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Walt Disney World Salutes Independence Day With All-American Fireworks Displays and More

With the Fourth of July here what better place to celebrate America’s birthday and all the red, white and blue fun that goes with it than at the Walt Disney World Resort!  With special magic, fireworks and shows at each of the Parks in Orlando, there’s truly something for everyone.  Here’s a look at the what is waiting for you as Walt Disney World salutes Independence Day:

Fourth of July at Walt Disney World Resort

 

Nighttime spectacles will light up each park:

Disney’s Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the SkyFourth of July at Walt Disney World Resort FIreworks

Magic Kingdom Park commemorates the Fourth with brilliant fireworks choreographed to patriotic music. The red, white and blue extravaganza will bathe the sky on both July 3 and July 4 at 9 p.m.

IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth


This nightly Epcot favorite adds a patriotic twist to the show, with a special laser light finale celebrating America. Fireworks will blast off at 9 p.m. on July 4.

Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular

Star Wars Walt Disney World-Disney's Hollywood Studios
Celebrate Star Wars, a great icon of American culture, at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. This one-of-a-kind show takes to the sky at 9:30 p.m. nightly.

Rivers of Light

Rivers of Light at Disney's Animal Kingdom
Disney’s Animal Kingdom’s newest nighttime show celebrates a connection with nature through light, water and fire. Rivers of Light has two showings nightly, 9:15 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.

Other Independence Day fun and entertainment includes:

Voices of Liberty Epcot Walt Disney World

  • The talented Voices of Liberty a cappella group will perform traditional Americana tunes during a 4th of July Concert on the America Gardens Theatre stage at 5:30, 6:45 and 8 p.m. The vibrant American Music Machine will perform pop hits, at noon, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 and 3:50 p.m.
  • Meet favorite Disney Characters — all dressed up to celebrate America’s birthday – throughout the day at the American Adventure Pavilion at Epcot.
  • The Muppets Present…Great Moments in History: Miss Piggy, Kermit, Fozzie Bear and friends reenact famous moments in American history in a whimsical way. The live show is performed daily in Liberty Square.
  • Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa hosts an All-American July 4 cookout from 7-8:30 p.m. The star-spangled feast includes grilled steak and shrimp, hot dogs, baked beans, sides, plus specialty drinks, beer and wine. There’s a live DJ and crafts for kids. After dinner, head to the Grand Floridian Marina for sweets and a view of the Magic Kingdom Park’s July 4 fireworks. Cost is $120 plus tax, gratuity is included; $59 ages 3 to 11. For reservations, 407-WDW-DINE.

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Ring in Independence  Day in all of its Red, White and Blue glory at the Walt Disney World Resort!