July is an explosive month at Orlando theme parks. Celebrate the 4th with spectacular fireworks, special nighttime events and much more. Plus, continue the summer fun with Orlando theme parks’ exciting summertime activities. Here is what to do in Orlando this July:
Walt Disney World
Independence Day – Walt Disney World will celebrate Independence Day with some patriotic events beginning with Celebrate America - A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky Fireworks at Disney’s Magic Kingdom on July 3 & 4. The park will also host DJ dance parties in Frontierland and Tomorrowland. Don’t miss The Muppets Present…Great Moments in American History. Miss Piggy, Kermit, Fonzie Bear and friends reenact famous moments in American history. At Disney’s Hollywood Studios, enjoy a 10:00 p.m. showing of Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular fireworks show. Epcot will celebrate our independence with the talented Voice of Liberty as they perform traditional Americana tunes during a 4th of July concert on the American Gardens Theatre stage at 5:30, 6:45 and 8 p.m. on July 4th.
Toy Story Land - The bigly-anticipated Toy Story Land is now open at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Shrink down to the size of a toy and explore Andy’s backyard full of rides, games, food and popular Toy Story characters all summer long!
Red, White & Boom – LEGOLAND Florida invites you to celebrate America’s independence with Red, White & Boom. The special event includes patriotic activities like LEGO builds, a Club Brixx DJ dance party, stilt walkers, Americana apparel and more. The highlight of the day is the Brick & Boom Fireworks Celebration. Guests are encouraged to wear special viewing glasses and watch as a gazillion bricks explode from the sky.
Electric Ocean - Charge up your summer nights with Electric Ocean at SeaWorld Orlando. The nighttime event continues throughout July with special shows, SeaWorld’s favorite animals and spectacular fireworks. Electric Ocean lights up your nights now through September 2.
4th of July - Celebrate Independence Day with a gorgeous fireworks display as part of SeaWorld’s Electric Ocean. The night sky will light up with fireworks, pyrotechnics and lasers during a one-of-a-kind patriotic finale to the fireworks show Ignite. You can view the fireworks from Bayside Stadium.
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
Summer Nights – Enjoy Busch Gardens Tampa’s thrills in the dark during Summer Nights. From now through August 5, guests can take a ride on some of the park’s most scream-worthy rides. Plus, dance the night away in themed party zones. You can end your night with a fireworks finale and special entertainment on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights at Gwazi Field.
Conservation Connections - Come learn more about the latest conservation programs from the experts during Busch Gardens Tampa’s Conservation Connections. On July 3, veterinary surgeon Dr. Morne de la Rey will discuss assisted reproduction in the wildlife. The event will take place at the Gwazi Pavilion.
Independence Day Fireworks - On Wednesday, July 4th only enjoy live entertainment and an incredible extended fireworks show at the thrill park.