Mickey and the gang will get patriotic over the Fourth of July holiday, as Walt Disney World celebrates America beginning July 3rd Resort wide.
The fun kicks off with Magic Kingdom, and Disney’s Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky. The fireworks show will have one show nightly at 9:15p.m. on July 3rd and 4th.
Also at Magic Kingdom Park:
• DJs will host dance parties in Frontierland and Tomorrowland on July 3 and July 4.
•The Muppets Present…Great Moments in American History: Miss Piggy, Kermit, Fozzie Bear and friends reenact famous moments in American history – as only they can. The live show is performed daily in Liberty Square.
At Epcot on the 4th of July, you can check out the iconic Voices of Liberty performing Americana songs on the America Gardens Theatre stage at 5:30, 6:45 and 8 p.m. Disney characters will show off their patriotism with Independence Day attire at the American Experience. At 9p.m. llumiNations: Reflections of Earth will kick off their nightly show, with a special salute to America, with a huge spectacular.
Select theme parks and resorts will offer exclusive dessert items in honor of Independence Day. Examples include:
A Fourth of July cupcake featuring an apple-pie filling at Creature Comforts and Isles of Java at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
A sparkly red-white-and-blue coconut macaroon dipped in white chocolate at BoardWalk Bakery at Disney’s BoardWalk Resort.
Patriotic dipped strawberries and Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse mini-domes at Amorette’s at Disney Springs.
The Fourth at the Fort
Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground will offer several special events around the Fourth of July holiday:
The Fourth of July 5K Run will take place Tuesday, July 3. Pre-registration is available June 24-30 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Fort Wilderness Bike Barn. On-site registration begins at 7 a.m. in the field next to Mickey’s Backyard BBQ; the run begins from that location at 7:30 a.m.
The Fourth of July Golf Cart Parade begins at 4 p.m. on July 4. Registration will be open June 24-30 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Fort Wilderness Bike Barn.
The Fourth of July Beach Bash at Clementine’s Beach will take place from 6-11 p.m. on July 4. Guests will enjoy a live DJ, dancing, games, contests, a movie, and more. In addition, the Fort Wilderness food truck will be available in the settlement area with delicious items for purchase.