First Friday event will take place on February 3 from 6 pm to 9 pm in Downtown Lakeland. The theme is Mardi Gras. Enjoy food, drinks, beads & more!. Downtown shops and restaurants will be open late. Don’t miss the Makers Market, featuring local artists and creators, on North Kentucky Avenue and the Classy Car Show 5:30-8 pm (REGISTRATION REQUIRED) on Main St. and Tennessee Ave. Streets are closed to vehicles, so come prepared to walk about!