2018 Fourth of July festivities in Las Vegas area

Here is a list of what is happening around the Las Vegas area for Fourth of July 2018:

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JULY 3
Cashman Field -- Immediately after baseball game, which starts at 7:05 p.m.
Las Vegas Motor Speedway -- Immediately after races

JULY 4
Eureaka Casino in Mesquite
Station Casinos -- Fiesta Rancho, Texas Station, Green Valley Ranch Resort, Red Rock Resort, approximately 9 p.m. 
Stratosphere Tower -- approximately 9:15 p.m.
Mandalay Bay -- 9 p.m. July 4
TPC Summerlin -- approximately 9 p.m.
Henderson's Heritage Park -- approximately 9 p.m. 
Boulder City -- approximately 9 p.m.
Pahrump -- approximately 9 p.m.

JULY 7
Lake Las Vegas -- approximately 9 p.m.

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PARTIES/SPECIALS/FIREWORKS

BEER PARK
Beer Park at Paris Las Vegas will salute the sweet land of liberty this Independence Day with a rooftop barbecue, featuring food carts and drink specials from June 30 to July 4.

Beer Park will kick off the Fourth of July festivities with hot dog and ice cream carts roaming throughout the venue. The rooftop bar will also offer a Firecracker Margarita, made with Hornitos Tequila, orange liqueur, fresh lime juice and serrano peppers, festively garnished with a lime wheel and rocket popsicle, priced at $12. Beer Park will also offer specialty Budweiser “Freedom Reserve” red lagers, priced at $7. In true Fourth of July fashion, guests will have front row seats to a firework show on the Strip starting at 9:15 p.m. on Saturday, June 30.

The outdoor bar serves an extensive selection of over 100 beers, including 36 drafts on tap. Beer Park's popular tailgate fare includes options such as the nacho cheeseburger, topped with tortilla chips, cheese sauce, jalapeño peppers, guacamole and pico de gallo, priced at $10.95; the smoked prime rib cheesesteak, made with shaved prime rib, American cheese and caramelized onions, served in French bread and priced at $12.95; and the seven-layer dip, made with guacamole, sour cream, beans, olives, tomatoes and green onions, served with tortilla chips and priced at $13.95.

Along with incredible views of the Fountains of Bellagio, Beer Park offers billiards and foosball, as well as oversized yard games, including Jenga and Connect Four. Reservations are available by calling 702.444.4500 or by visiting www.beerpark.com.

BOULDER CITY DAMBOREE
The 70th annual Boulder City Damboree kicks off with a pancake breakfast at 7 a.m. There will be a parade at 9 a.m. on Colorado Street, Entertainment, games and contests will take place at Broadbent Memorial Park. There will also be games, food and music from 4 to 11 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park. Fireworks start at 9. $10 parking. Free admission.

CABO WABO
Get red, white and boozy for America’s birthday! Cabo Wabo Cantina, located Strip-side in the Miracle Mile Shops, is celebrating the right way with a special USA-inspired cocktail and patio parties all day long on Wednesday, July 4.
 
Patrons can enjoy Cabo’s ‘All-American’ cocktail, made with Absolut Citron, simple syrup, sweet and sour, Sprite, grenadine and blue curacao, priced at $13, while soaking up the sun on the outdoor patio overlooking the Strip. The party continues with live music by NBC’s The Voice contender from season two, Ryan Whyte Maloney, throughout the day.

CAESARS PALACE
Caesars Palace will be having its extravagant fireworks display on June 30, beginning around 9:20 p.m. View the fireworks from the Venus European Pool Lounge at the fireworks viewing party from 7 to 10 p.m. Tickets start at $99 and guests will be able to enjoy an amazing view, complimentary drinks and Venus Night Swim like never before. Tickets are available at venuspool.uvtix.com.

Guests can continue to celebrate at Caesars Palace all weekend long at Spanish Steps with carnival games, foosball, a bocce ball court and drink specials. On June 30, from 1 to 5 p.m., guests can party at Spanish Steps with a live DJ and an appearance from The Captain and his Morganettes from 2 to 3 p.m., who will be handing out samples of Captain Morgan. Enter the Captain pose contest for a chance to win prizes and try your hand at the Heineken sponsored foosball tournament beginning at 3 p.m.

