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The Best 4th of July Fireworks, Events and Celebrations in Orlando 2024

Updated: May 27

Orlando is an amazing place to celebrate Independence Day, with spectacular star spangled fireworks, patriotic parades, dazzling dance parties, and so much more!

4th of July Fireworks, Events and Celebrations in Orlando 2024

If you're planning on being in Orlando for the 4th of July celebrations, and you're wondering what to do to celebrate, then look no further as we bring you the most comprehensive and up to date list of 4th of July fireworks displays, events and celebrations throughout Central Florida.


There is so much happening to celebrate Independence Day here in Orlando, and whether you a local or a visitor, Orlando offers a glittering choice of events, from huge star spangled fireworks displays in the theme parks to more intimate community gatherings.


As we get ever closer to this year's 4th of July, check back often as we add even more exciting events to our 4th of July Guide.


4th of July Fireworks, Events and Celebrations 2024




Theme Parks & Attractions Fireworks & Events


Disney’s Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky

Walt Disney World - Magic Kingdom

Disney’s Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky

A spectacular 14-minute fireworks spectacular high above Cinderella Castle on Main Street U.S.A. is presented on July 3, and July 4 at Magic Kingdom.


The Hall Of President at Magic Kingdom

Who better to celebrate America’s independence with than past and present U.S. presidents? At Walt Disney World, The Hall of Presidents at Magic Kingdom Park provides a unique opportunity to see, and hear, animatronic versions of the nation’s leaders.


In addition to the centerpiece, 25-minute experience, the attraction also offers a self-guided tour of various replicas and artifacts from U.S. history. Enjoy any day.


The Flag Retreat at Magic Kingdom

You won’t want to miss the Flag Retreat which takes place at 5:00 p.m. each day on Main Street U.S.A. where guests can pledge allegiance as the flag is lowered, this special ceremony includes a veteran being selected for the honor.


Dance Parties

DJ dance parties take place throughout Magic Kingdom to celebrate the 4th of July.


Disney’s Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky

Walt Disney World - EPCOT

Live Entertainment

A cappella vocal group Voices of Liberty will perform numbers from the American songbook beneath the rotunda in The American Adventure


Favorite Disney pals will don their "Spirit of '76" attire and meet with guests throughout the day at The American Adventure.


Patriotic bites and sips in honor of the nation's birthday will be available for a limited time


American Adventure

The American Adventure spotlights American history and heritage. The show is a journey through important moments in America’s history narrated by Audio-Animatronic figures of Benjamin Franklin and Mark Twain. Enjoy everyday.


Spaceship Earth

The icon will light up in red, white, and blue for the 4th of July holiday!


4th of July Fireworks

A Fourth of July fireworks tag, 'The Heartbeat of Freedom," will follow the regular nightly show at 9pm.


SeaWorld Orlando July 4th Fireworks

SeaWorld Orlando
July 4

Enjoy a 4th of July firework spectacular on SeaWorld’s large central lake with inspiring music synced to beautiful fireworks in celebration of America. View from areas like Bayside Stadium or find a spot along the water. This event will bring the red, white, and blue, to you, so be sure not to miss it!


Universal Orlando Resort 4th of July Celebrations

Universal Orlando Resort
July 4

Universal Studios Florida and Universal CityWalk are hosting 4th of July celebrations. Guests can enjoy live music, and a DJ at both Universal Studios Florida, and in CityWalk.


Guests within Universal Studios Florida will also have the opportunity to meet various characters, and enjoy a short fireworks display to celebrate Independence Day.


July 4th at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Red, White & Brews at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
July 4

Enjoy dazzling entertainment, world-class thrill rides and some of the best fireworks in Tampa for Independence Day at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.


LEGOLAND Florida  Red, White & BOOM  for 4th of July

Red, White & BOOM at LEGOLAND Florida
July 4

Break out your red, white, and bricks because Red, White & BOOM! is back at LEGOLAND Florida Resort! On July 4th, get in the patriotic spirit with special activities, a DJ Dance Party, and an unforgettable firework display with LEGO bricks illuminating the sky through special 3D viewing glasses.


Make the week extra sweet with a limited time Red, White & Blueberry Sundae!  


July 4th Celebrations at Old Town Kissimmee

July 4th Celebrations at Old Town Kissimmee
July 4 at Old Town Kissimmee

Celebrate the Red, White, and Blue with free fireworks at the July 4th Celebrations presented by Old Town and Fun Spot America Kissimmee. Bring the family for an entire day of fun including streetmosphere entertainment and live music on the Old Town Main Stage featuring Rocktown from 6 pm - 10 pm.


Free Fireworks begin at 9 pm from the top of the buildings of Old Town.



Sunset Walk 4th of July Star Spangles Celebration
July 4

Old Glory Beer presents the 4th of July Star Spangled Celebration starring DFALC! Join us on for a full day and night of live music and more as Sunset Walk celebrates America!


