Celebrating the 4th of July at Walt Disney World

Walt Disney World is going all out for Independence Day with fireworks, food, and entertainment. From star-spangled spectaculars to time-honored traditions. As a result, there is something for everyone to enjoy on the 4th of July at Disney World.

Catch “Disney’s Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky” at Magic Kingdom on July 3rd and 4th. The show will feature a patriotic soundtrack and colorful fireworks that light up the sky above Cinderella Castle.


Celebrating 4th of July at Walt Disney

Most importantly, for some patriotic entertainment, be sure to catch the Voices of Liberty at Epcot. This cappella group performs various American songs, from traditional folk tunes to modern pop hits. The Voices of Liberty will bring American songs to life beneath the rotunda in The American Adventure.

American Adventure Voices of Liberty

 

 

Of course, there’s so much more to do at Disney on Independence Day than just watching the flag retreat and the fireworks. Parades, concerts, and other special events are happening all day. Go to Epcot and meet some favorite Disney characters dressed in their patriotic best at The American Adventure Pavillion.

Mickey Mouse and friends at The American Adventure at Epcot
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Here are some specific activities and events you can enjoy:
  • Flag Retreat ceremony: Witness the emotional Flag Retreat ceremony at Magic Kingdom. Each day, an active-duty military member or veteran from the park’s visitors is selected for a special honor. As a result, be moved as the flag is respectfully lowered and accompanied by patriotic melodies and a salute from the Main Street Philharmonic.
Watch the American flag retire for the night in this stirring patriotic ceremony at the Main Street, U.S.A. town square.
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  • Honoring Our Military Heroes: The Air Force has showcased their capabilities with two flyovers as part of their national outreach program. Which aims to engage and inspire the next generation of patriotism. This is an incredible site to see.
United States Air Force Flyover Magic Kingdom
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  • Fireworks Extravaganza: Gather with fellow visitors at Magic Kingdom or Epcot and witness the dazzling display of colors and synchronized music.
Spaceship Earth 4th of July Celebration
  • Festive Entertainment and Shows: Throughout the day, Walt Disney World offers a wide range of entertainment and shows to capture the essence of 4th of July at Disney world.
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