Reasons to Celebrate 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. After a year of staying apart, it’s time to get together and celebrate ourselves and our country in the most fun way possible! 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, make 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.
Where to Catch Las Vegas Fireworks
On the Fourth of July, the Strip is hosting the kind of fireworks show usually reserved for New Year’s Eve. Stay up late for this one. Fireworks will shoot off the rooftops of seven Strip casinos – Aria, Caesars Palace, Planet Hollywood, Resorts World, The Strat, Treasure Island, and the Venetian – in a coordinated spectacle at 11 pm. If that wasn’t enough, the towering legs of the Strat’s tower will be illuminated in red, white, and blue, beginning at dusk.
The Plaza’s annual July 4th fireworks show expands to three days this year from July 2 to July 4 to coincide with the Downtown resort’s 50th anniversary. 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 weekend of celebrations and beautiful fireworks for all to enjoy.
Not sure which Vegas fireworks show to catch? See the fireworks from 2,900 feet above Las Vegas on the Fourth of July in Las Vegas. Maverick Helicopters has a one-night-only Stars & Stripes flight that includes a flyover of the Strip, views of the Red Rock Resort fireworks show, and more than an hour of ground time with drinks and hors d’oeuvres. Book a reservation well in advance. The cost is $449 per person.
Soccer might not be the most American sport, but it sure is fun. Fourth of July fireworks will go off over Cashman Field on July 3 after the Las Vegas Lights Football Club wraps up their match against the Tacoma Defiance, which begins at 7:30 pm. This Las Vegas fireworks spectacle is perfect for sports fans and families alike with affordable admission ($5 for kids and $10 for adults) and the exhilarating atmosphere that every soccer game has.
Las Vegas Fourth of July Events
Get a bird’s-eye view of the city’s fireworks spectacular on July 4 from the rooftop of Circa Resort’s cocktail lounge, Legacy Club, for panoramic firework views and crafted cocktails. For $250 per person, guests can enjoy the show while taking advantage of an open bar with craft cocktails and select wines and whiskies.
For an interesting take on the holiday, attend the 4th of July party at Area15 for its “Happy Camper” adult summer camp party beginning at 8 pm. Offerings include old-school camp games, a talent show, arts and crafts, and food and drink specials. Enjoy live music as DJs take the stage and views of the Strip fireworks can be seen!
In honor of Independence Day, Wet’n’Wild Las Vegas is throwing an unforgettable weekend celebration on July 4. The Red, White & Wild Weekend will be filled with country music, foam parties, line dancing, barbeque, mechanical bull riding, a spectacular fireworks display, and much more.
As part of the 2021 Downtown Rocks Concert Series, country superstar Craig Morgan will perform a free concert at the Fremont Street Experience in Downtown Las Vegas on the Fourth of July at 6 pm. To amp up the country, special guest Clay Walker will be playing for an unforgettable celebration of our country.
On top of all these great Las Vegas Fourth of July events and activities, the city has so much more to offer. From famous DJs and artists with Vegas residencies 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!