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 couple of years 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 couple of years 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, Victory Burger has all the grilled patty goodness that will rival any backyard grill. In the mood for some hotdogs instead? Make a stop at 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
The Plaza’s annual July 4th fireworks show will kick off at 9 pm on Monday. 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.
On the Fourth of July, the Strip will be hosting a slightly smaller fireworks show than the Strip Spectacle seen in previous years. Though multiple hotels won’t be participating this year, you’ll still see 4th of July fireworks shooting off the rooftop of Caesars Palace at 8:30 pm from the top of the Julius Tower.
Las Vegas Ballpark
Baseball might just be the most American sport, and you’ll be able to celebrate America with fireworks at the Las Vegas Ballpark on July 3 after the Las Vegas Lights Aviators wrap up their match against Round Rock, which begins at 6:05 pm. This Las Vegas fireworks spectacle is perfect for sports fans and families alike.
Las Vegas Motor Speedway
Coming in close to a favorite American sport is NASCAR racing, which is what you’ll find on Sunday 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.
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. During 4th of July in the Sky, lucky guests can enjoy the dazzling show while grabbing a drink from the bar with elevated cocktails, wines, and spirits.
Fremont Street Experience
As part of the 2022 Downtown Rocks Concert Series, music stars Molly Hatchet, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, and Mackenzie Porter will perform a free concert at the Fremont Street Experience in Downtown Las Vegas on the Fourth of July at 6 pm. Stop by the 3rd & 1st street stage for some country, blues, southern rock, and all-around Americana.
In addition to the 4th of July fireworks on Monday, The Plaza will be hosting a few days of Independence Day Weekend parties. The Plaza pool will offer barbecue, a live DJ set, and cocktail specials on Saturday and Sunday from 9 am sunset to help guests get ready for the fireworks spectacular on July 4.
In honor of Independence Day, Cowabunga Vegas is throwing an unforgettable holiday weekend celebration for July 4. The Red, White & Kaboom! Weekend will be filled with host DJs, live music, strolling entertainers, pie-eating contests, children’s activities, daily spectacular fireworks displays, and much more.
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 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!