Second Thursday of Every Month | 6 - 9pm

First Friday | October 4 | 6-9pm

Saturday  October 12 | 3-10pm

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Cleveland Heights Animal Hospital's Dog Days of Summer Cleveland Heights Animal Hospital's Dog Days of Summer
Food Truck Rally Food Truck Rally
HeART of Lakeland Art Walk HeART of Lakeland Art Walk
Downtown Lakeland ZombieFest Downtown Lakeland ZombieFest
Holiday Walkabout presented by The Estates at Carpenters Holiday Walkabout presented by The Estates at Carpenters

Upside Downtown Magazine


Upside Downtown Magazine features Downtown Lakeland's people, places, and events. The magazine is published quarterly.

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Would you or your business like to sponsor First Friday, the Holiday Walkabout, Brewz Crewz, or the Food Truck Rally? There are several opportunities and levels of sponsorship, depending on your needs. Please call us at 863-510-9723 to schedule an appointment to learn about what event sponsorship can do for you!

What's New:

Free Fridays at Polk Museum of Art

Looking for something fun and free to do on Fridays? BB&T knows you are! Polk Museum of Art recently announced an agreement with BB&T that  enables the Museum to offer free admission to everyone on Fridays year-round. Admission is waived for all visitors to the Museum on Fridays beginning Oct. 4.


Enjoy the Healthy Side of Downtown Dining

Think you have will power? Go ahead, take an evening stroll in downtown Lakeland. Aromas of freshly baked breads and double-chocolate somethings will seriously test your commitment to healthy diet.   


The Story of Lakeland's Swans

Swans in Lakeland are local celebrities whose pictures can be found on everything from brochures and storefronts to the city’s official logo. They are considered royalty to Lakeland residents, and for good reason. These feathered fowl and the lakes they call home are a popular attraction with an interesting history.