4th of July, 2009, Las Vegas Fireworks and Celebrations

Okay, it's time for our annual listing of the various 4th of July Firework Displays and Celebrations.  Check back often as this list will get added to throughout the month.

Thursday, July 2nd:

Annual Night of Fire at the Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway features fireworks, SMRA Supermodifieds on Thursday, July 2

 The Bullring, Las Vegas Motor Speedway’s NASCAR-sanctioned 3/8-mile asphalt oval, will kick off the Independence Day holiday weekend on Thursday, July 2, with its annual Night of Fire. The night of family fun features fireworks and NASCAR Whelen All-American Series stock car racing, a jet car and SMRA Supermodifieds.

Spectator gates will open at 5 p.m. with racing at 7 p.m. Fireworks are tentatively scheduled for 9:30 p.m.
Stock car racing classes include: SMRA Supermodifieds (50 laps), MetroPCS Super Late Models (76 laps), Chargers, Outlaw Enduro Bombers (76 laps), twin Legends Cars features, Bandoleros.

Spectator admission:
Adults: $15.
Senior citizens and military personnel with ID: $12.
Children (6-12): $5.
Family 4-Pak (2 adults and 2 children): $38.
Stockyard (VIP tailgate area in Turns 3 and 4): $149 (includes 4 admission tickets). Stockyard passes are available for purchase by visiting or calling the LVMS Ticket Services Office.

The Bullring's concession stand offers a family-friendly dollar menu, including $1 hot dogs, $1 soda and $1 beer. For more information, please call the LVMS ticket office at (702) 644-4444or visit www.LVMS.com.


Friday, July 3rd (only):




The multi-platinum selling group All-American Rejects will perform at Mandalay Bay Beach Friday, July 3. The concert is scheduled to begin at 9:30 p.m. 

Tickets priced at $40, including taxes and service charges, are now on sale and available at all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Mandalay Bay at (877) 632-7400 or Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000.

Tickets also are available for purchase at www.mandalaybay.com or www.ticketmaster.com.


Friday, July 3rd - 5th:

 Beer Bash on the Bridge

July 3 – 5, 2009

New York, New York

 Who: 20 Brewers with 40 Beers

Featuring DJ Chris Landry daily – Live entertainment nightly

Dates: July 3 – July 5, 2009

Price: $40 per person in advance / $45 at event

$95   3-day Pass (tax not included in prices)

Includes unlimited beer and entertainment

$10 per person – Bridge access only

Cash Bars will be available

Limited Menu for purchase will be available

*Must be 21 or older

See the Box Office for tickets and information

Time: Friday, July 3: Bridge open from 3 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Sat. & Sun., July 4 & 5: Bridge open from noon – 11 p.m.





July 3rd - 5th


“American Pie 4th of July” commemorates Independence Day weekend from Friday, July 3 through Sunday, July 5 and highlights Fremont Street Experience’s Viva Vision show, “Don McLean’s American Pie.” Headline concerts will feature Janis Joplin’s Original Band Big Brother & The Holding Company on Friday, July 3 and The Grass Roots on Saturday, July 4. The evening of the 4th of July will also showcase a brilliant virtual fireworks show on the Viva Vision canopy.

 Saturday, July 4th (only):


60th Annual Boulder City Damboree

July 4
Where: Boulder City
Schedule: Pancake Breakfast - Bicentennial Park - 7am
Parade - Nevada Way - 9am
Damboree Ceremonies and Midway Booths - Broadbent Park- 11am
Fireworks Festivities - Veteran's Memorial Park - 6pm
Visit the Boulder Dam Damboree online


Downtown Henderson Fourth of July fireworks & celebration

When: 6-9 p.m. July 4

Where: Henderson Events Plaza and surrounding area

Admission: Free

More Info:    702-267-2171

 Attendees will enjoy three stages of live music by the Henderson Symphony Orchestra, country music entertainer Randy Anderson and more.

Additionally, families will have the opportunity to indulge in a variety of food and beverage options while the children are entertained by an assortment of fun activities including a rock wall, dunk tank, bounce house and more. The

Independence Day celebration will culminate with a spectacular fireworks display from atop City Hall.


