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Get the Experience of a Lifetime at the 2015 Detroit Tigers Fantasy Camp

Posted on November 5th, 2014 by

Categories: Event, Sports, Upcoming

Have you ever dreamed of putting on a Tigers uniform and stepping onto a big league field? Are you looking to find that perfect holiday gift? If so, now is the time to live your dream or give someone the gift of their lifetime. The 2015 Detroit Tigers Fantasy Camp package is the perfect holiday […]

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Celebrate Veteran’s Day with Polk Outpost 27

Posted on November 4th, 2014 by

Categories: Event, General, Uncategorized, Upcoming

Pay honor to the men and women who served our country this Veteran’s Day at Polk Outpost 27, Polk County’s Visitor Information Center, in Davenport. The Veteran’s Day Celebration will take place November 7-11 from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. daily and will be highlighted by a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall. The […]

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Visit Central Florida and UF/IFAS Polk County Extension Service to Host Free Agritourism Seminar

Posted on November 3rd, 2014 by

Categories: Event, Nature, Upcoming

Polk County Tourism & Sports Marketing (PCTSM) and the UF/IFAS Polk County Extension Service are partnering to host a free Agritourism seminar on Wednesday, November 12 from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm at Lake Myrtle Sports Park, 2701 Lake Myrtle Park Road, Auburndale, FL.  The seminar will include an overview of Polk County Agritourism, along […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on November 3rd, 2014 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA NOVEMBER 3-11, 2014 Find a complete listing of October and November events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Book Club Date: Tuesday, November 4 Venue: Polk County History Center,  Bartow – The Polk County History Center book club meets on the first and second Tuesdays of each month. – The upcoming book discussion will be on […]

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November Exhibitions & Events at Polk Museum of Art

Posted on October 31st, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Event, Upcoming

EXHIBITIONS Future Retro: Drawings from the Great Age of the American Automobile Through December 6 This exhibition showcases the beauty and ingenuity of American automotive design during the decades following World War II, a landmark period in car styling, through more than 100 drawings from the collection of Frederick A. Sharf. An eclectic mix of […]

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Local Favorites Highlights Paddleboard Winter Haven

Posted on October 30th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, General, Sports

Looking to have a blast? I ventured out on a new experience recently, and was hesitant about it to begin with, but ended up having one of the best adventures I’ve had in a while. So what did I try? Paddleboarding! Paddleboard Winter Haven owner Audrey Nettlow is one of the nicest around. When I […]

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Glamping Concierge Coming to River Ranch

Posted on October 29th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, General, Uncategorized

Westgate River Ranch Introduces Personal Glamping Concierge Growing popularity fuels glamorous camping expansion featuring exclusive personalized service. After recently introducing the concept of glamping (glamorous camping), Westgate River Ranch is further elevating its popular upscale outdoor accommodations with the launch of a personal glamping concierge. This service, synonymous with a hotel concierge, is now available […]

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Free Admission for Military Veterans at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort

Posted on October 28th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, General, Upcoming

LEGOLAND salutes military veterans with free admission Nov. 1-23, family discounts available LEGOLAND® Florida Resort is proud to offer free admission to military veterans of the United States Armed Forces with appreciation days leading up to Thanksgiving in the month of November. From Nov. 1-23, veterans will receive free admission to LEGOLAND Florida, along with […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on October 27th, 2014 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA OCTBER 27-November 4, 2014 Find a complete listing of October and November events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Denis L. Fontaine Children’s Classic Golf Tournament Date: Monday, October 27 Venue: Lone Palm Golf Club, Lakeland – This is the 21st Annual Denis L. Fontaine Children’s Classic Golf Tournament to benefit Explorations V Children’s Museum. […]

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Polk County Hosts Wildly Successful IPSC World Shoot Championship

Posted on October 24th, 2014 by

Categories: Event, General, Sports

The closing ceremony has been held and preliminary figures are in. PCTSM, along with Universal Shooting Academy and numerous other partners and volunteers, hosted the most successful IPSC (International Practical Shooting Confederation) World Shoot in the organization’s history. More than 1,400 of the most elite handgun athletes in the sport came to Polk County October 3-19 […]

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