Birthdays, weddings, and anniversaries dot the calendar all year long, but with the celebrations comes stress in planning and delivering. Not at GlenLakes on Florida’s Nature Coast. Here are three reasons why you should celebrate your next special event at the GlenLakes Clubhouse:

Event Experts: No matter the occasion or the size of your group, the professionals at GlenLakes can help you arrange the perfect event- stress free. With a wealth of experience in all types of event planning, the dedicated events specialists will ensure that every aspect of your meeting or special event is planned right down to the smallest detail.

Venue: The Clubhouse offers casual elegance year round for all special events from holiday parties and family gatherings to golf tournaments and business meetings. The main banquet facility accommodates up to 300 guests and includes a grand ballroom to dance the night away. Smaller, private rooms are also available for a more intimate setting as well as several beautiful locations on property for wedding ceremonies.

Dining: With a rich history of entertaining, GlenLakes offers an array of banquet menus featuring only the finest cuisine or tailor your menu to fit your special day.GlenLakes uses only the freshest ingredients. From lavish banquets to intimate private dining, make your catering vision a reality.

Start planning your own personalized party and enjoy the celebration of your dreams at GlenLakes. Your event will be the club’s exclusive event for the day of your choosing –no other parties will be accepted. For more information on booking a special event at GlenLakes, click here.

The crisp air of fall has arrived and the season to be thankful is upon us which makes these events even more enjoyable! Check out this month’s line up:

November 3rd – Karaoke: Get your singing voices ready for Karaoke night at GlenLakes from 6-9pm in the upstairs Ballroom. Members with good voices aren’t required but reservations and having fun are!

November 7th-8th – Hernando Music Fest: Mark your calendars for a fun music filled weekend of local entertainment in beautiful Tom Varn Park. This event will feature jazz, pop, R&B, country, swing and more. The event starts at 12pm and admission is free.

November 9th – Movie Night on the Driving Range: GlenLakes members can drive in on their golf cart for a movie on the range. The Caddy starring Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis will be shown at 7pm. A $5 donation per person will go to People Helping People.

November 12th-21st – Little Shop of Horrors Play: See what happens when nerdy florist, Seymour, raises a peculiar plant at Stage West Community Playhouse.  Tickets are $20 for reserved seating and are available at the Stage West Box Office, or online with

November 13th – Season Opening Party: GlenLakes Golf Members are welcome to attend the Season Opening Cocktail Party from 4-6pm in the Ballroom. Complimentary appetizers will be served along with a cash bar.

November 24th – Trivia: Gather up to ten other members for a team and join in on Trivia night at GlenLakes! The price is $20, which includes buffet and prizes.

November 26th – Thanksgiving Buffet: Celebrate this Thanksgiving with your friends and neighbors at GlenLakes from 12-3pm. Call for reservations. Featured dishes will include a granny smith apple-walnut salad, roasted turkey with gravy, tenderloin with brandy sauce, and sweet potato soufflé.

For more information on the GlenLakes community and upcoming events, click here.


Halloween is creeping up! Let the ghoul times roll with this year’s local spell binding events including golf, haunted houses, and corn mazes. Park your brooms at the door and join in on the fun!

Halloween Tombstone Golf Tournament: GlenLakes presents a ghostly golf tournament October 30th with tee times between 9:30-11 a.m. The cost is $13.95 plus an additional $5 for prizes. Dig in to hot dogs on the grill at hole 1, bloody marys at hole 11, and frozen banana treats at hole 16. Prizes will be given for best-decorated tombstone and last tombstone standing!

Haunted House Fall Festival: The Hernando Museum has been certified as “haunted” countless times. On October 23rd, 24th, and 30th you can spend the evening at one of the oldest restored homes in the Hernando County area, a beautiful Victorian mansion filled with energies of a bygone era. The event will take place from 7-11 p.m. and includes a haunted house, palm reading, marshmallow roasting, and a children’s maze.

Wild and Wicked Nights: Weeki Wachee Springs State Park presents their annual Halloween festival, October 23rd-24th from 7-11 p.m. Activities include Halloween Tails from the mermaid show, Once Upon a Time stage show, Terror in the Woods, and a costume contest. Admission is $6.00 for adults and $4.00 for kids ages 6-12. Children five and under are free.

Fall Corn Maze: Sweetfeilds Farm is continuing their traditional fall corn maze October 24th – 26th, 31st, and November 1st from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event includes a uniquely designed corn maze, hayride, food, picnic area, animals and crafts. Adult tickets are $9.50 plus tax and children 3-11 are $5.00 plus tax. Children under two years old are free. While you are there find the perfect pumpkin in the patch!

Halloween Harvest Festival: The 21st annual Halloween Harvest Festival will be from 6 to 10 p.m. October 23rd and 24th at the Hernando County Fairgrounds. The event includes a haunted house, games, food and a pet parade. Contests include costume, pumpkin baked goods, biggest pumpkin and the ugliest pumpkin. Admission and parking are free.

Have a safe, fun, and most importantly fang-tastic Halloween! For more hauntingly fun times become a resident of GlenLakes. For more information about GlenLakes championship golf and monthly social events click here. Don’t be a scaredy cat!