How Southern California casinos are celebrating the Fourth of July

With Independence Day coming up quickly, Southern California casinos have revealed how they’re commemorating the holiday.

Whether you’re looking for a fireworks spectacular or some Fourth of July-themed food and drinks, there is something for everyone. This year, with the holiday practically landing in the middle of the week, some of the celebrations are happening ahead of the actual date, so look closely at the event details.

Most of the events are all-ages, but require an accompanying adult. All events are on July 4 unless noted.

Here’s what casinos have planned.

Agua Caliente Casino Cathedral City

68960 E. Palm Canyon Drive, Cathedral City. 888-999-1995,

Agave Caliente Terraza: The roller rink returns to the casino’s outdoor venue from 7 p.m. to midnight on July 1-2. The event includes a live DJ, games, raffles and prizes. All-ages are welcome and open to skate from 7-9 p.m., but adults must accompany children under 18. From 9 p.m.-midnight, the skating rink will reserve sessions for skaters 21-and-older only. The event is free to attend for any spectators who won’t be skating; $10 for skaters who bring their skates; and $15 for those who prefer rental skates. Tickets can be purchased on the casino’s website.

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Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa Rancho Mirage

32250 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage. 888-999-1995,

Outdoors: The Rancho Mirage resort will host its annual fireworks display at its south parking lot starting at 9 p.m. on July 4. The parking lot opens at 3 p.m. and the first 700 guests will receive party packs that include necklaces, beachballs, bracelets and more.

Waters Café: The special is a BBQ sampler with ribs, chicken, brisket and sides. 4 p.m.-10 p.m. $28.

The Steakhouse: The restaurant will serve a grilled seafood boil dinner accompanied by Coachella Valley corn marble potatoes and a summer berry cobbler for dessert. 5 p.m.-10 p.m. $62.

Pívat: The cigar lounge will offer a special cigar, cocktail and steak package. 4 p.m.-2 a.m. $70.

360 Sports Casino bars: The bars at each Agua Caliente casino including Palm Springs will serve a lemon drop martini with red, white and bluedrop for $5 along with a BBQ pulled pork torta for $18 on July 4.

Fantasy Springs Resort Casino

84-245 Indio Springs Parkway, Indio. 800-827-2946,

Eagle Falls Golf Course: The casino will host a free fireworks show on Monday, July 3. The event will take place at 8:45 p.m. on the resort’s golf course, where guests are encouraged to arrive early and bring blankets and low-back folding chairs. Guests can also watch the show from the golf course parking lot.

Harrah’s Resort Southern California

777 Harrah’s Rincon Way, Valley Center. 760-751-3100,

Casino floor: The property will host a Statue of Liberty stilt walker on Saturday, July 1 from 6-9 p.m. and on Tuesday, July 4 from 1-4 p.m.

The Café: The restaurant’s special is a lightly breaded fried shrimp tossed with sweet and spicy firecracker sauce and served over Jasmine rice and sautéed vegetables. $25.

Morongo Casino, Resort & Spa

49500 Seminole Drive, Cabazon. 951-849-3080,

Good Times Café: BBQ smoked brisket and kielbasa sausage with corn on the cob, grilled zucchini, potato salad, and blueberry cheesecake topped with strawberry. 11 a.m.-midnight. $29.99

Fiesta Taco: Ham torta with mayonnaise, queso fresco, shredded lettuce, tomato, peppers, guacamole and served with potato chips. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. $10.99.

Pink Coffee: Blueberry Tart. All-day and for the rest of the month. $7.

Pit Stop Diner: Next door at Casino Morongo the special is barbeque chicken with macaroni salad and corn on the cob. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. $21.99.

Pechanga Resort Casino

45000 Pechanga Parkway, Temecula. 877-711-2946,

Outdoors: The Temecula resort will host its annual free fireworks show on July 4 at 9 p.m. The show should be visible to community members from various points in south Temecula. Spectators will also have a designated area to park and observe the show. Guests cannot park RVs on Pechanga grounds unless they are in the RV Resort. Camping, grilling, open flames, glass, alcohol and illegal substances are not allowed, according to a news release from Pechanga.

Spotlight 29 Casino

46200 Harrison Place, Coachella. 760-775-5566,

Coachella Crossroads: The outdoor venue adjacent to the casino will host a free celebration on July 3 from 6-10 p.m. open to all-ages. The event will include games, family activities, food trucks and a live performance with Blane Howard at 7:30 p.m. The fireworks show starts at 9 p.m.

Tortoise Rock Casino

73829 Baseline Road, Twentynine Palms. 760-367-9759,

Outdoors: The sister property of Spotlight 29 Casino will also be hosting an event from 6-10 p.m., but this one will take place on July 4. The event is open to the public and military families and personnel stationed at the nearby Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center. The night will feature games, family activities, food trucks and live entertainment. Fireworks begin at 9 p.m.

Valley View Casino & Hotel

16300 Nyemii Pass Road, Valley Center. 760-291-5500 ,

Giveaway: The casino will be giving away a commemorative Independence Day T-shirt for all guests on July 4. All players club members can receive a T-shirt any Wednesday in July.

Yaamava’ Resort & Casino

777 San Manuel Blvd, Highland. 909-864-5050.

The 909: Yaamava’s sports bar is hosting the “Red, White and Brews” event which will include custom beer flights, food and merchandise. Noon-4 p.m. $50.

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