Fourth of July is just around the corner!  Get in the spirit with this year’s events that are jam-packed with red, white and blue fun and right around the corner.  We have everything from mind-blowing firework shows to patriotic picnics, so gather your family and friends and join in on the fun!


Independence Day Patriotic Picnic On The Water: This (free) event is located at Craig Park in Tarpon Springs and includes live entertainment, games, prizes, paddleboat rides, a water slide, food, drinks and multiple contests to choose from. Fireworks will even be set off from Sunset Beach. Snag a seat at nearby Fred Howard Park Beach, where the parking fee has been waived for the day, for the best viewing.


All Day Celebration at GlenLakes:  The residents of GlenLakes definitely have the best views, especially this time of year. Golf tournament, backyard BBQ party complete with all the fixin’s and fireworks will all be happening on Monday, July 3rd.  This is a celebration you won’t want to miss. For reservations, visit or call 597-9200.


July 4th at the Florida Aquarium Firework Cruise: The boat will depart from the Aquarium at 7:30 p.m. for a sunset cruise around the Bay and then returns to the Channel for the most spectacular views of the fireworks. The cruise includes one drink ticket and hors d’oeuvres. Additional drinks will be available for purchase. Aquarium general admission is included in Fireworks Cruise ticket rate.


Firework Show Aboard The American Victory Ship: The American Victory Ship offers “the best view in Tampa.”  On top of an amazing firework display, this year’s Family Fun Fest features musical entertainment, a Kid’s Zone and plenty of food trucks to choose from. Where else can you celebrate our country aboard a real-life World Work II victory ship? Click here for more information.


Whether you are picnicking on the beach or watching fireworks with the dolphins, the residents of GlenLakes are not far from it all.  Want to stay in for the long weekend?  Enjoy a tasty meal at the GlenLakes Grill Room or gather a few friends for a cocktail at the clubhouse bar and lounge to celebrate.


GlenLakes is the perfect place for venturing out or not leaving your backyard.   With country club amenities and a relaxed, yet active atmosphere, residents always have something new to explore. Click here to see what GlenLakes has to offer.