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The Smith Center's Fourth with the Phil (July 4)
The entire family can enjoy an evening of fun, food and fireworks at Symphony Park. There will be live entertainment on the outdoor stage including blue grass and jazz bands. The event starts at 4 p.m. and ends at 10 p.m.
The Las Vegas Philharmonic will perform in Reynolds Hall at 7:30 p.m. You can purchase a ticket to concert or stay outside and listen to music piped into the park.
The fireworks show starts over the park at 9 p.m. Tickets to the park are $10 for adults and $5 for 12 and under. Tickets to the Philharmonic start at $25. Find more information here.
Caesars Palace Fourth of July Fireworks (July 4)
In celebration of Independence Day, Caesars Palace will light up the sky with an impressive fireworks display from the rooftop of the Roman Tower on Thursday, July 4. The celebratory show will kick off at 9 p.m., weather permitting.
Station Casinos' July 4th Fireworks Blast (July 4)
Station Casinos will light up the skies of Southern Nevada at 9 p.m. The "We Love Locals' July 4th Fireworks Blast" will be a nine-minute fireworks show to honor the nation's 237th birthday. The fireworks shows will go off on the east and west sides of town at Green Valley Ranch resort and Red Rock Resort.
Summerlin Independence Day Parade (July 4)
The entire Las Vegas valley is invited to celebrate Independence Day at the 19th annual Summerlin Council Patriotic Parade, Southern Nevada's largest and most colorful Fourth of July parade. More than 35,000 people are expected to attend. There are more than 70 entries.
The parade is scheduled for Thursday, July 4 from 9 to 11 a.m. The parade begins at the corner of Hillpointe Road and Hills Center Drive in The Trails village of Summerlin. Participants travel south on Hills Center Drive toward the Village Center Circle roundabout before heading west on Trailwood Drive. The parade will end at the Trails Village Shopping Center.
Las Vegas 51s Fireworks Extravaganza (July 3)
The Las Vegas 51s will celebrate Independence Day on July 3 with fireworks and a baseball game.
The 51s will host the Fresno Grizzlies at Cashman Feild at 7:05 p.m. The traditional post-game fireworks extravaganza will be presented. You can get more information here.
July 4th fireworks show at Providence's Knickerbocker Park
For a spectacular fireworks show and views of the Las Vegas Valley, celebrate Independence Day at Knickerbocker Park in the Providence master planned community from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 4.
Sponsored by the Providence Master Planned Community, Pyrotecnico and the Providence Master Homeowners Association, the event will feature crowd-pleaser The Tommy Rocker Band, contests and more, beginning at 6 p.m. with fireworks at 9:15 p.m. The park's design and northwest Las Vegas site provide a great vantage point overlooking the city. It is located at 10695 Dorrell Lane. No alcohol or glass is permitted in the park.
Henderson hosts Fourth of July (July 4)
The City of Henderson will salute America, hosting its annual Fourth of July Celebration. Residents will enjoy special concerts by the Randy Anderson Band and the Henderson Symphony Orchestra. The night will be topped off with a grand finale of dazzling fireworks.
Parking will be available at Foothill High School, located at 800 College Drive. Complimentary shuttle service from the location will begin at 5:30 p.m. The event will be held at Mission Hills Park at 551 E. Mission Drive. Fireworks begins at 9 p.m. Click here for more information.
Damboree Celebration in Boulder City (July 4)
The Damboree Celebration, which is celebrating its 65th year, kicks off with a Rotary pancake breakfast at 7 a.m. in Bicentennial Park and then the parade starts at 9 a.m. on Colorado Street. The day is filled with fun events and entertainment. The fireworks show begins at 9 p.m.
North Las Vegas Independence Day Jubilee (July 3)
The City of North Las Vegas will be holding its Independence Day Jubilee on Wednesday, July 3. The event will be held at Seastrand Park, 6330 Camino Eldorado. Parking access to the event will be at the intersection of Revere Street and Centennial Parkway.Find more information here.
This year's celebration features a spectacular fireworks display and musical performances by Against the Grain, Kings of Rock, a tribute to RUN DMC and Serpentine Fire, a tribute to Earth, Wind and Fire, presented by Cannery Casino Resorts. The event also features a Kids Corner, Teen Zone, carnival midway games, food and beer vendors.
The skies over Laughlin will transform into a spectacular canvas of color during Rockets Over the River on Thursday, July 4 and Saturday, July 6. The display begins at 9:30 p.m. both nights as the fireworks are launched over the Colorado River. The display lasts 20 minutes and is free and open to the public. The best viewing spots are along the Laughlin River Walk.
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