Singer and songwriter Charli XCX will perform hits like "Boom Clap" and "Boys" at Neptune pool at Garden of the Gods Pool Oasis on July 4 at 4 p.m. The concert is free and open to guests of all ages. The pool party starts at noon with live entertainment, a DJ and drink specials to beat the heat.

CITY OF LAS VEGAS EVENTS
Yankee Doodle at the Pool (all ages)
Tuesday, July 3, noon to 4 p.m. at most pools; 1 to 5 p.m. at Doolittle Pool.
Cost: Daily fee of $2 for ages 4-17 and 50 and older; $3 for ages 18-49; free for ages 0-3.
Enjoy water games and activities as we celebrate our independence splash style!
Doolittle Pool, 1950 N. J St., 702-229-6398. 
Municipal Pool, 431 E. Bonanza Road, 702-229-6309.
Garside Pool, 250 S. Torrey Pines Drive, 702-229-6393.
Pavilion Center Pool, 101 S. Pavilion Center Drive, 702-229-1488.
Carlos L. Martinez & Darrio J. Hall Family Pool at Gary Reese Freedom Park, 889 N. Pecos Road, 702-229-1755.

Stupak Red, White & Blue Family Fun Fest (all ages)
Saturday, July 7, 10 a.m. to noon.
Free and open to the public.
Stupak Community Center, 251 W. Boston Ave., 702-229-2488.
Celebrate the founding of our country with food, carnival games, cupcake walk, bounce house, prizes, snow cones and fun for the whole family.

For more information go to www.lasvegasparksandrec.com.

COWABUNGA BAY
Festivities on July 4 will run from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m. and include a special performance by Wow of Wonder, a live DJ, BBQ, and fireworks to end the night. There will also be free face painting and balloon animals. Full day admission tickets are $19.99 with a special coupon from participating La Bonita Supermarkets, or $19.99 for passes from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. with no coupon needed.

THE CROMWELL
GIADA will offer food and prime viewing for the fireworks show at Caesars Palace on June 30. For an $85 minimum spend, guests can enjoy reserved window seating, celebratory prosecco and signature Giada cookies. Reservations are available beginning at 8 p.m. and seating is limited. To make a reservation, call 855-442-3271.

EUREKA CASINO RESORT, MESQUITE
Eureka Casino Resort in Mesqite is proud to continue the tradition of “Rockets Over the Red Mesa” on July 4. The Nevada POPS Orchestra will return for the 8th year with the full 32-piece orchestra accompanied by country singer Clint Holmes, performing songs saluting American heroes. This free event will begin at 6 p.m. with a community vendor village and DJ. The celebration continues with a live performance from the Nevada POPS Orchestra at 8 p.m., followed by fireworks at 9 p.m. The orchestra will accompany the fireworks show to celebrate Independence Day in true American style. This is a family-friendly event and everyone is invited to attend. Guests are encouraged to bring their own chairs to the viewing area, which will be set up behind the resort. For more information visit www.EurekaMesquite.com.

FANTASY 
The gorgeous ladies of FANTASY at the Luxor Hotel & Casino will offer complimentary 2018 “Black & White And Nude All Over” calendars to all attendees, as well as a 50 percent discount on tickets to veterans and active-duty military service members on Wednesday, July 4.

FLAMINGO LAS VEGAS
On June 30, Go Pool Dayclub at Flamingo Las Vegas will be hosting its Red, White & Taboo party, with a special performance by Taboo of the Black Eyed Peas. Tickets are available at gopoolvegas.com. Also on June 30, It’s 5 O’clock Somewhere Bar will be hosting a fireworks viewing party. Pricing is $50 per person including an open bar with domestic and import beers, well cocktails, house margaritas and Tranquil Waters, one of the signature cocktails, will be available to guests.

FREED'S BAKERY
Freed's Bakery will celebrate the Fourth of July with a patriotic cake, available through July 4.

