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Family Fun and Festivities for the Fourth of July in Kissimmee

Whether you live in Central Florida or are here simply to vacation, the destination's abundance of family-friendly options never disappoint. From small town parades to live music and spectacular firework displays, choosing a destination to celebrate our nation's independence has never been this easy.

In Kissimmee, you not only have ample options for how you celebrate Independence Day, but also three great options with no admission fee. Bring the family out, enjoy the beautiful Central Florida sunshine, scarf down some burgers and make memories with your loved ones.

Free Admission Fireworks and Events

A sky filled with white, purple, and pink fire works at night in Kissimmee, Florida.

Celebration, Florida is planning an All-American 4th of July, which begins with a 9 a.m. parade around town. Then fun continues at 4 p.m. with live music at the Town Center, including DJ Joe Magic, the Celebration Community Chorus and country music star Mac McAnally. A fireworks show will light up the sky and wrap up the day's events at 9:15 p.m.

The City of Kissimmee is putting on their annual Monumental 4th of July celebration with street performers, live music, activities for the kids and a fireworks show over Lake Tohopekaliga. The fun starts at 5 p.m. and will include live performance from Doubting Abby, The Supervillains, Ken-Y, Tone Loc and Soul Asylum. Be sure to stick around and watch an amazing fireworks display at 9:35 p.m. following the musical performances.

The City of St. Cloud is throwing their day-long Lakefront Fourth of July festivities with vendors and exhibitors from all over Florida. Music and food will also be aplenty throughout the even guaranteeing a day of fun for the family. And it wouldn't be a Fourth of July celebration without fireworks so expect St. Cloud to light up the sky come nightfall.

For those looking to celebrate from the comfort of a resort, look into the Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate and Reunion Resort. Both resorts are offering exclusive events for guests staying on property. From grilling out by the pool to magnificent firework displays at night, these resorts are perfect for celebrating Independence Day.

If a fireworks show isn't enough to capture how you feel about America's independence ('Merica!), use the day to visit one of the four neighboring theme parks. Whether you're looking to spend the day choosing a wand at Diagon Alley, hang out with the main mouse in a Castle, or riding Orlando's tallest and fastest roller coaster, you will definitely get your Fourth of July fix of thrills at any of the theme parks.

Orlando Theme Park Events

A city in at night with purple and pink fireworks going off, and a dark purple hue in the sky.

Magic Kingdom® Park - Fantasy in the Sky will feature 360 degree fireworks surrounding the Magic Kingdom® Park, starting promptly at 10:00pm. Theme Park Admission Required

Three disney characters in a garden with blue flowers and multiple blue, pink, and purple fireworks going off in the sky.

Disney's Hollywood StudiosTM - - Details Not Yet Announced - Theme Park Admission Required

A lake at night with fountain going high into the air and multiple blue and white fireworks going off in the sky.

Epcot® - - Details Not Yet Announced - Theme Park Admission Required

Universal Studios Florida® - At 9:45 p.m. Universal's Cinematic Spectacular celebrating 100 years of Universal Studios movies will have a special patriotic end celebrating Independence Day. Theme Park Admission Required

SeaWorld® Orlando - This Fourth of July weekend, guests can enjoy special events and activities, check out country music icon Lee Greenwood taking the stage at Bayside Stadium and of course, ride Mako over and over again! Theme Park Admission Required

A crowd of people sitting at a pier taking pictures of red and white fireworks going off in the sky at night.

LEGOLAND® Florida Night Lights - On this brand new show, fireworks start at 9:00pm and are included with your Park Admission.

As you can see, Kissimmee is the perfect place to celebrate. From BBQs and live music, to a day of taking in the sights at one of our local events or amazing theme parks, your day is sure to be memorable!

Which Fourth of July activity will we find you enjoying over the weekend?

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