If you haven’t melted yet this week in Las Vegas and “think” you are brave enough to handle our hot hot weather then here’s a nice list of 4th of July events happening around the valley! Don’t forget the sunscreen and water!
4th of July 2013 Fireworks:
July 4th with the Las Vegas Philharmonic 4 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Tickets from $10, call (800) 326-6868
Symphony Park, Smith Center
361 Symphony Park Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89106
The Las Vegas Philharmonic will throw a 4th of July extravaganza at The Smith Center, complete with Tchaikovsky’s “1812 Overture” and guest artists Clint Holmes and Kristen Hertzenberg. The Philharmonic concert will be at 7:30 p.m. at Reynolds Hall. Music will be piped outside to those watching the fireworks in Symphony Park, adjacent to The Smith Center. Performing outdoors will be Frankie Moreno, Sam Riddle and Ellie Smith. The fireworks will also be simulcast on a video screen inside the concert hall. Fireworks will go off at 9 p.m.65th
Annual Damboree 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Free, fees for parking, specific games, drinks and food
Broadbent Memorial Park
1650 Buchanan Blvd., Boulder City
Boulder City presents its 65th annual Damboree celebration July 4th. Festivities begin with a parade at 9 a.m.. The fun continues from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in Broadbent Memorial Park with midway booths, food, drinks, games and entertainment. At 6 p.m., head to Veterans’ Memorial Park for food, a water park, games, music and a pie-eating contest. The night concludes with fireworks at 9 p.m.
Henderson 4th of July Celebration 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Free, fees for drinks and food Mission Hills Park
551 E. Mission Dr., Henderson
The City of Henderson presents its annual 4th of July celebration with live music, games, activities and a fireworks show at 9 p.m. Food including hot dogs, hamburgers, snow-cones and ice cream will be for sale. Shuttle service from Foothill High School (800 College Dr.) will be provided throughout the event, beginning at 5:30 p.m.
Fireworks at Caesars Palace 9 p.m.
In celebration of Independence Day, Caesars Palace will light up the sky with a fireworks display from the rooftop of the Roman Tower. The celebratory show will kick off at 9 p.m., weather permitting, giving hotel guests and passersby the best views on the Las Vegas Strip from the front fountains at Caesars Palace.
Lake Las Vegas 4th of July Celebration July 5 – 6
Free Montelago Village at Lake Las Vegas
Lake Las Vegas will be hosting a Classic Car Show on Friday, July 5th and Saturday, July 6th. Classic cars will be on display at MonteLago Village on Friday July 5 from 4 to 10 p.m., and again on Saturday July 6 from 4 to 10 p.m. The event on Friday July 5 will include food vendors and music from the ’70s and ’80s provided by a DJ. On Saturday July 6 there will also be food vendors along with live jazz entertainment provided by the Tommy Thompson Project. The weekend car show will be capped off by a Fireworks display at 9 p.m. on July 6. The fireworks spectacular will take place on the lake with viewing areas from multiple vantage points.
Station Casinos July 4th Fireworks Blast July 4, 9 p.m.
Free Green Valley Ranch, Red Rock Resort
The “We Love Locals’ July 4th Fireworks Blast” will be a nine-minute fireworks show to honor the nation’s 237th birthday. The fireworks shows will go off on the east and west sides of town at Green Valley Ranch resort and Red Rock Resort. The fireworks show will be produced by the Gruccis of New York.
Las Vegas 51s Fireworks Extravaganza July 3
Ticket prices vary Cashman Field
Enjoy a fireworks show after the Las Vegas 51s game.
Annual Night of Fire at the Bullring July 3
Ticket prices vary Las Vegas Motor Speedway
The Bullring, Las Vegas Motor Speedway’s NASCAR-sanctioned 3/8-mile asphalt oval for local stock car racing, will present its popular Night of Fire on Wednesday, July 3. The highlight of the evening will be a spectacular holiday fireworks display at the end of the program at approximately 10:20 p.m. Spectator gates will open at 5 p.m. with racing at 6 p.m.