Living in Orlando gives you a lot of options for what to do on July 4th. I love getting out and about to celebrate, but sometimes I just need a little guidance on what is going on and when. I did a little research this year and here are a couple of fun things to do around Orlando that might interest you.
Start your Independence Day the right way with a 5k in Winter Park with the annual Track Shack Watermelon 5k along Park Avenue! Join friends, family and neighbors for a morning celebration featuring ice cold watermelon and American pride. Military Personnel and family receive a $10 discount and a special bib! The run begins at 7:00am and is immediately followed by a watermelon eating contest that starts at 8:00am.
1st Annual Fourth of July celebration at Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate
Celebrating America’s birthday, Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate introduces the first annual Fourth of July celebration, offering families a new American tradition, from a good ole’ BBQ cookout and entertaining lawn concert to delicious frozen treats by the pool and spectacular firework finale.
Fireworks at the Fountain: Lake Eola – Orlando
Red Hot & Boom: Cranes Roost Park – Altamonte Springs
Star Spangled Sanford: Riverwalk – Sanford
Red, White & Boom: Waterfront Park – Clermont
Independence Day Bash: Baldwin Park
Olde Fashioned 4th of July Celebration: Central Park – Winter Park
Monumental July 4th Celebration: Lakefront Park – Kissimmee
Independence Day Celebration: Oviedo Mall – Oviedo
Blue Star Museum Promotions
More than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve, from Memorial Day, May 25, 2015 through Labor Day, September 7, 2015. These include children’s museums, fine art museums, history and science museums, and nature centers. The complete list of participating museums is available at http://arts.gov/national/blue-star-museums.
So what are YOU doing for July 4th?