A Day of Free Fun at the Fall Harvest Festival
Posted on October 24th, 2012 by Rebecca Thompson
Polk Outpost 27, Polk County’s official visitor information center, will celebrate the season this weekend with the 6th Annual Fall Harvest Festival. Stop by Saturday, October 27 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. for a day of fun featuring a bounce house, free movie, games, candy and more.
The festival will also highlight area attractions this year. Booths from LEGOLAND® Florida, Fantasy of Flight, Bok Tower Gardens, Safari Wilderness Ranch, the Lakeland Flying Tigers, Polk County Parks and Recreation, McDonald’s, 97 Country and Radio Disney will be on display and open for visitors to visit.
Kids are sure to have a blast at the Fall Harvest Festival Saturday with the bounce house, obstacle course, candy bags, games, movie, a costume parade and, of course, the pumpkin decorating contest featuring three age categories (3-9 years, 10-15 years and 16 years to adult). Craft and food vendors will also be onsite.
In addition to all the fun mentioned, those who bring a non-perishable food item to donate to local food banks, will receive a chance at a prize. Each item donated, will grant an entry into the grand prize drawing taking place at 4:00 p.m.
Also, visitors will receive a FREE LEGOLAND® Florida ticket with every LEGOLAND® Florida ticket purchased at Outpost 27 on the day of the event.
Entries to the pumpkin carving/decorating contest will be accepted Thursday, October 25 and Friday, October 26 from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. All pumpkins will be on display through judging on Saturday. First, second and third place prizes will be awarded for each age group at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday.
Stop by for the festivities, and find all the entertainment Saturday at the Polk Outpost 27 Visitor Information Center located on Highway 27, just 1/2 mile south of Interstate 4 (exit 55).
Fall Festival 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Free Movie 12:30 p.m.
Costume Parade 3:00 p.m.
Pumpkin Prizes Awarded 4:00 p.m.
Food drive Grand Prize Drawing 4:00 p.m.
For more information, please visit the event online by clicking:Visit Central Florida.org -Polk Outpost 27 Fall Festival or by calling Polk Outpost 27 at 863-420-2586.