- July 4th Lakefront Celebration (St. Cloud)
July 3 - 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. - Annual Margaritaville Party that draws thousands of Jimmy Buffet fans and those looking for summer fun. Live entertainment and the beach Volleyball Games will kick off at 6:45 p.m.
July 4 - 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. - A community "get-together" on Lakeshore Boulevard with day-long activities, live entertainment, arts and craft displays and fireworks. Festivities start at noon with fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Admission is free.
- Independence Day Carillon Concert (Bok Tower, Lake Wales) - Celebrate the birth of our great country on July 4th in the sanctuary while listening to beloved patriotic tunes such as "America, the Beautiful,"Yankee Doodle" and "The Star-Spangled Banner." Concerts are at 1:00 and 3:00 p.m. Cost is free with general sanctuary admission - adults, $12; children 5-12, $3; children under 5 and members, free. Free admission will be offered to all branches of the military, active, retired and disabled veterans. A valid driver’s license along with a DD214 or other active military identification needs to be presented at the entrance gate to receive the free admission and 50% off the admission for up to three accompanying guests.
- Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration (Downtown Mount Dora) - Bring the kids and enjoy a parade, Kid's Fest, entertainment, inflatables, food, games and fireworks! Parade begins at 10:00 a.m., Kid Zone from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m., and fireworks at 9:00 p.m. For more information call 352-267-2879.
- Star Spangled Sanford on the Riverwalk held at Sanford's RiverWalk and Fort Mellon Park is a great family-friendly event for all ages. Bring a blanket or chairs and enjoy live music, the Kids' Zone and more. Entertainment begins at 5:00 p.m. and just after sundown (approximately 9:15 p.m.) watch a spectacular fireworks display.