Lakeland is a hot spot for local makers, foodies, and creatives. Local markets bring them all together — and we’re ready to shop ‘til we drop at these upcoming events.
Dixieland Night Market, Union Hall, 1023 S. Florida Ave.
Every second Friday of the month, 6-11 p.m.
The Emporium Art Collective brings together local artists and artisans each month. Shop, grab a bite from a food truck, and enjoy live entertainment inside Union Hall and The Pink Piano. The next market is this Friday, Aug. 11.
Buena Market, locations and dates vary
You’ll find this market popping up at locations all over Lakeland — from downtown to Bonnet Springs Park — with local entrepreneurs, performers, and food vendors. Catch the next market, Disco Fest 2, on Saturday, Sept. 9 at Haus 820.
The Aquarian Market, The Yard on Mass, 802 N. Massachusetts Ave.
Every third Thursday of the month, 6-10 p.m.
This pet-friendly event touts itself as the first all-vegan market in Lakeland. Visit for vegan eats, unique goods, and different activities each month. Thursday, Aug. 17 is Classical Night, featuring a blue carpet and performances by Golden Swan Strings.
Lakeland Punk Rock Flea Market, Swan Brewing, 115 W. Pine St.
Last Sunday of March and September, 12-6 p.m.
Downtown Farmers Curb Market, Downtown Lakeland, 117 N. Kentucky Ave.
Every Saturday from September to July, times vary
This list wouldn’t be complete without mentioning the farmers market. You can shop from vendors of all types when the market returns from its hiatus on Saturday, Sept. 2.