FOURTH OF JULY EVENTS
STATION CASINOS’ 40TH BIRTHDAY
To celebrate its 40th birthday, Station Casinos will kickoff its monthlong celebration with a fireworks show at 9 p.m. Fri. at Palace Station, 2411 W. Sahara Ave. (sclv.com).
FOURTH OF JULY AT THE LINQ
The Linq Promenade, 3545 Las Vegas Blvd. South, will host a Fourth of July parade at 2 p.m. Fri.-Mon. Other activities, including face painters, stilt walkers, a DJ and more, will follow the parade. Entertainment will be offered from 6 to 11 p.m. Fri.-Sun. at the Fountain Stage. For more information, visit thelinq.com.
YANKEE DOODLE AT THE POOLS
Featuring water games and activities at the following City of Las Vegas pools: from 4 to 8 p.m. Fri. at Baker Pool, 1100 E. St. Louis Ave (702-229-1532); 1 to 5 p.m. Fri. at Doolittle Pool, 1950 N. J St. (702-229-6398); noon to 4 p.m. Fri. at Municipal Pool, 431 E. Bonanza Road (702-229-6309), Pavilion Center Pool, 101 S. Pavilion Center Drive (702-229-1488), Garside Pool, 250 S. Torrey Pines Drive (702-229-6393) and Carlos L. Martinez and Darrio J. Hall Family Pool at Gary Reese Freedom Park, 889 N. Pecos Road (702-229-1755). Regular admission is $2 for ages 4-17 and 50 and older, $3 for ages 18-49 and free for ages 3 and younger.
FIREWORKS AT MANDALAY BAY BEACH
Featuring music by 311 and DJ Kilmore (from Incubus) at 8:30 p.m. Sat.-Sun. at Mandalay Bay Beach, $57 per show or $99 for both shows. Fireworks will follow both shows (800-745-3000).
FOURTH OF JULY BRIDGE BASH
NewYork-New York’s celebration on the Brooklyn Bridge will feature entertainment, Nathan’s Famous hot dogs, ice cream sandwiches and more, 5-10 p.m. Sat.-Mon. Free admission (newyorknewyork.com).
NIGHT OF FIRE AT LVMS
Featuring NASCAR-sanctioned stock car racing, waterless boat races, skid-plate racing, post-race fireworks, $2 hot dogs, $2 Coca-Cola products, $3 beers and more, at 7 p.m. Sat. at the Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, 7000 Las Vegas Blvd. North. Gates open at 5 p.m. Fireworks will go off at approximately 10 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 day for adults; $13 in advance or $18 day of for seniors and military; $8 for ages 6-12; and free for ages 5 and younger (702-644-4444; lvms.com).
ROCKETS OVER THE RIVER
The annual fireworks display over the Colorado River will be at approximately 9 p.m. Sat. and Mon. in Laughlin. Free public viewing will be along the Laughlin River Walk. Patriotic music will be choreographed to the fireworks and simulcast over speakers by Laughlin hotels and local radio stations (visitlaughlin.com).
CAESARS INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATION
Caesars Palace, 3570 Las Vegas Blvd. South, will continue its “Summer of Caesars” 50th anniversary celebration with entertainment by Taylor Hicks and more at 8 p.m. Sun., followed by a night jump by the Red Bull Air Force skydiving team at 9 p.m. and fireworks. A block party, featuring live music, cocktails, games, barbecue specials and more, will be noon to midnight Fri.-Mon. at the Roman Plaza and Spanish Steps in front of Caesars (caesars.com).
DOWNTOWN GRAND NEIGHBORHOOD BARBECUE
Downtown Grand, 206 N. Third St., will host a neighborhood barbecue featuring food, bluegrass music, a dunk tank and carnival games, noon-5 p.m. Sun. Admission is free. Proceeds from food and carnival games will benefit the Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation (downtowngrand.com).
FIREWORKS AT STRATOSPHERE
A fireworks display by Grucci will launch from the Stratosphere at 9 p.m. Sun. Fireworks viewing parties will be at Elation Pool and Radius Rooftop Pool & Wet Lounge. The all-ages Elation Pool Party on the eighth floor starts at 5 p.m. Sun., and will feature a live performance by Yellow Brick Road. Ticket start at $30. The Radius Pool Party on the 25th floor is for ages 21 and older, and will feature open bar 6-7 p.m. and a DJ. Tickets start at $60 (stratospherehotel.com).
LAKE LAS VEGAS CELEBRATION
The free event at MonteLago Village will begin at 3 p.m. Sun. with a DJ, live music and water activities, the Henderson Symphony Orchestra will perform at 8 p.m. on a floating stage near the Lake Las Vegas Marina in MonteLago Village, and the fireworks shows will begin after the orchestra’s performance. Fireworks can be seen from the MonteLago Village and the Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort and Spa (lakelasvegas.com).
BOULDER CITY DAMBOREE
The Rotary pancake breakfast will be at 7 a.m. Mon. at Bicentennial Park, 1100 Colorado St. The parade will begin at 9 a.m. at Colorado Street, travel down Nevada Highway to Fifth Street and end at Broadbent Memorial Park, 1301 Fifth St. Broadbent Memorial Park will host Damboree ceremonies, entertainment, games and contests, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Games, food, music and fireworks will be 4-11 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park, 1650 Buchanan Blvd. ($10 parking). Fireworks will start at 9 p.m. (702-293-9256; bcnv.org).
FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION
Featuring entertainment by Loveshack, food, fireworks and more, 6-9 p.m. Mon. at Mission Hills Park, 551 E. Mission Drive, Henderson, free admission. Fireworks will start at 9 p.m. Starting at 5:30 p.m., shuttle service will be available at Foothill High School, 800 College Drive (hendersonlive.com).
LAS VEGAS 51S FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA
The Las Vegas 51s take on the Salt Lake City Bees at 7:05 p.m. Mon. at Cashman Field, 850 Las Vegas Blvd. North, $16-$30. A fireworks show will follow the game (lv51.com).
LIBERTY FESTIVAL AT PAHRUMP
On Mon., the festival will feature a parade, free community swim, arts and crafts vendors, entertainment, contests, fireworks and more, at Petrack Park at Highway 160 and Basin Avenue, free admission. A pancake breakfast to benefit Veterans of Foreign Wars will begin at 6 a.m. at the Calvada Eye, the Liberty Festival Parade parade will follow at 9 a.m. Petrack Park opens at noon and the fireworks show will start at 9 p.m. (visitpahrump.com).
ROCKETS OVER THE RED MESA
On Mon., featuring a community vendor village starting at 6 p.m., a performance by the Nevada Pops Orchestra at 8 p.m. and a fireworks display at 9 p.m. at Eureka Casino Resort, 275 Mesa Blvd., Mesquite, free admission. Attendees may bring their own chairs (visitmesquite.com).
SUMMERLIN COUNCIL PATRIOTIC PARADE
The 22nd annual parade will feature floats, giant inflatable balloons, bands, performance groups, storybook and cartoon characters and more, 9-11 a.m. Mon. at Trails Village in Summerlin, 1970 Village Center Circle. 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 and ending at Trails Village Shopping Center (summerlink.com/patriotic-parade).