[dropcap] W [/dropcap]ith the 4th of July falling on a weekend this year, it makes for the perfect time for you to cash in some of those vacation days at work and reward yourself with a bit of a special treat. And what sweeter of a choice for summer than Sin City on the 4th? While it’s no surprise that Vegas is the home of slots and table games, world class shows, and much more, the city gets especially busy during Independence Day.
For those that are looking to experience the 4th like never before, here’s how you can celebrate your independence the Las Vegas way.
Dance The Weekend Away
No questions asked, Las Vegas is going to be rocking all weekend long during Independence Day weekend. No matter where you look, the highlight is going to be a host of DJ sets from some of the biggest names in the music industry. Whether you are looking for Top-40, Dance and Dub Step, or hip hop & rap, bring your dancing shoes to the party when you come to celebrate the 4th the Vegas way.
Here is a look at some of the biggest names that will be playing in Vegas on the 4th this year:
- Lil Jon
- The Weeknd
- Afro Jack
With so many other names in attendance, you never know who else might show up. You won’t want to miss out, so be sure to plan your trip to Vegas for the 4th.
Few firework displays are able to match that of what goes down in Vegas on the 4th. The entire sky will light up as casinos and resorts around Sin City will blast off their own firework shows throughout the evening. No matter where you are, just look up and you are sure to see an unforgettable firework display like never before.
While anywhere is truly a good vantage point, some are better than others. Here are some of the best places to watch the Vegas fireworks from:
Get In A Good Laugh
- The Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower – One of the highest vantage points in all of Vegas, you’ll be able to see 360º around Sin City.
- Stations Casinos – A smaller casino with the perfect view of the fireworks.
- Mandalay Bay – Not only will Mandala Bay have a raging dance party all weekend long, but they also provide an excellent viewing point for the fireworks.
If you simply want to come to Vegas during Independence Day weekend to relax, then consider heading over to see Jay Leno and his comedy act on the 4th. This will be the third time the former late night star has been in Vegas this year, and he’s gotten rave reviews thus far.
Your typical 4th of July consists of sitting around the grill with your family. But if you are looking for something atypical (and surely more exciting), then consider celebrating the 4th the Vegas way with any of these exciting weekend events.