Exciting times are coming soon for the upcoming Fourth of July holiday all around the Central Florida area. Many of us have our traditional events to visit with local firework shows and BBQ’s at home. Many also like to try something new and explore the areas around them. If you are that person, here is a great collection of things to do on the holiday weekend. Some events are free, some require registration only, and some events require paid admission. Links are provided. Here’s a breakdown of events by county in no particular order. Please note that some events listed are not all on the fourth. There are still many other events happening around the area. And of course, there’s always the theme parks. No matter what you choose to do, have a safe and fun weekend!


4th of July Celebration

Mon, July 4

5:00 – 10:00 PM

FREE Entry

3651 Avalon Park Blvd

Orlando, FL

Join us for the Annual Fourth of July Celebration in Downtown Avalon Park. There will be a wet/dry bounce park, Community Performances, and Fireworks at 9 p.m! Kick off the event with our annual Bike Parade around Avalon Lake or show off your tasty baking skills in our Apple Pie Bake-off!


ICON Park’s Fourth of July weekend roundup 

Mon, July 4
8375 International Dr
Orlando, FL 32819
ICON Park is going all out this Independence Day! Enjoy all sorts of Fourth of July deals at some favorite spots around the entertainment destination including The Wheel’s July sponsor Ole Red. Ole Red is offering guests a free order of Fried Pickles and Green Tomatoes with the purchase of a ticket to The Wheel. Although, good eats isn’t the only way to celebrate.
Monday, July 4 ICON Park is hosting a patriotic light shows at 8:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. The Wheel with illuminate and the 64,000 LED lights will dance to a symphony of patriotic music. Plus, what’s a show without some drinks? Enjoy several specials at The Lawn Bar and The Sky Bar while you take in the 10 minute production.

FIRECRACKER 5K in Avalon Park

July 4th

Check-in & Bag Pick-Up Table Opens: 7:00 AM

Race Starts: 8:00 AM


Avalon Town Park

3651 Avalon Park E Blvd

Orlando, FL 32828

Thank you for your participation and support of the Avalon Park Foundation, a non-profit 501c3 organization. Proceeds from this event will help support programs and services that enable us to protect stable neighborhoods and community organizations, as well as aid underprivileged ones in Avalon Park and the surrounding neighborhoods in the area.


Fireworks at the Fountain

Mon, July 4

4:00 – 10:00 PM 


The Eola House

512 E Washington St

Orlando, FL

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer invites you to the 45th annual Fireworks at the Fountain on Monday, July 4 at Lake Eola Park. From 4 to 10 p.m., enjoy live entertainment, family friendly fun, and food and beverages available for purchase from a variety of vendors. At 9:15 p.m., the sky will illuminate with a spectacular fireworks finale, set to a live patriotic performance by the Orlando Concert Band.

Can’t make it? Not yet comfortable attending in-person events? Watch the festivities LIVE on News 6 WKMG starting at 8 p.m., or stream online at clickorlando.com.


The Hall on the Yard

Sun, July 3, 2022

12:00 PM – 3:00 PM

FREE Entry

The Hall on The Yard

1412 Alden Road

Orlando, FL 32803

Come celebrate this 4th of July weekend at The Hall on the Yard! Enjoy food, fun, and entertainment that’s great for the whole family. Come out in your best red, white and blue attire. Listen to live music on the lawn from the Layla Brisbois Band. Enjoy FREE: Snow Cones, Face Painting, and Caricature Art. Food and Beverage will be available for purchase inside the hall.


27th Annual 4th of July Celebration

Mon Jul 04 2022

9:00 am – noon

FREE Entry

Martin Luther King, Jr. Park

Orlando, FL

Free cookies, mini pies, Kona Ice®, and water (while supplies last) as well as free kids zone with carnival midway games, bounce slide, face painting, crafts & more at the Community Playground in MLK, Jr. Park. Live musical performances Just Imagin3 at  Winter Park Events Center Tiedtke Amphitheater. Live musical performances by the Bach Festival Brass Ensemble and Choir at Palm Trees on the Belvedere. Plus the annual bicycle Parade will begin at 11:30 a.m. Children can bring their already decorated bicycles or decorate them under the Porte Cochère at the Events Center.


Morse Museum

Monday, July 4

9:30 AM – 4pm

FREE Entry

445 N Park Ave

Winter Park, FL 32789

Enjoy a FREE day at the Morse to experience the Museum’s renowned collection of works by American design master Louis Comfort Tiffany.


