April 3 First Friday: Foodie Fest

Our next First Friday event will take place on April 3, 2020 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, click here: https://forms.gle/H4Rn5bVEXh1texgj9 Downtown shops and restaurants will be open late. Don’t miss the Makers Market,...
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Gallery on the Promenade

Join us the Second Saturday of the month (March 14, 2020 and April 11, 2020) from 9am to 3pm for Gallery on the Promenade—a place for the buying and selling of Fine Arts in Lakeland. The monthly gallery will take place on the scenic Lemon Street Promenade in Downtown Lakeland located on the south side of Lemon St. between Massachusetts Ave. and Tennessee Ave. Peruse the work of local...
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2020 Music Munndays

Back by popular demand! Music Munndays return in March 2020, bringing live music to Downtown Lakeland’s Munn Park during lunch hours on four consecutive Mondays. Lakeland Downtown Development Authority and the City of Lakeland partner to present the free concerts and offer yet another fun experience for people to enjoy Downtown. Music Munndays began in February 2016 with an eight-week series of...
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Downtown Date Night on Valentine’s Day!

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...
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February 7 First Friday: Mardi Gras in Munn Park

Our next First Friday event will take place on February 7, 2020 from 6pm to 9pm in Downtown Lakeland. The theme is Mardi Gras in Munn Park, sponsored by Catholic Charities of Central Florida! Enjoy Food, Drinks, Beads & More! Purchase festive adult beverages in Munn Park (ID Required). Munch on yummy New Orleans goodies like King Cakes, Snowballs, and Beignets (Prices Vary). Enjoy music by...
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Historic Walking Tour – Jan.11

  Downtown Lakeland is happy to announce the return of the Historic Walking Tour! As schedules permit, we are able to recruit our local Downtown Lakeland history experts to volunteer to lead the tours. The tour begins in Munn Park, then depending on which buildings we are able to gain entry to, we walk as a group from location to location learning about Lakeland’s historic downtown....
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January 3 First Friday: Three Kings Celebration

Our next First Friday event will take place on January 3, 2020 from 6pm to 9pm in Downtown Lakeland. The theme is Three Kings Celebration–A Holiday Experience, sponsored by Just Cares, Inc.! Enjoy the following activities in around Munn Park: Food and Craft Vendors Family-Friendly Activities Dance Demonstrations Live Music Downtown shops and restaurants will be open late. Don’t miss the...
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Festive Fridays

Enjoy Holiday Lights, Holiday Music, and Holiday Shopping in Downtown Lakeland on December 13 and 20 from 6-9pm. Stores will be open late, and the shopping will be great! Stroll through Munn Park, and enjoy the City of Lakeland’s annual Christmas lights display. Take selfies with friends and family, or find a comfy bench and relax as the kids play. Enjoy holiday music as you shop. DJ...
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