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4th of July Celebration: A Day of Family, Fun & Fireworks

Picture this: a sunlit afternoon on Deer Creek’s driving range, the air buzzing with excitement, and the delightful sounds of music and laughter surrounding you. If you close your eyes, you might even hear the sizzle of hot dogs on the grill. Yes, we’re talking about The Landings’ legendary 4th of July celebration – an event that encapsulates the spirit of our extraordinary community.

This year’s festivities were nothing short of spectacular, with The Landings Association and The Landings Golf & Athletic Club pooling resources to ensure an unforgettable experience for residents of all ages. Whether a seasoned veteran or a first-time attendee, there was something for everyone. Let’s take a stroll down memory lane and relive the magic of this year’s 4th of July celebration.

As usual, most of the attendees used golf carts as transport to and from the event, and Deer Creek’s driving range was fenced off for the evening activities. With the clubhouse in the background, this sprawling space is always the perfect setting for an evening of festivities. Beginning at 5 p.m. families arrived to spread their blankets, set up lawn chairs, and stake out the perfect viewing spot for the night’s pièce de résistance – the fireworks.

A line of people waiting at The Bowtie BBQ food truck

The food truck lineup was, as always, a gourmet parade for the senses. Residents were treated to a culinary adventure from nine different trucks, featuring everything from classic American barbecue to exotic international flavors. The Club’s beverage offering was, as always, delicious and creative.

Kids waiting in line at a blow-up water slide during the 4th of July celebration

One of the highlights of the 4th of July celebration was undoubtedly the array of games and events. The activities spanned the width of the driving range, creating pockets of fun and competition for every member of the family. From fair rides, waterslides, bounce houses and bubbles, there was so much to choose from some found it hard to decide what to do first!

The day wouldn’t have been complete without a soundtrack to match. The music encompassed patriotic tunes and classic hits that had the crowd swaying, dancing, and occasionally belting out the lyrics. As the sun dipped below the horizon, the music seemed to weave a magic spell, pulling everyone into a collective moment of joy and celebration of the birth of our nation.

Of course, no 4th of July celebration is complete without fireworks. The Landings never disappoints. As darkness fell, families cozied on their blankets and in their chairs and the excitement grew palpable. It was after 9 p.m. when the first rocket launched into the dark sky behind Deer Creek’s clubhouse with a sharp whistle, exploding into a dazzling display of colors and lights.

“Oohs” and “ahhs” from the crowd met each brilliant burst, the reflections shimmering in the wide eyes of children and adults alike. The grand finale was a breathtaking crescendo of lights and sounds that left everyone in awe. Applause, hoots and hollers arose to acclaim this fitting tribute to our nation’s independence and the unity of our community.

As the fireworks’ smoke cleared and the crowd slowly dispersed, there was a lingering sense of camaraderie. Everyone drifted toward their golf carts for the wonderful ride home. It’s the only traffic that you’ll ever see in The Landings – all the golf carts, leisurely driving home after the 4th of July celebration!

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