View attachment 11796 Walt Disney World Resort will pixie dust the night skies July 4 with special pyrotechnic shows, including a patriotic display at Magic Kingdom, a rockâ€™n'roll spectacular at Disneyâ€™s Hollywood Studios and a classic sky show at Epcot infused with an Independence Day finale. Hereâ€™s how you can celebrate Americaâ€™s birthday Disney-style: Magic Kingdom will present â€œDisneyâ€™s Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky.â€ This patriotic fireworks spectacular, paying homage to the hopes and dreams of Americaâ€™s forefathers, will light the skies at 9 p.m. July 4 â€“ and for guests who would like to begin the Independence Day celebration early, the show also will be presented July 3 at 9 p.m. At Disneyâ€™s Hollywood Studios, traditional Fourth of July fireworks take on a different spin when Mulch, Sweat, and Shears perform for the all-new â€œRockinâ€™ 4th of July Celebration.â€ These resident landscapers â€“ with serious rock and roll ambitions â€“ take Disney guests on a musical road trip across America that will highlight each regionâ€™s contribution to rock and roll. Fireworks, lighting and special effects â€“ backed by the driving live rock and roll of Mulch, Sweat, and Shears â€“ combine to bring a new twist to celebrating Independence Day. Showtime July 4 is 9:45 p.m. Before the show, Disneyâ€™s Hollywood Studios guests can catch Disneyâ€™s Fantasmic!, performing July 4 at 9 p.m. At Epcot, sky-watchers can check out â€œIllumiNations: Reflections of Earthâ€ bursting high above World Showcase Lagoon. IllumiNations is a 14-minute spectacular during which pyrotechnics, lasers, water and music are all used to tell a story about the past, present and future of our planet. On the Fourth of July, the show will be enhanced with â€œThe Heartbeat of Freedom,â€ an overture of traditional Americana themes displayed in a pyrotechnic and laser light event. The show is at 10 p.m. In addition, Epcot guests may lend their ears to â€œVoices of Liberty 4th of July Concertâ€ and meet with Benjamin Franklin, Betsy Ross and Disney characters adorned in patriotic dress at American Adventure. Theme park hours on July 4 (subject to change without notice): Magic Kingdom, 9 a.m.-11 p.m.; Epcot, 9 a.m.-10 p.m.; Disneyâ€™s Hollywood Studios, 9 a.m.-10 p.m.; and Disneyâ€™s Animal Kingdom, 8 a.m.-7 p.m.