Home Sunny Central Florida

Posts Tagged ‘Polk Outpost 27’

New Hours at Polk County Visitor Center

Posted on September 24th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, General, Upcoming

Polk County’s official visitor information center, Polk Outpost 27, will change its hours of operation on October 1, when the center begins opening at 8 am and closing at 5 pm, one hour earlier in both the morning and evening.  Currently the center is open from 9 am to 6 pm. Polk Outpost 27 has […]

Tags: , , , , , ,

No Comments

Polk Outpost 27 Surpasses $1 Million in Attraction Ticket Sales

Posted on September 16th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, General, Uncategorized

Polk Outpost 27 (Polk County’s Official Visitor Information Center) has sold more than $1 million in Attraction Tickets through early August, eclipsing the stellar sales numbers of last fiscal year, 2012-13. Nearly a quarter of the tickets sold were for LEGOLAND Florida. Visitation numbers at the center in August were greater than anticipated. Polk Outpost […]

Tags: , ,

No Comments

Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on September 8th, 2014 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA SEPTEMBER 8-16, 2014 Find a complete listing of September and October events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Book Club at Polk County History Center Date: Tuesday, September 9 Venue: Polk County History Center, Bartow – The book club at the Polk County History Center meets on the first and second Tuesdays monthly. – The next book […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

No Comments

Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on September 1st, 2014 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA SEPTEMBER 1-9, 2014 Find a complete listing of September and October events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Book Club at Polk County History Center Date: Tuesday, September 2 Venue: Polk County History Center, Bartow – The book club at the Polk County History Center meets on the first and second Tuesdays monthly. – The […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

No Comments

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 […]

Tags: , , , , , ,

No Comments

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 […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

No Comments

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 […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

No Comments

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 […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

No Comments

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 […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

No Comments

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 […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

No Comments