The bombs will be bursting in air this Fourth of July 2015 in Orlando! Whether you want to visit Orlando’s world famous theme parks or just get in on some free firework fun with the family, there’s something to do for everyone.
Free entry events:
Red Hot & Boom is a free Independence Day event (even though it takes place on July 3rd), where you can celebrate 4th of July weekend with the whole family, enjoy food from local vendors and hear music from some of the biggest names in the industry. And of course, no 4th of July bash is complete without fireworks! The event goes from 4-11 p.m. and the bombs start bursting in air at Cranes Roost Park at 9:30 p.m.
When: July 3, 4-11 p.m.
Where: Cranes Roost Park | 250 Cranes Roost Blvd., Altamonte Springs, FL 32701
This free event will kick off with a festival in the Village Center of Baldwin Park and will end with a spectacular fireworks show over Lake Baldwin. The Village center will come alive with nearly 100 participants and sponsors of all kinds offering lots of fun including shopping, a showcase of artisans and craftsman with works for sale, festival snacks, face painting, balloon art, interactive activities, and more. The event will feature a Main Stage near the lake, so come early, stake out your perfect viewing spot, and then enjoy the evening in Village Center!
When: July 3, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Downtown Baldwin Park | 4915 New Broad St., Orlando, FL
Looking for something a little different to do this 4th of July? Celebration Town Center’s “A Sci-Fi 4th of July” will feature plenty of traditional Independence Day favorites like fireworks, family activities and music, but there’s also a Sci-Fi themed costume contest at 7:00 PM, so come dressed as your favorite character for a chance to win big prizes! Bring the whole family, and enjoy synchronized fireworks spectacular set to a Sci-Fi themed soundtrack, bounce houses for kids, live music by The Jonnie Morgan Band, Carly Jo Jackson (America’s Got Talent), Gina Marie Incandela, DJ Tami, your host-Mark Daniel, and more as well as an unforgettable tribute to veterans!
When: July 4, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Downtown Celebration | Front and Market Streets
A city event, Fireworks at the Fountain on the 4th of July is completely free to enter and features activities like basketball and tennis, a kids’ play area and swan boats available for rental for a relaxing cruise on Lake Eola. You can also enjoy live music on several stages, food and beverages available for purchase and a patriotic firework display over Lake Eola beginning at 9:10 p.m.
When: July 4, 4-10 p.m.
Where: Lake Eola | 512 E Washington St, Orlando, FL 32801
Not so free (but still great fun!) entry events:
LEGOLAND® is putting a unique spin on 4th of July fireworks this weekend! Their special glasses turn ordinary fireworks into millions of exploding LEGO® bricks, making this show and absolute must see! With park admission, guests will be able to enjoy 4th of July festivities all day, with the celebration culminating in an awesome fireworks display at 9 p.m
When: July 3-5 all day, fireworks starting at 9 p.m.
Where: LEGOLAND Florida
Disney is known for going all out to celebrate the good ol’ US of A, and you’ll be able to find stellar celebrations at the Magic Kingdom, Epcot AND Hollywood Studios this year. The Magic Kingdom honors America with traditional American songs playing while fireworks light up the sky behind the Cinderella Castle, while Epcot and Hollywood Studios celebrate the 4th with unique, choreographed fireworks and light shows the whole family will love.
When: July 4
Where: The Magic Kingdom, Epcot and Hollywood Studios
Guests at SeaWorld Orlando’s 4th of July Celebration will be able to witness the all-new nighttime show, “Shamu’s Celebration: Light up the Night” before heading over to Bayside Stadium to end the evening with a musical performance and fantastic firework finale.
When: July 4
Where: SeaWorld Orlando