The Firecracker Cake, shaped as a festive, red firecracker, is made with a choice of any Freed’s flavor with options including: vanilla cake with Bavarian cream or strawberry puree, chocolate cake with Bavarian cream or raspberry puree, almond cake with Bavarian cream filling, red velvet cake with cream cheese filling, marble cake with chocolate mousse, or lemon cake with lemon mousse or Bavarian cream and strawberry puree.

In addition, Freed’s will offer its selection of Fourth of July creations including: the “These Colors Don’t Run” cake, featuring decorative red, white and blue frosting with the choice of any flavor; “Ameriberries,” plump California strawberries dipped in milk chocolate and white chocolate with Fourth of July decorations; and “Americakes,” a holiday-themed cupcake with the choice of any flavor including vanilla, chocolate or red velvet, and topped with Fourth of July decorations.

Firecracker cakes may be purchased online or in-store. Fourth of July hours of operation will be from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m.

HARRAH’S LAS VEGAS
It’s a backyard party all weekend long at Piano Bar and Carnaval Court at Harrah’s Las Vegas. Relax on the outdoor patio and enjoy a bottle of Skyy Vodka at Piano Bar during the fireworks viewing party on June 30. Tickets are available at harrahslasvegas.com.

Carnaval Court will feature live music throughout the week, starting with a free Fastball concert on June 30. The following weekend will feature a free Save Ferris concert on Saturday, July 7 and Reggae Sunday on Sunday, July 8, which will have drink specials, photo opportunities, swag, carnival games and entertainment all day.

FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION IN HENDERSON
The annual celebration will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. at Heritage Park in Henderson. There will be multiple food vendors, bounce houses, karaoke, human hamster balls, henna art and face painting, a rock wall and music. There will also be a fireworks show at approximately 9 p.m. 

CELEBRATE AMERICA AT LAKE LAS VEGAS
Lake Las Vegas will present an evening of art, music, drink, food and fireworks on July 7. There will also be a Summer Juried Art Show Reception from 7 to 8 p.m. The Henderson Symphony Orchestra will perform at 8 p.m. and fireworks will take place at 9. Admission is free. Food and wine available for purchase.

LAS VEGAS 51S FIREWORKS
There will be a fireworks show following the game between Las Vegas 51s and Salt Lake Bees on July 3. Special ticket packages available that include food and drink. Regular tickets start at $17 in advance for individuals.

LAS VEGAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY
The annual Night of Fire at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway’s Bullring will take place July 3. There will be stock car racing, $2 hot dogs and Coca-Cola products, and $3 Budweiser beer. Racing starts at 7 p.m. Fireworks follow the races. $15 in advance/$20 at the gate. Discounts for kids, seniors and military

THE LINQ HOTEL & CASINO and THE LINQ PROMENADE
Escape the summer heat while celebrating the Fourth of July at Influence, The POOL at The LINQ at the Mountain Dew ICE Party on June 30 with entertainment, drink specials and specialty cabana rentals.

MANDALAY BAY
Mandalay Bay is bringing back the fireworks show this year after stopping the tradition in 2017. The Mystic Roots Band will perform before the fireworks show. Tickets start at approximately $32. The concert is at 8 p.m. and the fireworks are at 9. 

PAHRUMP FIREWORKS
The annual fireworks display in Pahrump is scheduled for 9 p.m. July 4 at Patrick Park near Highway 160 and Basin Avenue. Free admission. Visitors can also launch their own fireworks between 7 p.m. and midnight daily through July 4 at the Pahrump Fireworks Launch Site on Gamebird Road. Permits are $5 per person.

PARIS LAS VEGAS
Take in the fireworks display on June 30 from 460 feet above the Las Vegas Strip at the Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck at Paris Las Vegas. The Eiffel Tower firework viewing package includes a one-hour viewing deck experience, souvenir frozen drink, commemorative photo and an Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck fiber optic wand, all for $100 per person. This hour-long viewing experience begins at 9 p.m. and guests 21 and over can enjoy alcoholic beverages, while those under 21 years of have will have non-alcoholic options available. Tickets are available at ticketmaster.com.

