Days of celebrating independence in Las Vegas

By Lisa A Durvin

List of events and locations of Independence Day before and after celebrations

*EVENTS BEFORE THE 4th OF JULY*

ROCKETS OVER THE RIVER- LAUGHLIN, NV
June 30th & July 4th at 9:30
Location: Laughlin, NV
For the 22nd year, for two nights ( June 30th and the 4th of July) rockets will be shot into the dark desert sky and a dazzling display will be reflected off the Colorado river with patriotic music playing..

FREE FIREWORKS AT LAKE LAS VEGAS
June 30th at 9 p.m. June 30
Location: The Village at Lake Las Vegas
MORE INFORMATION: MonteLago Village website
There will be live music and food and beverages available for purchase, including barbecue, beginning at 6 p.m. Firework show will begin at about 9 p.m.

LAS VEGAS SPRINGS PRESERVE: “RED, WHITE, AND TUNES”
June 30th at gates open at 6:00 pm, events start at 8-10pm.
Location: Las Vegas Springs Preserve
More Information: Springs Preserve website
Patriotic music featuring a performance by the UNVL Community Band and barbershop/ A Cappella Quartet- Ready or not . Ice cream, snow cones, hot dogs, and other summer time foods will be available. General Admission is $5.00 with discounts for children. There are no fireworks at this event.
YANKEE DOODLE AT THE POOL
July 3rd at City Pools
Locations: Carlos L. Martinez and Darrio J Hall Family Pool, Doolittle Pool, Municipal Pool, and Pavilion Pool
Pricing: $1 for ages 4-17; $2 for ages 18-49; $1.50 for ages 50+; and free for ages 0-3
Participate in water games and activities in celebration of Independence Day

ANNUAL NIGHT OF FIRE: FIREWORKS, SMRA SUPERMODIFIEDS
Tuesday July 3rd gates open at 5pm, Racing at 7p.m., Fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
Location:Bullring Located at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway
Advance Spectator Admission- Adults $15, Senior Citizen and Military Personnel with ID-$15, Children $8
Day of Pricing: Adults-$20, Senior Citizen and Military Personnel with ID-$15, Children $8
This Independence Day holiday weekend will start with a night full of family fun featuring fireworks and NASCAR Whelen All American Series stoc car racing, a jet car, and SMRA Supermodified. The stock car racing classes include: SMRA Supermodifieds (50 laps), Metro PCS Super Late Models (76 Laps), Chargers, Outlaw Enduro Bombers (76 Laps), twin Legends Cars features, Bandoleros. There will be $1 hot dogs, $1 soda, $1 beer among other items. For info:LVMS Ticket Office : (702)-644-4444 or www.LVMS.com

ANNUAL NIGHT OF FIRE: FIREWORKS AND RACING
July 3RD gates open at 5p.m. Racing at 7p.m., Fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
Location: Bullring Located at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway
Advance Spectator Admission: Adults $15, Seniors or Military w/ ID-$15, Children over 6-$8
The Providence master-planned community will host a Fourth of July celebration and fireworks at Knickerbocker Park. There will be a band, contests, food vendors and more.

**INDEPENDENCE DAY EVENTS**

*FIREWORKS*
FREE FIREWORKS AT PROVIDENCE’S KNICKERBOCKER PARK
July 4th at 6-9:30 p.m. Located at Knickerbocker Park, 10695 Dorrell Lane
More information: 702-216-2020
The Providence master-planned community will host a Fourth of July celebration and fireworks at Knickerbocker Park. There will be a band, contests, food vendors and more.

5 STATION CASINOS’ FREE FIREWORKS DISPLAY
July 4th at 9 p.m. July 4,
Locations: Aliante Station, Green Valley Ranch resort, Fiesta Rancho, Texas Station and Red Rock Resort.
Station Casinos’ 4th of July fireworks will feature nine minutes of fireworks by Grucci’s of New York.

NORTH LAS VEGAS FIREWORKS
July 4th at gates open at 5:30, events are 6-9:30 p.m.
Location: Seastrand Park, 6330 Camino El Dorado
COST: $4 general admission (5 wristbands for $15)
The 12th annual Independence Day Jubilee will feature a kids corner, a teen zone, inter-active sponsors, food and beverage vendors, live entertainment and a spectacular fireworks display.
MORE INFO: City of North Las Vegas website

CITY OF HENDERSON FREE FIREWORKS
July 4th at 6-9 p.m. July 4
Location: Million Hills Park, 551 E. Mission Drive
MORE INFO: HendersonAlive.com
The annual celebration will feature live entertainment by The Randy Anderson Band, a Battle of the Bands contest featuring 9 high school bands, and fireworks at 9 p.m.

MANDALAY FIREWORK SHOW
July 4th
Location: Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino
Price: $25 cover charge
The Reggae band, Mystic Roots, will be playing and then at 9:00 pm a scheduled firework show.

