4th of July Events

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Where are you celebrating the 4th of July?

We have put together a list of some of the best 4th of July celebration events in our area.

We hope you, and your family have a wonderful day celebrating America’s freedom!

Happy Independence Day!

Rock N’ Freedom Fest in Winter Haven

When: Wednesday, July 3, 2019 from 6 – 9pm

Where: Martin Luther King Jr Memorial Park in Winter Haven

Rock N’ Freedom Fest is the City of Winter Haven’s Annual Independence Day celebration! Taking place in Martin Luther King Jr. Park on the shore of Lake Silver. Live music, kids activities, bounce houses, kayaking on Lake Silver, food trucks, LOTS of great vendors and a Cypress Gardens Water Ski Team show at 7:15pm. There will be a fireworks display over the lake starting at 9 pm. FREE to the public!

Celebration Town Center

When: Thursday, July 4, 2019 with parade at 9am and celebration from 4-11:30pm

Where: Town Center in Celebration

Looking for an “out of this world” experience for July 4th? Celebration is once again beaming in their “Sci-Fi 4th of July”. This year’s 4th of July parade will kick-off at 9 a.m. from Town Hall, following a route along Celebration Avenue to Market Street and eventually concluding at the entrance to Lakeside Park. The celebration takes place from 4pm-11:30pm making Celebration an awesome choice for celebrating Independence Day! There will be bounce houses, face painting to accent their costumes, and activity after activity at the KidZone. In keeping with the sci-fi theme, Celebration’s fireworks display will be set to a sci-fi soundtrack.

City of Davenport

When: Thursday, July 4th from 3-9:45pm

Where: Lewis Mathews Sports Complex

Enjoy food and craft vendors, along with live music, and a reading of the Declaration of Independence. The largest fireworks display in Polk County will hit the night sky at 9:15pm.

Kissimmee Lakefront Park

When: Thursday, July 4, 2019 from 5-9:30pm

Where: Kissimmee Lakefront Park

There is fun for the whole family, and a huge array of food and drink from the “fleet” of food trucks. It all begins at 5pm and comes to an explosive end at 9:30pm for a huge fireworks show. Admission and parking are free.

Bok Tower

When: Thursday, July 4, 2019

Where: Bok Tower Gardens

Celebrate Independence Day at Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales, Florida with free admission to everyone for the whole day on July 4.

Theme Park Celebrations

SeaWorld: This summer at SeaWorld feels like July 4th every night with its Electric Ocean show, but at 10pm on July 4th prepare for an even bigger Patriotic display in the sky to honor America’s birthday

Disney’s Celebrate America: At 9 p.m. on both July 3 and July 4 there will be fireworks like only Disney can create. On July 4th, Walt Disney World will livestream the show over the internet. Just go to the official Disney Parks Blog on Tuesday and get ready for an online experience in fireworks that you won’t soon forget.

Epcot: “IllumiNations, Reflections of Earth” will be “amped up” with a patriotic finale on the 4th beginning at 9 p.m.

Hollywood Studios: “Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular” will begin at 9:30 p.m. on July 4th.

Animal Kingdom: There won’t be a fireworks show at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, but the “Rivers of Light” show on July 4th will begin at 9:15 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.

Universal Studios: Enjoy the “Cinematic Spectacular” at the lagoon. Universal is open from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. and the show will close the park at 10pm!

Legoland Florida: The fireworks show will be set to patriotic music and will begin at 9 p.m. “Brick viewing glasses” will be distributed for special effects.

Melissa East