Mayfaire by-the-Lake, our city’s beloved Mother’s Day weekend tradition, is returning this year! Mayfaire is recognized as one of the best art shows in the state, and attracts more than 70,000 art-lovers each year.

The festival is hosted by the Polk Museum of Art, so head to the shores of Lake Morton this weekend to experience over 140 artist booths, live shows by local musicians and free activities for kids.

When & Where: May 8th and 9th, from 9am – 4pm each day around Lake Morton and the library lawn.

If you’re a runner, you can also take part in the MIDFLORIDA Mayfaire 5k: a road race hosted by the Lakeland Runners Club around the scenic Lake Mirror and Lake Morton at 7pm  on Saturday evening.

** Museum staff, artists, and volunteers will be taking extra precautions to ensure the festival will be safe for all visitors. CDC guidelines are strongly encouraged for guests, and required for staff and volunteers. The Polk County Health Department will have a presence at the festival.