If you are in town during Independence Day then you definitely want to watch some fireworks as is tradition, but where? Here’s a list of the best viewing areas:
Fireworks shot from the Julius Tower starts at 9:15pm lasting around 13 1/2 minutes.
Best viewing area: At the front fountains of Caesars Palace.
Green Valley Ranch
Fireworks show starts at 9pm lasting around 9 minutes.
Best viewing area: Backyard pool area inside the resort.
Red Rock Casino
Just like its sister property, Green Valley Ranch, the shows starts at 9pm and lasts 9 minutes.
Best viewing area: Pool area and amphitheater inside the resort.
Plaza Hotel and Casino
Starting at 10pm, the short show will have a run time of about 4 minutes. The rooftop pool will be free to the public, opening their doors at 7pm. Fremont St. will also be displaying their famous virtual fireworks on the overhead canopy.
Best viewing area: Plaza’s rooftop pool area
With a 9pm start time, Mandalay Bay will continue its firework tradition, after a brief hiatus last year, following The Mystic Roots Band in concert, who will be performing at 8pm. Prices for entry to the concert and Mandalay Beach are: $32.14 for one ticket, or $29.30 if you buy two tickets.
Best viewing area: Swimming pool/Mandalay Beach area.
The show will start at 9:15 pm from The Stratosphere’s parking garage. Stratosphere viewing parties are still TBD at this time.
Best viewing area: Stratosphere Observation Deck.
Other excellent viewing sites include Skyfall Lounge at the top of Delano, Foundation Room at the top of Mandalay Bay, Ghostbar at the top of the Palms and Voodoo Lounge at the top of The Rio. You can also enjoy a tasty dinner while enjoying the fireworks displays; the restaurants with the best views are Mix at Delano, Alize at the Palms, Eiffel Tower Restaurant at Paris and Top of the World at the Stratosphere. By the way, do not forget to make reservations!