Red, White & Kaboom

Red, White & Kaboom

The T.Mims Corp. Red, White & Kaboom Independence Celebration will take place at Lake Mirror along the Frances Langford Promenade on Sunday, July 3rd from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. with Andrew Luv & the Franchise Players entertaining the crowd before a dazzling...

First Friday: CANCELLED DUE TO TROPICAL STORM WARNING

First Friday: CANCELLED DUE TO TROPICAL STORM WARNING

WE HOPE TO RESCHEDULE THIS THEME IN THE FALL. 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...

Tasty Tuesdays, July 19

Tasty Tuesdays, July 19

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...

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...

Buena Block Party, April 9

Buena Block Party, April 9

We’re back for a Summer Kickoff Buena Block Party on Saturday, April 9 from 5-10pm  Bringing another fun-filled night of food, music, and central florida makers to Downtown Lakeland! What you can expect: · Nighttime makers' market including 50+ makers, artists, and...

First Friday: Spring Fling, April 1

First Friday: Spring Fling, April 1

Weather Update: The Prize Egg Hunt and Easter Bunny Photos have been officially rescheduled for Saturday, April 16 at the Farmers Market. The general First Friday event is still happening tonight. The streets will be closed off with exhibitors and vendors in the...

Friday Night Live, June 17

Friday Night Live, June 17

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...

Taste of the Market, March 26

Taste of the Market, March 26

Saturday, March 26, from 8am-2pm! Have you ever wanted to try a little something from each of our food vendors at the Downtown Farmers Curb Market, but you end up getting full too quickly, or are on a limited budget, or are too afraid to take a risk on an unknown...

Buena Block Party, March 19

Buena Block Party, March 19

Return of the Buena Block Party on Kentucky Avenue! The Buena crew is back to bring you another fun-filled night of food, music, and Central Florida makers in Downtown Lakeland! What's in store? · Expanded night makers' market including 50 makers, artists, and food...

First Friday: Foodie Fest, March 4

First Friday: Foodie Fest, March 4

Our next First Friday event will take place on March 4, 2022 from 6pm to 9pm in Downtown Lakeland. The theme is Foodie Fest! Sample the flavors of Polk's finest food makers. Enjoy small bites at a small price! If you would like to sign up to sell your tasty wares,...