Winter Park History Museum

Monday, July 4

9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

FREE Entry

200 W. New England Ave. (north end of the Farmers’ Market building)


Fourth of July Weekend Poolside

Sunday, July 3 – Wednesday, July 6

JW Marriott Orland, Grande Lakes

4040 Central Florida Pkwy

Orlando, FL

Open to overnight resort guests only. 

Celebrate by the JW Pool and enjoy family games, live entertainment, and drink specials. Our luxury resort in Orlando, Florida offers an array of outdoor activities, a spa and a Greg Norman-designed golf course – near Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando. Fireworks visible from The Ritz-Carlton on July 4th.


Fourth of July Family Fun

Mon Jul 04 2022

05:00 pm to 09:00 pm

The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes

Orlando, FL

Open to overnight resort guests only. 

Join us for a luau-themed fair, featuring games, contests, shows, slides, and more!

DaVinci Lawn (weather permitting). For details, call 407-393-4977.

FIREWORKS visible at JW Marriott


4th of July Sunset and Fireworks Paddle

Mon Jul 04 2022 

07:30 pm to 10:00 pm


344 Northeast Ivanhoe Blvd

Orlando, 32804

Enjoy the fireworks show of the year on the water! Join us on gorgeous Lake Ivanhoe to paddle the night away while we watch downtown Orlando’s awesome fireworks show. We’ll float in the middle of the lake and watch the show unfold over the city skyline.

We start at 7:30pm from the boat ramp, watch the sunset and stay on the water to see the fireworks at 9:15pm. Enjoy the night on the water until 10pm if you’d like. This is a beginner friendly and kid friendly paddle! After the paddle and fireworks, hop off the water and check out all of the great food and drink spots in Ivanhoe Village.


Freedom Fest

Mon, July 4, 2022

4:00 PM – 9:00 PM

FREE event by New Church of Faith


7625 Clarcona Ocoee Rd

Orlando, FL 32818

Free food, free games, and a lot of fun.

It’s our Independence day celebration so come party with us.

The Fireworks show starts at 8:30PM. Feel free to bring your lawn chairs, sunscreen, bug repellent and of course your family and friends. Everyone must register and acknowledge the waiver to enter the event.


Fireworks Under the Bridge – Painting class

Sun, Jul 3, 2022

06:00pm – 08:00pm


Painting with a Twist

6700 Conroy Windermere Rd, Ste 125

Orlando, Florida



July 4

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm


866 S. Goldenrod Rd.

Orlando, FL 32822

Dad’s Hot Dog Eating Contest and free hot dogs for the 1st 30 minutes to everyone.



Independence Day Parade

Mon, July 4, 2022

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT


Merritt Island High School

100 Mustang Way

Merritt Island, FL 32953

The parade will begin at Merritt Island High School, head South on Courtenay Parkway and then East on Merritt Avenue and end at Edgewood Jr/Sr High School.

This event is being hosted by the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Charity, Inc. (formerly the Brevard County Public Safety Charity). They are a non-profit organization registered in the State of Florida that works with local businesses, community leaders, and citizens to raise funds to assist local law enforcement officers and firefighters in their time of need.  These funds help our public safety members when they face critical challenges such as medical emergencies, long-term illness, and even the tragedy of a line of duty death. This charity organization is designed to help support those that protect us and is facilitated solely through volunteers and donations.


Green Gables July 4th Fireworks Viewing

Mon, July 4, 2022

7:00 PM – 10:00 PM EDT


Green Gables at Historic Riverview Village

1501 South Harbor City Blvd

Melbourne, FL 32901

Bring the family and bring your lawn chairs to enjoy the best view of the fireworks. We’ll have patriotic music, food booths, raffle opportunities, and tours of Green Gables (until dark when the fireworks will begin). All proceeds benefit Green Gables. $10 per car ($15 at the door). Additional donations are always welcome. Help Green Gables restore this beautiful Queen Anne Victorian home, a true historic treasure for Melbourne!


4th of July Celebration (City Event)

July 4, 2022

4:45 PM - 9:30 PM

FREE Entry

Wooton Park

100 E. Ruby Street

Tavares, FL 32778

The City of Tavares 4th of July Parade and Fireworks will be held on Monday, July 4th in Tavares. Starting with the parade along Main Street. The family-friendly event features live music, community vendors, food trucks, a family fun zone, and more!


