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Mayfaire by-the-Lake Art Festival

May 08, 2021 — May 09, 2021

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Polk Museum of Art welcomes Mayfaire by-the-Lake back to the shores of Lake Morton on May 8 and 9, 2021. This annual event in downtown Lakeland will be safe for all visitors, artists, and staff, and a true celebration of art during the time of the pandemic.

Mayfaire by-the-Lake

This annual art festival is a great way for visitors to experience Lakeland during a weekend getaway. The festival hosts more than 100 artists from across Florida, displaying photography, ceramics, watercolors, oils and acrylics, sculptures and jewelry.

Things To Do Near Mayfaire

Located just blocks away from Lakeland’s historic downtown, the Mayfaire by-the-Lake is within walking distance to many restaurants and shops. Enjoy breakfast or lunch at Black & Brew Coffee House & Bistro, dinner at Red Door Lakeland or Harry’s Seafood Bar & Grille, and find unique Lakeland themed gifts at Scout & Tag.

The nearby neighborhood of Dixieland is home to Good Thyme LKLD, Cob & Pen, Born & Bread Bakehouse, Concord Coffee, Hillcrest Coffee and more. If you love vintage shops, be sure to stop by Dixieland Relics and The Shop Across the Street.

The Mother’s Day weekend festivities continue during Mayfaire Saturday Night at the Lake Mirror Promenade.



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