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2016 Fourth of July events, deals in Las Vegas

Posted at 2:02 PM, Jun 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-05 16:30:39-04

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Fourth of July is almost upon us! Check out these events and specials around the valley.



9 p.m. at Palace Station


8:30 p.m. at Mandalay Bay
9 p.m. in Laughlin
9:30 p.m. at Plaza hotel-casino


8:30 p.m. at Mandalay Bay
9 p.m. in Laughlin
9 p.m. at Stratosphere
9 p.m. at Caesars Palace
9 p.m. at Lake Las Vegas


9 p.m. in Laughlin
9 p.m. at Mission Hills Park in Henderson
9 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park in Boulder City
9 p.m. in Pahrump
9 p.m. in Mesquite
9 p.m. in Moapa at fairgrounds
9 p.m. at Las Vegas 51s baseball game in Las Vegas


Henderson fireworks celebration
The City of Henderson will salute America by hosting its annual Fourth of July Celebration. The all-ages event will feature entertainment, activities, concessions and a spectacular fireworks show. Admission is complimentary. Loveshack will send residents back to the future with an energetic performance of classic songs from the 1980's. The night will be topped off with a dazzling fireworks display by Lantis Fireworks and Lasers. The 18-minute show will feature a colorful display of dancing rockets, sparklers and firecrackers. Fireworks show begins at 9 p.m. July 4.

Boulder City Damboree
The annual Boulder City Damboree will take place Monday in Bicentennial park on Colorado Street. A parade will begin at 9 a.m. There will be activities from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Broadbent Memorial Park. There will also be games, food and music from 4 to 11 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park. Fireworks will begin at 9 p.m.

Pool at the Plaza
The Plaza hotel-casino in downtown Las Vegas will celebrate the Pool at the Plaza's official grand opening with festivities througou the July Fourth weekend. There will be a weekend-long BBQ each day beginning at 11 a.m. Entertainment will be provided by a DJ. On July 2, there will be a grand opening celebration featuring a performance by the Johnny cash tribute band Cash'd Out at 8:30 p.m. and a fireworks show at 9:30 p.m. On July 3 and 4, there will be a pickleball exhibition and round robin in conjunction with players from the USA Pickleball Association.

The Fourth of July is fast approaching and what could be more fun than setting off your own fireworks? Launch your own fireworks in a safe and supervised environment or enjoy the show at the Pahrump Fireworks Launch Site. All visitors who are interested in launching their own fireworks must obtain a special permit from one of the five local fireworks stores. July 1- 4. 8 p.m.-1 p.m. The site is first come first serve with a 30-minute time limit. Permits to launch fireworks are $5 per person and can be purchased at Area 51, Phantom Fireworks, Red Apple Fireworks, Black Jack Fireworks and Extreme Pyro. Location: Pahrump Fireworks Launch Site; Located one mile west on Gamebird Road right off of Highway 160
Head to the Pahrump Nugget for a Summer Celebration featuring a bouncy house, DJ, an eating contest, $1 bowling and shoes, drink specials and a spectacular Fourth of July fireworks show. July 3. 6 pm – Midnight. Fireworks show starts at 9 pm.  Specials and activities are available till midnight. Location: Pahrump Nugget Hotel & Casino; 681 S. Highway 160, Pahrump, NV 89048
Pahrump Liberty Festival
The annual festival takes place at Petrack Park. There will be family-friendly activities, entertainment, food, arts and craft vendors and more. Watch the fireworks show at 9 p.m. Admission is free.
July 3 Independence Day celebration at Lake Las Vegas
Celebrate America’s Independence Day a day early amid the unique lakeside setting of Lake Las Vegas.  Two simultaneous fireworks shows, the Henderson Symphony Orchestra, a DJ and band during the day, and water activities for the whole family will be featured at the master-planned residential and resort community surrounding a 320-acre lake on Sunday, July 3. There will be activities throughout the day at the free event, culminating with fireworks that coincide with the end of the symphony performance at 9:30 p.m. Times are subject to change.
The Henderson Symphony will perform at 8 p.m. on a floating stage adjacent to the Lake Las Vegas Marina in MonteLago Village. The orchestra will play classic favorites and patriotic songs to accompany the fireworks.
Fireworks can be seen from the MonteLago Village and the Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort and Spa. 

Mesquite fireworks celebration
Eureka Casino Resort will celebrate the Fourth of July with Rockets over the Red Mesa on Monday, July 4. The evening will feature a live performance by the Nevada POPS Orchestra, a DJ and community vendor village.

