Celebrating the 4th of July in Central Florida marks a high point in summer festivities, and after a year with few fireworks and celebrations due to the pandemic, 2021 is shaping up to be a great year for July 4th weekend events.
Since July 4th falls on a Sunday this year, events run throughout the weekend across Central Florida, and I’ve sifted through all the listings to find you the best ones.
Here are our picks for where to celebrate 2021’s Fourth of July holiday in the Orlando area:
In a normal year, there are many ways to celebrate the 4th of July here in Orlando and Central Florida, from theme park events to city-sponsored events, and everything in between.
But 2020 is proving to be anything but normal, and due to COVID-19 safety precautions many of our regular patriotic picks simply aren’t happening.
You don’t have to put off celebrating July 4th completely, though. I have scoured press releases and the internet, and here are our picks for celebrating this year’s holiday:
The annual Fireworks at the Fountain in downtown Orlando draws heavy crowds each year, and to help manage the event, the city closes down certain roads around Lake Eola.
The following downtown Orlando road closures for July 4th, 2019, are: