‘Celebrate America!’ Fireworks Honor Fourth of July 2024 at Magic Kingdom

Shannen Ace

Fireworks illuminate the sky above a large, brightly lit castle at night, casting streaks of light and explosions in varying colors. Celebrating Fourth of July, the castle is surrounded by a crowd of enthusiastic people.

‘Celebrate America!’ Fireworks Honor Fourth of July 2024 at Magic Kingdom

“Disney’s Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky” lit up Magic Kingdom for another Independence Day party this year.

The limited-time fireworks show was first performed at 9:20 p.m. on Wednesday, July 3. It will be performed again at 9:20 p.m. on Thursday, July 4.

Disney’s Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky

Crowded scene in front of a large castle with blue and gold turrets under a cloudy sky. Many people are wearing hats and mouse ears, facing the castle, reminiscent of a Fourth of July celebration.

Before the show starts, a DJ in front of Cinderella Castle entertains guests.

A statue of a man and a mouse overlooks a large crowd of people gathered in an outdoor area under a cloudy Fourth of July sky.

This area typically gets quite crowded as everyone camps out for the fireworks display.

A busy outdoor scene at dusk with people walking, some with strollers, in front of buildings and a sign that reads "Judy's Celebration." The sky is cloudy, and the area is lit by ambient lighting, giving off a festive Fourth of July vibe.

Other DJs and “dance parties” can be found in Frontierland and Tomorrowland. A banner hangs from the bridge near Frontier Mercantile, with the DJ set up above.

Projection on the ground with text "Happy Fourth of July" surrounded by a gear-shaped border, illuminated against a dark surface.

Tomorrowland has some special gear-shaped projections on the ground and a DJ set up at the Rocket Tower Plaza stage.

A stage setup with lights and a large screen displaying "Fourth of July Celebration." A person stands behind a table with the same text on the front, preparing for an event.

“Celebrate America!” first debuted at Magic Kingdom in 2008. It’s approximately 15 minutes long. The show begins with a narrator introducing America.

America! A land where eagles soar! Since history began, its people have celebrated the magnificence of this land. Tonight we celebrate America; a land of many people. A country that continues to grow. A nation of courage and independence. America, the beautiful!

Fireworks illuminate the sky above a large, brightly lit castle at night, casting streaks of light and explosions in varying colors. Celebrating Fourth of July, the castle is surrounded by a crowd of enthusiastic people.

Songs in the first section, celebrating freedom and independence, include “God Bless America,” “The Yankee Doodle Boy,” and “This Is My Country.”

The second section of the show honors American folk songs like “America the Beautiful,” “This Land is Your Land,” and “Home on the Range.”

The final section is a salute to the American flag. It features the songs “You’re a Grand Old Flag,” “Stars and Stripes Forever,” and “The Star-Spangled Banner.”

Watch our video of this year’s “Disney’s Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky” below.

Magic Kingdom will be open until 11 p.m. on July 4. “Celebrate America!” replaces “Happily Ever After,” which will return on July 5.

Check out the full list of limited-time Fourth of July menu items at Walt Disney World.

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