And You're Invited!!

 

The entire valley is invited to celebrate Independence Day in Summerlin with major events that start and end the day.

“Summerlin the place to kick off the Fourth of July with Southern Nevada’s largest and most colorful parade. Last year more than 40,000 Las Vegans attended.

This year, the Las Vegas Philharmonic is presenting an outdoor concert with fireworks; and Red Rock Casino Resort and Spa is offering a free fireworks show at 9 p.m. to make it a daylong celebration in Summerlin infused with patriotism and lots of fun.

The parade features more than 70 entries, including traditional floats, giant balloons, American military heroes, bands, musical groups and a variety of kids’ favorite storybook and cartoon characters. More than 2,500 people are participating in the parade, and more than 500 volunteers from dozens of local schools and community groups are assisting with parade operations.

The parade is organized by The Summerlin Council, the nonprofit arm of the Summerlin Community Association dedicated to the social, educational and recreational enrichment of residents. Open to the public. Everyone is encouraged to arrive early, bring water and wear sunscreen.

Sponsored by The Howard Hughes Corp./Summerlin, QI Security Services, Summerlin Hospital and Medical Center, City National Bank, Station Casinos, Pardee Homes, Nevada State Bank, Hanratty Law Group, Southwest Medical Associates, Palmer Electric, Par 3 Landscape and Maintenance, and Downtown Summerlin.

The escort division of the parade starts at 8:30 a.m. with the official start at 9 a.m. For more info:

General admission is $10 each and $25 for a four-pack and includes lawn access, music, fireworks, and access to food and beverage vendors. General admission patrons are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs. No outside food and beverage, coolers or pets are allowed. Free water will be provided.

Reserved lawn seating tickets are $125 each and include TPC patio access with cooling fans and cash bar. And $250 VIP tickets include access to the TPC clubhouse with an exclusive culinary experience and open bar featuring select Foley Family Wines and VIP parking. To buy tickets in all price levels, visit www.lvphil.org and click on the Star Spangled Spectacular event page.

To learn more about the Summerlin community and its more than 30 actively selling neighborhoods, visit www.Summerlin.com.