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Polk County’s Tourism Office to Host Events to Celebrate National Tourism Week, May 5 – 9, 2014

Posted on April 16th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, Event, General, Uncategorized, Upcoming

Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing (PCTSM) will celebrate National Tourism Week with a number of activities the week of May 5 – 9, 2014. The first full week of May is recognized annually as National Travel and Tourism Week. Plans are still in progress so PCTSM wants tourism officials and residents to make note […]

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Submit Your Polk Heritage Photographs into the ‘Picture Polk History’ Contest

Posted on April 15th, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Event, General, Uncategorized

Share your favorite heritage site in Polk County in the Picture Polk History photo contest. Explore Polk County’s “sense of place” by capturing distinctive images of our unique historic buildings, places, and events. Photographs must feature a museum, monument, historic building, cemetery or a local festival that is listed on the Polk County Heritage Trail. Interested participants can […]

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Golf Promotion In Full Swing at PCTSM

Posted on April 12th, 2014 by

Categories: General, Sports

With the release of the 2014 Polk County Golf Guide, PCTSM is ramping up promotion of Polk County as a major golf destination, by distributing the brochure at annual golf shows held in the northeast. Polk County has always been a major golf vacation destination but the January opening of the highly anticipated Streamsong Resort […]

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Polk’s Tourism Mobile Website Recognized Among the Best in the South

Posted on April 11th, 2014 by

Categories: General, Uncategorized

The mobile website for Visit Central Florida, Polk County’s official destination sales and marketing organization, has been named one of the “South’s Best” by ConventionSouth Magazine. Polk County’s mobile site was honored as one of the best in the “second-tier destinations” category, which included destinations like Birmingham, AL; Knoxville, TN and Virginia Beach, VA. Categories […]

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Share your Favorite Polk Heritage Site in the ‘Picture Polk History’ Photo Contest

Posted on April 3rd, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Event, General, Uncategorized

Share your favorite heritage site in Polk County in the Picture Polk History photo contest! “Picture Polk History” features the History and Heritage sites on the Polk County Heritage Trail. Explore Polk County’s “sense of place” by capturing distinctive images of our unique historic buildings, places, and events. Photographs must feature a museum, monument, historic […]

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Choose the Winner of Visit Central Florida’s Tigers Spring Training Photo Contest

Posted on March 28th, 2014 by

Categories: General, Sports, Uncategorized, Upcoming

Tigers fans, Our Tigers Spring Training photo contest kicked off with the start of Spring Training in Lakeland and has winded down like the spring season. The next, and final, phase of the contest will begin on March 31 and continue through April 7. This next phase is the People’s Choice Award, which means we […]

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Local Favorites Highlights Britt’s Cafe

Posted on March 27th, 2014 by

Categories: Dining, General

Begin your morning with a quaint breakfast, kick of your afternoon with a delightful lunch or partake in a Friday Night Fish Fry at Britt’s Café located on Harden Boulevard in Lakeland. Don’t pass by this cozy corner restaurant without stepping in to order their delicious classic American cuisine with a bit of a bistro […]

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LEGOLAND ® Water Park Opening For 2014 Season on Saturday, April 12

Posted on March 27th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, General, Upcoming

LEGOLAND Water Park gearing up for third year of family fun LEGOLAND ® Water Park at LEGOLAND Florida is gearing up for a third year of family fun as the park opens for the season on Saturday, April 12. Specifically designed for families with children ages two to 12, LEGOLAND Water Park features more than […]

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Flying Tigers Individual Tickets Now On Sale

Posted on March 24th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, General, Sports, Uncategorized, Upcoming

Individual tickets for Lakeland Flying Tigers are now on sale as of 9:00 a.m. this morning at the Joker Marchant Stadium box office.  The box office is located at 2301 Lakeland Hills Blvd.  Season tickets are currently on sale for $210 (only $3 per ticket) and include special season ticket holder benefits including events, trips […]

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LEGOLAND® Florida Salutes Armed Forces with 2014 Military Appreciation Days

Posted on March 13th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, General

LEGOLAND® Florida salutes the men and women serving in the United States Armed Forces with the continuation of Military Appreciation Days throughout 2014. As an appreciation for their continued service, all active duty military personnel including the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, National Guard and Reservists are now entitled to free single day […]

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