December 7th First Friday: Hometown Holiday, Sponsored by Burnetti, P.A.

December’s First Friday event will take place on December 7, 2018 from 6pm to 9pm in Downtown Lakeland. The theme is Hometown Holiday, sponsored by Burnetti, P.A.! Visit Santa and Mrs. Claus, and enjoy free activities, games, and live music in Munn Park. Downtown shops and restaurants will be open late. Don’t miss the Makers Market on North Kentucky Avenue and the Classy Car Show on...
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Holiday Walkabouts in Downtown Lakeland

Friday, December 14, 2018 and Friday, December 21, 2018 will be our “Holiday Walkabouts” from 6pm to 9pm. Stores and shops will be open late serving up yummy goodies (like cider and cookies) and special deals, and there will be live music on the street corners. There will be the traditional holiday lights decorating Munn Park and costumed characters patrolling around for spontaneous selfies. On...
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Downtown Holiday Events–What’s New & What’s Changing!

Downtown Lakeland’s November/December event line-up is changing this year, particularly the Holiday Walkabout as the public has known it. With so many great events added in Downtown in the last decade or so – First Fridays, the Saturday Farmers Curb Market, Small Business Saturday, SnowFest, Food Truck Rallies, etc. the Downtown businesses decided to assess the events we currently produce...
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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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September 7th First Friday: Dog Days Downtown, sponsored by SPCA Florida

This month’s First Friday event will take place on September 7, 2018 from 6pm to 9pm in Downtown Lakeland. The theme is Dog Days Downtown, sponsored by SPCA Florida! SPCA Florida will have giveaways and prizes, music, a kidz zone, vendors, and adoptable dogs. Leashed pets are welcome. Downtown shops and restaurants will be open late. Don’t miss the Makers Market on North Kentucky...
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