Safety Harbor, Florida: Bowling Ball House - Whimzeyland Team Field Report

1206 3rd St., Safety Harbor, FL
One block north of Main St., 12th Ave and Okeechobee St.
Daytime, free to wander grounds. Artists away during summer art show season. (Call to verify)
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Bowling Ball House.

Bowling Ball House - Whimzeyland
Artists Todd Ramquist and Kiaralinda transformed their property using, among other things, an under-appreciated home decoration element: bowling balls. Report... [03/06/2011]

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Neighborhood art.

Bowling Ball House - Whimzeyland

There is other unique art in the neighborhood. Definitely worth a stop!

[Betty, 04/02/2017]

Whimzyland Holidazzle.

Whimzeyland Holidazzle

As if the Bowling Ball house wasn't already enough of a year-round spectacle, during the holidays they really lather on the dingdangles and whizzymajigs. The dazzle will continue through Dec. 30th.

[Archibald Family, 12/24/2011]
Bowling Ball House

There is a multi-colored house with more than 300 bowling balls lining the flower beds and bordering the house -- there is a bottle wall around the cactus garden, gardens of blue bottles on stakes, a zoo of funny sculpture animals called the Whimzoo. Several artcars often park in the parkingpit. There is a a colorful and ornately decorated gazebo and crabtrap buoy ornaments hanging from the gingerbread eaves. There's also a Bowling ball Art Museum that has 80 artistically manipulated bowling balls -- everything from corked, beaded and feathered ones to larger sculptures incorporating the ball somehow -- created and donated from artists from all over the country. Also a favorite golden ball was photographed with a bunch of celebrities -- Roy Rogers, Muhammed Ali, Bob Dole, John Denver. Overall, it's a fun and magical place that makes everybody who visits smile.

[Whimz1, 03/04/1999]

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