Fourth of July in Nevada: Your guide to the best fireworks

Fourth of July in Nevada: Your guide to the best fireworks

By Aleza Freeman

June 18, 2024

We rounded up the most dazzling fireworks displays across Nevada this Fourth of July. Prepare to be awed!

With Independence Day just around the corner, Nevada’s skies will soon be booming with colorful fireworks displays. From a celebration in Boulder City to the Philharmonic and fireworks in Reno, here’s where you can see the most dazzling displays of the 4th of July in the Silver State.

The best fireworks display in Boulder City


Where: Veterans’ Memorial Park
When: Starting at 9 a.m.

This full day of fun events starts with a pancake breakfast, followed by a flyover by the Boulder City Veterans Flying Group, as well as a parade, food and games, and a fabulous fireworks show ($20 per vehicle).

The best fireworks displays in Henderson

Party at the park

Where: Henderson Heritage Park
When: Doors open at 6 p.m.; fireworks at 9 p.m.

A huge celebration with free live entertainment, food vendors, and family activities, this is the perfect basecamp for viewing all the Henderson fireworks displays, including:

  • Green Valley Ranch Resort
  • Lake Las Vegas
  • M Resort Casino

The best fireworks displays in Las Vegas

Las Vegas

Where: Caesars Palace, Durango Casino & Resort, Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa
When: 9 p.m.

Local resorts will have parties for the whole family at their pools (for a fee) or you can watch the fireworks light up the sky from pretty much anywhere in the Las Vegas Valley.

Downtown Las Vegas

Where: Plaza Hotel & Casino
When: 9 p.m.

Hotel guests will watch the show from the hotel’s rooftop pool. Non-hotel guests can watch from street level on Main Street, between Carson and Ogden avenues. The hotel promises this year’s show will be its biggest one yet!

The best fireworks display in Pahrump

Fireworks Over Grand Bay

Where: Petrack Park
When: Dusk

Head to the park with your family and find a cozy spot to spread out a blanket or set up a chair for this colorful fireworks show. hosted by the Town of Pahrump.

The best fireworks displays in Reno

Fireworks Over Grand Bay

Where: Grand Sierra Resort
When: Pool opens at 11 a.m.; BBQ starts at 6 p.m.; Fireworks at 9:15 p.m. on July 4

Get an upfront view from the pool with the whole family (from $10) or watch them for free from the parking lot.

Patriotic Pops at the Field

Where: Greater Nevada Field
When: Gates open at 6 p.m. 

Join the Reno Philharmonic for patriotic pop tunes, face painting, magicians, and fireworks, plus a special performance by singer Mark MacKay.

The best fireworks display in Carson City

Fireworks Fundraiser

Where: Eagle Valley Golf Course
When: Starting at 2 p.m.

Now at a new location, this fundraising fireworks display for Nevada Rural Counties seniors includes a golf tournament, live music, dinner, and VIP fireworks viewing (from $175), but the public should be able to watch the fireworks in town.

The best fireworks display in Sparks

Star Spangled Sparks

Where: Nugget Casino Resort
When: 4-10 p.m.

Show your 4th of July spirit at a street fair with live music, food and beverage vendors, arts and crafts booths, and a large fireworks show.

The best fireworks display in Lake Tahoe

Lights on the Lake

Where: Incline Beach
When: 9:45 p.m.

Shot from three barges near the Stateline area of Lake Tahoe, fireworks are set to music (tune into KRLT radio) and visible from all over town.  Recommended viewpoints include Lakeview Commons/El Dorado Beach and Nevada Beach

The best fireworks display in Virginia City

4th of July on The Comstock

Where: Virginia City
When: Parade at noon; band at 6 p.m.; fireworks at dusk

The city is decked out in red, white, and blue for this patriotic 4th Of July Parade On The Comstock, followed by a free concert by David John and The Comstock Cowboys, and a fireworks show.

The best fireworks display in Laughlin

Rockets Over the River

Where: Laughlin River Walk
When: 9:30 p.m.

Viewable from the entire Laughlin Riverwalk, this spectacular free fireworks display above the Colorado River is simulcast to patriotic music on local radio.

The best fireworks display in Mesquite

Rockets Over the Red Mesa

Where: Sports and Events Complex
When: Starts at 7:30 p.m.; Fireworks at 9 p.m.

Bring chairs, and the whole family, and join the tailgate party with food trucks, live music, and a fireworks show.

This article first appeared on Good Info News Wire and is republished here under a Creative Commons license.Fourth of July in Nevada: Your guide to the best fireworksFourth of July in Nevada: Your guide to the best fireworks

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  • Aleza Freeman

    Aleza Freeman is a Las Vegas native and award-winning journalist with two decades of experience writing and editing lifestyle, travel, entertainment, and human interest stories in Nevada. Her work has appeared in AARP magazine, Haute Living and Nevada Magazine.

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