Las Vegas celebrates Independence Day with fireworks, parties, parades, barbecues, picnics, and concerts. The city usually gets quite crowded during the holidays, since many resorts and casinos hold special events.
The parties start during 4th of July weekend with plenty patriotic decorations and fireworks shown every night illuminating the sky in red, white and blue and being accompanied by patriotic music. One of the biggest, the Caesars Palace and Plaza Hotel & Casino fireworks display is usually goes down on Saturday. The impressive 13-minute fireworks display is shot from the hotel's Julius Tower at 9 pm. The best view is in front fountains that are next to Caesars Palace.
During the daytime, the LINQ Promenade holds traditional festivities and family-friendly activities over there weekend. A colorful 4th of July parade starts at noon with baton twirlers, drummers, stilt walkers, and cheerleaders. The parade starts at Las Vegas Blvd side of the LINQ Promenade and ends at the Fountain Stage. There is also an All-American BLOQ Party, open-air fair and plenty of patriotic-themed décor throughout the promenade in red, white and blue. During the whole 4th of July weekend, the promenade will feature live music, balloon artists, face painters, DJs and more entertainment.
Las Vegas Philharmonic holds a Star Spangled Spectacular dedicated to America's birthday. It presents special symphony orchestra performance, as well as fun family activities, and fabulous fireworks afterwards.
Lake Las Vegas also holds a party wit live music, fair, and barbecue stations that are set up during the whole day, and later ends with a spectacular pyrotechnic show.
Many resorts have special events on July 4th. Plaza Hotel & Casino hosts Plaza Pool Nights Fourth of July Party with live entertainment, drink specials, a barbecue and fun festivities which include fireworks.