The festivities will kick off at 6 p.m. with the community vendor village and DJ performance. The celebration will then continue with a live performance by the Nevada POPS Orchestra, featuring a full 32-piece orchestra at 8 p.m. The Orchestra will be featuring music from Frank Sinatra, which will accompany the fireworks display starting at 9 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public. Guests are encouraged to bring their own chairs to the viewing area, which is located behind the Eureka Casino Resort.
Revelers seeking a magnificent vantage point for fireworks should purchase tickets for the High Roller observation wheel. It’s the perfect spot to view the Caesars Palace fireworks display on Sunday, July 3, at 9 p.m. With its 360-degree views of the entire valley, guests on the High Roller can also enjoy breathtaking sights of the various firework displays all weekend long. Locals’ tickets are always 50 percent off and free for children 12 and under. Plus, all guests who ride the High Roller on Sunday, July 3, will receive a festive and collectible Fourth of July commemorative t-shirt (while supplies last).
Summerlin Council Patriotic Parade
The 22nd annual Summerlin Council Patriotic Parade will begin at 9 a.m. in Summerlin. The parade will begin at Hillpointe Road and Hills Center Drive and travel south on Hills Center Drive toward the Village Center Circle roundabout before heading west on Trailwood Drive. The parade features floats, cars, performers and more.

FANTASY, Luxor Hotel and Casino’s award-winning adult revue, will light up the night on Fourth of July with a “Red, White & Va-Va Voom” calendar promotion available for one night only, July 4, following the 10:30 p.m. show. Attendees of the Fourth of July show will be able to redeem their ticket stub at the retail counter after the performance for a discounted 2016 “FANTASY After Dark” anniversary calendar, specially priced at $10. Guests will be encouraged to stay after the show to have their merchandise autographed as well as pose for photos with the gorgeous cast.

Fourth of July poolside at Aliante
Honor the red, white and blue this summer with a poolside barbecue and drink specials at Aliante Casino + Hotel + Spa’s The Deck during Fourth of July weekend from Friday, July 1, through Monday, July 4. The Deck will feature specialty drinks, classic cocktails, frozen drinks, beer and wine, with the option to upgrade specific drinks to be served in pineapples, coconuts or watermelons. Extra-thirsty guests may ‘Make it a Large’ by adding an additional shot to any cocktail for $5, or enjoy a 58-ounce pitcher of their chosen drink.

Life Time Athletic Green Valley
Life Time Athletic, located at 121 Carnegie St. in Henderson will host a Fourth of July poolside bash featuring a live DJ, signature cocktails and a front-row view of the Green Valley Ranch fireworks from 1 to 10 p.m. on Monday, July 4. The party will kick off with family-friendly activities including a dunk tank, Jenga and cornhole on the pool deck, along with dance parties and complimentary hot dogs and hamburgers. Life Time Athletic’s Fourth of July Pool Party is complimentary for members. Non-members may purchase a 24-hour day pass for full access to the club and Pool Party, priced at $30. 

Family-Friendly Activities July 1-4
A lively and colorful Fourth of July parade for the entire family starts at the Las Vegas Boulevard end of The LINQ Promenade and continues to the Fountain Stage on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday at 2 p.m.  Then, from 2-5 p.m., guests will enjoy the spectacle of more family-friendly live atmospheric entertainment, think stilt walkers, caricature artists and face painters. DJ Miguel will spin his signature “Rockin’ Hip Poppin’ Motivating Music” from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Friday through Sunday.

Evening entertainment and etc. at The LINQ
Following the daytime activities, the atmosphere at The LINQ Promenade will transform into a more adult-oriented party vibe designed to last into the night on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. From 6 to 9 p.m., guests will groove to the sounds of a variety of talented artists performing on the Fountain Stage, including N’Demand, a Motown, R&B and soul act; Black Eyed Tease, a Black Eyed Peas tribute act; and Jupiter Year, a blues-inspired rock band. Finally, from 9 to 11 p.m., they’ll be pumped up by the heart-thumping beats of the LED Drumline or marvel at the acrobatic maneuvers of break dancers.

Fourth of July Bridge Bash
The Brooklyn Bridge at New York-New York will once again be the site of a Fourth of July celebraiton from 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free. Nathan's hot dogs, ice cream sandwiches and more available for purchase.

