Retailers in Kendal are taking part in a national campaign to encourage consumers to shop locally.
"Independent's Day" is aimed at celebrating independent retailers and recognising their role in local communities.
Traders in Kendal are displaying their finest products, services and goods in a bid to increase footfall in the town.
"This is a great opportunity to celebrate our independent traders and show our appreciation for all their hard work throughout the year.
"They help form the unique character of our towns and are fundamental in making South Lakeland such a special place.
"Kendal is a leading market town and this is our chance to show the value of our family run businesses and celebrate diversity on the high-street."
More top news
A brighter afternoon but windy with showers. Further rain/showers into Sunday. Some sunshine developing but winds staying strong and cooler
British Summer Time begins on Sunday. We may lose an hour in bed but the sun won't set until around 7.42 pm on Sunday evening.
Carlisle is expected to be a hotly contested seat, and on May 7 the vote could be a benchmark for the rest of the country.