Las Vegas Springs Preserve and the Las Vegas Philharmonic Team Up for

"Star Spangled Spectacular!"

(note: NEW LOCATION!!!)

This year, Las Vegas’ favorite and most patriotic pops concert has a new home: the Springs Preserve! Join us on Saturday, July 4 for "Star Spangled Spectacular" as we celebrate the birth of our nation with a fun and rousing line-up of patriotic music performed by the Las Vegas Philharmonic, under the direction of Conductor David Itkin.

Doors open at 6 p.m. and the concert begins at 8 p.m. in our beautiful outdoor amphitheater. Tickets are limited and available for purchase online and at the Preserve box office. There are three ticket levels offered:

VIP Package – $82.50 per person
Includes pre-concert VIP reception in the ORIGEN Rotunda with complimentary gourmet hors d’oeuvres, beer and wine service, and an exclusive tabled seating area in the amphitheater.

Amphitheater Seating – $27.50 per person
Includes assigned concert seating within the Springs Preserve amphitheater and access to on-grounds food and beverage concession stations.

Grounds Pass – $17.50 per person
Includes non-seated access to the concert venue amid standing cocktail tables, as well as the balcony at the Springs Cafe by Wolfgang Puck, and access to food and beverage concession stations.

Springs Preserve annual passholders receive a discount of $7.50 off VIP or reserved amphitheater seating. Children 12 and under receive $7.50 off amphitheater seating or grounds pass (cannot be combined with passholder discount). VIP and Amphitheater seat assignments will be given on a first-come, first-serve basis beginning at 6 p.m. on July 4. Please bring your printed ticket with you.

For info on purchasing tickets: https://websales.omniticket.com/lvs/





                         Evening Highlighted by Fireworks Extravaganza

Mystic Roots Band (MRB), known for its original style of reggae, hip-hop and dance music with overtones of rock, funk and ska, will perform live on the Mandalay Bay Beach stage Saturday, July 4. The fireworks show is scheduled to begin at 9 p.m. followed by the concert at 9:15 p.m.

Tickets priced at $20, not including applicable service charges, are now on sale and available at all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Mandalay Bay at (877) 632-7400 or Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at www.mandalaybay.com or www.ticketmaster.com.




Plans are in the works for nine fireworks showsto go off simultaneously on the 4th of July from nine different Station Casinos’ properties throughout the valley including Red Rock Resort, Green Valley Ranch, Palace Station, Boulder Station, neighboring properties Texas Station and Fiesta Rancho will be a shared location, Fiesta Henderson, Aliante Station, Santa Fe Station and Sunset Station.

The fireworks show this evening and the nine-property fireworks show on the 4th of July have been produced the Grucci Family, one of the premiere fireworks companies in the world.


Please note that the County's Red, White & Boom has been cancelled and is being replaced by Red, White & Splash --smaller community events at the following county pools:

Pool Locations


Cambridge Water Park 3930 Cambridge St.
Desert Breeze Water Park 8275 W. Spring Mountain Road
Desert Inn Pool 3570 Vista Del Monte Dr
Paradise Water Park 4770 Harrison Dr.
Parkdale Water Park 3200 Ferndale St.
Sunrise Pool 2240 Linn Lane
Sunset Pool 2601 E. Sunset Road
Walnut Water Park 3085 Cecile Ave.
Whitney Pool 5700 E. Missouri St.
Indian Springs Community Center & Pool 400 Sky Lane, Indian Springs
Laughlin Community Aquatic Center 3790 S. James Bilbray, Laughlin
Logandale Pool, Grant M. Bowler Park 3280 N. NV Blvd, Logandale
Overton Pool 161 S. Anderson St., Overton


Laughlin, Nevada announces:

When: July4, the festivities begin just after dusk
Where: Laughlin
How Much: FREE
to the public along the Laughlin River walk
More Info: 800-227-5245 or 702-298-2214
Enjoyone of the mostspectaular fireworks display in the West choreographed to fabulous patriotic music simulcast on various local radio stations.