Fireworks at the Fountain
Thousands of central Florida residents gather for a fireworks display and laser show. Tuesday, July 4, 4-10 pm; Lake Eola Park, Eola Drive, North Eola Drive and East Robinson Street; free; cityoforlando.net.
Fourth of July Party
Celebrate independence with grilled meat and patriotically themed decorations. Sunday, July 2, 4:30-10 pm; FUSE-Young Adults, 2021 W. State Road 426, Oviedo; free.
Independence Day Celebration
An old-fashioned Independence Day celebration with live music and fireworks at dusk. Monday, July 3, 5 pm; Elizabeth Evans Park, 510 N. Baker St., Mt. Dora; free; ci.mount-dora.fl.us.
Baldwin Park Independence Day Bash
This annual event kicks off with a festival in the Village Center of Baldwin Park and ends with a choreographed fireworks show over Lake Baldwin, starting at 9:15 pm. Monday, July 3, 6-11 pm; Harbor Park, 4990 New Broad St.; free; 407-442-2666; baldwinparkevents.com.
Disney's Celebrate America!
A Fourth of July concert in the sky. Tuesday, July 4, 9 pm; Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World Resort, Lake Buena Vista; cost of admission; 407-824-4321; disneyworld.disney.go.com.
Fourth of July Celebration
Fireworks, food trucks, craft vendors, bounce houses and more. Tuesday, July 4, 5-9 pm; Avalon Park, 3702 Avalon Park East Blvd.; free; downtownavalonpark.com.
Independence Day at SeaWorld
A special Fourth of July Reflections show featuring an expanded fireworks show timed to patriotic music. Tuesday, July 4; SeaWorld, 7007 SeaWorld Drive; cost of admission; 407-363-2613; seaworld.com.
Independence Day at Universal
A special version of the popular Universal360: A Cinesphere Spectacular, a cinematic adventure that combines cutting-edge technology with lasers and pyrotechnics. Tuesday, July 4; Universal Studios, 6000 Universal Blvd.; cost of admission; 407-363-8000; universalorlando.com.
Independence Day Parade
A patriotic tribute parade celebrating America's independence. Tuesday, July 4, 10 am; Downtown Mount Dora, East Fifth Avenue and North Donnelly Street, Mount Dora; free; ci.mount-dora.fl.us.
Fourth of July Celebration
Live patriotic music, food, family activities and more. Tuesday, July 4, 9 am-noon; Central Park, Winter Park, North Park Avenue and West Morse Boulevard, Winter Park; free; cityofwinterpark.org.
Red, Hot & Boom
Big name performers, food, drinks and fireworks. Monday, July 3, 4-11 pm; Cranes Roost Park, 274 Cranes Roost Blvd., Altamonte Springs; free; 407-571-8863; altamonte.org.
Star Spangled Sanford
Live entertainment and fireworks over Lake Monroe. Tuesday, July 4, 4-10 pm; Fort Mellon Park, 1000 E. First St., Sanford; free; sanfordfl.gov.
Symphony Under the Stars
An evening of fireworks and patriotic and Pops classics presented by the Brevard Symphony Orchestra. Tuesday, July 4, 8-11 pm; Cocoa Riverfront Park, 401 Riveredge Blvd., Cocoa; free; 321-242-2219.
Start Independence Day off right with a 5K around the city of Winter Park. Tuesday, July 4, 7 am; Downtown Winter Park, Park Avenue, Winter Park; $30; trackshack.com.
Worst of July: Bands, Burgers, Booze and Boom Booms
Part of Will's Total Punk Turnbuckle Tuesdays. Featuring Heavy Lids, Muddle, the Mold, Golden Pelicans and Problem Pack. Tuesday, July 4, 8 pm; Will's Pub, 1042 N. Mills Ave.; free; willspub.org.