Downtown Dollars Promotion: Holiday Sip, Shop, and Stroll

On Friday, December 8, check out our first annual Holiday Sip, Shop & Stroll in Downtown Lakeland. Retailers are staying open late–until 9pm–just for you to get all of your holiday shopping done and grab some great bargains in the process. Make it a date night! Start your evening sipping drinks at one of Downtown’s fine restaurants, coffee shops, or bars. Stroll through the...
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Local Jewelry Store Gets a New Family

  After 85 Years, Local Jewelry Store Gets a New Family FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LAKELAND, FL November 17, 2017 – Gina and Dean Saunders announced today that they are purchasing a local downtown Lakeland landmark, Geo. L. Gaines Jeweler, Inc. Dean Saunders is the founder and owner of Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Real Estate, with offices on Munn Park just a block away from the jewelry...
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NEW BIKES, NEW FEATURES

SWAN CITY CYCLES BIKE SHARE PROGRAM NEW BIKES, NEW FEATURES   LAKELAND, FL (November 20, 2017) — The City of Lakeland bike share program, Swan City Cycles is going through a metamorphosis with new bicycles and expanded user friendly services.  The Zagster Bikes currently part of the Swan City Cycles bike share program will be going away mid-December and GOTCHA will be the new provider...
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Holiday Events Listing

Usher in the Season with the Annual Holiday Walkabout!Tuesday, Nov. 14th, 6-9pm   ✦ Saturday, Nov. 11 – Veterans Day Parade, 11am ✦ Friday, Nov. 17 – Cirque Dreams: Holidaze, RP Funding Center ✦ Saturday, Nov. 18 – Margarita Ball, 8-11pm ✦ Nov. 20-22 – Early American Workshops, Explorations V Children’s Museum ✦ Nov. 24-26 – “Ornaments on Parade” Brooke Pottery ✦ Friday, Nov. 24 –...
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Lakeland Veteran’s Day Parade – November 11th

 LAKELAND, FL (November 3, 2017) – The Polk County Veteran’s Council is hosting the Lakeland Veteran’s Day Parade on Saturday, November 11th. The parade will honor all veterans and activities will start at 10 a.m. with a ceremony in Veteran’s Memorial Park located at 141 Lake Beulah Drive, Lakeland, FL 33815. The ceremony will memorialize the 100th Anniversary of the United States of...
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Downtown Holiday Advertising Campaign

The LDDA and the DLP are teaming up to make this Holiday Season in Downtown the best ever! Our holiday Marketing campaign will include radio ads, print ads in The Ledger’s TIMEOUT, and The Ledger online banner ads. WE NEED YOU TO PARTICIPATE! Here’s the program: We kick off the Holiday Walkabout with radio ads on all 4 stations beginning November 8 through 14. The radio ad will also...
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Citation Increased to $25 Starts Aug 1

PARKING CITATION CHANGES INCREASE IN FINES AND VIOLATORS HAVE ADDITIONAL TIME TO PAY LAKELAND, FL (July 24, 2017) – Starting August 1, 2017 those that receive a parking citation in Lakeland will pay more because the fine has been increased from $15 to $25 for all parking offenses and habitual offenders can receive up to three violations per day instead of two. Violators that park in a...
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South Florida Ave Corridor Study

Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council and Florida Department of Transportation will hold a public meting on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at Polk Museum of Art beginning at 6pm with an Open House and the presentation at 6:30pm.  See the flyer linked below for the details. The Plan offers suggestions and recommendations to improve mobility, safety, quality of life, and economic vitality along...
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