Prepare for a live music celebration with DFALC in concert, followed by the Sunset Walk Independence Fireworks Spectacular! Absolutely FREE admission and complimentary parking.



Community Fireworks


Rock Freedom & Fireworks in Longwood
June 29

The City of Longwood presents Rock, Freedom & Fireworks, the fourth annual Independence Day Celebration on Saturday, June 29th at Reiter Park featuring live music from Switch - Back to the 80's, over 15 food trucks, a full bar, vendors, and the best fireworks show in town!


Free admission and parking for the event are located at the back parking lot of Orlando Health South Seminole, Longwood City Hall Complex, and the Longwood Sunrail Station. The fireworks show begins at 9 pm.


Red Hot & Boom Cranes Roost Park, Altamonte Springs

Red Hot & Boom
July 3 at Cranes Roost Park, Altamonte Springs

The City of Altamonte Springs is pulling out all the stops for the most spectacular party of the season. Red Hot & Boom is celebrating 27 years of legendary live music, food, family, friends and firework-filled fun.


This annual gathering will be the highlight of an extraordinary Independence Day weekend. There is no better place to spend the best night of the summer while enjoying unforgettable performances, a jaw-dropping fireworks show. The event is Wednesday, July 3 from 5 to 10 pm, with the fireworks scheduled to begin at 9:30 pm.


Mount Dora Freedom on the Waterfront
July 3 at Elizabeth Evans Park, Mount Dora

Join Mount Dora in Elizabeth Evans Park for Freedom on the Water, an old-fashion celebration of our Independence Day.


Festivities begin at 5 PM with live music, featuring Kid's Zone with lots of fun activities, food trucks, beverages, and plenty of fun for everyone.


This year we are proud to announce former Season 14 American Idol contestant Alexis Gomez with opening act David Letourneau will be playing live music on the stage. The festivities at Elizabeth Evans Park will end with a spectacular firework over Lake Dora.


Red, White & Kaboom
July 3 at Lake Mirror, Lakeland

Celebrate on July 3, 2023 downtown at The City of Lakeland’s annual Red, White & Kaboom event. CelebratioSn will take place at Lake Mirror along the Frances Langford Promenade on Wednesday, July 3, from 6 - 9 om. with Gary Love and the Moonlighters, entertaining the crowd before a dazzling fireworks display launches at 9 pm..


Fireworks at the Fountain  July 4 at Lake Eola Park, Downtown Orlando

Fireworks at the Fountain
July 4 at Lake Eola Park, Downtown Orlando

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer invites you to the 47th Annual Fireworks at the Fountain on Thursday, July 4 at Lake Eola Park. From 4 to 10 pm, enjoy live entertainment, family friendly fun, and food and beverages available for purchase from a variety of vendors.


At 9:10 pm., the sky will illuminate with a spectacular fireworks finale, set to a live patriotic performance by the Orlando Concert Band


The City of Winter Garden Party in the Park & Fireworks 2024

The City of Winter Garden Party in the Park & Fireworks 2024
July 4 at Newton Park on Lake Apopka, 29 W. Garden Avenue

The City of Winter Garden presents Party in the Park, one of the best fireworks shows in Central Florida! Party in the Park is a FREE event for the community.


The SPECTACULAR fireworks display is over Lake Apopka and preshow entertainment includes live music, family activities, and more for all ages. Festivities begin at 6 pm. and the Fireworks Show starts at 9:15 pm.


2024 Monumental 4th of July  July 4 at Kissimmee Lakefront Park, 69 Lakeview Drive, Kissimmee

2024 Monumental 4th of July
July 4 at Kissimmee Lakefront Park, 69 Lakeview Drive, Kissimmee

The City of Kissimmee’s Annual Monumental 4th of July Celebration features live performances on the Festival Lawn, KUA kid’s zone on the Veterans Lawn, food trucks, beverage concessions, and a grand fireworks display to close out the night!


Lawn chairs and blankets are welcome. Event will start at 7 pm with fireworks anticipated to take place at 10 pm.


Thunder on the Ridge
July 4 at Haines City

With the title of Polk County’s premiere fireworks display, Thunder on the Ridge is Haines City’s signature July 4th celebration. Since 1998, residents and people across Central Florida have joined Haines City to celebrate this memorable event


The City of Clermont Red, White & Boom  Lake Minneola, Clermont

The City of Clermont Red, White & Boom
July 4 at Lake Minneola, Clermont

Join the City of Clermont for the Annual 4th of July Celebration at Waterfront Park filled with traditional Americana-type activities for all ages and ending with fireworks over Lake Minneola.


Watch the spectacular fireworks display over Lake Minneola starting at 9:15 p.m. Bring your own chairs or blankets to enjoy the show.


