Caesars Palace presented a 13½ minute fireworks show at 9:20 p.m. As part of Independence Day festivities, the resort offered carnival games, foosball, a bocce ball court and drink specials.
The entire valley is invited to celebrate Independence Day in Summerlin with major events that start and end the day: the 24th annual Summerlin Council Patriotic Parade at 9 a.m.; the Las Vegas Philharmonic’s Star Spangled Spectacular concert with fireworks at TPC Summerlin in the evening; and a free fireworks show presented by Red Rock Resort at 9 p.m. visible from Downtown Summerlin and surrounding neighborhoods.
It all began with a bang. And Wednesday, two decades later to the day, the Las Vegas Philharmonic returns to when, and where, it all started: the Fourth of July, in Summerlin.
Backyard grills and barbecues will be heating up Wednesday, and restaurants are also getting into the spirit.
Fire, police and elected officials announced an enforcement initiative targeting those who buy and use illegal fireworks.
The Metropolitan Police Department’s explosives team was called to an east Las Vegas neighborhood late Wednesday night after fireworks exploded in two mailboxes.
Fireworks displays, parades and all kinds of events will celebrate the 4th of July holiday in Las Vegas, beginning this Saturday.
Police have said they will blanket the Las Vegas Valley this year in an effort to stop the use of illegal fireworks.