We had so much fun during the inaugural Girls Night Out in September 2016, we’re ready to do it all again. Grab your girlfriends and come downtown Jan. 21, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. for a night of demonstrations, giveaways, drawings, tastings and shopping! There are no tickets to buy Just stop by one of the participating locations to get your free map to the goodies and specials.
Following is a run-down of specials and events happening during the event, hosted by the Downtown Lakeland Partnership:
This retail shop filled with the finest American crafts will offer wine and munchies, as well as specials during the event. Enter to win a gift basket.
Mitchells Coffee House
The Mitchells gang will host a coffee tasting, and you can enter to win a gift basket.
This go-to spot for extraordinary fashions for weddings, proms and elegant occasions will feature models showcasing formal dresses while a DJ spins music. Come take advantage of our exclusive two-hour sale from 6 to 8 p.m. for prom girls and brides.
Sifu Och Wing Chun Kung Fu
Take part in self-defense mini sessions throughout the night, and learn about the variety of classes available for children and adults.
My Office & More
My Office & More provides professional office, desk and meeting space in a beautifully restored, historic building. They will host Fun & Games Night with featured vendor Learning Gizmos. There will be a variety of multi-generational educational games to play and purchase, if desired.
An organization on a mission to promote positive body image, healthy self-esteem and modesty among young women, this business recently relocated to Downtown Lakeland. Take part in their Grand Opening Celebration. It includes live music, $5-$10 merchandise specials, and free makeup with all purchases.
Evolve Hair Studio
Take 20 percent off all products and future services booked during the event. Enjoy tasty snacks and sangria provided by Chop Shop and Divicious. $5 donation for fun feather extensions, with proceeds going to Florida Baptist Children’s Home.
Just Dance Academy of Dance & Etiquette
Come see how easy it is to learn to dance by taking part in a mini dance class. Learn about the yoga, fencing and other classes offered. Talk to the expert from Maelle Makeup & Skincare, where you can take part in demonstrations and enter to win prizes.
Enter the drawing to win $25 in Rafa Bucks. Free bar of soap with any purchase of $30 or more. Enjoy sweets and spirits.
Got Candy & More
Free tastings of sinfully delicious chocolates, and equally delicious sangria. Taylor Made Florals will show off their artful floral designs, and each lady will get a flower. Floral crowns will be available for sale.
Just Costumes Sales & Rentals
You are invited to explore your creative side with costumes and accessories. Who doesn’t like to dress up?
The Embroidery Mill & Boutique
Enter a drawing for a chance to win a basket full of goodies from this beautiful boutique. Free gift with a $50 purchase, and coupons for your future purchases. Enjoy wine and appetizers from Harry’s Seafood Bar and Grille.
Scout & Tag
Enjoy spirits and sweets throughout the evening, and enter the drawing for a decorative metal script art sign. Receive a free microfiber dusting cloth with any purchase over $30.
Two Hens & A Hound
In addition to exploring all of the local artisans’ offerings always on hand, the Hens are featuring Rusty Lark Jewelry. Meet Debbie and discuss creating a custom piece. Linksters Tap Room and Harry’s Seafood Bar & Grille will give away coupons. Enjoy Palace Pizza’s mini-cannolis and Italian wine. And, the Hens will give 20% off custom framing service coupons – perfect for Valentine’s Day. Enter to win a wonderful gift basket, too.
Come see our new stationery bar, and pick up some monogrammed notecards while you wait. Purchases made during the event get you a coupon good for 10 percent off purchases made the first week of February.
This post will be updated as more details are known.