More people are expected to travel to Las Vegas for Independence Day in 2017 than ever before. As America’s top destination for the 4th of July, there’s no shortage of things to do on the Strip, whether you’re partying with friends or enjoying the weekend with family. Here are the most exciting events happening along the Strip this 4th of July holiday weekend, all conveniently accessible on the monorail. Don’t stress about Las Vegas transportation and get your tickets now! Purchase Tickets
Beer Park at Paris Las Vegas
Enjoy a BBQ picnic and ice-cold beer while you take in the amazing views from the Strip’s first rooftop bar and grill at Paris Las Vegas. The iconic casino is celebrating the 4th of July this year with a four-day BBQ complete with buckets of beer, fireworks, meat sticks, and life-sized Jenga to keep the party going. The celebration starts Sunday, July 2nd with food specials, live music, and fireworks, which shoot off from Caesars Palace starting at 9 pm. Join in at the 10,000-square-foot Beer Park located on the second floor at Paris Las Vegas.
Cookout at SLS Las Vegas
SLS Las Vegas will be the site of a poolside party complete with a cookout, live DJ, and drink specials at the Foxtail Pool. The cookout will take place on Saturday, July 1st and Sunday, July 2nd and includes a range of all-American favorites like hot dogs, burgers, and chicken sandwiches as well as beer buckets. Be sure to try the Independence Day-inspired cocktail, the Firework, made with Bacardi Superior rum, Coco Lopez cream of coconut, Blue Curacao, lemon juice, pineapple juice, and muddled raspberries for a red, white, and blue delight.
Caesars Palace Fireworks
Caesars Palace is known for its colossal fireworks display every Independence Day. The massive display handled by “Fireworks by Grucci” will light up the night with plenty of prime viewing spots. The best views of the show will be from the Strip at the front of the Caesars Palace fountains, the Vortex lounge atop the Linq across from the casino, and atop the Eiffel Tower Experience at the Paris Las Vegas. Join the celebration and take in the 13-1/2 minute fireworks show that starts over the Julius Tower around 9:15 pm on Sunday, July 2.
July 4th Celebrations at LINQ Promenade
Celebrate Independence Day with friends and family at The Linq Promenade, which hosts family-friendly activities all weekend. The party begins with the All-American BLOQ Party on Saturday, July 1 and Sunday, July 2 that includes live music, face painters, games, stilt walkers, and more in the open-air dining and entertainment district. From July 1 through July 4, a 4th of July parade will start at Las Vegas Blvd at the LINQ Promenade and continue to the Fountain Stage. The Promenade is also a great place to catch the Caesars Palace fireworks display right across the street at 9:15 pm on the 4th.
Go Pool Party at Flamingo
Beat the Las Vegas sun by celebrating Independence Day at the Go Pool Party. Buy tickets for the July 4th weekend celebration featuring 8KY, formerly of LMFAO, DJ Eric Forbes, host Brian Thomas. The party kicks off Saturday, July 1 with doors opening at 9 am.
Wet Republic MGM Grand
Vegas is famous for its wild pool parties and you can be sure the crowds will flock to the Strip’s best pools during 4th of July weekend. The Wet Republic Ultra Pool at MGM Grand offers the Vegas nightlife at its best with large saltwater pools, daybeds, bungalows, cabanas, and more for dancing, dining, and mingling. All weekend long, the Wet Republic will feature celebrity DJs, including Steve Aoki on Saturday, July 1, Tiesto on Sunday, July 2, and Fergie DJ on Monday, July 3
Fireworks at Mandalay Beach
Mandalay Bay offers a Las Vegas Independence Day celebration like no other. This year, enjoy the experience of the 4th of July at the beach — right on the Strip — at the Mandalay Beach Bay which is located on the beach of the resort’s 1.6-million gallon Wave Pool. Dig your feet into the sand, watch the waves, and enjoy some live music. Mandalay Bay typically offers its annual fireworks display, although details have not yet been released.
Fireworks at The High Roller
If it’s not enough for you to view the fireworks from the street or a rooftop bar, how about the High Roller observation wheel? Enjoy a bird’s-eye view of the fireworks over Caesars Palace from the High Roller at the Linq.
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Make the most of your 4th of July celebrations and skip the hassle and stress of traffic and event parking. The Las Vegas Monorail is the fastest and most efficient transportation available on the Strip with trains arriving every 4-8 minutes and stops at all of the most anticipated 4th of July events. View our route map and plan your stops. Buy tickets today to take care of your holiday transportation!