free entertainment: Lakeland First Friday - Bicycle Night on June 4th 2010 - 06/03/10 08:25 AM
Lakeland First Friday - Bicycle Night on June 4th 2010 The Lakeland Downtown Partnership has done it again....coming up with great themes for First Fridays. Bicycle Night will be held June 4th, 2010 downtown Lakeland around Munn Park from 6-9pm. With every First Friday event held you can expect Art Reception, Dining, Entertainment, Classic Car Show and Stores open late. If you happen to ride your bike around Lake Hollingsworth or cycling with your family around downtown, why don't you check out Bicycle Night and what it has in store for you: Unusual Bike Show from 7-9pm on N. Kentucky Avenue   … (1 comments)

free entertainment: First Friday in Lakeland Florida – Local Event “Holiday Happenings” – December 4th, 2009 - 12/03/09 10:06 PM
First Friday in Lakeland Florida – Local Event “Holiday Happenings” – December 4th, 2009
C’mon down – Downtown Lakeland is all decked out with Holiday lights! Enjoy the sounds of holiday music that will be performed around downtown Lakeland; take your picture with Santa at the General Store and much, much more during Lakeland, Florida’s First Friday local event “Holiday Happenings”. Get some holiday shopping done, stores will be open late!
Did you miss Thursday’s annual Lakeland Christmas Parade? You don’t want to miss this special occasion with your family and friends. With all Lakeland First Friday events, Downtown Lakeland Partnership … (1 comments)

free entertainment: Free Arts & Entertainment Event in Lakeland Florida - Saturday Nov 14th 2009 - 11/10/09 04:34 AM
Free Arts & Entertainment Event in Lakeland Florida - Saturday Nov 14th 2009
Did you enjoy this past weekend's free events honoring the people who service? Check out this Saturday's free art & music event on November 14, 2009 from 11am-5pm. This event takes place downtown Lakeland at the Lake Mirror Amphitheater.
 
This event would help bring unity to the community of Lakeland through a common passion; creative arts. It would be a place for talented artists within our community to release their gifts, bringing a positive influence into our city. Artists would have the opportunity to network & share … (0 comments)

free entertainment: Lakeland Florida – Mercedes-Benz Lake Mirror Classic Extravaganza 2009 - 10/14/09 12:29 AM
Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the annual Mercedes-Benz Lake Mirror Classic takes place around Lake Mirror and in the downtown Lakeland area on October 16/17, 2009. Lakeland expects an estimated 35,000 people wandering around Lake Mirror for the two day event which is considered as one of the best shows in the Southeast. Visiting the extraordinary event will mesmerize car enthusiasts around Lakeland and the country.
This two-day charity event raises money for Lakeland’s non-profit groups, such as the Junior Achievement, Pied Piper Players, Boy Scouts, the First Tee, Historic Lakeland, and Lakeland Regional Cancer. More than $200,000.00 has been raised … (3 comments)

free entertainment: Lakeland Florida Local Event – First Friday “School’s out for Summer” – June 5th - 06/03/09 03:10 PM
Kids school is out – are you ready to have some fun? Bring your parents to downtown Lakeland this Friday, June 5th starting at 6:00 PM and participate blowing the largest bubble in a bubble-gum blowing contest. I’m sure there are some great hula-hoopers in Lakeland, there will be a contest for a squirt-gun shootout and a contest for summer themed art, which takes place along Kentucky Avenue.
Teaming up with our local downtown merchants, Explorations V Children’s Museum and the Polk Museum of Art, who are making sure, you will have a great start to your summer vacation during … (0 comments)

free entertainment: Lakeland Florida Free Local Event – First Friday “City of Lakeland Public Works Day” – May 1st - 04/29/09 12:00 PM
Lakeland Florida  Free Local Event – First Friday “City of Lakeland Public Works Day” – May 1st
 
Who is “Public Works”? Those are the folks in the engineering, constructions & maintenance, solid waste management department, just to name a few, that work for the City of Lakeland. Want to learn more about your city’s Public Works, their local public works projects and their responsibilities then come to Munn Park at its downtown location viewing the displays, win prizes and have fun. As it is with every First Friday of the month, the Downtown Lakeland Partnership hosts this special free event … (0 comments)

free entertainment: Swan Derby in Lakeland Florida - A Free Community Event & Entertainment! - 04/21/09 07:47 AM
Swan Derby in Lakeland Florida - A Free Community Event & Entertainment!
Dust off your hats, bring your family and c'mon down to Lake Mirror this Friday April 24, 2009 for the annual Lakeland Derby.

With this added excitement just one week prior to the Kentucky Derby, you are going to have a blast watching the "Maiden Handicap Race" at 5:00 p.m., followed by the... oh, you can't miss the magnificent show of the "Derby Hat Contest" at 5:30 p.m., "Running of the Ducks" at 5:45 p.m., the "Parade to the Post" at 6:00 p.m., and last but not least … (2 comments)

free entertainment: Lakeland Florida Local Event – First Friday “Open Mic Night” – February 6, 2009 - 02/04/09 06:46 AM
Lakeland Florida Local Event - First Friday "Open Mic Night" - February 6, 2009
American Idol in Lakeland?  Well, I do know for fact that Lakeland has some great local amateur talents. As it is with every First Friday of the month, the Downtown Lakeland Partnership hosts this special free event at Munn Park. February's theme is "Open Mic Night"; local amateur musicians of all ages are encouraged to take part in this celebration on February 6th, 2009 to see, who will be voted the next "American Idol in Lakeland".
You, the public can purchase tickets for only 25¢ each Downtown … (0 comments)

free entertainment: Lakeland Florida – Annual Pig Fest at Joker Marchant Stadium - 01/24/09 04:40 AM
Lakeland Florida - Annual Pig Fest at Joker Marchant Stadium
Where in the world around this time of the year would you find the best barbeque?  Ready for food, entertainment for the whole family to enjoy! Then look no further and come' on down to the 2009 Lakeland Pig Festival on January 30th - 31st,   2009.
A tad bit of history lesson! It started all in 1994 when a small group of local businessmen attended the Blue Ridge Mountain town of Tyron, N.C. to watch a barbeque championship. From then on, a festival committee was established and Lakeland's Pig Festival welcomed … (10 comments)

free entertainment: Lakeland Florida First Friday – Holiday Happenings - 12/04/08 02:28 AM
akeland Florida First Friday - Holiday Happenings
Are you in the Holiday Spirit yet? Throughout this year on the first Friday of every month and this Friday, December 5th, 2008 is no exception that the Downtown Lakeland Partnership prides itself of hosting and organizing First Friday.  This monthly celebration offers a different theme each month. This family celebration of the "Dog Days of Summer", "Back to School", and "Art Walk" were very successful.
Opening the local newspaper or looking online for things to do in Lakeland throughout the year, I'm so impressed by Lakeland and its communities coming together and provide programs … (2 comments)

free entertainment: Entertainment and Things to do without spending a Dime – Polk County Florida - 12/01/08 10:57 AM
Entertainment and Things to do without spending a Dime - Polk County Florida
The holiday season is a time for giving and receiving. It also can be as delightful and stressful at the same time. With today's economy, parents try to figure out how much to spend on gifts on their children and how to pay for these gifts when money is tight. There are lots of free activities and entertainment happening here in Lakeland and the surrounding cities in Polk County, Florida for you to enjoy.  So take a look at my list below and I'm sure there is something … (6 comments)

 
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