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Polk’s Tourism Mobile Website Recognized Among the Best in the South

Posted on April 11th, 2014 by

Categories: General, Uncategorized

The mobile website for Visit Central Florida, Polk County’s official destination sales and marketing organization, has been named one of the “South’s Best” by ConventionSouth Magazine. Polk County’s mobile site was honored as one of the best in the “second-tier destinations” category, which included destinations like Birmingham, AL; Knoxville, TN and Virginia Beach, VA. Categories […]

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Explorations V Children’s Museum to Host Annual Children’s Festival

Posted on April 8th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, Event, Upcoming

Explorations V Children’s Museum, located at 109 North Kentucky Avenue in downtown Lakeland, will host its annual Children’s Festival Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 10am until 3pm. The festival will include art, science, music, woodworking, bounce house, entertainment and many other hands-on activities throughout nearby MunnPark. A bicycle give-away, nature show and “big wheel” vehicles […]

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Choose the Winner of Visit Central Florida’s Tigers Spring Training Photo Contest

Posted on March 28th, 2014 by

Categories: General, Sports, Uncategorized, Upcoming

Tigers fans, Our Tigers Spring Training photo contest kicked off with the start of Spring Training in Lakeland and has winded down like the spring season. The next, and final, phase of the contest will begin on March 31 and continue through April 7. This next phase is the People’s Choice Award, which means we […]

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Spring Ushers in High-Flying Adventure to Polk County!

Posted on March 18th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, Event, Uncategorized, Upcoming

Polk County’s largest event of the year, the SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-In and Expo Presented by the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association, returns to Lakeland April 1-6, 2014 for its 40th year. SUN ‘n FUN is Florida’s largest convention and the second largest air show in the United States – turning the Lakeland Linder […]

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2014 Citizens Bank & Trust Lake Wales Arts Festival Launches Gifts of Art Purchase Prize Program

Posted on February 26th, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Event, Upcoming

The Lake Wales Arts Council has launched its Gifts of Art Purchase Prize program for the 2014 Citizens Bank & Trust Lake Wales Arts Festival. Now in its 43rd year, the critically acclaimed Festival attracts thousands of visitors each year to the shores of Lake Wailes with free admission and parking from 10 a.m. to […]

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Children’s museum to serve as venue for Chagall for Children traveling exhibit

Posted on February 25th, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Event, Upcoming

Explorations V Children’s Museum, located at 109 North Kentucky Avenue in downtown Lakeland, has announced that it will serve as a venue for the world class Chagall for Children traveling exhibit. The exhibit, created by the Kohl’s Children’sMuseum of Greater Chicago in Glenview, Illinois, features 15 interactive, multi-sensory components that incorporate reproductions of works by […]

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Show Your Tigers Spirit in Visit Central Florida’s Spring Training Photo Contest

Posted on February 19th, 2014 by

Categories: Event, Sports, Uncategorized, Upcoming

Hey Tiger fans! Spring training is just days away, and it doesn’t get much better than Detroit Tigers baseball in Lakeland. The Tigers’ 78th season at Tigertown begins this month and continues the longest-standing relationship between a major league team and a current spring training host city. We’re excited about the upcoming season, and we […]

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Tourism Marketing Meeting to Feature Latin America Marketing Specialist

Posted on February 4th, 2014 by

Categories: Event, Uncategorized, Upcoming

Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing (PCTSM) will host the next Tourist Development Council (TDC) Marketing Committee Meeting at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 13, 2014. Victor Manjarres, President of Travel Tourism Marketing Latin America (TM Latin America), will be the featured guest speaker. Manjarres, who has more than 25 years of experience in the […]

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Find Special Online Travel Deals at VisitCentralFlorida.org

Posted on January 30th, 2014 by

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

Visitors to Central Florida can save big on Polk County attractions, accommodations, restaurants, shopping, golfing and other activities using the new 2014 “Travel Deals” available at visitcentralflorida.org/travel-deals.  Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing (PCTSM) has secured nearly 200 offers to add value to a Central Florida vacation, while helping to promote local businesses and attractions. […]

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Visit Central Florida Releases Redesigned Vacation Guide for 2014

Posted on December 19th, 2013 by

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

Visit Central Florida, the official destination marketing organization for Central Florida’s Polk County, has completely redesigned its vacation guide for 2014, featuring a new magazine format. The updated guide emulates VisitCentralFlorida.org (which was redesigned earlier this year) in looks and content, to complement the organization’s current marketing campaign “Find your element in Central Florida.” Visually […]

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