Reporting Leah Hovig
UNLV Community Band benefit for U.S. Vets at Sun City MacDonald Ranch The UNLV Community Band will perform at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 2 at Sun City MacDonald Ranch, 2020 W. Horizon Ridge Parkway. Admission is free. The concert will benefit U.S. Vets which helps military veterans and their families transition from military service to civilian work.
Fireworks at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway There will be a holiday party with fireworks at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Thursday, July 3. NASCAR Super Late Models (76 laps), NASCAR Grand American Modifieds, NASCAR Super Stocks, NASCAR Bombers, USLCI Legends, Bandoleros, fireworks, waterless boat races. http://bit.ly/1hoAARA
City of North Las Vegas Thursday July 3rd 3:00-9:30pm at Craig Ranch Regional Park for the 15th annual Independence Day Jubilee. Food & ice cold beer, full size carnival, live bands from Michael Grimm and of course, a fireworks show. 628 W. Craig Ranch Rd., 3-9 p.m., CityOfNorthLasVegas.com. Details HERE.
Station Casinos: Host largest 4th of July fireworks show in Southern Nevada with two property fireworks show. Green Valley Ranch and Red Rock Resort will host fireworks displays around 9 p.m. July 4 nine minutes in length. RECOMMENDED PUBLIC VIEWING AREAS While there truly will be no bad seat in the house, each property has carved out a public viewing area for their guests:
- Green Valley Ranch – Backyard pool area
- Red Rock Resort – Pool area and amphitheatre
Caesars Palace: The center Strip resort will launch fireworks at 9 p.m. on the fourth. You’ll be able to see the display from The Strip.
Mandalay Bay Beach with music by local classic rock cover band Phoenix. Individual tickets are $20 and a family four-pack is $60. At Mandalay Bay, 8 p.m., MandalayBay.com.
Stratosphere, Level 8 Pool Party. Must be 21+ to attend. Dip your feet in 8 Pool for a concert by Zowie Bowie ($10), or kick back at Level 107 Lounge (two-drink minimum required after 6 p.m.) to watch fireworks. Families with children can purchase admission to the Tower’s viewing deck for $28 per person. 2000 Las Vegas Boulevard South, StratosphereHotel.com/4th-of-July.
The Linq: The new outdoor mall between Flamingo and The Quad will set off fireworks from the parking lot just behind The High Roller at 9:30 p.m. Since this is the first time this location will host fireworks, we’re not too sure how much you’ll be able to see from The Strip or The Linq.
The High Roller: Enjoy a FREE drink. Chance to see fireworks from the world’s tallest observation wheel. General admission for The High Roller will be priced at $49.95 during 8:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. on the Fourth. Or, get 24 of your friends to go in on renting your own personal party pod for $2,500 that night. Call 702.322.0537 if you’re interested in that. Details HERE.
Henderson Ride a complimentary shuttle from Foothills High School to Mission Hills Park for the City of Henderson’s Annual Fourth of July Celebration. Before the big show at 9 p.m. (accompanied by the Henderson Symphony Orchestra), you can enjoy more music, concessions and family-friendly activities. 551 East Mission Dr. Henderson, 89002, 6 p.m., free admission, HendersonLive.com.
Boulder City: Boulder City will mark its 66th annual Damboree on July 4. Fireworks will go off at 9 p.m., however, a daylong celebration is planned. A parade will take place at 9 a.m. while a carnival and live entertainment will run from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Boulder City is 20 miles from Vegas.
Rockets over the Red Mesa Returns For The Fourth Eureka Casino Resort in Mesquite will host the Independence Day party Friday, July 4. The Nevada POPS Orchestra will be back again this year with a full 31-piece orchestra performing a 75-minute program, highlighting 100 years of American music. This free event will begin at 6:00 p.m. A live performance from the Nevada POPS Orchestra at 8:00 p.m., followed by fireworks at 9:00 p.m. The orchestra will accompany the fireworks show to celebrate Independence Day in true American style. Everyone is invited to attend this free event. Guests are encouraged to bring their own chairs to the viewing area, which will be set up behind the Eureka Casino Resort. Details HERE.
24th Annual Rockets over the River Just after dark on Independence Day, Friday, July 4, the huge 24th annual Rockets Over The River fireworks display will be free for public viewing along the entire Laughlin River Walk and your favorite Laughlin hotel. Typically, this extraordinary display is one of the most spectacular and exciting in the West as the pyrotechnic company shoots its rockets into the dark desert sky and the reflection of each exploding shell shimmers over the swift-moving Colorado River. Fabulous patriotic music will be choreographed to the show and simulcast over speakers by Laughlin hotels and local radio stations. You won’t want to miss this all-American celebration and breathtaking event! Details HERE.
Primm: Primm Valley Casino Resorts will host their annual fireworks display starting at dusk July 4. Park in the Star of the Desert Arena lot at Buffalo Bill’s for the best viewing. The show will last 18 minutes. Primm is 40 miles south of Vegas on I-15.
Providence. Stars, Stripes and Sparks at Knickerbocker Park. Located near the 215 and Hualapai Way, the park will host food trucks, a beer garden, a performance by the Parametrics, and a not one, but two fireworks shows at 8:45 and 9:15 p.m. 10695 Dorrell Lane, 6 p.m.-9:30p.m. Details HERE
Pahrump: The town of Pahrump, about 60 miles outside of Vegas, will mark the holiday with fireworks as well. Head to Petrack Park to watch. Fireworks will begin at 9 p.m. Arrive earlier for a daylong festival featuring games, food and live entertainment. It will take place from 11 a.m. to 9