Celebrate the 4th of July at the free and family-friendly events being held in Orlando Daytona Beach, Melbourne and the surrounding area in 2018. Kids and adults will have fun at festivals featuring live music, food vendors, children's activities, and fireworks in 2018.
23rd Red Hot & Boom Festival
July 3 @ 4 p.m.
Crane’s Roost Park, Altamonte Springs, FL
This free festival, sponsored by the City of Altamonte Springs and XL 106.7 FM, will be a day of fun for the family, featuring live music, food vendors, and spectacular fireworks. The artist lineup will include Echosmith, Alyssa Raghu, Lauv, Logan Henderson, MAX, In Real Life, and Jack & Jill. The fireworks will be choreographed to music on XL 106.7 FM and will begin at 9:30 p.m.
July 3 @ 6 p.m.
Earl Brown Park, 750 S Alabama Ave., DeLand, FL 32720
The family-friendly festival will include live music, food trucks, a pie eating contest, and a Kids Zone with games and activities. The entire family will enjoy the free concert by the United States Naval Band from Washington D.C. at 7 p.m. The patriotic fireworks display will illuminate the skies at 9 p.m.
Fireworks at the Fountain in Orlando
July 4 @ 4 p.m.
Lake Eola Park, 195 N. Rosalind Ave., Orlando, FL 32801
This free and family-friendly will be a patriotic celebration of America’s birthday. Live entertainment and children’s play activities will start at 4 p.m. the fireworks spectacular will begin at 9:20 p.m.
Star Spangled Sanford
July 4 @ 4 p.m.
Ft. Mellon Park, 600 East 1st St., Sanford, FL 32771
Spend the afternoon and evening in Central Florida to enjoy live music, children’s games and activities, food vendors, refreshments, and the Fort Mellon Splash Pad. The fireworks show, one of the biggest in the Orlando area, will light up the sky from outside the Sanford Riverwalk along Lake Monroe at 9:15 p.m.
Olde Fashioned 4th of July Celebration in Winter Park
July 4 @ 9 a.m.
Downtown Central Park, Park Avenue & Morse Blvd. Winter Park, FL 32789
Celebrate this patriotic holiday with a morning of family-friendly events, including the “Oath o Allegiance” naturalization ceremony, live music, Kids Zone activities, Children’s Bicycle Parade, and free hot dogs and watermelon. There will be musical performances by Sean Holcomb, the Bach Festival Brass Band, and the Bach Festival Choir.
15th Annual All American Kids Parade & Breakfast
July 4 @ 8 a.m.
Winter Garden Masonic Lodge, 230 W. Bay St., Winter Garden 34787
Kids will eat free at this breakfast served from 8-10 a.m. at the Winter Garden Masonic Lodge. The parade will step off at 10 a.m.
Party in the Park
July 4 @ 6 p.m.
Newton Park, 29 West Garden Ave., Winter Garden, FL 34787
The entire family will have fun at this evening of activities, live music, food vendors, and more. The fireworks spectacular will blast off at 9:15 p.m. Bring a chair or blanket to sit on the lawn and enjoy the show.
4th of July Celebration and Fireworks in Melbourne
July 4 @ 8 p.m.
Front Street Park, 2210 Front Street, Melbourne, FL 32901
The patriotic holiday in Melbourne will include a skydiving show by the Air Sports Parachute Team and Uncle Sam skydivers carrying U.S. Flags as exit the WWI “Tico Belle” C-47 and land on the Melbourne Causeway and Indian River Lagoon. Eyes will be on the skies as the fireworks spectacular show starts at9 p.m.
Daytona Beach Main Street Block Party
July 4 @ 6 p.m.
Main Street, Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Celebrate America’s birthday in Daytona Beach with live music, food trucks, and family fun. The fireworks show will illuminate the sky at 11 p.m.
Ormond Beach Celebrates Independence Day
July 4 @ 7 p.m.
City Hall Plaza and Rockefeller Gardens, Ormond Beach 32174
Celebrate America’s birthday with the family in Ormond Beach, where there will be live music, food, and kids’ activities from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The patriotic show of fireworks will blast off at 9:30 p.m. on the Halifax River south of the Granada Bridge. Admission will be free.
4th of July Spectacular in Port Orange
July 4 @ 5:30 p.m.
Port Orange City Center, 1000 City Center Circle, Port Orange, FL 32127
This family-friendly celebration will feature live music, children’s activities. Kids’ Zones, clowns, magicians, balloon animals, and food court. The fireworks show will illuminate the skies at 9 p.m. Admission will be free.
July 4th Celebration in New Smyrna Beach
July 4 @ 4 p.m.
Riverside Park, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169
Spend a pleasant evening in the Canal Street Historic District at Riverside Park, where there will be gourmet food trucks and live music by Cactus Jac and the Cadillacs. The fireworks on the river will dazzle the crowd at 9:15 p.m.