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Holiday Happenings

Holiday Happenings

published: June 28th, 2023 by in AIPCA Updates, News & Events, Special Events

Family activity rooms open at The Oaks July 1-5

Starting this Saturday, July 1, through Wednesday, July 5, the Sunset Rooms at The Oaks, 203 Sea Marsh, will be set with family-friendly games and activities.

Sunset A will be a game room with table tennis, corn hole, and giant Jenga and Connect 4 available for play, while Sunset B will host a coloring station supplied with crayons and patriotic-themed coloring pages. Be sure to hang your art up for all to admire!

Openpath is your exclusive key to The Oaks

To enjoy spending time at The Oaks with friends and family over the upcoming holiday, be sure you’ve activated your Openpath account on your smartphone.

This system provides our community members exclusive, secure access to The Oaks. Once activated, Openpath’s hands-free sensor system makes entry easy — just hold your hand in front of the sensor until you see the solid white circle. This works even if your phone is in a bag or pocket!

If you have not yet activated Openpath (or if you don’t have a mobile device), please contact the AIPCA office and we’ll get you started.

Firecracker 5K starts at 8 am July 2

Omni Amelia Island Resort is sponsoring a Firecracker 5K and Kids 1 Mile Fun Run starting at 8 am on Sunday, July 2.

The race will start and end at Racquet Park; the route takes runners along Beach Wood and Beach Walker roads. For more information or to sign up to participate, go to bit.ly/AmeliaFirecracker5k

Please be alert to these runners and pedestrians.

Cart parade to start at 10 am July 4 at Racquet Park

AIPCA’s third annual Fourth of July Cart Parade will step off at 10 am Tuesday, July 4, from Racquet Park and travel to The Oaks.

Dress up your cart to celebrate America’s Independence Day! Line-up in front of the Omni Fitness Center will begin at 9:30 am.

Cart drivers must have a valid driver’s license or learner’s permit to operate a cart or other low-speed vehicles in AIP. Drivers with learner’s permits must be accompanied by a licensed driver 21 or older.

Parade participants should not toss candy or other objects to bystanders.

Sweet treats at The Oaks from 10 am to 12 noon July 4

Beat the heat with a cold sweet treat from one of two vendors at The Oaks from 10 am to 12 noon Tuesday, July 4. Both trucks accept cash and credit cards.

Sadie’s Ice Cream truck offers 35 different frozen treats including ice cream sandwiches, Fudgsicles and Drumsticks, all for $3. There’s an ice cream cup for dogs, too!

Kona Ice offers premium shaved ice with tropical flair. The Flavorwave offers a variety of flavors to mix to your taste. Custom and sugar-free flavors also available. Prices vary by size and and flavors selected.

Two fireworks displays planned for July 4

There will be two fireworks displays within AIP the evening of Tuesday, July 4.

The Amelia Island Club fireworks will be launched from the driving range at Long Point at approximately 9:15 pm.

The Omni Amelia Island Resort display on the beach in front of the resort will follow at approximately 9:30 pm.