Independence Day


4th Of July Events In Orlando

Here's where to celebrate Independence Day in and around the City Beautiful.

June 20, 2018

It's never too early to start planning your Independence Day festivities, and thanks to VisitOrlando, we have the scoops on the best places to be on July 3rd and 4th. 


Walt Disney World- While the Disney parks have fireworks every night of the year, the Independence Day holiday will prompt some special experiences.

  • Magic KingdomDisney’s Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky will happen on both July 3rd and July 4th at 9PM.
  • Epcot- Illuminations: Reflections of Earth is Epcot's special 4th of July show on July 4th at 9PM.
  • Disney's Hollywood Studios- Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular will light up the skies in the movie themed park on July 4th at 9PM. 

Regular park admission is required to experience these events.

SeaWorld Orlando- SeaWorld is expanding on their regular Ignite fireworks display with their 4th of July Celebration. The display will include fireworks, pyrotechnics and lasers. It's suggested that the best place to view the display is from the Bayside Stadium.

Regular park admission is required to experience the event.

LEGOLAND Florida Resort- Thanks to special viewing glasses, it will appear as if the sky contains exploding LEGO bricks in their unique Red, Hot & Boom! event. The night will also include a dance party complete with DJ, LEGO building competitions with a patriotic theme, and the opportunity to help build a LEGO American flag. 

Regular park admission is required to experience these events.

ICON Orlando- The ginormous observation wheel at ICON Orlando will light up with red, white and blue the night of July 4th. 

Daytona International Speedway- The Independence Day weekend takes off for a grand finale on July 7 with the Coke Zero Sugar 400. The 400 mile race will be followed by an incredible fireworks display.

Ticket prices for the race vary. Click here for more information


Baldwin Park Independence Day Bash- Getting an early start on July 3rd, the Baldwin Park Independence Day Bash takes place in the Village Center of Baldwin Park and runs from 6-11PM. It's also FREE! The choreographed fireworks display will explode over Lake Baldwin starting at 9:15 PM. 

Fireworks At The Fountain- Lake Eola will be the place to be on July 4th to experience fireworks exploding over gorgeous Lake Eola. Expect live music, a beer garden, a kid's play area, and food and beverage for sale at the event. Admission is free. 

Red, White & Brew- On July 3rd & 4th, head to Wall St. Plaza in Downtown Orlando for Red, White & Brew. It's two nights of block parties featuring food, games, giveaways, and live music. All of the Wall St. Plaza member bars will be participating.

Florida Hospital Watermelon 5K- It's a 5K race on July 4th in Winter Park starting at 6:45 AM. Click here for complete event details and registration

Monumental 4th Of July Festival- It's fireworks plus music from Doug E. Fresh, C+C Music Factory, and the Gerry Williams Band hosted by Joey Fatone at Kissimmee Lakefront Park on July 4th beginning at 5 PM.