July 4th at Walt Disney World

July 4th at Walt Disney World

Celebrate your Independence this holiday at Walt Disney World, with special events, snacks, and everything in Red, White, and Blue. Here’s what’s happening for the 4th of July at Walt Disney World. 

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4th of July Fireworks at Magic Kingdom

Shown in Magic Kingdom Park you can see a special fireworks display called, Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky July 3-4, 2023 at 9:20 pm. A patriotic score and red, white, and blue everything covers Cinderella’s Castle in this Independence Day Fireworks celebration. 

American Dream EPCOT Snack

4th of July Snacks at Disney World

Available June 30- July 4, 2023, and some offered through the month, you can find Disney Snacks for the 4th of July across the parks, and resorts. Be sure to grab these special meals and snacks while they last! Limited time Only. Here’s what you can find, where. 

 

Fourth of July food collage at Walt Disney World

Fourth of July Liege Waffle | Connections Cafe (Available July 4 only)

  • Fourth of July Liege Waffle: Brioche dough with pearl sugar 

The American Dream | Fife & Drum

  • The American Dream: Frozen Fanta Wild Cherry, vanilla ice cream, and Frozen Fanta Blue Raspberry slushy 

American Barbecue | Regal Eagle Smokehouse: Craft Drafts & Barbecue 

  • Celebrate the regions of an American backyard barbecue with classic dishes (Some plant-based items available on the menu) 

Fourth of July Shake | Sunshine Seasons (Available July 1 through 31) 

  • Fourth of July Shake: Red velvet shake with whipped cream and red velvet cake pieces 
Fourth of July food at Disney's Hollywood Studios, collage of items

Mickey Apple Pie Cupcake | Backlot Express (Available July 1 through 31)

  • Mickey Apple Pie Cupcake: Yellow cupcake filled with an apple pie filling, topped with salted caramel buttercream, cinnamon streusel, and garnished with rainbow silver sparkle and red, white, and blue Mickey Ears

4th of July Lunch Box Tart | Woody’s Lunchbox (Available July 1 through 31) 

  • 4th of July Lunch Box Tart: Cherry pie filling, vanilla fondant, and star sprinkles
Fourth of July food at Disney Resort Hotels, collage of items

Sweet Summertime Favorites

Disney’s All-Star Movies Resort, Disney’s All-Star Music Resort, and Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort  (Available through August 31; mobile order available) 

  • Sweet Summertime Favorites: Hot dog éclair with chocolate buttercream, iced sugar cookie ‘fries’, and raspberry dipping sauce

Independence Day Cupcake | Disney’s BoardWalk  BoardWalk Deli and Carousel Coffee (Available June 27 through July 4)

  • Independence Day Cupcake: Cinnamon cupcake, apple pie filling, and vanilla mascarpone cream

Freedom Cheesecake | Disney’s BoardWalk  BoardWalk Deli and Carousel Coffee (Available June 27 through July 4)

  • Freedom Cheesecake: Red velvet brownie base, vanilla cheesecake, sweet cream, crisp pearls, and white chocolate garnish

Fourth of July Fruit Tart | Disney’s Contemporary Resort Contempo Café (Available July 1 through 8; mobile order available) 

  • Fourth of July Fruit Tart: Blackberry custard topped with fresh berries and a vanilla panna cotta popsicle
Fourth of July food at Disney Resort Hotels, collage of items

Star-spangled Brownie Bar | Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort (Available July 1 through 31; mobile order available) 

  • Star-spangled Brownie Bar: Graham cracker crust and chocolate chip fudgy brownie topped with a brown butter caramel mousse, popping candy, and chocolate décor

Fourth of July Layer Cake | Disney’s Old Key West Resort and Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa (Available June 27 through July 4; mobile order available at The Artist’s Palette only) 

  • Fourth of July Layer Cake: Layers of red velvet cake with white and blue buttercream filled with a patriotic sprinkle surprise

Star-spangled Brownie Bar | Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter and Disney’s Port Orleans Resort (Available July 1 through 31; mobile order available) 

  • Star-spangled Brownie Bar: Graham cracker crust and chocolate chip fudgy brownie topped with a brown butter caramel mousse, popping candy, and chocolate décor
Fourth of July food at Disney Resort Hotels, collage of items

Patriotic Wave | Disney’s Riviera Resort Bar Riva (Available June 30 through July 14) 

  • Patriotic Wave: The Mediterranean Wave with the addition of blue curaçao and hibiscus to celebrate both Independence Day and Bastille Day

Patriotic Top Hat | Disney’s Riviera Resort Le Petit Café (Available June 27 through July 4) 

  • Patriotic Top Hat: Vanilla bean cheesecake with morello cherries on a Riviera brownie (New) 

Lemon Mousse Cake | Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Roaring Fork (Available June 27 through July 4; mobile order available) 

  • Lemon Mousse Cake: Lemon cake and white chocolate lemon mousse with a blueberry compote center and chocolate star décor

Disneyland Park, Fourth of July Donut

Red, White, and Blue Colada | Available at Various Disney Resort Hotels (Available June 30 through July 9) 

  • Red, White, and Blue Colada: Bacardi Raspberry Rum blended with flavors of coconut, pineapple, and raspberry purée topped with a float of Bols Blue Curaçao

Red, White, and Blue Gin and Tonic | Available at Various Disney Resort Hotels (Available June 30 through July 9) 

  • Red, White, and Blue Gin and Tonic: Empress 1908 Gin, tonic water, and cranberry and pomegranate juices (New) 

July 4th at Walt Disney World

There you have it. If you’re heading to the parks this Independence Day then there’s plenty to celebrate. Be sure to grab as many red, white, and blue snacks as you can find. All the celebrations last through July 4th, after which Disney World gets back to summer as usual. Happy vacationing! 

4th of July at Walt Disney World Snacks and Fireworks

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Rochelle Mariah is a writer, designer and photographer with an MLIS in Information Science and a B.S. in Arch and Design. Determined to make Planning a DIY Disney Vacation easier she makes lots of lists and drinks lots of coffee. When not designing apparel at Polka Dot Pixie Shop, she's watching old movies and planning the holidays. She has been traveling to Disney destinations since 2010.