The year-round sun and warmth of Florida make it an ideal destination any time of year, and heading there for a 4th of July celebration means getting some of the best of it, along with some patriotic flair. Set your sights on our Kissimmee resort rentals and enjoy the red, white, and blue activities to build a vacation to keep you happy and busy throughout your stay. Enjoy double the entertainment when you head to one of the area theme parks, many of which offer special patriotic displays and events.
Head to Avalon Park in downtown Orlando for some patriotic fun this 4th of July. The annual 4th of July celebration at the park includes a wet/dry pounce park, community performances, delicious offerings from food trucks and an apple pie bake-off, a bike parade, and community performances. The fun begins at 5 p.m., and you’ll want to stick around until 9 p.m. for a spectacular fireworks display.
Fireworks at the Fountain
Make sure to arrive early to the 45th Annual Fireworks at the Fountain event taking place at Lake Eola Park in downtown Orlando. The event is being held on the fourth from 5 to 10 p.m. and includes live entertainment, family-friendly fun, food, beverages, and more. A fireworks display begins at 9:15 p.m., with musical accompaniment by the Orlando Concert Band.
The Happiest Place on Earth may also be the Most Patriotic Place on Earth this 4th of July! Each of the four parks is celebrating in its own way. At the Magic Kingdom, enjoy “Celebrate America – A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky Fireworks” a 15-minute, 360-degree display that begins at 9:15 p.m. on the 3rd and 4th in the Magic Kingdom. The show hasn’t been seen since 2019, so you won’t want to miss it! Spot Goofy, Donald, and Pluto leading a procession down Main Street USA, too.
Traditionally known for its international flair and World Showcase, Epcot turns red, white, and blue for special 4th of July events. Disney characters are joined by others like Betsy Ross, Ben Franklin, and more as they dress in patriotic costumes as they appear near the promenade of The American Adventure throughout the afternoon of July 4th. Don’t miss the Voices of Liberty 4th of July Concert, featuring an expanded cast performing a patriotic salute that includes the Spirit of America Fife and Drum Corps accompanied by Disney characters on the American Gardens Theatre stage.
Disney’s Fort Wilderness Campground
While this year’s plans are still in the works, guests may be able to look forward to events like the Fourth of July Golf Cart Parade and the Fourth of July Beach Bash at Clementine’s Beach. The parade typically takes place on the afternoon of the 4th and Beach Bash is an evening event, that typically takes place on the 4th from 6 to 11 p.m. and includes a live DJ, dancing, food, games, and plenty of Disney magic.
Celebrate on the 4th with plenty of aquatic fun. Ignite is the park’s patriotic-inspired fireworks display. Pair it with the park’s Electric Ocean event for an unforgettable experience. Electric Ocean occurs nightly on select dates between May 27 and September 5 and includes glimpses of glowing sea creatures at aquatic-themed parties. Festivities start in the early evening, wrapping up with a firework show that starts at 10 p.m., which is best seen from Bayside Stadium. Festivities are included with regular park admission.
Spend all day at the park, then take in an amazing fireworks display. Fireworks, fountains, special effects, and more come together to create an event like no other. The show begins at 9:15 p.m. on Festival Field, weather permitting. If you can’t make it for the 4th, it’s a summer-long celebration that takes place Friday-Sunday through August 7.
The LEGOLAND Florida Resort is celebrating the red, white, and blue with its “Awe-Summer” at LEGOLAND Florida Resort: Red, White & BOOM event. The event takes place July 2nd-4th during park hours and includes a fireworks show over the waters of Lake Eloise. The event is included with park admission.
Fourth of July Fun in Florida
From a cozy studio or one-bedroom for a smaller family or lovers’ getaway full of patriotism to a spacious nine-bedroom for a family or group reunion, Global Resort Homes of Orlando has a vacation rental that’s perfect for you. Step in and feel your stresses and worries melt away, knowing all your needs will be met. Our kitchens come fully equipped with everything you’ll need to make a home-cooked meal. Stretch out with some popcorn and your favorite show or movie, or retreat to a private bedroom for some relaxation at the end of the day. Choose a premium unit for flat-screen TVs, stainless steel appliances, movie, and TV character-themed rooms, home theaters, game rooms, and more.
Call us today to start planning your 4th of July Kissimmee adventure!