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LEGO Club Weekend Will Feature LEGO Star Wars Miniland Model Display

Posted on February 17th, 2015 by

Categories: Attractions, Event, Upcoming

The Force is strong with LEGOLAND® Florida Resort this February with the new LEGO® Club Weekend featuring LEGO® Star Wars™ Miniland Model Display! Guests can release their inner Jedi or Stormtrooper as they participate in a variety of activities throughout the weekend, February 21-22, and are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite LEGO® Star […]

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Florida Had More Than 97 Million Visitors in 2014

Posted on February 17th, 2015 by

Categories: General

Governor Rick Scott announced yesterday that according to preliminary estimates released by VISIT FLORIDA, the state’s official tourism marketing corporation, 97.3 million visitors came to Florida in 2014, an increase of 3.9 percent over 2013. This is the fourth consecutive record year for visitation to Florida, exceeding the previous high of 93.7 million in 2013. […]

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SyFy Saturday Returns to Bartow this Week

Posted on February 17th, 2015 by

Categories: Event, General, Upcoming

Bartow is ready to bring about Polk County’s original Science Fiction Festival, the Second Annual SyFy Saturday on Saturday, February 21, from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. This FREE family event will feature a street festival with science fiction make-up artists, music and entertainment by Professor Sean Khan, and special exhibits. In keeping with the […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on February 16th, 2015 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Event, General, Nature, Sports, Upcoming

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA FEBRUARY 16-25, 2015 Find a complete listing February and March events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org.   FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13 – TUESDAY, MARCH 31 RussMatt Central Florida Collegiate Baseball Invitational • Lake Myrtle Sports Park, Chain O’ Lakes Complex, Henley Field, Lake Bonny Park – A total of 290 NAIA, JUCO, Division […]

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Volunteers Needed for Sun ‘n Fun International Fly-In & Expo

Posted on February 12th, 2015 by

Categories: Event, Upcoming

For the seventh consecutive year, the Dick Pope/Polk County Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) is recruiting volunteers for media relations duty at the Sun ‘n Fun International Fly-In & Expo. The Fly-In is April 21 to 26 at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport in Lakeland. The recruitment campaign is being spearheaded by Danny […]

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Citizens Bank & Trust Lake Wales Arts Festival Returns for 44th Year

Posted on February 10th, 2015 by

Categories: Arts, Event, Upcoming

Now in its 44th year, the critically acclaimed Citizens Bank & Trust Lake Wales Arts Festival attracts thousands of visitors each year to the shores of Lake Wailes with both free admission and parking from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 28 and Sunday, March 1. “This is ideal opportunity to add to […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on February 9th, 2015 by

Categories: Arts, Event, General, Nature, Upcoming

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA FEBRUARY 9-18, 2015 Find a complete listing February and March events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org.   TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 10 12:15 PM – 1:00 PM Book Club at Polk County History Center • Bartow – The book club meets on the first and second Tuesdays of each month, from 12:15 p.m. – […]

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February Events at Circle B Bar Reserve

Posted on February 3rd, 2015 by

Categories: Event, General, 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 that we have planned for you. Sign up for a tram tour, a workshop, Nature Fun Day or just get outdoors […]

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Spring Training Day at Polk’s Visitor Information Center

Posted on February 3rd, 2015 by

Categories: Attractions, Event, General, Sports

BOGO Ticket Specials: Buy one LEGOLAND® Florida Resort or Bok Tower Gardens ticket and get one free, for tickets purchased at the event. Polk County’s official visitor information center will celebrate the game of baseball with its 8th Annual Spring Training Celebration on Saturday, February 21, 2015. This FREE, family-friendly event will take place from […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on February 2nd, 2015 by

Categories: Arts, Event, General, Nature

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA FEBRUARY 2-11, 2015 Find a complete listing February and March events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org.   MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Sister Cities Visual Arts Exhibit at Harrison • Lakeland – Harrison School for the Arts is proud to be hosting the “Sister Cities International” art exhibit beginning […]

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