PLANET HOLLYWOOD RESORT & CASINO
The Scene Pool Deck at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino is the place to be on July 7. The Red, White and Reggae Pool Party will feature GoGo dancers, drink specials and a bikini contest. As guests enjoy the tropical island sounds, they can also watch or participate in the third annual cornhole tournament beginning at 1 p.m. Teams of up to four can register for $50 to receive competition entry, one bucket of Miller or Coors, two Jack Daniels cocktails, and two commemorative t-shirts. Up for grabs is not only bragging rights, but also over $5,000 in cash and prizes. Registration begins July 6 at The Scene Pool Deck.

RIO ALL-SUITE HOTEL & CASINO
Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino has events planned all weekend long, starting with a free pool-side showing of Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle at VooDoo Beach on June 29. Stop by VooDoo Beach the next day for a pirate-themed party featuring an appearance by Captain Morgan at 1 p.m. This exciting pirate party will have amazing drink specials, fun photo ops, games, giveaways and a special appearance from the cast of WOW – World of Wonder performing a handstand act. Come back to VooDoo Beach the following weekend on July 7 for Acoustic Night at the pool beginning around sunset.

VooDoo Steakhouse will be having a five-course dinner hosted by Perrier-Jouët on the restaurant’s outdoor rooftop patio on June 30. In addition to featuring one of the most amazing views of the Strip and the fireworks at Caesars Palace, the acclaimed VooDoo chefs have created a spellbinding meal paired with Perrier-Jouët champagne. Reception starts at 7 p.m. and dinner starts at 7:30 p.m. A special appearance from the comedians from Comedy Cellar will help break the ice. Guests will be treated to dessert and champagne after the fireworks. Tickets are available at RioLasVegas.com.  

ROCKETS OVER THE RIVER IN LAUGHLIN
The 28th annual Rockets Over The River is happening June 30 and July 4. A fireworks show will take place around 9 p.m. June 30 and July 4. 

STATION CASINOS
Continuing its Fourth of July tradition, Station Casinos will once again host the largest Fourth of July fireworks shows in Southern Nevada on July 4 starting at approximately 9 p.m. for the entire community to enjoy.

The “July 4th Fireworks Blast” will be a nine-minute spectacular show in the sky to honor the nation’s 242nd birthday and this year will expand to offer a third fireworks show that will be shared between the neighboring Fiesta Rancho and Texas Station casinos. The fireworks shows will also go off at Station Casinos’ traditional locations on the east and west sides of town at Green Valley Ranch Resort and Red Rock Resort.

STRATOSPHERE
Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower’s iconic, 1,149-foot-tower will light up the Las Vegas Strip this Independence Day with a fireworks display to celebrate America’s birthday. Plus, Stratosphere will offer Fourth of July perks for locals, available exclusively on July 4.

Visible throughout the Las Vegas Valley, the fireworks display will begin at 9:15 p.m. A viewing party will be held at Elation rooftop pool offering guests an up-close experience to the fireworks, with doors opening at 8 p.m. Earlier in the day, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., locals with Nevada ID will receive free observation tower admission, a $25 per person value, and buy-one-get-one free admission to Crafted Buffet.

Free valet and self-parking is available anytime for locals and visitors, as well as complimentary observation tower admission for hotel guests.

STAR SPANGLED SPECTACULAR IN SUMMERLIN
The Star Spangled Spectacular on the 4th of July will feature fireworks, food, familty activities and music by the Las Vegas Symphony Orchestra. It's happening at TPC Summerlin, 1700 Village Center Circle. Music will include patriotic favorites and music from the concert hall and movie screen. The event begins at 5 p.m. The orchestra will begin performing at 8 p.m. General admission is $10 per person. Reserved lawn seating is $125 and VIP is $250. General Admission attendees are encouraged to bring blankets or low back chairs.  No coolers or outside food and beverage (other than personal water bottles) allowed.  No tents. No pets.  Personal sun umbrellas are permitted but must sit on top of the lawn, no stakes in the ground.  Free water will be provided.  Attendees are encouraged to bring their own refillable water bottles.

