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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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Lake Mirror Green Celebration to Honor Earth Day

Posted on April 14th, 2014 by

Categories: Event, Nature, Uncategorized, Upcoming

LAKE MIRROR EVENT WILL FEATURE LIVE MUSIC & GREEN LIVING DISPLAYS On Friday, April 18th there will be a free Green Celebration in honor of Earth Day with a concert & showcase at the Lake Mirror Promenade from 5:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. There will be live music from the Sofa Kings along with a variety of […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on April 14th, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Dining, Event, Nature, Shopping, Sports, Uncategorized, Upcoming

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA APRIL 14-22, 2014 Find a complete listing of April and May events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Imperial Symphony Orchestra’s Masterworks 5 Date: Tuesday, April 15 Venue: The Lakeland Center -  The Imperial Symphony Orchestra presents Masterworks 5 An Evening of Broadway part of the 2013-2014 Masterworks Series at The Lakeland Center. Lunch […]

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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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Farm to Plate Local Connection Blueberry Tour

Posted on April 7th, 2014 by

Categories: Event, Nature, Uncategorized, Upcoming

UF/IFAS Polk County Extension Service invites you to connect with blueberry farmers and products in Polk County on Friday, April 11. This will be their very first Polk County blueberry industry tour. Learn about local agriculture and relax and enjoy the fruits of someone else’s labor. Picking berries at a local U-Pick! Visit a blueberry […]

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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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Blue Angels Return to SUN ‘n FUN Fly-In & Expo Presented By FRLA on April 1-6

Posted on March 26th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, Event, Uncategorized, Upcoming

The United States Navy’s Flight Demonstration Squadron, The “Blue Angels” will be the featured air show performers at the SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-In and Expo Presented by the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association, coming up April 1-6, 2014 on its campus at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport in Lakeland, Florida. “After a year of sequestration […]

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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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