Celebrating Fourth Of July 2018 In Walt Disney World

Will you be visiting Walt Disney World for the Fourth of July this year? If so, you are in luck! As usual, there are lots of exciting and entertaining options available to make your holiday a magical one. Here’s the current lineup:

Magic Kingdom

Park Hours: 8:00am to 12:00am
(no Extra Magic Hours)

Be sure to see Disney’s Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky at 9:15pm in front of Cinderella Castle at Magic Kingdom. Before the fireworks, head on over to Liberty Square for some more patriotic fun at Hall of Presidents or watch The Muppets Present…Great Moments in American History throughout the day.

American AdventureEpcot

Park Hours: 9:00am to 9:00pm
(no Extra Magic Hours)

Check out IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth at 9:00pm around World Showcase Lagoon in Epcot. This regular nighttime spectacular adds a patriotic twist to the show, with a special laser light finale celebrating America. All afternoon and evening, guests can also enjoy the Voices of Liberty a cappella group performing traditional Americana tunes as well as take a journey through history during The American Adventure both offered at The American Adventure Pavilion in World Showcase.

Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Park Hours: 8:00am to 10:30pm
(7:00am to 8:00am Extra Magic Hours)

If it’s fireworks you need for your holiday, make your way to Disney’s Hollywood Studios at 10:00pm to catch the one-of-a-kind Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Park Hours: 9:00am to 10:30pm
(8:00am to 9:00am Extra Magic Hours)

If you’re looking for a more calm and serene way to wrap up the Fourth of July, Rivers of Light, showing at 9:15pm and 10:15pm at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, celebrates a connection with nature through light, water and fire.

Independence DayThroughout Walt Disney World

At each resort hotel across Walt Disney World look for BBQ cookouts, movies under the stars, campfires with s’mores, and more to commemorate the holiday. Be sure to check in with Guest Services at your hotel upon arrival for details on how your location will be celebrating!

And of course, it wouldn’t be Walt Disney World without tasty treats, right? Look for some delicious baked goods and confections decorated for the Fourth of July in all the parks.

There’s no better place to celebrate the red, white and blue this Fourth of July than Walt Disney World Resort!


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Celebrating Independence Day 2017 In Walt Disney World

Are you one of lucky ones who will be visiting Walt Disney World for Independence Day this year? If so, you are in luck! As usual, there are lots of exciting and entertaining options available to make your holiday a magical one. Here’s the scoop courtesy of Disney:


There’s no better place to celebrate the red, white and blue this Fourth of July than Walt Disney World Resort!

Nighttime spectacles will light up each park:

Disney’s Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky
 Magic Kingdom Park commemorates the Fourth with brilliant fireworks choreographed to patriotic music. The red, white and blue extravaganza will bathe the sky on both July 3 and July 4 at 9pm.

IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth
This nightly Epcot favorite adds a patriotic twist to the show, with a special laser light finale celebrating America. Fireworks will blast off at 9pm on July 4.

Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular
Celebrate Star Wars, a great icon of American culture, at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. This one-of-a-kind show takes to the sky at 9:30pm nightly.

Rivers of Light
Disney’s Animal Kingdom’s newest nighttime show celebrates a connection with nature through light, water and fire. Rivers of Light has two showings nightly, 9:15pm and 10:30pm.

Other Independence Day fun and entertainment includes:

  • Independence DayThe talented Voices of Liberty a cappella group will perform traditional Americana tunes during a 4th of July Concert on the America Gardens Theatre stage at 5:30, 6:45 and 8pm. The vibrant American Music Machine will perform pop hits, at noon, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 and 3:50pm.
  • Meet favorite Disney Characters — all dressed up to celebrate America’s birthday – throughout the day at the American Adventure Pavilion at Epcot.
  • The Muppets Present…Great Moments in History: Miss Piggy, Kermit, Fozzie Bear and friends reenact famous moments in American history in a whimsical way. The live show is performed daily in Liberty Square.
  • Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa hosts an All-American July 4 cookout from 7-8:30pm. The star-spangled feast includes grilled steak and shrimp, hot dogs, baked beans, sides, plus specialty drinks, beer and wine. There’s a live DJ and crafts for kids. After dinner, head to the Grand Floridian Marina for sweets and a view of the Magic Kingdom Park’s July 4 fireworks. Cost is $120 plus tax, gratuity is included; $59 ages 3 to 11. For reservations, 407-WDW-DINE.

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