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News Release

Henderson Celebrates America’s Birthday
Annual Fourth of July Celebration features music, games and fireworks

July 01, 2013



An evening of fun with family-friendly games, music, sports tournaments, and more is topped off by an 18-minute fireworks display.


WHAT:           Fourth of July Celebration


WHEN:           Thursday, July 4
6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Fireworks show at 9 p.m.


WHERE:         Mission Hills Park, 551 E. Mission Dr.


WHY:              The Fourth of July Celebration is an annual recognition of the nation’s birthday. This year’s family-oriented event includes new activities for everyone to enjoy: gunnysack and three-legged races, water balloon toss and water bucket brigade. Also new is a watermelon-eating contest. The evening concludes with an 18-minute fireworks display. Admission is complimentary.


                        The Randy Anderson Band, Henderson Symphony Orchestra and the Battle of the Bands competition will provide musical entertainment.


                        For the sports-minded, the 3-on-3 basketball tournament returns and is joined by two new volleyball competitions.


                        The event includes other children’s activities and food concessions.


                        Parking will be available at Foothill High School located on College Dr. A complimentary shuttle service from the location begins at 5:30 p.m.


For additional information, visit or call the city of Henderson Department of Cultural Arts & Tourism at (702) 267-2171. Find us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.




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About City of Henderson: Incorporated in 1953, Henderson is Nevada’s second largest city with nearly 270,000 residents. Henderson is a premier city, nationally recognized for its stunning parks, trails, master-planned communities, outstanding quality of life and patriotic past. Noted by President John F. Kennedy as a “city of destiny,” Henderson celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2013, a tribute to the city’s rich history and culture. Recognized as one of America’s Best Places to Live (MONEY: 2012, 2008, 2006), one of America’s Best Cities (Business Week), and the Second Safest City in America (Forbes), Henderson is a progressive and vibrant city committed to maintaining premier amenities and services for all who chose to live, learn, work and play in Henderson…a place to call home.



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