Las Vegas is a city that sparkles with lights every night, but the city promises to shine even brighter with fireworks and celebrations for the Fourth of July in 2017. There will be entertainment at every casino and club, but if you are looking for free events to celebrate Independence Day, consider the following excellent adventures.
Ann Wilson of Heart Concert at Fremont Street Experience
July 3 @ 9 p.m.
Fremont Street, Las Vegas 89101
Ann Wilson, the songwriter and lead singer of Heart, will perform at a free concert at Fremont Street Experience. Downtown Rocks at Fremont Street is a series of free concerts that will take place in 2017. Fremont Street is the second most famous street in Las Vegas, following the famed Las Vegas Strip itself. The Fremont Street Experience will take place on a five-block pedestrian promenade in the heart of the downtown casino corridor, offering entertainment that dazzles visitors nightly.
Henderson Fourth of July Celebration
July 4 @ 1 p.m.
Heritage Park, 350 E. Racetrack Rd., Henderson, NV 89015
Henderson will present an afternoon of family-friendly activities, including bounce houses, sand art, Ferris wheel, face painting, hula hoops, and more. Bring a blanket to sit on while enjoying the family. Concessions will be available for purchase. The fireworks show will begin at 9 p.m. Admission will be free, but there will be a fee for some activities.
July 4 @ 7 a.m.
Broadbent Memorial Park, 1301 5th St., Boulder City, NV 89006
Veteran’s Memorial Park, 165- Buchanan Blvd., Boulder City, NV 89006
Boulder City, the city that built the famous Hoover Dam, celebrates the 4th of July with a full day of family-friendly activities. This will be the 69th Damboree in Boulder City and the town will be hosting a number of events, starting with a pancake breakfast at Bicentennial Park (1100 Colorado Park). There will be a flyover by Boulder City Veteran’s Flying Group and a parade at 9 a.m. Activities and attractions at Broadbent Memorial Park include a Midway, games, entertainment, and more. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.
At 4 p.m., the activities will move to Veteran’s Memorial Park. Plan to arrive early because parking space will be limited. Parking at Veteran’s Memorial Park will be $10, while spaces last. The evening events include music, games, and water park. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. The fireworks show will be at 9 p.m. and will be followed with music by DJ Mike Pacini.
Summerlin Council Patriotic Parade
July 4 @ 9 a.m
1910 Spring Gate Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89134
Celebrate the 4th of July at the 23rd Annual Summerlin Council Patriotic Parade, the largest Independence Day parade in southern Nevada. The parade is a free event and is open to the public. The parade will include more than 70 entries, including floats, giant balloons, American military heroes, musicians, and popular storybook and cartoon characters. The parade is expected to attract a crowd of about 40,000 people, so plan to arrive early and find a good viewing spot.