Orlando is bursting with exciting ways to make your Independence Day crackle — and this summer, we have a wealth of blockbuster celebrations that will rocket your family to a whole new level of vacation fun. From the theme parks to beyond, here’s your guide to patriotic events in Orlando, where you’re guaranteed to have a booming time this Fourth of July!
Please note: All scheduled start times for firework displays are weather permitting.
4th of July Events at Orlando Theme Parks & Attractions
Walt Disney World® Resort
Nighttime fireworks shows at three of Walt Disney World Resort’s theme parks will get Fourth of July makeovers in honor of the holiday. Disney’s Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky will take place at 9 p.m. on July 3 and 4 at Magic Kingdom® Park. On July 4 only, Independence Day fireworks are scheduled for 9 p.m. at Epcot®, and 9:30 p.m. at Disney’s Hollywood Studios®. All three are included with regular admission to their respective parks.
Celebrate America’s birthday with one of Orlando’s most incredible fireworks displays at SeaWorld Orlando’s 4th of July Celebration. Consisting of a patriotic finale to the park’s regular end-of-day spectacle, Ignite, the event will light up the sky with fireworks, lasers and pyrotechnics. It’s all included with regular park admission and can best be viewed at SeaWorld’s Bayside Stadium.
LEGOLAND® Florida Resort
On July 4-6, LEGOLAND Florida Resort’s Red, White & Boom! The event will culminate with a fireworks gala where special viewing glasses will make it appear as if giant LEGO® bricks are exploding in the sky. The day’s festivities will also include a DJ dance party, a patriotic competition builds, and the chance to help build an enormous LEGO U.S. flag. The festivities are included with regular park admission.
Daytona International Speedway
The Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway, about an hour from downtown Orlando, has been an Independence Day weekend tradition for nearly five decades. Held on July 6, this year’s 160-lap, 400-mile event will feature all of the fast action fans have come to expect, followed by one of the Southeast’s largest fireworks shows. Admission prices vary.