Ian Ferrell @ianferrell July 4, 2017

July 4th seems like a crazy time to vacation, but there’s so much to explore on this special day at Walt Disney World.

A boatload of special experiences are lined up for you to experience tonight inside the parks. There’s also a special stream of the July 4th fireworks at Magic Kingdom thanks to the team at the Disney Parks Blog.

Here’s a quick rundown of what you can expect in each park tonight.

Magic Kingdom

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 July 4th at 9 p.m.

Stay tuned to our Twitter for an announcement for when the fireworks stream goes live.

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.


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 9 p.m. on July 4.

The 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 8 p.m. The vibrant American Music Machine will perform pop hits, at noon, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 and 3:50 p.m.

Around the Walt Disney World Resort

Meet favorite Disney Characters — all dressed up to celebrate America’s birthday – throughout the day at the American Adventure Pavilion at Epcot.

Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa hosts an All-American July 4 cookout from 7-8:30 p.m. 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.