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Mayfaire by-the-Lake

Presented by Polk Museum of Art at Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland FL

May 12 - 13 2018
Mayfaire by-the-Lake

The 47th annual MIDFLORIDA Mayfaire by-the-Lake, located in downtown Lakeland and held each Mother’s Day weekend, is a premiere outdoor art festival.

Polk Museum of Art’s MIDFLORIDA Mayfaire by-the-Lake 2018
Art Festival on the Shores of Lake Morton

Mother’s Day Weekend

May 12 -13
9 am – 4 pm

Begun as a crafts fair on the lawn of the Lakeland Public Library, MIDFLORIDA Mayfaire by-the-Lake has grown into one of Florida’s premier outdoor art festivals. Held on Mother’s Day weekend each year, Mayfaire is located on the shores of beautiful Lake Morton in downtown Lakeland, Florida. Mayfaire is one of the largest and oldest outdoor art festivals in Central Florida and is on Sunshine Artist magazine’s prestigious “Best 200 Art Shows” list as number 20 in 2016. Come see why it has such a great reputation!

* About 165 Artists from All Over the Nation
* Free Parking and Shuttle Service
* Food Trucks
* Live Entertainment
* Hands-on Children’s Art Tent

For more information, visit:


Free Admission

Contact: 8636887743x249


    Official Website


Additional time info:

Bring your lawn chairs or blankets for a free party on the Frances Langford Promenade along the shores of Lake Mirror, just two blocks north of Lake Morton. This event includes live music by MPiRE Band from Orlando, fireworks, and the MIDFLORIDA Mayfaire 5K Race. Food and beverage vendors will be available on site. 

Saturday, May 13, 2018

5:30 pm -11:00 pm

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Polk Museum of Art

800 East Palmetto Street, Lakeland, FL 33801

Full map and directions


    • Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair-Accessible May-Ferry

A wheelchair accessible golf cart makes stops at all May-Ferry stops.


ADA compliant restrooms are located indoors at

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