The bright lights in Vegas don’t stop at the neon signs, especially on the 4th of July. Celebrating Independence Day in Las Vegas is a patriotic party that goes all weekend long. One of the most awe-inspiring sights is the mix of flashing lights with fireworks in Vegas to celebrate America’s Independence.
Aside from the pyrotechnics, you can make your own sparks fly by planning the ultimate Las Vegas 4th of July weekend. See where to catch the fireworks shows and 4th of July parties all around the city below.
Downtown Las Vegas knows how to throw a great party, especially when celebrating Independence Day. On the 4th of July, the famous Viva Vision Light Show will show off fireworks in Las Vegas like no other – on a giant digital display covering Fremont Street. On top of the digital fireworks extravaganza, the Fremont Street Experience is a wonderful place to be right in the center of all the Downtown Las Vegas action including live music, drink specials, and more.
The Plaza Hotel & Casino in Downtown Las Vegas is hosting their annual Independence Day Pool Party on their rooftop pool. The 4th of July in Vegas lasts longer than just one day, and this pool party proves it by hosting festivities from July 4 to July 6, including a Beverage Olympics on the 6th. For the main event the 4th, watch the Downtown Las Vegas fireworks from the pool and participate in a hotdog eating contest while dancing the night away to live DJs.
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What’s more American than a country concert? The Eli Young Band takes on Downtown Las Vegas this 4th of July. Rock out to their FREE live concert as part of the Downtown Rocks Concert Series where you can feel truly patriotic while belting out some of their greatest country hits. Formed in 2000, this band has nearly 20 years of hits and country chart-topping singles that will surely make your Independence Day weekend one to remember.
The LINQ Promenade pulls out all the stops this year with its All-American BLOQ Party. Think you’ve seen an Independence Day parade before? Get ready to take it to the next level with the LINQ 4th of July parade filled with flag performers, stilt walkers, baton twirlers, and much more. Get competitive with a water balloon tossing contest, show off your moves with the live music and silent disco, and enjoy some all-American fun with the whole family.
Right across the street from the LINQ Hotel will be a spectacular fireworks show at Caesars Palace. From 9:15 to 9:30, expect one of the most extravagant fireworks displays you’ve ever seen. Make sure you show up a little early to ensure you get the best spot possible for your viewing pleasure. Before the fireworks begin, spend some time across the street at the All-American BLOQ Party and Pre-Fireworks Festival to get yourself in the patriotic mood.
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The Mandalay Bay Beach lives up to its name and brings all of the beachy vibes this 4th of July. With the event starting at 9pm and the fireworks show beginning at 10:30pm, Mandalay Bay is hosting their Fireworks Show with rising reggae-fusion group Mystic Roots Band. Make a splash in the pool while sparks fly above you during their spectacular Las Vegas fireworks show that puts the lights on the Strip to shame.
The best viewing spot for Las Vegas fireworks is from above on a rooftop. The Beer Park at Paris Las Vegas is offering up unbeatable views, booze, and food to celebrate America’s independence. Just like the best backyard barbecues, the Beer Park has plenty of games to play while sipping on a beer and eating something from the grill. Indulge in a game or two of shuffleboard or giant Jenga during the day, then turn your focus to the 9pm fireworks on the Strip.
While the fireworks in Vegas will start once the sun sets, the Las Vegas 4th of July festivities will be taking place all weekend. If you’re visiting Las Vegas over Independence Day, book a room at the Golden Gate Hotel to be in the center of the patriotic party and scope out the best spot for fireworks in Vegas to ensure you don’t miss a single bit of red, white, and blue celebration.