First Friday Overview

Every month, Downtown Lakeland shuts down the streets for our First Friday events. Thousands of visitors every month enjoy a Classy Car Show, a Makers Market with crafters and artisans, 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. Themes are subject to change.

  • October 6, 2023 –Cookie Carnival, sponsored by LMCU
  • November 3, 2023–USO Dancing Under the Stars, sponsored by Just Cares, Inc.
  • December 1, 2023 –Holiday Spectacular
  • January 5, 2024 — Three Kings Celebration, sponsored by Just Cares, Inc.
  • February 2, 2024 — Mardi Gras in Munn Park
  • March 1, 2024 — Flight Night, sponsored by Sun ‘n Fun
  • April 5, 2024 — Foodie Fest
  • May 3, 2024 — Cinco de Mayo (we know that means May 5, but we wan to have a party anyway!)
  • June 7, 2024 — Family Fun Night
  • July 5, 2024 — Theme TBD
  • August 2, 2024 –Back to School
  • September 6, 2024 –College Night


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