4th of July Red, White and Boom!

Monday July 4, 2022

7:00 PM – 10:00 PM EDT


Waterfront Park 

330 3rd Street 

Clermont, FL 34711

4th of July celebration at Waterfront Park with food trucks, live music from The Actual Bank Robbers, and ending with fireworks over Lake Minneola.


Freedom on the Waterfront

Sunday, July 3rd, 2022 

4:00 PM – 9:30 PM

FREE entry

Elizabeth Evans Park

and Gilbert Park

Nashville Breakout Country Star Bailey Callahan, up and coming band Red Mint,  vendors, family fun, great food, and at 9:15, Lake County’s Most Creative Fireworks Presentation!


Independence Day Parade

Monday Jul 4, 2022

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM


Join us in downtown Mount Dora for a patriotic tribute parade celebrating our country’s independence! The parade begins at 10:00 am at the corner of Donnelly and Seventh and runs to Charles Avenue.


Promenade at Sunset Walk’s Star Spangled Weekend Celebration 

July 1st – 4th

6:00 PM

FREE Entry

Promenade at Sunset Walk

3251 Margaritaville Blvd

Kissimmee, FL 34747

Star Spangled Weekend Celebration & Fireworks Spectacular! 15 Live Bands & DJs, Street Performers and more! Join the Promenade at Sunset Walk and Celebrate Independence Day with a 4-Day Weekend Celebration & Party!

Fireworks will begin at 9:30 PM on the 4th.


Monumental 4th of July

July 4 

5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

FREE Entry

201 Lakeview Dr, Kissimmee, FL 34741

Annual Monumental July Fourth Celebration presented by the City of Kissimmee. All the fun your entire family can handle for FREE from five to nine pm on July fourth at Kissimmee Lakefront Park. Rock out to live music from Platinum-selling band Sister Hazel. Your children will love the K-U-A Kids Zone. Mouthwatering food trucks for everyone, and of course the night ends with a grand fireworks display!


July 4th Celebration and Free Fireworks

July 4, 2022

12:00 – 9:30 pm

FREE Entry

5770 W Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway

Kissimmee, FL, FL 34746

Celebrate the Red, White, and Blue with free fireworks presented by Old Town and Fun Spot America Kissimmee. Bring the family for an entire day of fun including streetmosphere entertainment and live music on the Old Town Main Stage featuring the Occasional Astronauts from 12pm – 4pm and Rocktown from 6pm-10pm.

Free Fireworks begin at 9:00pm in the South Entertainment area of Old Town.


Celebration of Freedom

Monday, July 4, 2022

5 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

FREE Entry

Central Winds Park

1000 Central Winds Dr

Winter Springs, FL 32708

The City of Winter Springs invites you to the Celebration of Freedom. Enjoy live music and entertainment, local food trucks and vendors, and our largest firework spectacular ever presented by Duke Energy. Kids can enjoy our Red White and Bounce Zone, featuring face painting, water balloon toss, character meet and greets, and more! 


Oviedo’s Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks Show

Sat, July 2, 2022

5:00 PM – 9:00 PM


Oviedo Mall

1700 Oviedo Mall Boulevard

Oviedo, FL 32765

Join us at the Oviedo Mall from 5-9pm for live entertainment, carnival rides, food trucks, beer/wine, vendors, kids zone, and of course fireworks! The fireworks will begin at approximately 9pm (weather permitting).  You can expect carnival rides, bounce houses, face painting and coloring station, live music and entertainment, street performers, food trucks, and a full liquor bar! Tickets are for a wristband which includes all of the rides and attractions. 


Artty Party

July 4th

Classes: 3PM, 5:30 PM, & 8PM


181 Oxford Road

Fern Park, FL 32730

To Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness DRINK… AND PAINT !!! 🇺🇸🍸

Enjoy your 4th of July Monday here at Artty Party for Mimosa Monday 🥂 25$ Unlimited Mimosas while you paint! We encourage and invite everyone to join. Friends and Family… Come out and join the annual celebration of nationhood! What’s better than connecting with friends over a glass of wine with your favorite songs and making memories through your painting. Join the Party! You Don’t Want to Miss This! Save a seat on our website and your first drink of wine is free!


