Girls Night Out

Downtown Lakeland’s next Girls Night Out is scheduled for Friday, April 12, 2019 from 5pm to 8:30pm. Bring a friend, 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. Play dress up with fun props and costume options, and take a picture with your...
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April 5 First Friday: Foodie Fest

Join us for our first annual First Friday Foodie Fest on April 5, 2019 from 6pm-9pm in Downtown Lakeland! Sample the flavors of Polk’s finest food makers. Enjoy small bites at a small price–$3 or less. Downtown shops and restaurants will be open late. Don’t miss the Makers Market, featuring local artists and creators, on North Kentucky Avenue and the Classy Car Show on Tennessee Avenue. Streets...
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Calling All Cookie Makers: Sign Up for Our Cookie Carnival!

The First Friday event in Downtown Lakeland welcomes over 5,000 visitors and over 60 exhibitors every month. Our theme for First Friday, October 5, 6pm-9pm, is “Om Nom Nom Cookie Carnival.” We plan to have vendors selling cookies in the park to First Friday visitors. We also plan to choose 100 cookie judges to vote for their favorite cookie. The winner will receive a cookie trophy, a post on...
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