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Join Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at Lake Eola Park for the 41th annual Fireworks at the Fountain. The City of Orlando’s Fireworks at the Fountain is a patriotic celebration filled with fun, food and fanfare at Lake Eola Park. Festivities begin at 4 p.m. with activities for children, live music, and food and beverages available for purchase. The evening will conclude with a spectacular fireworks display in celebration of our nation’s freedom at 9:20pm.

If you can’t make it down to Lake Eola Park for the fireworks show, tune into  News 6 WKMG/Click Orlando for the live broadcast.

For more information click HERE

BANDS PERFORMING AT FIREWORKS AT THE FOUNTAIN

Mo’Mo-Browne The Mellow Relics The Spring 

Jump on our virtual reality ride at the Ford display and enter to win you and your friends or family the best seats in the park...In red, white and blue Ford F-150 truck beds! The prize comes complete with seating, snacks and a Ford prize pack. You can register on-site at the event. Ford is a proud sponsor of this year’s City of Orlando’s Fireworks at the Fountain!


Are you current military or a United States’ veteran? If so, Sprint would like to say thanks, giving you access to its Sprint Military Appreciation VIP Viewing Space. Simply come on over to Sprint’s display location in the northwest corner of the park, show your military credentials and you and one guest can enter for the best viewing of fireworks, a private VIP restroom and catering, all courtesy of Sprint.


Florida Hospital is a proud co-sponsor of this year’s Fireworks at the Fountain and wants to make sure everyone stays heart healthy by being hydrated. Hydration is part of the American Heart Association’s Top 10 Heart Health Tips that include: Breathe, Standing Up, Protein, No Smoking, Good Sleep, Forgiveness, Sending Love, Knowing Your Numbers and Eating Red. You can stop by the Florida Hospital booth at Fireworks at the Fountain for a free bottle of water. To learn more about you heart health, visit www.somedaystartstoday.com


 

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FOOD AT THE EVENT

Absofruitly Dutchman’s Dogs Free Bee Ice Cream
 Greek Corner  Freeze Your Brain Shaved Ice  The Tipsy Cookie
 Hard Rock Café  Jeremiah Italian Ice  Ladiezz First Food Truck
 Original Brooklyn Italian Ice Company  RM Concessions  Streetz Catering
 Sugar Rush Marshmallows  Sunny Dogs More  Thai Island Orlando Restaurant

 

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