Since the Fourth of July is on a Friday in 2014, many families will take a three day weekend. What better place to head than Disneyland Resort in California? According to the Weather Channel the weather should be ideal, with clouds in the morning and sun in the afternoon. The temperature will be near 85 degrees, with little chance of rain. Arrive early because both theme parks will most likely be crowded.
Disneyland Park will open at 8:00am, on Independence Day, and the park will remain open until midnight. The 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing Band will be performing throughout the day. Their final performance of the day will be held at 7:45pm. It will be held on the Big thunder Ranch Jamboree stage. They will also assist with the Flag Retreat at 5:30pm. Mickey's Soundsational Parade will be held twice on the Fourth of July. It will run at 4:30pm and then again at 6:00pm. Fantasmic! will also take place twice. Held at the Rivers of America section of the park, the show will run at 9:00pm and then again at 10:30pm. July 4 will also bring a special fireworks display to Disneyland Park. Disney's Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky will take place at 9:25pm.
Disney California Adventure will start the day with an Extra Magic Hour. It will open to the general public at 8:00am, and will remain open until 10:00pm. Pixar Play Parade will take place at 5:15pm. There will be two showings of World of Color. It will take place at 9:00pm and then again at 10:15pm. There will be a special pre-show with a patriotic theme before both performances of World of Color. The show takes place in Paradise Park.