoy the...

LDDA to Provide Downtown Security

LDDA to Provide Downtown Security

The Lakeland Downtown Development Authority (LDDA) recently engaged Signal88 Security (after an RFP process) to provide security services to the core LDDA district.  The LDDA is a special taxing district funded exclusively by Downtown properties within a defined...

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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

Lake Morton Century Homes
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!