Orlando is exploding with places to catch a 4th of July celebration. The area theme parks – including Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando Resort, Busch Gardens and SeaWorld – are all hosting special events and firework displays for America’s Independence Day.
There are also several Independence Day Celebrations in Orlando, including:
Fireworks at the Fountain in Downtown Orlando: This event takes place at Lake Eola Park and starts at 4pm, with the fireworks show starting at 9:30pm. Fireworks at the Fountain is a patriotic celebration of fun, food and fanfare. Guests can enjoy live entertainment and an area just for kids featuring Ben 10: Ultimate Alien Invasion characters, prizes and giveaways presented by Cartoon Network and Bright House Networks. This year the event will also feature free health screenings and back massages at the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida mobile health display unit.
City of Kissimmee July 4th Celebration: One of the most popular annual events in Osceola County, the July 4th Celebration attracts more than 45,000 people and features live entertainment, karaoke, arts and crafts, bingo, a food festival, water-ski show and a spectacular fireworks display. Admission is free.
A Flashback 4th of July at Celebration Town Center: Come experience the 50’s all over again as Celebration Town Center celebrates July 4th with A Flashback 4th of July-An All-American Sock Hop. The event begins at 5:30 PM and the 50’s themed fireworks show will get under way at 9:30 PM. There will be games, food, entertainment, music and admission is free.
Red Hot and Boom! At Uptown Altamonte: Festivities start at 4:00pm on July 3 and run till the completion of the fireworks display at 11:00pm. There will be live music, entertainment, food and drinks. Plus, a live broadcast and music by XL106.7FM is scheduled. The 25 minute fireworks display, synchronized with a mix of patriotic and today’s musical hits.
4th of July Celebration at the Lakefront in St. Cloud: The Chamber of Commerce presents an all day celebration on the 4th of July. Festivities run from the opening ceremony at noon. Fireworks will begin at 9:30pm. This annual event that started in the 1930’s represents a community get-together culminating with a dynamic fireworks display. Festivities include local bands, games, contests, patriotic singing, and arts and craft displays.