It should come as no surprise that Nevada hosts some of the hottest Fourth of July celebrations in the nation. From rooftop pool bashes to family-friendly parades and fireworks shows, there is something for every party person this Independence Day.
Summerlin Patriotic Parade
The Summerlin Council in Las Vegas is excited to invite locals to the annual Summerlin Patriotic Parade after its absence during the pandemic. This is Nevada’s first full-scale parade since 2020 and is back in full force with massive inflatable balloons, themed floats, local icons and vets, and more among the 70 parade entries. In addition to the parade fun, live music will also be playing and sweet treats will be available to purchase. The event is free. To learn more about the Summerlin Patriotic Parade, visit summerlinpatrioticparade.com.
The annual Star-Spangled Sparks at the Nugget Casino Resort in Reno is back for 2022 and will feature its staple grilled, all-American barbecue, art and shopping booths, ice-cold libations, games and a beautiful fireworks show to cap off the night. The fireworks display is the longest in all of Nevada and begins at 9:30 p.m. The event kicks off at 4 p.m. and is free to everyone, not just resort guests. To learn more about the Star-Spangled Sparks, visit nuggetcasinoresort.com.
Plaza Hotel & Casino Firework Pool Party
Lighting up the Las Vegas skyline with its rooftop pool party and fireworks show, the Plaza Hotel & Casino Firework Pool Party will take place on July 4 at 4 p.m. The night is for hotel guests who are 21-plus only and will feature an evening with a DJ set, cocktails, delicious barbecue, swimming and a stunning fireworks show to complete the ultimate night. To learn more about the Plaza Hotel & Casino Firework Pool Party, visit plazahotelcasino.com.
Great American Parade
If you find yourself in Reno this Independence Day, venture over to McKinley Park for the Great American Parade. The event will begin at 10 a.m. with massive inflatables and once the parade concludes, the fine arts and crafts fair will roll out and feature food, drinks, games and shopping from local purveyors. The event is free and open to the public. To learn more about the Great American Parade, visit allevents.in.
Fourth of July Club Crawl
What good is a Fourth of July celebration without a drink or two? The Fourth of July Club Crawl will take you on an adventure to some of Vegas’ best clubs and bars to celebrate Independence Day. The crawl is $49 per person, and grants you access to some of the hottest spots in Sin City, drink specials and vouchers, party bus rides to each destination and a professional photographer to capture the magical night. To learn more about the Fourth of July Club Crawl, visit eventbrite.com.