The Best 4th of July Events in Las Vegas in 2023

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The Best 4th of July Events in Las Vegas in 2023
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Looking for 4th of July events in Las Vegas? You won't be surprised to learn that the holiday doesn’t look that much different than any other day of the year in this city. Amidst the constant ringing of slot machines, throngs of people in the pools and in the nightclubs, and a never-ending display of over-the-top glitz, it might seem like business as usual in Las Vegas on Independence Day.

However, Las Vegas always loves a good reason to party and the 4th of July is actually one of the biggest nights of the year, thanks to a number of special events planned, including, naturally, a fireworks extravaganza right in the middle of the Las Vegas Strip.

If you’re going to be in town and are looking for 4th July events in Las Vegas, there’s no shortage of things to do whether you want to relax poolside, try your luck at blackjack, or take in a gravity-defying acrobatics show. But to keep you from being inundated by too many choices, here are some different ways to explore the city beyond the hotel room and casino this week. Read on for the best 4th of July events in Las Vegas.

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Watch the fireworks

It’s not the 4th of July without a dazzling fireworks show and Las Vegas definitely delivers on these patriotic performances. The city will have two fireworks shows at 9 p.m. on July 4th. One takes place on Las Vegas Boulevard in the middle of The Strip at Caesars Palace while the other will take place downtown at The Plaza Hotel and Casino.

There are also opportunities to see fireworks at a handful of off-strip resorts such as Red Rock Resort Casino & Spa in Summerlin, as well as at the Green Valley Ranch Resort & Spa and The M Resort, both of which are in Henderson. These spots are all about 20 to 25 minutes away by car from the heart of Las Vegas.

If you want to go a little further east, Lake Las Vegas is having its own fireworks show at 9 p.m. over the 320-acre reservoir.

Indulge around town

Don’t limit yourself to the dining and entertainment options in the hotel you’re staying at as plenty of places around town are getting into the patriotic mood.