Celebrate the 4th July at Walt Disney World

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  1. Wendy

    Wendy Administrator Staff Member Administrator

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    Guests can celebrate America’s birthday with a red, white and blue extravaganza at Walt Disney World Resort. There will be no shortage of nighttime fun as fireworks will dance across the skies above the Florida vacation kingdom.

    This year marks a special milestone in America’s history, too: the national anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner,†observes its 200th anniversary in 2014.

    Magic Kingdom

    The celebration begins with “Disney’s Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky,†July 3 and 4 at Magic Kingdom. The 14-minute fireworks spectacular rockets into the sky above Cinderella Castle at 9 p.m. both nights.

    After nightfall, dancing patriots, a stately bald eagle, glittering lights and the patriotic music of the Main Street Electrical Parade all honor America as the parade’s stunning final float lights Main Street, U.S.A. nightly.

    The fireworks are set to an exciting musical score produced in a concert band style. This score was specifically created to stir a sense of pride in being American, show producers say, while at the same time, inviting guests from around the world to feel part of the celebration.

    The Electrical Water Pageant features the American flag and red, white and blue stars set to patriotic tunes, along with favorite sea creatures. Guests can view the water pageant nightly from various resorts surrounding the lagoon.

    Disney’s Hollywood Studios

    Guests also can enjoy a twist on traditional fireworks with the “Rockin’ 4th of July Celebration.â€

    At Disney’s Hollywood Studios, the party kicks off at the Sorcerer’s Hat stage at 6 p.m. and continues through 11 p.m. on July 4 with live entertainment from “The Hollywood Rockers†whose music will take guests on a rockin’ road trip across America.

    Everything leads up to a special rock n’ roll fireworks presentation above the Sorcerer’s Hat starting at 10:15 p.m.

    Guests visiting Epcot on July 4 will have the opportunity to meet some of their favorite Disney characters dressed in patriotic attire throughout the afternoon at the American Adventure Pavilion.

    Voices of Liberty, the eight-part a capella group, will have special performances at American Gardens Theatre at 12:30, 1:45 and 3 p.m. They also will perform inside the American Adventure Rotunda at 4:15 and 5 p.m. that day.

    Guests also will have the opportunity to catch the Spirit of America Fife & Drum Corps outside at 1, 2:15, 3:30, 4 and 4:45 p.m.

    That evening, the spectacular fireworks and laser show “IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth,†lights the night at 10 p.m. with a heart-pounding grand finale in a salute to America

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  2. DisneyFreak

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    What about Sam Eagle's glorious three hour finale?!?
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