Splash Bash

July 4 

11:00 am – 7:00 pm

Admission REQUIRED

601 Earl Street

Daytona Beach, FL 32118

Daytona Lagoon is celebrating Independence Day with its first ever Splash Bash. This family-friendly event includes a Red, White, and Blue Beach Ball Drop at 4 p.m. and special discounts on attractions. The celebration runs from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday, July 4 and is free with the purchase of a Waterpark Ticket.

Discounted attractions available in the park include $4 Mini Golf games, $4 Laser Tag rounds, and a special Beach BBQ Menu. Season Passholders are welcome to bring a friend in for the day for the discounted ticket price of $19.99.

With Daytona Lagoon being within walking distance of the Daytona Beach Bandshell, right across A1A, it is a great option for families to start their day before heading to the Bandshell for the fireworks display that night.


Freedom Fest 2022

July 4 

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

FREE Entry

Spring-To-Spring Trail

DeBary, FL 32713

Gemini Springs (DeBary) Live Bands Grindstone Sinners & Rockit Fly. Kids Zone and Bike give away (Must be present) hosted by Grace Baptist Church. Fireworks and Laser show starts at 9pm. Parking is limited and the lots will close by 8:45 or when full.


Ignite 360

Fri, Jul 1 – Mon, Jul 4

Admission REQUIRED

SeaWorld Orlando

7007 Sea World Dr

Orlando, FL

Enjoy four nights of fireworks this Fourth of July weekend. Bring your family and friends for festivities every night from Friday, July 1 to Monday, July 4, weather permitting. 


July 4th Celebration Fireworks

Mon Jul 04 2022 

9:00 pm

Admission and parking are FREE!

Fun Spot America

5700 Fun Spot Way, Orlando

In Kissimmee, Old Town celebrations will begin at 12 PM, and the HUGE firework show begins at 9 PM. Bursting with color in the night sky, guests can enjoy spectacular views from Fun Spot Kissimmee or Old Town. Bring the family for an entire day of fun including streetmosphere entertainment and live music on the Old Town Main Stage from 12PM – 10PM.


Red, White and Boom! 

July 2, 3, and 4

Admission REQUIRED


1 Legoland Way

Winter Haven, FL 33884

A BRAND-NEW! fireworks show, “Touch the Sky”, will illuminate the skies over Lake Eloise on July 2, 3, 4 for Independence Day weekend. Complimentary fireworks glasses will transform the cascading fireworks into bursting LEGO® In addition to the big show, families can also help build an American flag with hundreds of LEGO bricks throughout the weekend.


4th of July at Magic Kingdom 

Sun and Mon, July 3 and 4

9 AM – 11 PM

Magic Kingdom Park

1180 Seven Seas Drive

Lake Buena Vista, FL

Celebrate the 4th of July at Magic Kingdom with the whole family! Don’t miss out on one of the best things to do for July 4th in Orlando. For the first time since 2019, Fourth of July fireworks will light up the night skies over Magic Kingdom and EPCOT.

According to Disney’s website, “Disney’s Celebrate America! – A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky” will happen on July 3 and 4. Over at EPCOT, a special July 4 segment will follow the nightly nighttime spectacular Harmonious. In addition to the fireworks, Walt Disney World is planning on rolling out a number of special food and drinks for the occasion.


4th of July at Universal Studios

Mon, July 4

9 AM – 9 PM

Admission REQUIRED

Universal Orlando Resort

6000 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL

Universal Orlando Resort will feature special entertainment at Universal Studios Florida on July 4 to celebrate Independence Day. The theme park said the holiday will feature a high-energy band, live DJ, meet-and-greets with Universal’s most popular characters, and patriotic-themed performers and stilt walkers. The celebration will end with a special pyrotechnics display at 9 p.m. which guests can view throughout the theme park.


Happy Birthday America! Are you ready to celebrate the 4th of July with a 1M 5K 10K 13.1 or 26.2 walk or run? Join us for our seventh annual 4th of July race! This truly is the land that we LOVE! We will be donating at least 15% of each registration to HOMES FOR OUR TROOPS, an organization that builds homes for severely injured veterans.

What: This is a virtual race. You choose to complete a 1M, 5K, 10K, 13.1 or 26.2. You complete your race on your own and submit your time to us. Then we ship your medal directly to you.

When: Complete your race any time in July 2022, even better if it’s on July 4th.

*Medals will ship out June 15, after that they will ship within 2 to 5 days of signing up!

Where: You choose the course and you time yourself (you’ll report your finishing time to us).

Why: To celebrate AMERICA!



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