Posted on October 11th, 2010 by Kris Keprios
It is officially that time of the year. So, get out your costumes, your candy and of course, your stencils and knives to start carving those pumpkins. Polk County’s official visitor information center, Polk Outpost 27, will help visitors welcome the Fall Season this year with its fourth annual Fall Festival on Saturday, October 23 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. There will be a bounce house, obstacle course, free candy bag, costume parade, craft and food vendors, games, movies and of course, a pumpkin decorating contest with three age categories (3-9 years old; 10-15 years old and 16 years to adult). Pumpkin entries will be accepted on Thursday, October 21 and Friday, October 22, from 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. All pumpkins will be on display through judging which begins on Saturday, October 23 during the Fall Festival. Winners will be announced between 4:00-4:30 p.m. All entrants will receive a consolation prize, with 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes awarded for total entries.
All of the events and displays are free of charge and are open to the public. Polk Outpost 27 is located on Highway 27 a half-mile South of I-4 at Exit 55. For more information call Polk Outpost 27 at 863-420-2586.