Things to Do in Orlando: July 2024

Staying at Vista Cay Resorts in Orlando offers not only luxury and comfort but also access to plenty of exciting events. Here are some highlights you won’t want to miss this July!


4th of July Celebrations


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Orlando pulls out all the stops for Independence Day. From spectacular fireworks at the city’s theme parks to parades and festivals, there’s something for everyone. Lake Eola Park hosts a massive celebration with live entertainment, food vendors, and a stunning fireworks display over the lake. Walt Disney World and Universal Studios also feature unique celebrations and nighttime spectaculars. For a full list of 4th of July Celebrations to explore, check out Visit Orlando’s list here.


The WOW Show: The Magic Show Live


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Experience the enchantment of Drew Thomas's "The WOW Show" live in Orlando. This magic extravaganza is filled with mind-blowing illusions and theatrical flair, making it a must-see for visitors of all ages. Thomas, a renowned magician known for his appearances on America's Got Talent, brings his captivating show to Orlando, promising a night of wonder and excitement.

Tickets sell fast so be sure to grab yours here


The Second Annual Orlando Tattoo Arts Festival


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From July 12 - 14, 2024, the Orlando Tattoo Arts Festival returns for its second year at the Orange County Convention Center. This event gathers some of the most talented tattoo artists from around the world. Attendees can get inked, watch captivating shows, and browse through a variety of vendors selling art, clothing, and tattoo supplies. Whether you’re a tattoo enthusiast or just curious, this festival is an artistic treat. This event is family-friendly and free for children under 12. Purchase tickets at the Convention Center or online here


Moon Fest Weekend at Kennedy Space Center


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Celebrate the 55th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing and look forward to the new Artemis missions at the Kennedy Space Center’s Moon Fest Weekend from July 19 - 21, 2024. The event includes family-friendly activities, silent DJ sessions, comedy performances, and photo opportunities with a Moon rover. Guests can learn about the Apollo Program and hear updates on NASA’s Artemis missions, marking humanity's next steps towards the Moon and Mars. Secure your spot for this unique event here


Summer Cup: Orlando Pride vs. CF Monterrey Femenil


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Sports fans staying at Vista Cay Resorts can catch the exciting Summer Cup match between Orlando Pride and CF Monterrey Femenil. Scheduled for July 28, 2024, at Exploria Stadium, this match showcases top-tier women's soccer talent. Enjoy the competitive spirit and support the local team in this thrilling sporting event. Purchase tickets for this exciting event here!


Vista Cay Resorts provides a convenient and luxurious base for exploring all these events. Enjoy spacious accommodations, modern amenities, and close proximity to Orlando's top attractions. With so much happening in July, your stay at Vista Cay will be filled with memorable experiences.