City of Indio Announces Spectacular Independence Day Block Party Event

Block Party to be Held Friday, July 5, 2024, from 5-10 p.m.

The City of Indio is thrilled to invite the community to its Independence Day Block Party in Downtown Indio on Friday, July 5, 2024, from 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM. This free, family-friendly event promises an evening filled with food, fun, and festivities for all ages.

Attendees can indulge in a variety of delicious cuisines from the popular weekly event, Food Truck Fridays, as a diverse lineup of food trucks will be serving up their most popular dishes. Thrilling carnival games and bounce houses will be stationed in Downtown Indio for kids of all ages to enjoy. Those looking to do some two-stepping can enjoy line dancing sessions hosted by DJ Big John of KPLM The Big 106-FM at Center Stage. The highlight of the evening will be a special live performance by country artist Frank Ray at 7:00 PM on Center Stage with a breathtaking patriotic drone show at 9:00 PM, lighting up the night sky in a dazzling display of red, white, and blue.

“We are excited to bring this wonderful event to our community,” said Mayor Lupe Ramos Amith. “Celebrating Independence Day with our residents in a way that is enjoyable and inclusive for everyone is truly special. The patriotic drone show is a unique and considerate feature, being both veteran and pet-friendly, allowing all members of our community to participate in the festivities without concerns about loud noises.”

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The City of Indio encourages everyone to come out and celebrate this momentous occasion. This event is a fantastic opportunity for the community to come together, enjoy great food, music, and entertainment.


Agua Caliente Casinos Gets Ready to Host its 10th Annual Fourth of July “Drive-In” Fireworks Spectacular Show

Celebrate Fourth of July Weekend at Agua Caliente Casinos with Live Entertainment, Slot Promotions and Dining Specials

This Fourth of July, Agua Caliente Casinos will illuminate the night sky in Rancho Mirage for their tenth annual “Fireworks Spectacular.” In partnership with the City of Rancho Mirage, Agua Caliente Casino Rancho Mirage will host the brightest display in the Coachella Valley. All weekend-long, guests can look forward to a weekend filled with entertainment, drink specials, slot promotions, and a breathtaking fireworks display.

On Fourth of July, food and drink specials include summertime favorites and classic Fourth of July dishes, such as Baby Back Ribs at ACE Deli, Spareribs at Water’s Café, and a 1⁄2 Rack of Baby Back Ribs at Café One Eleven. Cocktail specials include the FireCracker at Pívat Cigar Lounge and the Blue Drop Cocktail available across all properties. For those looking to relax by the pool, the WetBar at Rancho Mirage offers refreshing options like the Poolside Pina Colada and the Tropical Margarita, as well as delicious bites such as the Crispy Chicken Tenders and the Grilled Fish Tacos. Head over to the casino floor and check out some of the hottest and new slot machines like Mr. Chunky and Mrs. Cheeky or enjoy a relaxing day at the spa. For our ACE Club members, earn those points and partake in the “Shift Into Gear Porsche Giveaway” where drawings take place every Sunday from July to August.

The “Drive-In” fireworks experience will feature live music from Eagle 106.9. This experience is free and open to the public and will take place at the South Dirt Lot in Rancho Mirage with only 700 first-come, first-serve parking spaces available. Parking opens at 3 p.m. and the fireworks display will start at 9 p.m., and last for approximately 25 minutes.

“Independence Day is a time to celebrate our nation’s freedom and unity,” said David Heath, VP and Assistant General Manager at Agua Caliente Casino Rancho Mirage. “Join us for our tenth annual Fireworks Spectacular and enjoy exciting promotions, entertainment, and delicious food all weekend long. Relax poolside at WetBar or indulge in dining, gaming, and spa experiences. There’s something for everyone.”

Each Agua Caliente Casino property will celebrate the holiday weekend with exciting events happening at all our locations from July 4 to July 7 , including:

Agua Caliente Casino Rancho Mirage

Tom Papa Live in Rancho Mirage

Renowned for his hilarious stand-up and appearances on late-night TV, Tom Papa will perform live Saturday, July 6 at 8:00 p.m. at Agua Caliente Casinos Rancho Mirage’s premiere entertainment venue, The Show.

For tickets or more information, please visit aguacalientecasinos.com/agua-event/tom-papa/

Sunstone Spa July Specials (also available at The Spa at Séc-He)

Take a break from the heat and be Independence Day ready after experiencing a relaxing Sunstone Spa July special treatment. Whether it be the Watermelon Vodkatini Pedicure or Pina Colada Body Scrub, it’s time to embrace summer!

To book your reservation, please call 760.202.2121

Cathedral City

Caliente Country Nights at Agua Caliente Casino Cathedral City

Every Thursday from 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. at Agave Caliente Tequila Bar. Dust off your boots and enjoy a night of country fun with line dancing lessons from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. followed by Country After Dark from 9:00 – 10:00 p.m.

Palm Springs

The Cascade Lounge at Agua Caliente Casino Palm Springs

CAROUSEL: Every Thursday, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Experience a night of live music and performances to kick off your Fourth of July celebrations!

For tickets, please visit aguacalientecasinos.com/agua-special/carousel/

DUELING PIANOS: Every Friday, 7:00 p.m.

Free for ACE Club Members, join us for a lively night where you get to pick the songs for our talented dueling pianists.

For tickets or more information, visit aguacalientecasinos.com/agua-special/dueling-pianos/

For more information about Agua Caliente Casinos and its Fourth of July special events, visit www.aguacalientecasinos.com/casino/4th-of-july-celebrations-2024/