Lakeland FL Local Events - Things To Do This 4th July Weekend!
Lakeland, FL is the place to be! there are so many things to do in Lakeland Florida for this weekend’s 4th of July holiday celebration as local events are the best Family Entertainment.
First Friday is celebrated on the first Friday of every month and this free event is themed “Red, White & Kaboom”. It’s happening downtown Lakeland around Munn Park (Kentucky and Tennessee Avenue) July 1st, 2011 starting at 6 p.m - 9:15 p.m.
A classic car show will also take place, just like every month with some great looking cars.
Downtown streets will be closed for bounce houses, carnival style family games, live music and entertainment along with activities planned by our local merchants. Shops stay open late and downtown restaurants will have outdoor seating on Kentucky Avenue for you and your family to enjoy an evening dinner before heading down to Lake Mirror for the Red, White & Kaboom celebration!
This event takes place almost simultaneously with First Friday starting at 6:00 p.m. with live music – 60's to current pop/rock sounds by the popular local band Channel Z Band. Plenty of drink and food vendors will be displayed around Lake Mirror. So, just bring your blanket or lawn chairs and enjoy this wonderful family celebration at the Lake Mirror Promenade.
Around 9:00 p.m. a spectacular firework display will round out the first day of the 4th of July celebration – Trust me, you don’t want to miss this event!
Two Fireworks display in one weekend, only happens in Lakeland
The celebration continues on Monday, July 4, at the Joker Marchant Stadium. There will be a dazzling dueling display of two fireworks spectacular, choreographed to patriotic music around 9:15 p.m. following the Lakeland Flying Tigers vs. the Dunedin Blue Jays baseball game. Joker Marchant Stadium, the home of the Detroit Tigers during Spring Training, is located at 2301 Lakeland Hills Boulevard in Lakeland.
Happy Independence Day - Lakeland, Florida!!!
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