Henderson, NV - July 3, 2014
Wow! Henderson, Las Vegas, Boulder City, North Las Vegas, Pahrump and Primm will be booming this 4th of July weekend - literally! Here is a list of events - mostly free - that you can attend with your family. Remember, be safe and buckle up if you plan to head out to one of these Independence Day celebrations. Or kick back in your own backyard and hope for a glimpse of the sparklies the casinos will be displaying.
Mission Hills Park - Starting at 6 p.m.The City of Henderson will celebrate our country's independence with their Annual Fourth of July Celebration. This year's fireworks will be set off at Mission Hills Park.There will be free continuous shuttle service starting at 5:30 from Foothill High School at 800 College Drive. Admission and Parking is Complimentary!
More info at hendersonlive.com.
Green Valley Ranch Resort - After 9 p.m.Continuing its 4th of July tradition, Station Casinos will once again host the largest 4th of July fireworks show in Southern Nevada on Friday, July 4 after 9 p.m. for the entire community to enjoy.
The "We Love Locals' July 4th Fireworks Blast" will be a nine-minute fireworks show to celebrate Station Casinos' love and affection for its team members and guests as well as to honor the nation's 238th birthday. The fireworks shows will go off on the east and west sides of town at Green Valley Ranch Resort and Red Rock Resort.
The fireworks show will be produced by the Grucci's of New York, one of the premiere fireworks companies in the world who annually produces the 4th of July fireworks events as well past hotel-casino openings on behalf of Station Casinos.
Summerlin Hills Center Drive - 8:30 a.m. Residents are invited to show their colors at The Summerlin Council Patriotic Parade taking place Friday, July 4. Celebrating 20 years, the Patriotic Parade features more than 70 entries including marching bands, floats, giant Macy's-style inflatable balloons and children's favorite storybook and cartoon characters.
More info at summerlin.com/patriotic-parade.
Red Rock Resort - After 9 p.m.
Continuing its 4th of July tradition, Station Casinos' will once again host the largest 4th of July fireworks show in Southern Nevada on Friday, July 4 after 9 p.m. for the entire community to enjoy.
Caesars Palace - 9 p.m. Start the Summer Celebration this 4th of July with fireworks from the High Roller at The LINQ, Caesars Entertainment's 550-foot tall observation wheel, the landmark of the new open-air shopping, dining and entertainment district. High Roller riders will be able to view the Strip's only two firework displays starting at approximately 9 p.m. at Caesars Palace and 9:30 p.m. at The LINQ parking lot off Koval Lane.
The LINQ and High Roller - 8:30 p.m. Join us to celebrate the first annual 4th of July Summer Celebration at The LINQ and High Roller with host Jeff Civillico, special performance by Jubilee from Bally's Las Vegas and the Nellis Honor Guard followed by a spectacular firework display from the back lot at The LINQ.
More info at caesars.com/thelinq.
Stratosphere Casino, Hotel and Tower - 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower's Fun on the Fourth extravaganza will offer something special for both adults and families. Adults will experience an unforgettable pool party, live concert and spectacular fireworks display. Or they can sip cocktails while watching fireworks from Level 107 Lounge's unique point of view high above the Vegas Strip. Families with children will be able to enjoy the fireworks from Stratosphere's Indoor Observation deck.
More info at stratospherehotel.com/4th-of-July.
Las Vegas Motor Speedway - 5 p.m. July 3 Southern Nevada racing fans aren't the only ones looking forward to Thursday's annual "Night of Fire" racing and fireworks show at The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
The racers themselves admit they bring a little extra to the 3/8-mile paved oval for the annual showcase event. More info at lvms.com.
North Las Vegas
Craig Ranch Regional Mark - July 3 starting at 3 p.m.Spectacular fireworks, full-size carnival, food, ice-cold beer and live bands. Free shuttle service provided by Cannery Casino and Hotel at 2121 E. Craig Road. More information at 702-633-2650 or cityofnorthlasvegas.com.
Outside Las Vegas Area
Boulder City - Starting at 6 p.m.
66th ANNUAL Boulder City Damboree Celebration "Wings of Freedom." Events start at 7 a.m. and continue throughout the day. The main event begins at 6 p.m. at Veterans' Memorial Park at 1650 Bunchanen Blvd. Fireworks at 9 p.m.
More info at bcnv.org.
Rockets Over the River
The magnificent pyrotechnic display begins at dusk (around 9 p.m.) with fireworks launched and mirrored over the Colorado River.
Mesquite - 6 p.m.
Eureka Casino Resort is proud to host "Rockets over the Red Mesa" on Friday, July 4. The Nevada POPS Orchestra will be back again this year with a full 31-piece orchestra a 75-minute program, highlighting 100 years of American music.
Primm - Dusk
Primm Valley Casino Resorts is lighting up the sky with spectacular fireworks show in celebration of Independence Day. The sixth annual show, starting at dusk, will be set against the desert scenery and away from the city lights allowing viewers an extravagant show.
Pahrump - Starting at 8 p.m.
Pahrump is known for its spectacular oooh's and ahhh's fireworks show. It is one of the longest displays of fireworks you will ever see.
Petrack Park at Highway 160 and Basin Avenue.
More info at 775-727-5800.