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Lansdowne Celebrates America with Free Concert and Fireworks on July 5th

Luxury Resort in Northern Virginia to Also Attempt World Record for 'Largest Group Selfie'

Lansdowne Resort, by Destination Hotels & Resorts, will host their annual Lansdowne Celebrates America party featuring a free concert and fireworks on Saturday, July 5. The concert featuring the band Gonzo’s Nose starts at 6:30 p.m. with the fireworks to follow at approximately 9:45 p.m. At intermission of the concert, the resort plans an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the ‘Largest Simultaneous Group Selfie,’ a mark that currently stands at 1,000 people. The concert and fireworks at the Leesburg resort is free and open to the public.

“This is by far our favorite event of the year,” said Michael Snapkoski, director of sales and marketing at Lansdowne Resort. “Gonzo’s Nose is one of the best party bands in the Washington DC area and our fireworks display will be one of the most spectacular in Northern Virginia. We invite everyone to come out and enjoy this holiday event in a family-friendly environment.”

Gonzo’s Nose is considered one of the most popular bands in the Washington, DC area. The band has been performing together for more than 20 years and their playlist covers music from the 80’s to the most popular tunes heard on the radio today. The pyrotechnics display will be conducted by Zambelli Fireworks, renowned as the ‘First Family of Fireworks.’ Vendors from throughout Loudoun County will be on hand at the event to offer guests food and drink options during the festivities. No outside coolers will be permitted at the event.

Lansdowne launched its Summer Selfie campaign on June 10 and is awarding weekly prizes for the best submitted selfie image. Weekly winners are eligible for the grand prize to be awarded on September 1 which includes a pair of two night stays at Lansdowne, and their sister property, Wild Dunes Resort in Charleston, SC. The $2,000 grand prize also includes two treatments at Spa Minérale, dinner for two at Crooked Billet, golf for two at The Golf Club at Lansdowne, a bottle of Virginia wine at dinner and a special in-room amenity upon arrival. To enter the Summer Selfie contest, simply upload a photo at

Lansdowne Resort is also offering a special hotel room rate associated with the special Summer Selfie campaign. The Summer, Selfies and Savings package starts from $156 per night and saves guests up to 25 percent for stays of three nights, or more. A two-night stay booked through this Leesburg, Virginia summer vacation package will earn the guest a 20 percent discount off the best available rate.

To learn more about the Lansdowne Summer Selfie contest, summer packages, special day camps, and events, go to, or call 877-509-8400.

About Lansdowne Resort, by Destination Hotels & Resorts
Lansdowne Resort is the Washington, DC area's only full-service resort. A recipient of the AAA Four-Diamond Award in every year of its existence, this resort combines impeccable service, urban style, understated luxury and premium amenities. Situated in the heart of Virginia Wine Country, Lansdowne Resort combines luxury accommodations, the world-class Spa Minérale, 45 holes of championship golf at The Golf Club at Lansdowne and a wide variety of delectable dining options. Recognized as one of the Mid-Atlantic's premier resorts and IACC (International Association of Conference Centers) certified conference centers, this 500-acre gem is located just 40 minutes from the Nation's Capital and only eight miles from Dulles International Airport. See for details. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

About Destination Hotels & Resorts
Destination Hotels & Resorts is an authentic collection of luxury and upscale independent hotels and resorts across North America. Offering enriching, locally-inspired experiences from alpine adventures and stunning beachfronts to urban landmarks, each property reflects the natural surroundings and culture of its distinctive locale. With more than 40 properties in premier travel destinations, including Aspen, Chicago, Denver, Lake Tahoe, Los Angeles, Maui, Miami, New Orleans, Phoenix, San Antonio, San Diego, Santa Fe, Seattle, Vail and Washington D.C., the award-winning portfolio features renowned golf courses, indigenous spas, and exceptional culinary venues. For more information on Destination Hotels & Resorts, visit Follow us on Twitter: @Destination. Like us on Facebook: DestinationHotels.

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