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Ring Around the Ponies: LEGOLAND Florida Resort Just Got a Bit Cuter

Posted on June 25th, 2015 by

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A day ahead of its official opening, LEGOLAND® Florida Resort offered media an exclusive preview of its newest land, LEGO® Friends Heartlake City. The theme park’s newest expansion is based on the popular LEGO® Friends product line and is closely modeled after the five LEGO Friends characters: Olivia, Stephanie, Emma, Mia and Andrea. Heartlake City […]

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Fourth of July Events in Central Florida

Posted on June 23rd, 2015 by

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Get ready for plenty of family-friendly fun in Polk County this July 4th! Join us in the celebration and remembrance of those who risked their lives for our freedom. Beginning Friday, July 3 and lasting through the night of Saturday, July 4, you will find Independence Day celebrations for everyone going on throughout the county. […]

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Bok Tower Gardens is Hosting their 3rd Annual Pink Day this Weekend

Posted on June 16th, 2015 by

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Bok Tower Gardens 3rd Annual Pink Day June 20 Celebrates Survivors, Raises Money for Breast Cancer Research Bok Tower Gardens once again celebrates survivors, raises money for breast cancer research, and shares the love of gardening during its 3rd annual Pink Day event on Saturday, June 20 from 9 a.m. – 12 noon. Fifty percent […]

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Plan to Horse Around Heartlake City at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort Later this Month

Posted on June 8th, 2015 by

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In honor of National Best Friends Day on June 8, kids share what it means to be a friend and get the chance to be among the first to experience Mia’s Riding Adventure at Heartlake City. LEGOLAND® Florida Resort will open its newest land, Heartlake City, on June 26. The theme park’s newest expansion is […]

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Cool Off at Bok Tower Gardens Summer Concert Series. Yes, Really!

Posted on May 28th, 2015 by

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Summer is here, and so is a HOT new series of live music inside the COOL air-conditioned comfort of the Bok Tower Gardens’ Visitor Center. Their popular Live at the Gardens! Summer Music Series returns beginning June 6, now with SIX great concerts to enjoy all summer long! That’s right, they’ve added two concerts to […]

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LEGOLAND Florida Hotel is Brick upon Brick of “Take your Pick” Fun

Posted on May 20th, 2015 by

Categories: Accommodations, Attractions

Interactive 152-Room Hotel Features a Number of LEGOLAND® Firsts Including the World’s First LEGO® Friends Suite and Master Model Builder Workshop LEGOLAND® Hotel at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort opened Friday, marking the expansion of the resort to become an immersive, multi-day experience for families. The grand opening was honored with thousands of colorful LEGO® minifigures blasting […]

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Lego to LEGOLAND Florida: New Hotel to Open in 3 Weeks

Posted on April 28th, 2015 by

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On May 15, the first LEGOLAND® Hotel on the East Coast will officially open. The final bricks are being put in place ahead of the grand opening celebrations on May 15. The Hotel is built for kids and invites them to take the lead from the moment they arrive. A special “kid check-in” takes place […]

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Concert Under the Stars Returns with ‘Gypsy Jazz’ John Jorgenson

Posted on April 22nd, 2015 by

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The annual springtime Concert Under The Stars takes place at Bok Tower Gardens Saturday, April 25 at 7:00 p.m., featuring an unforgettable evening of Gypsy Jazz with The John Jorgenson Quintet. Violinist Ashley Liberty and pianist Daniel Strange will open the show. “This year’s Concert Under The Stars takes guests back to the Parisian jazz […]

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Soaking up the Local Culture

Posted on April 13th, 2015 by

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THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA APRIL 13 – 22 Find a complete listing for April and May events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. This Week’s Events MONDAY, APRIL 13 6:30 PM – THURSDAY, APRIL 16 8:30 PM Lakeland Flying Tigers · Lakeland – Lakeland Flying Tigers is celebrating their 50th season of baseball. Join them […]

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Soaking up the Local Culture

Posted on April 6th, 2015 by

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THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA APRIL 6 – 15 Find a complete listing for April and May events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. This Week’s Events TUESDAY, APRIL 7 12:15 PM – 1:00 PM Book Club at Polk County History Center · Bartow – The Polk County History Center hosts a book club […]

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