Neighborhood Barbecue at Downtown Grand
The Downtown Grand on Third Street is hosting a neighborhood barbecue from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. There will be food available for purchase and carnival games. There will also be live entertainment. Admission is free. Proceeds will benefit the Nevada childhood Cancer Foundation.

Night of Fire
Short track racing fans can begin their Fourth of July weekends in style when The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway hosts its annual Night of Fire on Saturday, July 2. In addition to a full schedule of racing, the special night will include waterless boat races, skid plate car racing and post-race fireworks. The evening’s race lineup will be anchored by the 76-lap “Spirit of ’76” feature in the NASCAR Super Late Model division.
As part of Caesars Palace’s 50th Anniversary “Summer of Caesars” celebration, the iconic property pays homage to its colorful history of hosting amazing daredevil action with a night jump by the Red Bull Air Force skydiving team in front of the famed resort. The daring stunt is set to take place on Sunday, July 3 at 9 p.m. during the free Independence Day Weekend Block Party and will be followed by a colossal 13 ½ minute fireworks extravaganza set directly above the hotel’s newly reimagined Julius Tower.
Inspired by Independence Day and all things U.S.A, Flour & Barley - Brick Oven Pizza in Las Vegas has launched The All-American combines the best things America has to offer: BBQ sauce, cheddar cheese, hamburger meat, hot dogs, and french fries on a pizza! This patriotic twist on a backyard barbecue on a pizza is available only over July 1-4, 2016 for $17.50 at the Las Vegas Flour & Barley location. 
Lagasse's Stadium 4th of July Burger
Chef Emeril Lagasse hits a home run at Lagasse's Stadium with his 4th of July Black 'n' Blue Burger topped with apple smoked bacon, crumbled blue cheese and caramelized onions, and served with seasoned french fries for $16. Complete your Independence Day meal with apple pie and vanilla ice cream for $7.
Table 10 at The Palazzo Las Vegas by Chef Emeril Lagasse is celebrating red white and blue with an all-day happy hour featuring $6 sangrias, $7 cocktails, $4 beers and specials on snacks including $1.50 oysters, $9 Emeril's BBQ shrimp and $7 china ranch dates.
July 1-4 11:30 a.m.-11 p.m.
Specialty Menu featuring: Chili Mac, BBQ Chicken Salad, Grilled Flatiron Steak and a decadent ‘S’more Than a Feeling’ dessert. Specials start at $8
Taste buds will sing the national anthem with Haute Doggery's All-American Dog featuring a grilled frank topped with BBQ pork, creamy coleslaw, BBQ sauce and crispy firecracker onions available July 1-7 for $7.50.
Senior luncheon
Enjoy a traditional Independence Day luncheon celebration on July 1 at 11:30 a.m. Derfelt Senior Center, 3343 West Washington Ave. $5. Age 50+. Call 702-229-6601 for registration.

Pizza Rock
Pizza Rock at Green Valley Ranch Resort is celebrating red, white and blue with its July 4th Weekend specials. Featuring all-American favorites, guests can enjoy The Old Smokey (a three cheese and smokey BBQ sauce pizza sensation topped with bacon, USDA prime ground beef, cilantro and crispy fried onions) and Not Your Founding Father’s Root Beer Float (adult root beer float, proudly served with Not Your Father’s Root Beer, vanilla ice cream, Captain Morgan Rum and a splash of Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Fire). In addition, veterans and active military will be able to receive a 20% discount. This special offers are valid July 1 through July 4.

Celebrate Independence Day Weekend (July 2-4) with $2 PBR drafts, $8 PBR pitchers and $11 craft beer pitchers
Happy Hour specials are offered every day in July! From 3-6 p.m. and 9 p.m. until close, enjoy $5 craft drafts, $4 wines and champagne, $4 well drinks and $8 signature cocktails
Cabo Wabo Cantina, located inside Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, will celebrate America by hosting an unforgettable patio party with drink specials, live music and fireworks on Monday, July 4. The patriotic patio party will be complete with the Fiesta Firework daiquiri, layered with strawberry daiquiri, piña colada and blue curacao, priced at $19. Guests can also enjoy views of the fireworks and live entertainment by Shawn Eifferman.
TREVI, located at The Forum Shops at Caesars, will offer a specialty Fourth of July cocktail. TREVI’s Red, White, and BOOM cocktail is a sweet strawberry margarita made with triple sec, tequila, Blue Curacao, sweet and sour mix, fresh strawberries, and lime, priced at $7.99.

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