CAESARS PALACE FREE FIREWORKS
July 7th at 9:15 p.m. July 7
Location: Caesars Palace, Las Vegas Boulevard South
Caesars Palace will shoot fireworks from the rooftop of the Roman Tower on July 7.

LAKE LAS VEGAS
July 4th at 6-9 p.m.
Location: Lake Las Vegas
The first 3,000 people to arrive at 6:00 pm will receive miniature flags. The Stinson Brothers will perform and then a firework show will occur at 9:00 pm.

FREMONT STREET EXPERIENCE
July 4th
Location: Downtown Las Vegas
MORE INFO: VegasExperience.com
A faux fireworks display will be featured on Fremont Street Experience’s canopy. The Little River Band will perform.

FIREWORKS AT LAS VEGAS 51S GAME
July 4th, after the game
Location: Cashman Field
COST: $14 all seats
There will also be a family carnival from 3 to 6 p.m. featuring games, food and live music. Give flat-screen televisions will be given away to fans during the game.

DOWNTOWN HENDERSON 4TH OF JULY FREE CELEBRATION WITH FIREWORKS
July 4th at 6-9pm
Location: Mission Hills Park at 551 E. Mission Hills Dr.
More Information: 702-267-2171
Night full of family fun with live entertainment and time-honored traditional fireworks display. High school clubs will be selling hot dogs, hamburgers, snow-cones, and ice cream, with all proceeds benefitting the school. There will also be a Battle of the Bands and a performance by the Henderson Symphony Orchestra.

NORTH VEGAS JUBILEE
July 4th at 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 4
Location: Sway Pool at the Silverton Hotel and Casino
Enjoy food and beer specials throughout the day for $4. Reggae band Natural Heights will play two sets at 2 and 4 p.m. DJ R.O.B. will spin throughout the day.

FREE FIREWORKS AT PRIMM VALLEY
July 4th at 9:30 p.m. July 4 in Primm Valley
Primm Valley will once again put on a spectacular fireworks show for the 4th of July in the desert. The prime viewing location will be situated behind Buffalo Bill’s in the Star of the Desert Arena parking lot.

64-YEAR BOULDER DAMBOREE-FREE PANCAKES, PARADE AND FIREWORKS IN BOULDER CITY
July 4th at 7:00 am for pancakes, 9:00 am for Parade -9 p.m. for fireworks at Veteran’s Memorial Park
Location: Bicentennial Park for Pancakes, Parade- Nevada Way, Booths at Broadbent Park, Fireworks at Veteran’s Memorial Park
More Information: Boulder City Damboree
The 64th annual Boulder City Damboree will begin with a pancake breakfast at 7 a.m. in Bicentennial Park. The event will also feature a parade at 9 a.m. and booths in Broadbent Park. The fireworks show will begin at Veteran’s Memorial Park at approximately 9 p.m. Visit the Boulder Dam Damboree online

*OTHER EVENTS*

UFC INTERNATIONAL FIGHT WEEK- 3 DOORS DOWN 4TH OF JULY CONCERT (Fremont Street Experience)
July 4th at 9 p.m.
Location: Fremont Experience- 3rd Street Stage,
3 Doors Down will perform at free concert at 9 p.m. on July 4. Other events during Fight Week include the UFC Octagon Nation Tour from 11 a.m. until 11 p.m. July 4-7 featuring the UFC Octagon Truck, UFC athletes, UFC video games and memorabilia. There will also be a pub crawl from 6 to 8 p.m. July 5 hosted by UFC fighters.

FREE PARADE IN SUMMERLIN
July 4th at 9-11 a.m
Location: Hillpointe Road/Hills Center Drive/Trailwood Drive
MORE INFO: Summerlin.com
The 18th annual Summerlin Council Patriotic Parade will begin at 9 .m. at the corner of Hillpointe Road and Hills Center Drive in The Trails Village. More than 60 entries, including performing bands and groups.

SILVERTON POOL PARTY
July 4th at 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 4
Location: Sway Pool at the Silverton Hotel and Casino
Enjoy food and beer specials throughout the day for $4. Reggae band Natural Heights will play two sets at 2 and 4 p.m. DJ R.O.B. will spin throughout the day.

**EVENTS AFTER THE 4TH OF JULY*

*FOURTH OF JULY AT THE PALAZZO POOL
July 7-8
Location: The Palazzo- Las Vegas, 3325 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Enjoy a poolside barbecue featuring seasonal fruit salad, macaroni salad, balsamic and honey-glazed St. Louis ribs, classic beef sliders, chicken skewers, sliced watermelon and more. DJs will also provide entertainment all weekend long beginning on July 6. DJ Mike Gold will be featured July 6; Hed Kandi on July 7; and DJ Roman on July 8.

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