With lots of fun, patriotic-themed activities and attractions, Orlando is a fun place to spend the 4th of July with family and friends.
From theme park extravaganzas to fireworks, if you’re looking for Orlando 4th of July 2018 ideas, check out some of these local activities and fun things do in Orlando in July, including…
- LEGOLAND® Florida Red, White and Boom
- I-Drive 360 Orlando
- Independence Day at SeaWorld® Orlando
- Fireworks at the Fountain
- y mucho más...
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Regular admission to a number of these attractions are included on the Go Orlando Card.
Choose as you go from dozens of Orlando attractions & activities and save up to 55% off combined admission vs paying at the gate.
Please note, some of these special July and 4th of July weekend events may be separately ticketed and not included on the Go Orlando Card.
LEGOLAND® Florida Red, White & Boom
LEGOLAND® Florida Resort celebrates the 4th of July in grand fashion — with an amazing fireworks display, of course! This striking exhibition is one of their biggest fireworks displays all year, and is sure to delight the kids.
- When: July 4, 2018
- Where: LEGOLAND, 1 LEGOLAND Way, Winter Haven, Florida
LEGOLAND also hosts periodic special events throughout the summer, along with extended summer hours on select dates. Consult their website for specific details.
A su llegada: LEGOLAND Florida tickets are included with the Go Orlando Card.
Special Lighting on the ICON Orlando 360 (Orlando Eye)
Combine some of the best views of the entire city with a patriotic display of lights and you’ve got one pretty cool 4th of July activity.
This 4th of July holiday, the ICON Orlando 360 Orlando Eye will be illuminated in the classic red, white, and blue, to celebrate our Independence Day.
Ride the observation wheel during the day to for the best views of the sprawling cityscape below, but come back at night to see the lights.
When: July 4, 2018
Where: ICON Orlando 360
Getting In: If you’d like to ride the Orlando Eye during other times, ICON Orlando tickets are included with the Go Orlando Card. This event is free.
Explore More of I-Drive Orlando
After a spin on the Orlando Eye, check out the rest of I-DRIVE, one of Orlando’s top entertainment destination, for “360-degrees of fun.”
Attraction highlights include:
- Madame Tussauds: Pose with life-like wax representations of all your favorite celebs and explore local culture and history.
- SEA LIFE Aquarium: Walk through the acrylic sea tunnel inside this new Orlando aquarium (don’t forget to look up! — see the photo above).
- Skeletons: Animals Unveiled!: Get closer-than-close to real bones, skeletons, structures, and more for an entertaining, educational experience.
- Ripley’s Believe It or Not!: From authentic shrunken heads, to bizarre natural occurrences, Ripley’s in Orlando has one of the most fascinating collections of artifacts and exhibits.
- Congo River Adventure Golf: Get in some classic fun, and hit a round of adventure golf at Congo River.
Getting In: Each of these International-Drive attractions listed above are available on the Orlando Explorer Pass.
Kennedy Space Center
Get in the patriotic spirit and explore NASA’s headquarters and all things space at the Kennedy Space Center.
Tour launch areas, see giant rockets, and train in spaceflight simulators. Guests have the opportunity to come face-to-face with a real astronaut ever day of the year during a half-hour, interactive Q&A-oriented program designed to appeal to children and adults.
It’s the only place on Earth where you can tour launch areas, see giant rockets and train in spaceflight simulators.
Be sure to check The Space Shuttle Atlantis exhibit, which tells the story of NASA’s 30-year Space Shuttle Program by letting guests tour the historic spacecraft.
A su llegada: Entradas Kennedy Space Center están incluidos con la tarjeta Go Orlando.
Independence Day at SeaWorld® Orlando
While SeaWorld has plenty of summer fun on offer during the entire season, they’ve got something special planned for the 4th of July.
This year, their “Ignite” fireworks will light up the entire sky alongside lasers and pyrotechnics, all of which combine to produce one of the most impressive lighting displays in the entire region.
The show will be accompanied by music designed to highlight Independence Day vibes.
- When: July 4, 2018
- Where: SeaWorld Orlando, 7007 SeaWorld Drive, Orlando, Florida
A su llegada: SeaWorld Orlando tickets are available on the Build Your Own Pass, or with the Go Orlando Card for a special upgrade fee.
Red, Hot, & Boom in Altamonte Springs
Each year, the city of Altamonte Springs, Florida puts on one of Orlando’s biggest 4th of July Fireworks Shows set to a patriotic score.
With food, games, live music, and some of today’s hottest stars, there’s no wonder this event is one of the most popular.
Performing artists are announced in early June, so stay tuned for more info.
- When: July 3, 2018, 4:00 pm – 11:00 pm; fireworks at 9:30 pm.
- Where: Cranes Roost Park, 274 Cranes Roost Blvd, Altamonte Springs, Fl 32701
Getting In: Red, Hot, & Boom is free to attend.
Lakeridge Winery Summer Music Series
The Lakeridge Winery invites guests to come sip some wine and enjoy live, outdoor music by some of the area’s most talented jazz musicians.
Lakeridge wine, beer, soft drinks, and a variety of food will be available for purchase along with complimentary winery tours and tastings.
This summer music series runs each Saturday for the entire month of July, but we’ve highlighted the one that falls closest to the 4th to help with your planning.
- When: July 7, 2018
- Where: Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards, 19239 U.S. 27 North, Clermont, Fl 34715
Getting In: It’s free to attend the Lakeridge Winery Summer Music Series.
Fireworks at the Fountain
Orlando Mayor, Buddy Dyer, invites you to attend Fireworks at the Fountain in Lake Eola Park.
There will be live music and entertainment, activities for kids, and food and beverage available for purchase.
Insider tip: Arrive early to get a good spot to view the fireworks.
- When: July 4, 2018, beginning at 4:00 pm.
- Where: Lake Eola Park, 512 East Washington Street, Orlando, Fl 32801
Getting In: Fireworks at the Fountain is free to attend.
Remember Save on Admission
There you go – plenty of fun ideas for things to do in Orlando in July to help you plan your 4th of July weekend itinerary.
Remember, many of these great ideas are included on the Go Orlando Card, where you can save up to 55% on combined admission vs paying at the gate.
Esperamos que incorpore algunas de estas populares opciones a sus próximos planes. ¡Qué lo disfrute!