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Davenport, FL (July 12, 2022) – Visit Central Florida’s Welcome Center will host a “Back to School Kick-off” event on Saturday, Aug. 6. This free event will take place from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. The first 400 students will receive a free backpack (child must be present to receive a backpack). Attendees will also have the opportunity to take advantage of a BOGO ticket special: Buy a one-day Bok Tower Gardens combo ticket and get a second ticket free, for tickets purchased at the visitor center during the event. The event includes a caricature artist and free school supplies and kid-friendly giveaways (while supplies last) from local vendors including Staples, Wawa, Bond Clinic, Posner Park Chrysler Dodge Jeep and more. 

For more information, call 863-420-2586.

In addition to assisting visitors and residents (by providing tourism information about Polk County), the welcome center also sells discounted attraction tickets for many Central Florida attractions (including Bok Tower Gardens and LEGOLAND Florida Resort). The welcome center is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., seven days a week (excluding major holidays), and is located at 101 Adventure Court, Davenport, FL 33837 (along U.S. Highway 27), a half-mile south of I-4 at Exit 55.

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