First Friday

Every month, Downtown Lakeland shuts down the streets for our First Friday events. We cancelled the event from April 2020-October 2020 and January-March 2021 due to the pandemic. We plan to resume the event in April 2021. Thousands of 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. However, our themes change from month to month, and sometimes we have special sponsors or special activities in Munn Park.

See below for the tentative upcoming themes:

  • July 2, 2021- Bike Night, sponsored by Harley Davidson
  • August 6, 2021–Back to School, sponsored by MIDFLORIDA Credit Union
  • September 3, 2021–Dog Days Downtown
  • October 1, 2021–Cookie Carnival
  • November 5, 2021– Buffalo Soldiers Night, in partnership with Platform Art
  • December 3, 2021 –Hometown Holiday, sponsored by Burnetti, P.A.
  • January 7, 2022 — Theme TBD
  • February 4, 2022 – Mardi Gras in Munn Park, Sponsored by Catholic Charities
  • March 4, 2022 – Foodie Fest
  • April 2, 2022 – SUN ‘n FUN Flight Night, sponsored by the Aerospace Center for Excellence
  • May 7, 2022 – Theme TBD
  • June 4, 2022 – Family Fun Night, sponsored by Lakeland Moon Walk

If you are interested in becoming a First Friday exhibitor, click here.
If you are interested in becoming a Makers Market vendor, click here.
If you would like to register for the Classy Car Show, click here.

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