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Showing posts with label july 4th. Show all posts
Showing posts with label july 4th. Show all posts

June 29, 2018

FLORIDA - Port Canaveral to Host Fireworks Display Tuesday, July 3rd

(Photo by Craig Rubadoux/Florida Today)
Fireworks Before the Fireworks street party to feature music,
food and family-fun activities. 

Parking and new traffic plan emphasizes safety and organized exit


Port Canaveral, FL – June 29, 2018 – For the fourth year in a row, Port Canaveral will host the Fireworks Before the Fireworks, one of the area’s most popular Fourth of July events with fireworks and family-centered festivities on the lawn of the Exploration Tower at Port Canaveral. Events scheduled from 5 to 10 PM feature a family fun “street fair” with food, drinks, live music, face painting and other activities for kids provided by local vendors and businesses. The fireworks display will begin shortly after sunset. At 6:00 PM, the Naval Ordnance Test Unit (NOTU) will lead an opening ceremony with the Presentation of Colors and the National Anthem.  Admission is free, and all guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets. 

VIP viewing tickets for the Exploration Tower is $20.00 if purchased in advance. Go to visitportcanaveral.com to sign up.

Visitors to the Cove restaurants can utilize the free parking lot located on Mullet Road.
Event Parking costs $5.00, beginning at 5 PM – see below for more parking details.

June 27, 2018

Come to Orlando Science Center for Some Star-Spangled Science

Enjoy special themed activities and demonstrations for the Fourth of July
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
WHAT:
This Fourth of July, the Science Center is combining history and science in a series of activities that bring out the best of this patriotic holiday!

Simulate Paul Revere's midnight ride in the Sphero arena, make your own quill to sign a giant Declaration of Independence, and more! Guests will still have access to all four floors of interactive exhibit halls and theaters.

Plus, see the live show “Kaboom!” to learn about the science of fireworks!

WHEN:
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
WHERE:
Orlando Science Center |777 E. Princeton St. | Orlando, FL 32803
COST:
The Fourth of July Science Celebration is included with daily general admission to Orlando Science Center, which is free for members, $20.95 for adults, $18.95 for seniors and students, and $14.95 for youth (ages 3 – 11).

Parking is available for $5 per vehicle in the Orlando Science Center parking garage.
INFO:
For more information, please call 407-514-2000 or visit www.osc.org

LEGOLAND® Florida Resort to Celebrate Independence Day With Biggest Fireworks Display of the Year


Red, White & Boom Offers an Exclusive LEGO® Build Activity, Patriotic Treats and More

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (June 26, 2018) – LEGOLAND® Florida Resort is set to launch its largest fireworks display of the year during Red, White & Boom. The annual Independence Day celebration features a day full of fun activities including a high-energy kid dance party and a giant LEGO flag build.

On July 4, an all-American array of treats join the theme park’s menu including a firecracker funnel cake dusted with popping candy, a dessert pizza complete with blueberries, icing and streusel crumbles and a celebratory churro covered in red or blue cinnamon topping.

When the sun goes down, guests are encouraged to wear special viewing glasses and look to the sky above Lake Eloise as it illuminates with LEGO bricks during a patriotic fireworks show. Red, White & Boom will take place from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and is included with park admission.

NEW for summer 2018

LEGOLAND Florida Resort also announced a brand new, free-of-charge, building activity. For a limited-time this summer, Build-A-Minilander will invite theme park guests to help build residents of MINILAND USA. Located at the heart of the kid-centric theme park, MINILAND USA contains more than 32 million LEGO bricks and scenes from coast to coast all the way to a galaxy far, far away! This building opportunity will be held inside Heartlake Hall from 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.  “Minilanders” will later be placed within the LEGO cities of MINILAND USA by the resort’s Master Model Builders.

June 25, 2018

Celebrate Fourth of July at ICON Orlando

New “Stars and Stripes Forever” Package includes special VIP viewing for spectacular pyro & light show and unlimited ICON Orlando rides

WHO:                   ICON Orlando, 400-ft observation wheel

WHAT:                 Celebrate America’s birthday at ICON Orlando and watch the sky light up with a colorful display of our nation’s red, white and blue in a patriotic pyro and light show! Guests can now book the “Stars and Stripes Forever” package for just $44.44 (plus tax) per adult and $34.44 (plus tax) per child. Children under 3 and parking are always free! 

The package includes:
  • Courtyard VIP Viewing Area
  • Unlimited rides on ICON Orlando
  • (1) Free Beverage per person (choice of alcoholic or non-alcoholic)
  • (1) Free Popcorn per person
  • Courtyard Fun & Games
  • Access to designated Cool Zone area
  • 10% off merchandise at Beyond ICONic store

*Please note, personal coolers, external food, and beverage, personal fireworks and sparklers are prohibited.

To purchase tickets and for more information visit, ICONorlando.com/stars-and-stripes.

WHEN:                 Wednesday, July 4th, 2018 from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.

WHERE:               ICON Orlando, 8375 International Drive Orlando, Florida

About ICON Orlando:
Located at ICON Orlando 360, in the heart of the International Drive district, ICON Orlando makes a statement as the tallest observation wheel on the east coast of the United States soaring 400 feet. Guests are effortlessly lifted to experience breathtaking 360-degree views of the Central Florida landscape, creating iconic moments with every flight. Each capsule contains Apple iPad Air tablets which allow visitors to explore and learn more about the landmarks and surroundings in several languages and effectively see beyond what the eye can see. A flight on the ICON Orlando soars high enough to see the sights of downtown Orlando’s skyline, nearby world-famous theme parks, beautiful lakes and lush landscapes, with views all the way to Cape Canaveral on a clear day.

June 15, 2018

CELEBRATE FOURTH OF JULY AT SEAWORLD ORLANDO

ORLANDO, Fla. (June 14, 2018) – The Fourth of July is brighter than ever at SeaWorld Orlando’s Electric Ocean. The night sky will light up with fireworks, pyrotechnics and lasers during a one-of-a-kind, patriotic finale to “Ignite,” SeaWorld’s end-of-day spectacle.

The Independence Day firework display will begin at 9:30 p.m. and the best viewing area is from the park’s Bayside Stadium. Reserved seating packages for Electric Ocean and the 4th of July firework display are available for purchase at the park and online in advance. Pricing starts at $49 per person ages 3 and up.

Guests can also experience the rest of what SeaWorld’s Electric Ocean has to offer. The popular evening event brings longer park hours and allows guests to voyage into an exotic underwater world filled with dazzling lights, electrifying dance music and a brilliant evening energy that sparks as the sun sets. Electric Ocean also features exciting nighttime shows, returning summer classics and a plethora of new food and drink options throughout the park.