The Orlando area is overflowing with awesome cook outs, festivals, block parties, and deals this special Saturday!
Get your fix of freedom, family, and fireworks by checking out some of these great events going on in the greater Orlando area that can entertain a lifelong resident or make newcomers feel right at home.
What: Baldwin Park Independence Day Bash
When: July 3rd, 5:30-9:30 p.m.
Where: Free event parking behind Fashion Square Mall, 3710 Maguire Blvd.
Shop, eat, and play at Baldwin Park’s Independence Day Bash with entertainment by DJ BradmasterJ and Room2, the singing of the national anthem alongside the Orlando Army Recruiting Company Color Guard, and of course an amazing fireworks show beginning at 9:15pm. Visit the website to get special Fourth of July deals from vendors at the event!
What: xL1067fm Presents Red Hot & Boom
When: July 3rd, performances start at 4 p.m.
Where: Cranes Roost Park, 274 Cranes Roost Blvd, Altamonte Springs
Celebrate the 20th year of xL1067fm’s music festival Red Hot & Boom this weekend. See featured artists such as Andy Grammer, Vance Joy, and Shaggy for FREE! Don’t forget to check out the website for more information on how to win VIP passes and the chance to meet & greet your favorite artists. Also, enjoy some classic holiday fireworks at 9:30pm!
What: Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer Invites You to Fireworks at the Fountain in Lake Eola Park
When: July 4th, 4-10 p.m.
Where: Lake Eola Park, 512 East Washington Street
Come see some great fireworks, enjoy live music from two different stages, eat great food from over 25 vendors, and celebrate your Fourth at beautiful Lake Eola Park in Downtown Orlando. This event is free admission, so arrive early to get the best pick of viewing spots for when those fireworks go up at 9pm!
What: The Leland Management 4th of July Celebration at Avalon Park
When: July 4th, 5-9 p.m.
Where: Avalon Park Downtown East Orlando
Presented by Florida Hospital East, this outdoor event is sure to satisfy your Fourth of July fix, with an Apple Pie Bake-Off to celebrate the classic American treat, wet and dry bounce parks for the kids or the kid in you, Orlando community performances, and more.
What: 4th of Jul-EYE at the Orlando Eye
When: July 3rd – 5th, normal operating hours
Where: I-Drive 360, 8401 International Drive Suite 100
Ride the Eye as it is lit up patriotic red, white, and blue and take a selfie with Uncle Sam at the Orlando Eye on International Drive this weekend! Bring the kids and receive one child’s ticket per adult for only $4, listen to live music, see the Orlando Eye light show, and enjoy FREE giveaways!
What: Wall Street Plaza Presents Red White & Brew
When: July 3rd, 9 p.m. and July 4th, 4 p.m.
Where: Wall Street Plaza, 26 Wall St.
Enjoy two days of patriotic fun at Wall Street Plaza with NO cover and tons of specials and giveaways. Get your holiday started early on the 3rd with live music by Who Rescued Who and come back for Lighter Exchange on the 4th with UNLIMITED Samuel Adams in the beer garden from 5–8pm for just $20! Win prizes at the karaoke competition right before settling down to watch the fireworks over the plaza.
What: Austin’s Coffee Hosts the 10th Anniversary of I-4 Fest
When: July 4th, 12 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Where: Austin’s Coffee, 929 W. Fairbanks Ave.
Don’t miss this all day arts event featuring 26 bands on 2 stages. $7 gets you a wristband and access to the music, the handmade art fair, live painting and “graffiti cube,” the vegan and non-vegan cookout, and FREE beer courtesy of Lagunitas Brewing Company during the Woolly Bushmen set!
Have a Happy and Safe 4th!