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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on July 21st, 2014 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA JULY 21-29, 2014 Find a complete listing of July and August events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Historic Lake Mirror Tour Date: Tuesday, July 22 Venue: Downtown Lakeland – Learn about the horse and buggy of Downtown Lakeland in this free monthly walking tour. Moonlight with Moths at Circle B Date: Wednesday, July […]

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Red, Brick and Boom Returns to LEGOLAND ® Florida With New Fireworks Show

Posted on July 1st, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, Event, Upcoming

LEGOLAND® Florida is celebrating the 4th of July weekend in 2014 with its annual Red, Brick and Boom event! Three nights of fireworks set to The LEGO ® Movie soundtrack will light up the sky for all guests to experience, along with fun activities for the entire family to enjoy.  The event allows visitors to celebrate the […]

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July Exhibitions & Events at PMoA

Posted on July 1st, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Event, Upcoming

EXHIBITIONS Terra Incognita: Photographs of America’s Third Coast Through September 13 On loan from the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans, La., this exhibition is a photographic project of 15 years’ duration (1991-2006) by nationally recognized photographer and author Richard Sexton. Latin for “unknown land,” “Terra Incognita” consists of 57 black-and-white photographs of […]

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Pink Day at Bok Tower Gardens This Saturday

Posted on June 11th, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Event, Nature, Upcoming

Bok Tower Gardens is celebrating survivors, raising money for breast cancer research, and sharing the love of gardening during its 2nd annual Pink Day event on Saturday, June 14 from 9 a.m. – 12 noon. Fifty percent (50%) of the day’s admission revenues and 10% of the revenues for Pink Day items will benefit the […]

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Explore the Outdoors This June at Polk’s Nature Discovery Center

Posted on June 5th, 2014 by

Categories: Event, Nature, Uncategorized, Upcoming

Polk’s Nature Discovery Center at Circle B Bar Reserve offers a variety of nature based activities for all ages. The month of June is all about how to explore the outdoors. 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 […]

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Polk County Soars with Media Coverage in Major Brazilian Airline Magazine

Posted on June 4th, 2014 by

Categories: General, Uncategorized

As a direct result of PCTSM’s March Press Tour for travel writers from Latin America, Polk County is prominently featured in the May 2014 issue of GOL Magazine, with an eight page travel article. GOL is the Brazilian airline with the largest number of flights per day. GOL’s inflight magazine is read by approximately 3 […]

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PCTSM’s Involvement with VISIT FLORIDA Continues to Pay Big Dividends for Polk

Posted on May 27th, 2014 by

Categories: Uncategorized, Upcoming

Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing (PCTSM), known nationally as Visit Central Florida, and two other Polk County tourism organizations will receive a combined $25,000 in tourism grants from VISIT FLORIDA, the state’s official tourism marketing organization, for the upcoming fiscal year, 2014-15. PCTSM is well represented on the VISIT FLORIDA board, with staff members […]

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LEGOLAND Florida Celebrates Opening of DUPLO Valley

Posted on May 23rd, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions

LEGOLAND® Florida today celebrated the opening of its newest expansion, DUPLO ® Valley. DUPLO Valley brings the LEGO ® DUPLO line of preschool building toys to life with new farm-themed attractions, an air-conditioned indoor play area and a water play area all geared to toddlers ages 2 to 5. “We couldn’t be more excited to […]

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Owner Tom Davidson Continues to Serve Quality Products at Davidson of Dundee

Posted on May 15th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, General, Shopping

Davidson of Dundee, the famed candy and jelly factory located off Highway 27 in Dundee, was first founded by Glen Davidson in 1967 and remains a family business as son and President Tom Davidson oversees operations today. In the early 1900′s Glen Davidson’s Father grew citrus near Dundee, Florida. As a youngster, Glen enjoyed a confection […]

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Celebrate Summer with Polk Outpost 27

Posted on May 14th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, Dining, Event, Upcoming

Polk County’s official visitor information center, Polk Outpost 27, will kick off the summer travel season with “Celebrate Summer” Day on Saturday, May 24, from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Visitors and residents are invited to come and explore all that Central Florida has to offer in family fun and activities for the upcoming summer […]

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