Places to See Fireworks in Central Florida

Places to See Fireworks in Central Florida

FIRE & ICE: Independence Day celebration with parade, children’s activities and fireworks: 3-9 p.m. Wednesday (parade at 5 p.m., fireworks at 9 p.m.); Wooton Park, 100 E. Ruby St., Tavares; free; 352-742-6370.

LEESBURG 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION: with live entertainment, fireworks and games: 6-10 p.m. Wednesday; Venetian Gardens, 201 E. Dixie Ave., Leesburg; free; 352-365-0053.

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Orange

OLDE FASHIONED 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION: with music and entertainment: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday; Central Park, Park Avenue, Winter Park; free; 407-599-3334.

FIREWORKS AT THE FOUNTAIN: with live entertainment and kids area: 4-10 p.m. Wednesday (fireworks at 9:30 p.m.); Lake Eola Park, 101 N. Rosalind Ave., Orlando; free; 407-246-4485.

4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION: with apple pie eating contest and fireworks: 5-9 p.m. Wednesday; Avalon Park, 13001 Founder’s Square Drive, Orlando; free; 407-658-6565.

Osceola/Polk

THUNDER ON THE RIDGE: July 4 celebration with fireworks, children’s activities and entertainment: noon-9 p.m. Wednesday (fireworks at 9:15 p.m.); Lake Eva Park, 555 Ledwith Ave., Haines City; free; 863-421-3700.

JULY 4 CELEBRATION: with children’s activities and fireworks: 5-9 p.m. Wednesday (fireworks at 9:10 p.m.); Kissimmee Lakefront Park, Lakeshore Blvd., Kissimmee; free; 407-935-1412.

FLASHBACK 4TH OF JULY: “Salute to Cinema” themed party, with costume contest and fireworks: 5:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesday (fireworks at 9:30 p.m.); Celebration Town Center, 610 Sycamore St., Celebration; free; 407-566-4007.

Seminole

JULY 4 CELEBRATION: with fireworks and food trucks: 5-10 p.m. Wednesday; Oviedo Mall, 1700 Oviedo Mall Blvd., Oviedo; free; 407-977-2400.

STAR SPANGLED SANFORD: with live music and fireworks: 5-10 p.m. Wednesday; Sanford RiverWalk, Seminole Boulevard, Sanford; free; 407-688-5000.

Volusia

FREEDOM & FIREWORKS: with live entertainment and vendors: 4-9 p.m. Wednesday (fireworks at 9 p.m.); Gemini Springs Park, 37 Dirksen Drive, DeBary; free; 386-668-2040.

FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION: with live music and fireworks: 5 p.m. Wednesday (fireworks at dusk); George R. Kennedy Park, 103 N. Riverside Drive, Edgewater; free; 386-424-2445.

INDEPENDENCE DAY FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA: with live music and children’s activities: 6-9 p.m. Wednesday (fireworks at 9:15 p.m.); Dewey O. Boster Sports Complex, 1200 Saxon Blvd., Deltona; free; 386-878-8500.

Theme Parks/Attractions

DISNEY’S CELEBRATE AMERICA! A FOURTH OF JULY CONCERT IN THE SKY: 9 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday; Magic Kingdom, Buena Vista Boulevard, Lake Buena Vista; free with park admission ($89 plus tax general, $83 plus tax ages 3-9, free age 2 and younger); 407-824-4321 or disneyworld.com.

ROCKIN’ 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION: 9:45 p.m. Wednesday; Disney’s Hollywood Studios, 3111 World Drive, Lake Buena Vista; free with park admission ($89 plus tax general, $83 plus tax ages 3-9, free age 2 and younger); 407-824-4321 or disneyworld.com.

THE HEARTBEAT OF FREEDOM: enhanced version of the “Illuminations” pyro and laser show: 10 p.m. Wednesday; EPCOT, Buena Vista Boulevard, Lake Buena Vista; free with park admission ($89 plus tax general, $83 plus tax ages 3-9, free age 2 and younger); 407-824-4321 or disneyworld.com.

RED, BRICK & BOOM CELEBRATION: with fireworks at 9 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; Legoland, 1 Legoland Way, Winter Haven; free with park admission ($65 plus tax ages 3-12 or ages 60 and older); 877-350-5346 or legoland.com.

JULY 4 FIREWORKS: with Mark Chesnutt in concert: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday; Silver Springs, 1 mile east of Ocala on State Road 40; free with park admission ($29.99 plus tax general, $24.99 plus tax ages 3-10, free age 2 and younger); 352-236-2121.