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Record Year for Polk County Tourism Tax Collections

Posted on January 8th, 2015 by

Categories: General

First Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 Numbers Reflect a Continuance of the Record Pace Fiscal year 2013-14 tourism tax collections increased 12% over 2012-13 collections, setting a new record of tourism taxes collected in a year. Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing’s 2014 fiscal year tourism tax collections totaled more than $7.7 million, continuing a […]

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Tourism Office to Host Social Media Marketing Presentation on January 15

Posted on January 8th, 2015 by

Categories: Event, Upcoming

Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing (PCTSM) will hold its next Tourist Development Council (TDC) Marketing Committee Meeting on Thursday, January 15, featuring a presentation on social media marketing. Kevin McNulty, President and CEO of NetWeave Social Networking, specializes in social media marketing and will speak about upcoming trends in that field for 2015. Mr. […]

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2015 Detroit Tigers Spring Training Home Tickets Available Saturday

Posted on January 7th, 2015 by

Categories: Event, Sports, Upcoming

79th Season at TigerTown in Lakeland Highlighted by Visits from Yankees, Rays, Orioles and Blue Jays Individual tickets for Detroit Tigers Spring Training home games will go on sale Saturday, January 10th at 10:00 a.m. at the Joker Marchant Stadium box office.  The box office is located at 2301 Lakeland Hills Blvd.  Tickets may also […]

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LEGOLAND® Florida Resort Announces 2015 Special Events

Posted on January 6th, 2015 by

Categories: Attractions, Event

The Force grows even stronger at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort with the announcement of LEGO® Club Weekend featuring the LEGO Star Wars™ Miniland model display as a new addition to 2015 Events. LEGOLAND® Florida kicks off the year with a full line-up of action-packed fun for 2015 with special events specifically geared towards families with children […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on January 5th, 2015 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA JANUARY 5-13, 2015 Find a complete listing January and February events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Book Club Date: Tuesday, January 6 Venue: Polk County History Center, Bartow – The book club meets on the first and second Tuesdays of each month for book discussion. – The upcoming Book Club discussion will […]

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Circle B Bar Reserve Events in January

Posted on December 31st, 2014 by

Categories: Event, Nature

Polk’s Nature Discovery Center at Circle B Bar Reserve offers a variety of nature based activities for all ages. You do not want to miss out on any of the fun family friendly activities they have planned for December. Sign up for a tram tour, a workshop and our Nature Fun Day or just get […]

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30 Central Florida Events to Attend in 2015

Posted on December 30th, 2014 by

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

The new year is upon us, and it’s the time of the year when we are all making our new year resolutions. Make a resolution to get out and explore some of the great events that Central Florida has to offer, whether you are a resident or are planning a visit in 2015. Here are 30 […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on December 29th, 2014 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA DECEMBER 29, 2014-January 6, 2015 Find a complete listing December and January events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Guys and Dolls Date: Monday, December 29 Venue: The Lakeland Center – This oddball romantic comedy, considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy, soars with the spirit of Broadway as it introduces us to […]

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January Exhibitions & Events at Polk Museum of Art

Posted on December 23rd, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Event, Upcoming

EXHIBITIONS Revival: Paintings by Gabrielle Wu Lee December 13-March 14 The late Chinese-American artist Gabrielle Wu Lee described her paintings as works of “dynamic expressionism.” Her works beautifully meld Eastern traditions and modern Western aesthetics into emotionally charged renderings of the power of nature in transition. To Lee, seasonal change, dusk, dawn, and the rise […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on December 22nd, 2014 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA DECEMBER 22-30, 2014 Find a complete listing December and January events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Historic Lake Mirror Tour Date: Tuesday, December 23 Venue: Downtown Lakeland – Join the monthly walking tour to learn about the history of Downtown Lakeland and how the Loggia came about. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical […]

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