Las Vegas Fourth of July

Light from Independence Day weekend fireworks is reflected in the water in front of the Bellagio Hotel as they explode over Caesar's Palace on The Strip, Sunday, July 3, 2011, in Las Vegas. 

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- From a water park in Henderson to resort rooftops on the Strip, there are several places across the valley to watch fireworks shows on July 4. 


The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority announced that the ARIA Resort, Caesars Palace, Resorts World, The Strat, Treasure Island and the Venetian will all participate in a Fourth of July "fireworks spectacular." The show should be visible from anywhere on the Strip and will begin at 11 p.m. 


The Plaza Hotel will have fireworks not only on July 4, but also on July 2 and 3 in celebration of the holiday and the casino's 50th anniversary. 

“We are excited to have the three shows especially after all this COVID stuff and especially that a lot of people have been out of work lately. It is good to see a lot of people coming back ... there’s a light at the end of the tunnel,” Nate Tanner, a pyrotechnician with Pyrotech Effects said.

The fireworks, which are set off from the hotel’s roof each night, took a couple months to plan and a five person crew to set up. Sunday’s show will be the biggest and will run for about 6 minutes.


Red Rock Casino will have a show on July 4 at 9 p.m. 

To celebrate Station Casinos' 45th anniversary, Palace Station will have a fireworks show on July 1 at 9 p.m.

The Las Vegas Aviators baseball team is hosting two nights of fireworks, on July 2 and July 3. Both fireworks shows will be at the conclusion of the game.


The community is invited to join Las Vegas Ward 6 Councilwoman Michele Fiore at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs for an Independence Day Celebration Sunday, July 4, from 6 to 9 p.m. A free fireworks show will be accompanied by music, vendors, activities and more. Food trucks throughout the park will offer refreshments for sale. The first 500 people in the park will receive a free American flag. Park entry fees will be waived for the event. The park is located at 9200 Tule Springs Road. For more information, call 702-229-5463.


The Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Saturday night is hosting the "Night of Fire," with a schedule of racing and fireworks.

Gates open at 5 p.m. with opening ceremonies at 6:50 p.m. and racing to follow. 

"One of the most affordable entertainment options in Las Vegas, the Bullring's annual series features family friendly concession prices that include $2 hot dogs and $3 Busch Light beer. Tickets are available by calling 702.644.4444 or online at, and children age 12 and under get in free with a ticketed adult," LVMS said in a release.


Wet 'n' Wild Las Vegas will have a "Red, White and Wild" fireworks show and concert on July 4.  Musician Keelie Walker will perform at 6:30 p.m. before the fireworks, scheduled to start at 8:45 p.m. The park will remain open until 10 p.m. for Independence Day. More information and tickets are available on the water park's website


The City of Henderson announced four locations to host fireworks on July 4 at 9 p.m.: M Resort Spa Casino, Green Valley Ranch Resort, Lake Las Vegas and Galleria at Sunset. For a patriotic soundtrack to match the "Star Spangled Sky" show, listen to Sunny 106.5, 95.5, 103.9 or 93.1.

Cowabunga Bay water park will have fireworks July 2-4 starting at 8:45 p.m. each night. Green Valley Ranch will have a show on July 4 starting at 9 p.m. Lake Las Vegas also is expected to have a fireworks show. 

Cowabunga Bay fireworks

fireworks at Cowabunga Bay (courtesy Jennifer Bradley)

Lake Las Vegas's Reflection Bay is hosting a Fourth of July barbecue on Sunday at 5 p.m. with a fireworks show at 9 p.m. Tickets for the event and more information can be seen here.


Boulder City's July 4 celebration is back on the books after a hiatus last year due to the pandemic. The parade will be held on Saturday, July 3, and the fireworks show will be on Sunday, July 4 at 9 p.m. For more information, click here.


Laughlin Riverwalk will have a free "Rockets Over the River" show on July 4. Starting at 9 p.m., fireworks will reflect off the Colorado River, with patriotic music simulcast on radio station 104.9FM and choreographed to the fireworks. The show can be seen from multiple locations around Laughlin. For more information, click here.


Bring your own chairs -- Eureka Casino Resort will hold a free show “Rockets Over the Red Mesa” July 4, featuring a vendor village (6-8 p.m.) and the 32-piece Nevada POPS Orchestra (performance 8-9 p.m.). A dazzling fireworks display will spread across the dark desert sky is scheduled to begin at 9 p.m. For more information, click here.

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