Five Last-Minute Las Vegas Trip Ideas for the Fourth of July

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With the excitement of Fourth of July Weekend right around the corner, you may have clients looking for a fun, fireworks-filled vacation in Las Vegas. Read ahead for the ultimate last-minute guide to patriotic parties, festivals and more in Sin City this upcoming Independence Day

“Red White and Boom” Concert at Mandalay Bay 

Mandalay Bay Beach will be hosting a two-day fireworks show and concert this Independence Day Weekend. Featuring the hit band 311, the event will take place July 3 and 4. On Saturday, July 4, the special guest band will play their entire self-titled Blue Album. Performances both nights will be followed by a patriotic fireworks show. Tickets are open to everyone and start at $55 per person. Doors open at 8 pm both nights with entertainment beginning at 9 pm.

For information on ticket prices, events and more, visit

Guests looking to celebrate their independence at the Mandalay Bay but at a different venue can also visit the Foundation Room on the top floor of the resort. This lounge-turned-nighttime club is ideal for viewing the “Red White and Boom” concert fireworks, as well as the sweeping Vegas valley below.

For reservations, call (866) 983-4279.

The Stratosphere Casino Hotel Hosts Independence Pool Party 

On Saturday, July 4 from 5 pm to 9 pm, guests 21 and older can stop by The Stratosphere Casino Hotel for an Independence Day pool party. Located at the Level 8 Pool, this event will include cabana specials and a live concert featuring entertainer and “Take Vegas Back” star Zowie Bowie. Partiers will enjoy a red, white and blue fireworks show at the end of the night. Guests of the hotel will receive complimentary tickets to the event. Admission prices for non-hotel guests begin at $10 per person with an additional fee for the fireworks show on Saturday, July 4.

For more information on the event, bookings and reservations, call 702-383-5323 or visit


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Bali Hai Golf Club Celebrates Independence with a Special Golf Package 

Guests looking to spend their weekend under the Las Vegas sun can check out Bali Hai Golf Club’s special Fourth of July offers. The golf club is offering packages for the whole week, including Saturday, July 4. Summer offers start at only $124 per player for a weekday pass, allowing visitors staying for the week to play for two days on the cheap. Alternatively, guests looking to play the entire Independence Day Weekend can purchase weekend passes for just $149 per player. 

Bali Hai Gold Club is also offering three-day “Tour of the World” packages, which invite golf fanatics to play for up to three days for just $199 per person during the week and $229 per person during Fourth of July Weekend. 

The golf club extends its patriotic packages to active duty military members and veterans with a special 10 percent discount on all weekday and weekend passes.

For more information on golf packages, call (888) 427-6678 to talk to one of Bali Hai’s reservation specialists or visit

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Lake Las Vegas Welcomes Families for Fourth of July Festival 

Lake Las Vegas is hosting a fun-filled family event this upcoming Sunday, July 5. Families looking to keep the celebration going can stop by The Village to enjoy activities that are fun for the whole group. The event will feature sidewalk sales, live music and plenty of American barbeque to keep families happy and full. Face painting stations, a balloon artist and a bounce house will also be available to visitors from 4 pm to 7 pm. The fireworks show over Lake Las Vegas will begin at 9 pm and will be perfectly visible from The Village. Guests are urged to come early in order to fully experience all the family-friendly activities The Village has to offer.

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Kenny Chesney Plays at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino 

Looking to rock out and sing along to country classics this Fourth of July Weekend? Country music legend Kenny Chesney’s The Big Revival Tour is coming to The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4. Travelers can join this eight-time Entertainer of the Year for a night of patriotic tunes and American hits like “Summertime,” “American Kids” and “When the Sun Goes Down.” With two nights dedicated to classic American favorites and plenty of fun, this Fourth of July Weekend is sure to be a hit. 

Tickets start at $155 per person. Doors open at 7 pm both nights with the main act starting at 8 pm.

For more information on tickets, visit