What to Do for the 4th of July in Las Vegas
Neon lights and fireworks both make for a memorable 4th of July. On top of that, you can’t forget the pool parties during the day! After a year of being inside, America sure is ready to both celebrate our nation’s birthday and rejoice in being able to be together once again. Keep reading to see why you should be celebrating 4th of July in Las Vegas and find tips on where the celebrations are going down!
Why 4th of July in Las Vegas is the Best
We think it’s a no-brainer, but why is the 4th of July in Las Vegas the best? To sum it up: the fireworks, the parties, and the energy. Vegas offers a new take on Independence Day that includes a weekend full of pool parties, delicious restaurants and bars, beautiful views, and fireworks that really compete with the already-spectacular neon lights that brighten the city.
Sure, a backyard barbecue is always fun, but visiting Vegas for this holiday takes it to a whole new level. Really craving that 4th of July backyard barbecue, though? Vegas has you covered. When that burger craving hits, Victory Burger has all the grilled patty goodness that will rival any backyard grill. In the mood for some hotdogs instead? Make a stop American Coney Island – it even has American in the name. Just craving some good, ol’ BBQ? Project BBQ has everything you need to keep you full this 4th of July in Vegas.
And if you’re missing some poolside Independence Day hangs, you know Vegas has you covered. Stadium Swim® offers some of the best views of the Downtown Las Vegas fireworks, all while you can party in one of the six pools or in your very own private cabana. Treat yourself to some hot dogs, sliders, nachos, and delicious cocktails while enjoying one of the best pools in Vegas.
Where the Catch Las Vegas Fireworks
The Plaza’s annual July 4th fireworks show will kick off at 9 pm on Tuesday. Fireworks will shoot off from multiple locations on the hotel rooftop with explosions high above the west end of the Fremont Street Experience, lending to an exciting night of celebrations and beautiful fireworks for all to enjoy.
Baseball might just be the most American sport, and you’ll be able to celebrate America with fireworks at the Las Vegas Ballpark a day early on July 3 after the Las Vegas Lights Aviators wrap up their match against Round Rock Express, which begins at 7:05 pm. This Las Vegas fireworks spectacle is perfect for sports fans and families alike.
Coming in close to a favorite American sport is NASCAR racing, which is what you’ll find on Monday night. Come over to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway on July 3 for the annual Night of Fire event. Starting with NASCAR short-track racing at 5 pm, the speedway becomes a spectacle of fireworks after dark.
For fans of country music and fireworks, the free Heritage Park 4th of July celebration is the place for you! This celebration will feature great food, family games, and live entertainment from country band Little Texas starting at 7:30 pm. After the concert, you’ll be able to catch the fireworks at 9 pm.
One of the best views of fireworks is when they’re seen with a reflection over a lake. At Lake Las Vegas, you can get a glimpse of the fireworks over the water at 9 pm. With the community’s 320-acre lake, you’ll forget you’re in the middle of the desert!
Las Vegas Fourth of July Events
Get a bird’s-eye view of the city’s fireworks spectacular on July 4 from Circa Resort’s 60th floor rooftop cocktail lounge, Legacy Club, for panoramic firework views and crafted cocktails. During the Star-Spangled Glamour 4th of July event, lucky guests can enjoy the dazzling show while grabbing a drink from the open bar with elevated cocktails, snacking on patriotic bites, and dancing to live music!
As part of the 2023 Downtown Rocks Concert Series, music stars Switchfoot and Skillet will perform free concerts at the Fremont Street Experience in Downtown Las Vegas over Independence Day Weekend. On Saturday, July 1, catch some exciting performances that will get you in the mood for an amazing 4th of July in Vegas.
Not all the 4th of July fun happens at night with fireworks. Nothing really beats a patriotic parade on the 4th of July, and the Summerlin Council Patriotic Parade is one of the best. Impressive floats, giant balloons, big performances, and tributes to military heroes will make for a celebration to remember.
Want a full day of Independence Day fun? Take a drive over to Boulder City for the 75th annual Damboree. This day will include a pancake breakfast, a patriotic flyover and parade, festivities at Veterans Memorial Park, fireworks at 9 pm, live music at 9:30 pm, and much more throughout the day!
On top of all these great Las Vegas Fourth of July events and activities, the city has so much more to offer. From seeing famous DJs and artists to hitting the casino and sportsbook, there is always something to do in Las Vegas – holiday weekend or not. Celebrating the 4th of July just makes it that much better! This Independence Day Weekend, book a room at Circa Resort to be in the center of it all and easily catch the beautiful Las Vegas fireworks. We can’t wait to celebrate with you!