Celebrate 4th of July in Orlando – Fireworks and Events

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Orlando has some great Independence Day festivals that are great for the whole family. While pretty much all celebrations were cancelled last year, they are back this year and better than ever. While the festivals might be fun, let’s be honest, what we are most interested in are the fireworks. There is nothing like a 4th of July fireworks display.

If you are looking for somewhere to take the kiddos to celebrate Independence Day and see some amazing fireworks displays take a look at this list.

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Where to Celebrate 4th of July in Orlando

Here are places to see celebrate 4th of July in Orlando.

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Great American Weekend: Lakeside Carnival and Fireworks

Visit Lake Nona for the Great American Weekend: Lakeside Carnival and Fireworks. Enjoy an old-fashioned Carnival with fireworks over Canvas Lake (right by Canvas restaurant) at 9pm.

Date: June 26, 2021
Time: 4pm to 9pm
Fireworks: 9pm

Poinciana Villages Fireworks Spectacular

Visit Poinciana Village for an Independence Day festival featuring live music, games, food trucks, local vendors and more. Cap off the night with an amazing fireworks display. 6pm to 9pm

Date: June 26, 2021
Time: 6pm to 9pm
Fireworks: 9pm

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Winter Garden Red, White & Blue Americana Festival

Winter Garden is celebrating Independence Day all weekend long, starting with live music on the plaza Friday evening, continuing on to games and music at the Farmers Market on Saturday and then a fun family parade on Sunday morning. The weekend culminates with fireworks over Lake Apopka on Sunday evening.

Dates: July 2 to 4, 2021
Time: times vary by day
Fireworks: July 4 at 9:15pm

Star Spangled Sanford

Star Spangled Sanford is back with a bigger and better fireworks display. The festival kicks off at 7pm with live music and food and drink. Just after sunset the fireworks display will take place right over Lake Monroe. It is a 20 minute display choreographed to patriotic music.

Date: July 3, 2021
Time: 7pm to 9pm
Fireworks: at Sunset

Mount Dora Freedom on the Waterfront

Celebrate Independence Day at Mount Dora’s Freedom on the Waterfront festival. There will be live music (starting at 5pm), featuring Sean Holcomb, Bailey Callahan and Diamond Dixie, food trucks and fireworks.

Date: July 3, 2021
Time: 4pm to 9pm

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Celebration’s Red, White, Blue and You

Celebrate Independence Day all day in Celebration with their Red, White, Blue and You Event. The day kicks off with a parade in the morning and ends with Backyard BBQ and concert on the Great Lawn in the evening. During the day there are also pool games and activities.

Date: July 3, 2021
Time: Parade: 9am, Activities: 4pm to 9pm, BBQ, 6pm to 8:30pm, Concert: 7:30pm

Old Town Red, White & Blue Weekend Kickoff

Attend Old Town’s Red, White & Blue Weekend for a weekend of holiday fun. Enjoy “streetmosphere” entertainment, a Classic Car Show  and of course fireworks.

Date: July 3 and 4,2021
Time: Sa: 1pm to 9:30pm, Su: 2pm to 8:15pm
Fireworks: July 3 only at 9:30pm

Star Spangled Weekend Celebration

Go to Promenade at Sunset Walk for their Star-Spangled Weekend Celebration. Both Saturday and Sunday they will have live music and street performers, but fireworks will only be Sunday night at 9:30pm. Register for free tickets online.

Dates: July 3 and 4, 2021
Time: All day
Fireworks: July 4 at 9:30pm

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Fireworks at the Fountain

Fireworks at the Fountain returns this year to Lake Eola for its 44th annual celebration. The celebration includes live entertainment, family fun, food and drinks, and celebratory fireworks.

If you want to celebrate at home, you can watch the festivities at home starting at 8pm on News 6 WKMG or via livestream on clickorlando.com

Date: July 4, 2021
Time: 5pm – 10pm
Fireworks at 9:15pm

July 4th Celebration at Apopka Amphitheater

The Apopka July 4th Celebration will kick off with live music from Midnight Mayhem. The night will end with a fireworks show.

Date: July 4, 2021
Time: 7pm to 9:30pm
Fireworks: 9pm

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Avalon Park 4th of July Festival

Visit Avalon Park for its 4th of July Festival. There will be community performances, a bike parade, wet and dry bounce area and an apple pie bake-off. The evening culminates in fireworks over downtown.

Date: July 4, 2021
Time: 5pm to 9pm
Fireworks: 9pm

Red, White and Boom!

Celebrate 4th of July in Clermont this year. Their Red, White and Boom Festival will feature a DJ, an aerialist, food trucks and more. End the night with a magical fireworks display over Lake Minneola. Viewing sites for the fireworks include Waterfront Park and Victory Pointe.

Date: July 4, 2021
Time: 7pm to 10pm
Fireworks: 9:15pm

Winter Park Annual Fourth of July Celebration

Winter Park will be celebrating the 4th on the 5th. Join them for their annual Fourth of July celebration in Central Park. The event includes  live music and a Kids Zone with carnival games. Everyone can enjoy free watermelon, apple pies and water during the celebration (while supplies last).

Date: July 5, 2021
Time: 9am to 12pm

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