Epcot is known for their nightly fireworks shows and they turn it up a notch for the 4th of July. Orlando is one of the top destinations in the United States for the holiday, meaning thousands pour into Epcot and the surrounding Orlando theme parks to enjoy time with their families.
The best viewing place to watch the Epcot 4th of July fireworks display is at the front of the World Showcase as you are walking towards the Mexico Pavillion. Festivities on the 4th at Epcot begin at 9 p.m. with their usual IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth show.
The 26,000 feet of lights outside of the pavillions play a vital role in the mesmerizing show. The nightly display is designed to tell the story of the past, present, and future of Earth.
4th Of July Events And Fireworks At Epcot Orlando
After this stirring presentation, there are an additional four minutes of uninterrupted pyrotechnics. Viewers will be stirred with feelings of patriotism when they hear the iconic quote of President John F. Kennedy, "Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country," bellowing from above.
The Heartbeat of Freedom grand finale concludes with the playing of "Glory, Glory, Hallelujah (Lay My Burden Down)." The song can initially be heard at the American Adventure Pavillion before it spreads throughout the World Showcase Lagoon.
Earlier in the day at Disney's | Epcot, the Voices of Liberty a cappella group performs classic tunes from Americana as part of a 4th of July Concert. They take the stage at the America Gardens Theatre stage at 5:30 p.m., 6:45 p.m. and 8 p.m.
All throughout the day, iconic Disney characters will be dressed in their patriotic best outside the American Pavillion. Regular park hours at Epcot for July 4 are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
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