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What to do in Las Vegas for the Fourth of July

Las Vegas celebrates the Fourth of July holiday weekend with events and great ways to watch fireworks.

Here, a look at six things to do in Las Vegas for Independence Day.

Head to The Linq Promenade for a family-friendly Fourth of July weekend celebration that includes something for every age. Friday features strolling entertainment from 3 to 6 p.m. and Daniel Parks Band on the Fountain Stage from 6 to 9 p.m. On Saturday, find games from noon to 12:30 a.m., face painting and balloon animals, as well as free popsicles from 5 to 9:30 p.m. At 9:15 p.m., the fireworks explode on the Strip over Caesars Palace.

Ride the High Roller for a bird’s eye view of the fireworks from 550 feet in the air. The world’s tallest observation wheel is lighted in festive red, white and blue for the holiday. Shell out $1,500 for a private 30-minute cabin experience for up to 30 people or throw in a bar and bartender for 25 friends for $2,800.

Head to the top of the Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas for a fireworks package for $79.50 per person starting at 8:45 p.m. Everyone gets one free drink while watching the show.

Down at the Fremont Street Experience, the virtual fireworks shoot off on the Viva Vision canopy on Friday and Saturday nights between 8 p.m. and 1 a.m.

Patriotic band Madison Rising performs on Friday, July 3, and Saturday, July 4, from 9:10 to 10:40 p.m. on the 1st Street Stage.

For those who need some celebrities in their lives, Azure Luxury Pool at the Palazzo brings in cast members from the “Dancing with the Stars: Live!” tour on July 4. Melissa Rycroft, along with cast members Witney Carson, Artem Chigvintsev, Keo Motsepe, Emma Slater, Alan Bersten, Brittany Cherry, Sasha Farber and Jenna Johnson plan to be on hand for the pool party from 1 to 4 p.m.

Tickets are $20.

Tickets: Azure, (702) 767-3724

 

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