Last updated on May 26, 2021
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer Announces the Return of the Annual Fireworks at the Fountain Event to Celebrate July 4th at Lake Eola Park
Media interested in speaking with Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer today, please contact Samantha Holsten, City of Orlando Public Information Officer at Samantha.Holsten@Orlando.gov or 321.418.9361 (cell).
May 26, 2021, ORLANDO, FL - Today, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer announces that the City of Orlando will once again celebrate the July 4th holiday at Lake Eola Park in Downtown Orlando with the 44th annual Fireworks at the Fountain event.
“The City of Orlando is proud to safely bring back community events and celebrations,” said Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer. “Today’s announcement is a direct result of what our community has done together to take control and stop the spread of COVID-19 here in Orlando. I want to thank all of our residents who have done their part, practicing pandemic precautions over the past year and getting vaccinated.”
To further ensure the safety of all those attending the event, the following COVID-19 safety guidelines will be in place:
Staff, vendors, and attendees will be required to stay home if they have any COVID-19 symptoms. Additionally, attendees may not attend the event if they have been diagnosed with COVID-19, or are unvaccinated and had direct contact with an individual diagnosed with or suspected to have COVID-19, within the past 14 days.
Unvaccinated attendees and staff are encouraged to wear a face covering at the event. Fully vaccinated individuals who prefer to wear a face covering while at the event may continue to do so.
Prominent signage will be displayed throughout the event that outlines face covering recommendations and other COVID-19 specific information.
Safety messages will be broadcasted throughout the park’s sound system reminding attendees of COVID-19 safety protocols such as wearing face coverings and washing or sanitizing hands frequently.
Hand sanitizer stations will be placed throughout the event.
Vendor booths will be placed only on one side of the street or pathway to encourage physical distancing.
A designated area will be provided for event attendees or staff who demonstrate any signs or symptoms of COVID-19.
Those who are more comfortable attending virtually will have the option to watch the fireworks online, through broadcast and streaming partner, News 6 WKMG.
For more event information, please visit orlando.gov/fireworks.
Sunday, July 4, 2021
9:15 p.m. - patriotic firework display
Samantha HolstenPublic Information Officer