ORLANDO, Fla. — If you’re planning to visit Florida’s theme parks during the Fourth of July holiday, there will be plenty of ways to celebrate.
The parks will have special events, themed food and even nightly firework spectaculars to mark the occasion.
Here’s what each park has planned.
Busch Gardens will celebrate the holiday with fireworks. From July 1-4, an extended patriotic finale will follow the park's Summer Celebration Fireworks Spectacular. The fireworks will begin at 9:15 p.m. EDT each night.
Magic Kingdom — Disney’s Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky will return to the park for the first time since 2019. The fireworks display is scheduled for July 3 and 4 at 9:20 p.m.
Epcot — Harmonious, the park’s newest nighttime spectacular, is expected to get a special Fourth of July tag at the end.
Disney World will also have themed treats available at Magic Kingdom, Epcot and Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
Fun Spot (Orlando and Kissimmee)
Fun Spot will celebrate Independence Day with a “huge” fireworks display at both its Orlando and Kissimmee parks. The fireworks will take place at 9 p.m. EDT July 4.
The Wheel at ICON Park will be decked out in red, white and blue over the holiday weekend. But on July, The Wheel will be the centerpiece of a 10-minute patriotic light show. The attraction's 64,000 LED lights will be synchronized to a patriotic soundtrack.
Legoland is bringing back its Red, White & Boom! firework spectacular. The fireworks will take place July 2-4. Visitors will receive special viewing glasses which turn the fireworks into Lego bricks.
For Fourth of July, SeaWorld will add a patriotic finale to its new Ignite 360 fireworks show. The special fireworks display will take place July 1-4, weather permitting.
Universal Studios Florida — There will be a special Fourth of July celebration at Universal Studios Florida on July 4. The festivities will begin at 5 p.m. and include live entertainment, character meet and greets, stilt walkers and a special pyrotechnics display at 9 p.m. EDT.