Downtown Lakeland’s next Downtown Date Night is Friday, February 14, 2020 from 5pm to 8:30pm. Bring your valentine–or your “galentine”–Downtown for a fun night out, and enjoy Downtown after dark. Stores will be open late, and the shopping will be great!

Enjoy live music at various locations on North Kentucky Avenue to create a special ambiance on the street. We will have Russ Brode, Bryan Rivers, and Justin Bowne joining us.

Enjoy a romantic carriage ride around Downtown. (Prices vary ($5 per person, $10 per couple for a shared ride, or $20 per couple for a private ride). Email for a time slot and reservations.

Buy flowers or handcrafted chocolates from roving salespeople.

Take a selfie with Cupid himself!

Get your Valentine’s photo taken by roving photographer Michael Wilson for his popular Faces in the Crowd feature, and purchase your own copy at after the event!

Win up to $250 worth of Downtown Gift Certificates–the More You Shop, the More Chances You Get to Win! When you shop in participating retail stores on Date Night, you will receive one entry for every $10 that you spend. Winners will be notified on Monday, February 17. One lucky winner will receive $100 worth of gift, two winners will receive $50 worth of gift cards, and two winners will receive $25 gift cards.

Text DTownLove to 41400 for a chance to win a $25 gift card to a Downtown business! One winner will be randomly chosen via the text message system on February 14 at 9am.

Downtown has free valet every Friday and Saturday evening from 5pm-close. Drop off your car at the valet stand located on Main St. on the south side of the park. Enjoy your evening, and when you’re ready to leave, have your car delivered to you at any Downtown location.

Check Out Our Merchant Specials:

  • Cake Makers Studio at 115 S. Kentucky Ave.–Purchase a dozen chocolate-covered Strawberries for $10. “Love Shakes” are buy one, get one free.
  • Amelia Paige Boutique at 223 N. Kentucky Ave. will be serving up Red Sangria, Chocolate & Cheese. Get a FREE bath bomb when you spend $30
  • Lakeland CBD Wellness at 225 N. Kentucky Ave. is offering 50% off CBD ice cream and sampling chocolate and CBD-infused tea.
  • Top Buttons at 236 N. Kentucky Ave.–On Friday, February 14th, show your receipt from Downtown Lakeland retailers or restaurants and receive 15% off your entire Top Buttons purchase. This includes our Boutique and Thrift Collections, 10am-8:30pm.
  • Take Heart at 248 N. Kentucky Ave.–Sample cookies, and take 20% off one regular-priced item.
  • Teriyaki Madness at 304 N. Kentucky Ave. will be doing a BOGO special–Get a free Regular or Jr. bowl with the purchase of a Regular or Jr bowl and 2 fountain drinks. Dine on the patio, which will be set up with a cornucopia of romantic delights.
  • Home Essentials at 325 N. Kentucky Ave.–Sample yummy dips & appetizers. Enjoy a demonstration of their newest product line, Dr. Pete’s Classic Herbed Foccacia, using the Wolf countertop oven, and sample the product afterwards!
  • Escapology Escape Rooms Lakeland at 210 E. Pine St.–Enjoy a Private Escape Game for $50 per couple, which includes a Complimentary Dessert Buffet and a $10 Harry’s Gift Card!
  • Lakeland Escape Rooms at 308 E. Pine St. has teamed up with Lakeland Loft at 108 S. Tennessee Ave. to offer you a special deal–Purchase entries for 2 to Lakeland Escape Room ($60), and receive a $20 credit for Lakeland Loft. Use promo code: EscapeLoveLoft60.