From fireworks over Lake Tahoe to free concerts in Henderson to Las Vegas pool parties, this Fourth of July in Nevada offers a action-packed agenda of holiday fun.
June 29 to July 4: Exodus Festival
Nothing says “Vegas” quite like endless pool parties and day clubs! This Fourth of July, head to The Strip for the highly-raved Exodus Festival for exciting DJ sets, drinks, mingling and more. Guests can expect performances from The Chainsmokers (July 1), Diplo (July 2) and Steve Aoki (July 2). Hosted over five days, explore what the city has to offer for ultimate partying and nightlife this summer.
Cost: Tickets start at $69.
For Tickets: exoduslasvegas.com.
July 1: Fremont Street Experience Free Concert
Start the holiday weekend on the right foot. Catch a free live concert July 1 on Fremont Street with Switchfoot at 7:30 p.m. and Skillet at 9:30 p.m. The exciting sounds of summer and nostalgia are a fun way to get family and friends together a few days before the Fourth of July in Nevada. Get ready to dance, sing and rock in the street during with this limited-time summer experience.
For more information: vegasexperience.com.
July 4: Fireworks Watch Party at the Fourth Ward School Museum
Celebrate the history of America from a historic location. This Fourth of July in Nevada from 8 to 10:30 p.m., join the Fourth Ward School Museum for the rare opportunity to view the fireworks spectacle from the balcony while enjoying a piano performance, light bites and a drink (the first one is on the house).
Cost: $50 to $70.
For tickets: eventbrite.com.
July 4: Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas Fireworks Viewing
Delicious drinks, eighth-floor pool decks and dreamy penthouse suites? Yes, please. Join Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas for Fourth of July magic–from lying by the pool to a coveted viewing of the fantastic fireworks spectacle over The Strip. At this luxe destination, make sure to grab a state-of-the-art Penthouse Panorama View Suite for optimal viewing and plenty of space to host family and friends.
Cost: Prices vary.
For more information: hilton.com.
July 4: Fireworks Views from The Plaza Hotel & Casino
The fireworks spectacular over the Las Vegas Strip is not one to miss. If you’re headed in for the weekend, The Plaza Hotel & Casino will again celebrate the holiday with the annual fireworks show, lighting up the sky at 9 p.m. (Hotel guests will get to exclusive opportunity to watch the fireworks from the Plaza’s rooftop pool deck with doors opening at 7:30 p.m.) As always, the “go big, or go home” mentality of Las Vegas applies to the fantastic show of fireworks that draws in locals and out-of-towners each Independence Day.
Cost: Prices vary.
For more information: www.plazahotelcasino.com.
July 4: Red, White & Views Picnic
The High Roller Observation Wheel at The LINQ Promenade invites guests to its Red, White & Views Picnic, presented by Viator, to ring in the holiday, from 2 to 5 p.m. At this all-ages summer celebration, attendees will enjoy face painting, art activities and oversized games alongside an indoor picnic of cotton candy, popcorn, ice cream and hot dogs. Entry to Red, White & Views Picnic also includes VIP access to a ride aboard High Roller.
Cost: Tickets–which include admission to the Red, White & Views Picnic, picnic treats as well as a ride on High Roller–are $42 for guests 13 and over, $27 for children 4 to 12 and complimentary for children under 4.
For tickets: www.ticketmaster.com.
July 4: Henderson Fourth of July Celebration
It’s an all-American party in Henderson! With a live performance from Little Texas, the night of Fourth of July will be filled with star-spangled fun–from exciting food vendors, family-friendly games and a viewing of fireworks after listening to Little Texas’ greatest hits at Heritage Park.
For more information: cityofhenderson.com.
July 4: Summerlin Patriotic Parade
As a time-honored tradition, the Summerlin Patriotic Parade lights up the town each Fourth of July with floats, fabulous performances and star-spangled tributes throughout the day. Perfect for families, this parade welcomes the town as they honor the country and bring out all the red, white and blue. The parade begins at Hillpointe Road and Hills Center Drive at 9 a.m.
For more information: summerlinpatrioticparade.com.
July 4: Boulder City 4th of July Damboree Celebration
Spend the Fourth of July in Boulder City from sun up until sundown. Beginning at 7 a.m., join the rotary club for a yummy pancake breakfast at Bicentennial Park right before the patriotic plane flyover. A parade, activities by the pool, great music, food and, of course, fireworks are set to follow at the Damboree Celebration.
For more information: bcnv.org.
July 4: An Intimate Fourth of July Spectacular
Spend Fourth of July in Nevada on the intimate side with catered appetizers, cocktails, one-of-a-kind creations and live music from Kevin Keith. Hosted by St. Mary’s Art Center from 7 to 10 p.m., this historic center will combine arts, culture and the festive holiday into an incredible evening. This special experience will feature a grand view of the fireworks and a silent auction as a fundraiser for St. Mary’s Art Center.
Cost: Tickets begin at $45 to $120.
For tickets: eventbrite.com.
July 4: Lights on the Lake Fireworks
South Lake Tahoe
Light up the night with a lake-wide display of bright colors ringing freedom across Tahoe. Join the thousands of people flocking to South Lake Tahoe for the Fourth of July weekend and catch the spectacle of a lifetime. Set to classic tunes, watch the sky explode into an array of light at 9:45 p.m. Make it an entire evening with a summer-inspired picnic, games and a group of family and friends.
For more information: visitlaketahoe.com.