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Discover FL

Discover Florida


Discover Florida 2017-2018

Whatever your interests, you’ll find something fun — and cheap — to do! Explore all that Florida has to offer.

Registration becomes available one month prior to event.

For Information or Questions about Discover Florida
Please Contact: Sara Ellis


Please note that Discover FL is for current students only and its one registration per student ID per trip. All event dates, times, locations, and prices are subject to change.

Salvador Dali Museum

Cancelled - Date to be determined

Explore the surreal world of Salvador Dali at the Tampa Bay Salvador Dali Museum. Tours will be guided by the FSC Art Department.

Cost: Free

Halloweeks: The Hounds of Baskerville

Halloweeks: The Hounds of Baskerville - Orlando

Thursday, October 26, 6:00 PM

Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson journey to the English countryside to investigate the mysterious case of the Baskerville family. One by one the male heirs are dropping dead. But why? And who—or what—is responsible? In this hilarious and madcap take on the most famous detective of all time, a trio of actors play a dozen roles in a production that is a master class in funny and perfect for the Halloween season.

Cost: Free
Time: 6:00 PM


Halloweeks: Cornfusion

Halloweeks: Cornfusion - Orlando

Sunday, October 29, 6:00 PM

Spend this Halloween season riding on a hay ride, picking out a pumpkin, and finding your way through a corn maze!

Cost: Free
Time: 6:00 PM


Shuttle to Shop: Disney Springs

Shuttle to Shop: Disney Springs - Orlando

Saturday, November 11, 11:00 AM

Find the perfect Christmas present for your loved ones at Disney Springs! Make reservations for unique dining options, enjoy bowling, or take a ride in a hot air balloon!

Cost: Free
Time: 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Register for Shuttle to Shop: Disney Springs

ICE! At the Gaylord Palms

ICE! At the Gaylord Palms - Orlando

Saturday, December 2, 4:00 PM

Make your way through 2 million pounds of carved ice sculptures this holiday season at the Gaylord Palms ICE! experience. ***Theme to be announced in Fall***

Cost: $10.00
Time: TBD

Looking for something to do this weekend?

Stop by the Business Office in the Raulerson Building to purchase discounted tickets to local theme parks.

Cash, checks, debit and credit cards are accepted.

Disney including Magic Kingdom ($95), All other parks - EPCOT, Animal Kingdom, Hollywood Studios ($67)

Call the Business Office at 863.680.4154 for information about Disney blackout dates and availability.

Universal Studios – Single Park ($94), Park to Park ($137)

Busch Gardens – 1 Day ($65)

Sea World – 1 Day ($65)

Aquatica – 1 Day ($32)

Local Events & Attractions

20 Miles or Less

  • Circle B Bar Reserve (Winter Haven)
  • First Fridays (Downtown Lakeland)
    First Friday every month
  • Food Truck Rally (Downtown Lakeland)
    Second Thursday every month
  • FSC Waterfront Kayaking (On Campus)
  • Hollis Wellness Center Equipment Rental (On Campus)
  • Legoland (Winter Haven)
  • Mayfaire by the Lake (Downtown Lakeland)
    Mother’s Day Weekend For details, visit the Polk Museum of Art
  • Pigfest (Lakeland)
  • Sun ’n Fun (Lakeland)

40 Miles or Less

  • Adventure Island (Tampa)
  • Alafia River State Park (Lithia)
  • Busch Gardens (Tampa)
  • The Florida Aquarium (Tampa)
  • I-Drive 360 (Orlando)
  • Museum of Science and Industry (Tampa)
  • Walt Disney World (Orlando)

50 Miles or Less

  • Manatee Viewing Center (Apollo Beach)
  • Universal Orlando (Orlando)
  • Wet ‘n Wild (Orlando)

70 Miles or Less

  • Clearwater Beach (Clearwater)
  • The Dali Museum (St. Petersburg)
  • Fort de Soto Park (St. Petersburg)
  • Madeira Beach (Madeira)