Disney's Celebrate America! - A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky returns to Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom for 2022

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Disney's Celebrate America firework show
Posted: Wednesday June 15, 2022 9:30am ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

Fourth of July fireworks are returning to Magic Kingdom this year following a two-year break due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Disney's Celebrate America! – A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky will be performed on July 3 and July 4 2022, beginning at 9:20pm. The special 14 minute-long Independence Day show will replace Disney Enchantment on those two dates.

This patriotic fireworks spectacular which uses multiple launch sites, debuted at Walt Disney World in 2008, and pays homage to the hopes and dreams of America’s forefathers.

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larryz5 hours ago

Only because of ambient light in the summer. I wonder if it would be cheaper to enclose World Showcase in a dome than paying CMs to hang around until 11:00 pm...?

gerarar1 day ago

They've already been cutting back on the finale barrage for years now. Comparing to past years/videos, the length of said barrage decreases noticeably.

Lilofan1 day ago

When we went to Epcot on NYE, the fireworks show was intense. I counted at least 10 helicopters hovering at the edge of the Lagoon viewing the show. Some lucky guests were viewing very close to the booms and fireworks fallout area.

Squishy1 day ago

Ah, forgot about NYE.

Vinnie Mac1 day ago

Love Harmonious but having pieces of the Reflections of Earth era carry over into the new show tech is very nice.

Vinnie Mac1 day ago

They sure didn't hold back for NYE

Squishy1 day ago

I wonder if they'll cut back the Epcot finale? Less shells at once means less risk of a shell blowing up too low, which could potentially damage one of the screen panels on the taco barges.

IanDLBZF1 day ago

It sure is, plus they brought back Heartbeat of Freedom too!

jrhwdw1 day ago

We also had HEA/EF last year........ which I understood. But it's soo nice to have a normal schedule this year!!!!!!!

IanDLBZF1 day ago

For the record, MK is open till 11pm on the 3rd & 4th (and Epcot has extended evening hours for Deluxe Guests until that time on the 4th). About the same close time for MK as last year, and for Epcot we're back to a vanila 9pm close with PM Extended Evening Hours (last year Epcot was open until 10pm).

Gabe11 day ago

Just how beautiful is that @disneyparks I needed this This week.

NeonNinja2 days ago

YES!! Heartbeat of freedom baby. Greatest finale ever. NYE showed that yes we can still have those big finales even with harmonious

SaucyBoy2 days ago

Gorgeous!! The Beacons of Light additions are seriously a home run for SSE. I cannot wait to see them in person, finally, next week.

CntrlFlPete2 days ago

I am not so sure they have been all that smart around how they use the pass system. For example, I have been on days where AP slots are open, but they are not selling day tickets -- so to me, it seems that on a hot June day, not many AP's show up so the park is not so bad. Come a holiday, well, they feel all the AP slots (and I'll assume all day tickets as well) -- well then 7/4 will have more since all slots are filled as opposed to a day were only two of the four 'buckets' are filled.