LAKELAND, FL (April 25, 2014) – The City of Lakeland’s Police and Fire Departments will be out in full force for GUNS & HOSES from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. on Friday, May 2, 2014, as part of Downtown Lakeland’s First Friday event. Come out and meet the men and women who keep our community safe and see the equipment used to maintain public safety within the community. During this event shops and restaurants will stay open with music and entertainment along the streets including a classic car show.
The celebration will be in and around Munn Park featuring large equipment and displays from each of our public safety divisions. Some of the feature displays include: fire trucks, new armored Bearcat vehicle, SWAT team, fire rescue, K9 demonstrations and much more! Along with these events, there will be children’s activities and fun for the whole family! And, we will have a fun activity that pits the Lakeland Fire Department against the Lakeland Police Department in a friendly competition between the agencies.
Parking is free beginning at 5:00pm the evening of the event in the Main Street parking garage. Additional free parking is also available in the Bay StreetLot, the Oak Street Park & ride and old fire station lot located at 400 E. Main St.