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Polk County Visitor Center will Host a Seasonal Farmers Market on Thursdays

Posted on August 12th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, Event, General, Nature, Shopping, Upcoming

Polk County’s official visitor information center, Polk Outpost 27, will host a weekly Farmers Market on Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., beginning September 4 and running through May 28, 2015. The Farmers Market will be a new activity for Polk Outpost 27, and will offer local vendors the opportunity to share their produce […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on June 9th, 2014 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA JUNE 9-17, 2014 Find a complete listing of June and July events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Watershed Ecology Kayak Tour Date: Wednesday, June 11 Venue: Lake Elbert, Winter Haven – Enjoy a free day on the water learning about aquatic plant identification and more with the UF/IFAS Polk County Extension and […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on May 19th, 2014 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA MAY 19-27, 2014 Find a complete listing of May and June events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Lunch & Learn Lecture Series Date: Tuesday, May 20 Venue: Polk County History Center, Bartow - The museum invites guests to bring lunch and listen to a guest speaker on the third Tuesday monthly. – May’s speaker is: Lucy […]

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Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing Wraps Up an Eventful Tourism Week 2014

Posted on May 16th, 2014 by

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

Tourism Week Caravans Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing celebrated National Tourism Week with a number of activities this year. The activities took place on May 5 – 9, 2014 which is annually recognized as National Travel and Tourism Week. Polk’s theme for this year’s celebration was “We Are Tourism” as PCTSM honored and highlighted […]

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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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50+ Ways to Experience Central Florida’s Polk County Like a Tourist

Posted on May 5th, 2014 by

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

We have all heard of going where the locals go when traveling, but why not go where the visitors go when you’re not traveling? Have you ever discovered the fun that lies in your own backyard? Whether you are a resident of Polk County or a visitor, here are 53 places and activities that we think […]

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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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Polk Outpost 27 Hosts Successful Spring Training Day Celebration

Posted on March 14th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, Event, Sports

Polk Outpost 27, Polk County’s official visitor information center, hosted its 7th Annual Spring Training Celebration Day on February 22. The family-friendly event attracted nearly 500 visitors to enjoy the festivities, which included games and prize giveaways, a sports-themed bounce house for kids, free popcorn and an appearance by the Lakeland Flying Tigers mascot, Ace […]

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Attraction Ticket Sales Soared at Polk Outpost 27 During the Holidays

Posted on February 20th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, General

Polk Outpost 27, the Central Florida Visitor Information Center, sold more than $90,000 in Central Florida attraction tickets from December 21, 2013 to December 30, 2013. Tickets to LEGOLAND Florida accounted for $16,000 of that total. Sales for the entire month of December were more than $122,000 – a 61% increase from December 2012. Ticket sales for […]

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Spring Training Day Returns to Polk County’s Visitor Information Center

Posted on February 11th, 2014 by

Categories: Event, Sports, Upcoming

On Saturday, February 22, Polk County’s official visitor information center, Polk Outpost 27, will celebrate the game of baseball with Spring Training Day. The Detroit Tigers, who are celebrating their 78th Spring Training season in Polk County, will join the Spring Training celebration with a display at Polk Outpost 27 from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. […]

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