Orlando is bursting with exciting ways to make your Independence Day crackle with family fun. And this summer, there's even more blockbuster things to do in Orlando that'll rocket your family to a whole new level of vacation fun.
Celebrate this Fourth of July in Orlando with our sparkling list of events activities guaranteed to make your family having a booming vacation.
Knight Lights at LEGOLAND Florida
Select Nights in July, including July 4
Enjoy extended park hours, uniquely LEGO light displays, opportunities to build alongside Master Model Builders and meet-and-greet opportunities with one of the heroes of LEGO NEXO KNIGHTS! Plus, enjoy a spectacular themed fireworks show over Lake Eloise to end the night, with a special patriotic show planned for the Fourth of July.
Independence Day at SeaWorld Orlando
SeaWorld Orlando offers a special Fourth of July Reflections show, featuring an expanded fireworks show timed to patriotic music. Admission: Included in regular park admission.
Independence Day at Universal Orlando Resort
Guests can enjoy a special version of the popular Universal 360: A Cinesphere Spectacular, a cinematic adventure that combines cutting-edge projection technology with lasers and pyrotechnics to bring movies to life like never before. Admission: Included in regular park admission to Universal Studios Florida.
Independence Day at Walt Disney World Resort
"Disney's Celebrate America! - A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky" at Magic Kingdom will start at 9 p.m. The holiday-inspired "IllumiNations: Reflections of the Earth" at Epcot will start at 10 p.m., and a special July 4th fireworks presentation at Disney's Hollywood Studios will start at 10 p.m. Admission: Included in regular park admission.
Baldwin Park Independence Day Bash
This annual event from 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. will kick off with a festival in the Village Center of Baldwin Park and will end with a spectacular choreographed fireworks show over Lake Baldwin. Admission: Free.
Celebrate the Fourth of Jul-Eye on The New Orlando Eye
The Orlando Eye and I-Drive 360 are hosting a special weekend celebration in honor of Independence Day. Events include live entertainment and family-friendly activities throughout the weekend, culminating with a 20-minute patriotic lighting show on the 400-foot observation wheel, where more than 64,000 LEDs will be illuminated in red, white and blue starting at 9 p.m. each night. Admission: Free.
Fireworks at the Fountain
Celebrate United States' independence at the free fireworks display and laser show around Lake Eola in downtown Orlando. Pack picnic baskets and comfy blankets for an old-fashioned summertime picnic at downtown Orlando's Lake Eola from 4 - 10 p.m. Admission: Free.
Red, Hot & Boom
Celebrating over 20 years, Red, Hot & Boom is an Independence Day celebration that features big-name performances Cranes Roost Park in Altamonte Springs. The event also features food, drinks and a fireworks display. The event hours are 4 to 11 p.m. The fireworks show begins at 9:30 p.m. (weather permitting). Admission: Free.
Wall St. Plaza's Red, White & Brew
Celebrate our American Independence on Wall St. in downtown Orlando with 2 nights of block parties featuring great food, outdoor games, tons of giveaways, live music and more! Enjoy $10 unlimited Sam Adams from 5 - 8 p.m.
Start your Independence Day the right way with a 5K around the city of Winter Park! 7:00 a.m. on Park Ave. Entry starts at $30; military personnel & family get $10 off.
Coke Zero 400
This series has been an Independence Day weekend tradition for nearly five decades. Brad Keselowski will defend his title in the 160-lap, 400-mile holiday weekend classic that will feature fireworks on and off the track at Daytona International Speedway. Celebrate the Independence Day holiday with the largest fireworks show in the Southeast after the checkered flag falls. Admission: Varies.
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