SUMMERLIN COUNCIL PATRIOTIC PARADE
The entire Las Vegas valley is invited to celebrate Independence Day at the 24th annual Summerlin Council Patriotic Parade.

Parade goers will witness the debut of a brand new float in this year’s lineup – “Vegas Golden Knights: Vegas Born, Vegas Strong.” All-in-all, the parade features more than 70 entries, including traditional floats, giant inflatable balloons, American military heroes, bands, musical groups and a variety of kids’ favorite storybook and cartoon characters.  More than 2,500 people are participating in the parade and more than 500 volunteers from dozens of local schools and community groups are assisting with parade operations. More than 40,000 people are expected to attend the parade.

This year, several new entries are added to the parade roster, including “Escape from Jurassic World”; “Hamilton’s America”; “Coco’s Fiesta Espectacular”; “The Greatest Show”; and appearances by The Incredibles, Black Panther, Pennsylvania Lions All-State Band and Paw Patrol.  More than 16,000 cubic feet of helium will be used for more than 25 giant inflatables.

Returning to the parade are fan favorites “The Fourth Awakens” float featuring the Neon City Garrison Star Wars costuming club; “The Black Pearl” pirate ship float featuring Captain Jack and his swashbuckling adventure; “Moana’s Ocean Journey” float featuring dancing water fountains; “America Standing Tall” float featuring a 15-foot Miss Stars and Stripes; Guan Strong Lion Arts traditional Chinese dancers; Southern Nevada Military Vehicle Association; Danza Del Carrizo Native American performing group; the Palo Verde and Las Vegas High School marching bands; and “A Salute to the Military” float featuring service men and women from Nellis Air Force Base. Members of the American Legion, USO and Marine Corps League will also participate in the festivities.

WHEN: July 4 from 9 to 11 a.m / Escort division commences at 8:30 a.m.

WHERE: The parade begins at the corner of Hillpointe Rd. and Hills Center Dr. in The Trails village of Summerlin. Participants travel south toward Village Center Circle, then west on Trailwood Drive. The parade ends near the corner of Trailwood Drive and Spring Gate Lane.

For more information on the parade, visit http://summerlink.com/patriotic-parade.

SUNDANCE HELICOPTERS
Sundance Helicopters is offering helicopter flights over the Las Vegas Strip on July 4 for a bird’s eye view of the fireworks around the valley. Exclusive picnic option is also available. Guests are picked up in a limousine. Champagne toast before flight begins. Only 60 seats available. Starting cost is $199 per person. Las Vegas residents with ID will receive $50 off.

THERAPY
From July 4  to 8, Therapy’s offering several patriotic specials. The Flagship, a red, white and booze-y cocktail, made with Smirnoff blueberry vodka, fresh lime, simple syrup, pear bitters, sprite, club soda and Blue Curacao, topped with fresh raspberries and blackberries, priced at $10. The ‘Patriotic Patty’ featuring a Wagyu beef patty, topped with white cheddar, BBQ pulled pork and Applewood smoked bacon, drizzled with crispy fried onion strings and served with shoestring fries, priced at $18.
‘Nachos Locos’ created with blue corn tortilla chips topped with braised chicken thighs, tomatillo salsa, white cheddar cheese sauce, Fresno chili peppers, avocado and sour cream, priced at $13.95.

TIVOLI VILLAGE
Tivoli Village is hosting its Americana Afternoon from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Activities include kids games, a dunk tank, balloons, face painting, and more. Guests are also encouraged to wear their most patriotic outfits for the Americana Fashion Show, jam out to live music, and snack on classic American food options.

TREVI ITALIAN RESTAURANT
TREVI is celebrating the holiday with a specialty cocktail. The Red, White and BOOM libation is a colorful combination of a strawberry margarita, triple sec, tequila, Blue Curacao, sweet and sour mix, fresh strawberries and lime, priced at $10.

WET 'N' WILD
Wet 'n' Wild is hosting their Red, White & Wild Celebration on July 7. "American Idol" finalist and U.S. Marine veteran Josh Gracin will perform at the event, and there will also be line dancing, mechanical bull rides, foam parties, and a firework display at 9:45 p.m.

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