The Plaza hotel in downtown Vegas will shoot fireworks from the roof at 10pm. Out on Las Vegas Boulevard, more people chose to forgo face coverings in the desert heat. Battle and Brown are from Los Angeles and are visiting Las Vegas for their anniversary. Inside the Flamingo around 10:30 a.m., masked employees wiped down chips and sanitizing machines. Copyright © 2019 Las Vegas Review-Journal, Inc. | Privacy Policy, By Bailey Schulz and Subrina Hudson Las Vegas Review-Journal, Tourists cross Las Vegas Boulevard near Paris hotel-casino on Friday, July 3, 2020, in Las Vegas. The two planned to hit the Linq Hotel’s High Roller while they were in town. Contact Bailey Schulz at or 702-383-0233. (Chris Day/Las Vegas Review-Journal), People walk down the Strip in front of Treasure Island in Las Vegas on Friday, July 3, 2020. Despite a sharp uptick of COVID-19 cases in Nevada, crowds of tourists are expected to flock to the Strip Friday for a three-day weekend. The two said they have been impressed with casinos’ new health and safety protocols. By agreeing to the use of cookies on our site, you direct us to disclose your personal information to our third party service providers for the purposes for which we collect your information. “I feel like (the casinos) are trying, but with the crowds I don’t think it’s happening,” she said. In my purse I have wipes, I have sanitizer, I have Lysol.”. Room rates listed on and company websites hint that demand has increased for the three-day holiday weekend compared with the weekend of June 4, when Nevada casinos first reopened. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @bizutesfaye, Tourists cross Las Vegas Boulevard near the Bellagio on Friday, July 3, 2020, in Las Vegas. The action and noise died down quickly when hitting the Wynn Plaza Shops. Contact Subrina Hudson at or 702-383-0340. “(There are) a lot more rules, and usually people come to Vegas because there are no rules,” he said, adding that gambling isn’t as fun with plexiglass and social distancing. We strive to provide you the most accurate and up-to-date information on the biggest parties in Sin City. The multiyear sports betting partnership will allow WynnBET to create and promote sports betting experiences with NASCAR. Tourists cross Las Vegas Boulevard near the Bellagio on Friday, July 3, 2020, in Las Vegas. DATES: Jul 2 2020 to Jul 6 2020. A room at Circus Circus started at $118 Saturday, up from $52 on June 6. A Wednesday search on showed a night at Harrah’s Las Vegas started at $349 for Saturday, compared with $75 on June 6. Many guests walking around also took advantage of the hand sanitizer stations placed throughout the hotel. We may receive compensation when you click on links to our advertisers. The foot traffic along Las Vegas Boulevard was fairly light in the afternoon heat and about half the pedestrians could be seen wearing masks while others pulled them down under their chin or held them in their hand as they took in the sights. Las Vegas, the Entertainment Capital of the World, has the most coveted artists and DJs performing every weekend. With the exception of those dining at the restaurants, everyone inside the hotel had their masks on properly. Red Rock Casino in Summerlin, will host a fireworks show from their south parking lot at 9pm as well. Johnson said they likely wouldn’t have booked the trip if they knew they would need to wear masks in public, and they won’t return until the face mask rule is gone. “As somebody who’s a healthy individual with a strong immune system, I’m ready to go out and about. Laura Thornton was a casino manager during an era when relatively few women held such jobs. Johnson added that he’s not concerned about the virus during the weekend trip. Note: New events will be automatically added to this list once they are announced. Nicole Viazcan added that she has already seen one patron kicked out of a Fat Tuesday venue for refusing to wear a mask. Casino operators have been preparing for the holiday crowds for weeks by opening more properties. Don't miss the big stories. (Chris Day/Las Vegas Review-Journal), Circa’s famed ‘MoDot’ has left the building, $251K table game jackpot hits at Strip casino, Las Vegas Strip cook dies weeks after being hospitalized with COVID-19, Thunderbirds to flyover Las Vegas on eve of Election Day. “I heard about all the precautions they’re taking because of COVID and thought it should be safe — so far so good,” she said. (Chris Day/Las Vegas Review-Journal), Marcus Battle and Whitney Brown bring their bags up the stairs to Sahara Las Vegas as other tourists walk outside in Las Vegas on Friday, July 3, 2020. 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While crowds have yet to reach pre-pandemic levels, a good amount of visitors — many of whom had driven in from neighboring states — were spotted on the Strip Friday. The couple said they plan to fly back to L.A. on Sunday. Check out the fireworks schedule for the Vegas strip and other areas near Las Vegas. Steve Sisolak updated the state’s mask policy. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @bizutesfaye, Tourists use an escalator near New York-New York and the MGM Grand on Friday, July 3, 2020, in Las Vegas. Large crowds had yet to reach the Strip as of 9:30 a.m. Friday. The following is a list of events and fireworks shows that are happening in 2020 for the Fourth of July in the Las Vegas valley and Southern Nevada: Green Valley Ranch Resort Spa & Casino, Paseo Verde and Green Valley Parkway, Henderson 9pm July 4. Two Henderson men accused of running a multimillion-dollar sports betting pyramid scheme have been indicted by a federal grand jury. “It’s different,” Nicole Viazcan said. Illinois native Nate Johnson said he visits Las Vegas with his wife multiple times a year, but said the city is “not near as much fun” during the pandemic. Resort pool at Green Valley Ranch. They drove up from Arizona for the night. Due to the recent events involving Covid-19, many of the past July 4th events and pool parties will not be taking place. “Everything in L.A. is shut down again so we’re like where’s somewhere we can go and be safe and be in the open air but still have fun.”. We work extra hard to provide you with the most accurate information and links for tickets in Las Vegas.