Star Spangled Sanford
July 4 at Sanford Waterfront

Star Spangled Sanford is one of the biggest fireworks displays in Central Florida is in the heart of Sanford! Come to Historic Downtown Sanford to celebrate Independence Day and enjoy free activities for the family and our spectacular fireworks display over beautiful Lake Monroe.


The City of Tavares July 4th Celebration

July 4 at Lake Dora, Tavares

On Thursday, July 4th, 2024, the City will be hosting it's annual 4th of July Celebration with fun and entertainment for all ages! Kicking off the event at 5 pm with our 4th of July Celebration parade! Followed by fun, games, food, and tunes to honor our nations Independence Day!


Enjoy live entertainment, food trucks, games, and other activities fin Downtown Tavares. Don't forget the highlight of the evening, our show stopping Firework display over Lake Dora!


Downtown Avalon Park Fourth of July Festival

Avalon Park Fourth of July Festival

July 4 at Downtown Avalon Park

Kick off your summer in style and show your patriotism Tuesday, July 4th at the Downtown Avalon Park Fourth of July Festival! Enjoy a host of thrilling attractions, from a wet/dry bounce park and a bike parade to special performances and an apple pie bake-off, from 5-9 pm. Round out your night with an amazing fireworks show at 9 pm!


City of Apopka's July 4th Celebration
July 4 at Apopka Amphitheater

Enjoy a free family-friendly July 4th Celebration at Apopka Amphitheater with music from David J and opening act Emily Henline and fireworks following the concert.


Bandshell Star Spangled Summer Concert Series & Fireworks
July 4 at Daytona Beach Bandshell

The 4th of July Concert and Fireworks takes place on Saturday nights at the world’s most famous beach’s historic Bandshell located on the North end of the Daytona Beach Boardwalk featuring Alter Eagles: A Tribute to The Eagles


Port Orange 4th of July Spectacular
July 4 at City Center Park

Celebrate Independence Day with the City of Port Orange at City Center Park! From 5:30 PM-9PM on July 4th, 2024, join us for a night full of food trucks, music, a classic car show, festive games and activities, fireworks and SO MUCH MORE! 



Thunder Over the Indian River Fireworks
July 6 at OUC Indian River Plant Field, Port St John

Thunder Over the Indian River will be held on Saturday, June 6th. Enjoy and evening including Inflatables, DJ, Demonstrations, BBQ Competition, Food/Dessert Trucks, Raffles and of course the best fireworks show in Brevard county!



Celebrations, Events & Nightlife


Liberty Weekend Concert with Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
June 29

In recognition of the Fourth of July holiday, the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority will celebrate in advance with its traditional Liberty Weekend Concert featuring the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra. This year’s concert will be held at a new location, Terminal C.


The annual Great American Block Party comes to Lake Nona Town Center

Great American Block Party
June 29

The annual Great American Block Party comes to Lake Nona Town Center with delicious food, sweet treats, fun games and activities, live music and more. This patriotic summer blowout party is not to be missed, with roaming live entertainers, an incredible lineup of food trucks, carnival games, and a spectacular evening laser light show that will dazzle and delight.


Independence Day Celebration At The Morse Museum
July 4

The Morse Museum provides free admission from 9.30 am - 4 pm in conjunction with the City of Winter Park’s 4th of July Celebration.


Mount Dora Independence Day Parade
July 4

Head to downtown Mount Dora for the Independence Day Parade, a patriotic tribute parade celebrating our country's independence! The City of Mount Dora is seeking entries for the annual Independence Day Parade in beautiful downtown Mount Dora.


The parade begins at the corner of Donnelly and 7th Avenue and runs to Charles Avenue.


The City of Winter Garden 20th All American Kids Parade 2024

The City of Winter Garden 20th All American Kids Parade 2024
July 4 at Winter Garden Masonic Lodge, 230 W. Bay Street

Don your red, white, and blue and parade through historic downtown by foot, bike, scooter, or wagon with spectators cheering for the 20th Annual All American Kids Parade on Thursday, July 4, at 10 am. Come early for a free Kids Pancake Breakfast.


AdventHealth July 4th Watermelon 5k
July 4

Start your Independence Day the right way with a 5k in Winter Park! Join friends, family and neighbors for a morning celebration at the Watermelon 5k with ice cold watermelon and American pride. 


The Geneva 4th of July Parade & Festival
July 4 at Rural Heritage Center, 101 E. Main Street, Geneva

The Geneva Citizens Association and Rural Heritage Center proudly presents the 53rd Geneva 4th of July Parade & Festival, themed “CELEBRATING 100 YEARS OF LEARNING,” on Thursday, July 4, 2024.


Dive into a day filled with fun activities, nostalgic charm, and community spirit. Highlights include a car show, vintage airplane flyovers, a parade, indulge in delicious fares at food booths, enjoy the Geneva Village Homemakers Cakewalk, and vote for your favorite floats.and enjoyThe Greater Geneva Grande Award Marching Band.


Disney’s Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky

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