Lakeland FL Mayfaire By-The-Lake 2013 - A Mother's Day Treat!
Saturday, May 11th, 2013
The Lakeland FL Mayfaire starts out with a bang on Saturday Night May 11th from 5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Bring your lawn chair or blankets for a free party on the shores of Lake Mirror. The Mayfaire Classic 5K Race kicks off this event along with fireworks after the sun sets of beautiful Lake Mirror. There are vendors for you to buy food and drinks or you can bring your own and have a family picnic.
What started out as a simple craft fair 40 years ago in front of the Lakeland Public Library, Mayfaire By-The-Lake, held every year on Mother's Day weekend is considered among the Top 100 outdoor art festival in the nation. Lakeland FL Mayfaire By-The-Lake is also the oldest outdoor art festival in Central Florida and truly a treat for the whole family to enjoy.
Mother's Day - Sunday May 12, 2013 - 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Mayfaire By-The-Lake is held on the shores of beautiful Lake Morton with over 165 artists you will be in for a treat. From jewelers, painters from oil, canvas and water colors to photographers and clay artists. Live entertainment by local musicians and dance companies on the shady front lawn of the Public Library, food, such as funnel cakes, smoothies and shaved ice and beverage vendors and the children's beloved art tent and kids zone (small fee for bounce houses and rock wall).
Free parking and shuttle service is available from Florida Southern College and other nearby location. MayFerrys, which is also a free shuttle will drive around Lake Morton and to the Polk Museum of Arts, which is located adjacent to the Lakeland Public Library.
Best of all - Admission to the Mayfaire By-The-Lake and the Mayfaire Saturday Night/Festival of Arts and Athletes on Saturday is FREE!
Lakeland FL Mayfaire By-The-Lake is one of the reason why Lakeland is a family oriented city.