Welcome Peace River Explorations

Welcome to the official tourism site of Hardee County, Florida. Our mission is to promote the discovery of Hardee County and the Peace River by providing visitors with information about the area's rich heritage, natural beauty, exquisite art and unique culture.

Browse the site or drop by our Visitor Information Center in the beautifully renovated Historic Train Depot in downtown Wauchula at 135 E Main St.

Don't miss this year's landmark event, Pioneer Park Days 50th Anniversary. For event details click the image or visit PioneerParkDays.com. 

Check out our latest project, the Official Hardee County Visitor’s Guide! Click the image to view a PDF version.




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Antique & Craft Fair every THIRD Saturday of the month!

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February 26, 2018

The Story of Jesus 2018

The Story of Jesus.  An Amazing Experience Awaits!

Visit http://storyofjesus.com/home.html for details.


Monstrous, 250-foot, authentic sets teem with life and action through accurate reenactments of the Holy Bible's biggest and most dramatic stories. Volunteers from 35 churches, the reenactments rival professional Broadway shows while carefully preserving scriptural accuracy. Authentic props and sets, 100 animals and 200+ people in splendid costumes, ignite the stage.  Biblical accuracy, elaborate special effects, and unique scenes, costumes and staging make for a life-changing event.

Showtime for the play is at 7:30 p.m.
A pre-show "Pictures of Freedom" begins at 7:00 p.m.

Show Dates 2018

Mar 23, 7:30pm    Mar 24, 7:30pm
Mar 30, 7:30pm    Mar 31, 7:30pm
Apr 06, 7:30pm    Apr 07, 7:30pm
Apr 13, 7:30pm    Apr 24, 7:30pm
Apr 20, 7:30pm    Apr 21, 7:30pm

507 Civic Center Dr., Wauchula, FL 33873.

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