Looking for something fun to do this 4th of July? Look no further! The local experts at the Joe Taylor Group have collected celebratory events across the Las Vegas Valley to suit every age and interest.
All ages 4th of July fun
These 4th of July events are great to celebrate with everyone, young, old, and everyone in between.
Summerlin Patriotic Parade
Kick off your 4th of July with a bang at the Summerlin Patriotic Parade. This grand Summerlin tradition was on hiatus for two years, but it’s back and better than ever. Starting at 8:30 AM on Monday morning, the parade will include dazzling dancers, local leaders, music for all ages, the Las Vegas Raiders, and much more. Come dressed in red, white, and blue, and don’t forget to wear sunblock!
The parade begins at the intersection of Hillpointe Road and Hills Center Drive, moves south on Hills Center Drive until it reaches Village Center Circle, then turns west onto Trailwood Drive before ending at the Trails Village Shopping Center. Grab a seat anywhere, and prepare to cheer! You can see a map of this route here.
Summerlin is in its 32nd year as a planned community. It offers more amenities than any other development in the Las Vegas Valley, including parks, trails, libraries, schools, restaurants, entertainment, shopping centers, and more.
If you’re considering a move to Summerlin, take a look at available listings.
4th of July Celebration in Henderson
In the evening, Henderson locals can head over to Heritage Park from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM for all-ages 4th of July festivities. This Independence Day celebration will feature the chart-topping country band, Lonestar. Expect family-friendly activities, lots of food, and a massive fireworks display to end the night.
Henderson is a small city on the southeast side of the Las Vegas Valley. Known for peaceful living and expansive green space, it’s a great place to be if you want Las Vegas convenience without the noise.
If you’re thinking about life in Henderson, check out available listings.
Feeling sporty this 4th of July?
If you’re feeling athletic this Independence Day, try one of these sporty celebrations.
4th of July 5K Blast
Get up bright and early on Monday morning for a 7:00 AM 4th of July 5K. Park at Floyd Lamb Park and head over to the northern end to start the race. There are awards for everyone who completes the race, and the top three finishers in every age group will receive a medal. What are the rules?
- Dogs are allowed, but they must be leashed
- Strollers are allowed, but should start near the back
- Walkers are welcome!
- Headphones are allowed, but not recommended due to safety concerns.
Sign up ahead of time at the 4th of July 5K Blast registration site. Pick up your packet on Sunday, July 3 between 3:00 PM and 6:00 PM at 24 Hour Fitness in Summerlin (2090 Village Center Circle).
Lake Las Vegas Firework Paddle
Watch the fireworks on shimmering lake waters at the Lake Las Vegas Firework Paddle. At this event, you can rent or bring your own kayak, paddleboard, or electric boat. Whether you’re solo or paddling with friends, you’ll enjoy glow supplies, raffles and giveaways, paddling instruction, fireworks, and a concert on the water with the purchase of your ticket. Prices vary widely from $59 if you bring your own equipment to $699 for a 12-seater luxury electric boat rental.
Check in at Lake Las Vegas’ main office at 15 Costa Di Lago in Henderson. The event starts at 7:00 PM.
Take a dip at these 4th of July pool parties
Ready to celebrate? Enjoy these 21+ pool parties this Independence Day.
Wet Republic Ultra Pool at MGM Grand
Wear fashionable swimwear and party to the sounds of Martin Garrix, DJ Shift, and Steve Aoki all weekend long.
Liquid Pool Lounge at the Aria
Looking for relaxation? Try a chill party at the Liquid Pool Lounge. Enjoy private cabanas, refreshing cocktails, and delicious food at this adults-only getaway.
Marquee Day Club at The Cosmopolitan
Can’t decide? Sign up for the 4th of July Weekend Pool Crawl.
Get in the vibe with music festivals
Exodus EDM Festival
Exodus Festival has been Las Vegas’ 4th of July EDM festival for the last 12 years. The party starts on Thursday, June 30th and doesn’t stop until its grand finale on July 4th. See chart-topping artists, DJs, and party all weekend long with The Chainsmokers, Diplo, Kaskade, Alesso, Marshmello, and more.
What’s the price for the weekend? $239.99 for the gentlemen and $104.99 for the ladies. Go in with your friends for a deeper discount—a four-ticket “fox pack” for the women is $329.99, while a four-ticket “wolf pack” for men is $799.99. These prices include 10 parties, 20 DJs, and nonstop fun.
Desert Drip Hip Hop Festival
Can’t get enough? This year, Desert Drip joins the Exodus Festival to create one mega music 4th of July weekend. Desert Drip is a hip hop festival featuring eight artists over four nights. Catch Lil John, Tyga, Jack Harlow, and more.
Can’t decide? You don’t have to. Get an Exodus x Desert Drip superpass and hit up both festivals all weekend long.
Las Vegas nightlife goes red, white, and blue
Las Vegas is known for its extravagant nightlife, and on the 4th of July, we take it up a notch.
Lake Las Vegas Yacht Cruise
This Independence Day, take the Lake Las Vegas Yacht Cruise starting at 8:00 PM. This 21+ event departs from The Village in Lake Las Vegas and returns at 10:00 PM after the fireworks. There are two cashless bars aboard and a live DJ for entertainment. Choose between general admission, premium tickets, or a VIP table. Each ticket includes different amenities; check out the website for more details.
For this opulent yacht cruise, don’t forget the dress code. Dress to impress; no slouchy clothes or swimwear allowed.
Free concert on Fremont Street
Join us on Fremont Street at 6:00 PM on Monday, July 4th for a night of rock and roll and country music—for free. Molly Hatchet, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, and Mackenzie Porter will play the 1st and 3rd Street stages downtown at 6:00, 8:00, and 9:00 PM. No need to buy tickets; just show up and get ready to rock.
4th of July Las Vegas Club Crawl
Hit up all the best nightclubs in style with LA Epic Club Crawl’s 4th of July Las Vegas Club Crawl. Your ticket gets you party bus transportation between Las Vegas’ premiere nightclubs, zero cover charges, line-skipping privileges, and venue-specific drink specials. Try the club crawl once or do it all weekend long, with a new lineup every day of the 4th of July weekend starting at 9:00 PM.
This is a 21+ event. Check out the dress code here.
Where to see the best fireworks in Las Vegas
Last but not least, you’ll want to finish out your 4th of July celebration with a showstopping fireworks display worthy of Las Vegas. Here’s where to catch the best ones:
For more details, exact locations, and tips, check out Las Vegas How-to’s breakdown of Independence Day fireworks.
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