Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino Announces Fourth of July Weekend Events Including Concert with Squirrel Nut Zippers

June 26, 2016 by  

Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino Announces Fourth of July Weekend Events Including Concert with Squirrel Nut Zippers
Downtown Grand Las Vegas Hotel & Casino
announces a jam-packed weekend full of entertainment and special events for Independence Day weekend 2016, including a special concert with Squirrel Nut Zippers on Saturday, July 2 at Citrus at the Grand Pool Deck, a Downtown Grand Neighborhood Barbecue at The Commissary on Sunday, July 3, Ultra DJs spinning poolside, nightly entertainment and more. 

All entertainment and events are free and open to the public.

Performing together for the first time in seven years, the Squirrel Nut Zippers head to Downtown Grand as part of a reunion tour celebrating the 20th anniversary of the band’s successful commercial album Hot. Originally released in the summer of 1996, Hot included the radio hits “Hell” and “Put a Lid on It.”

On Sunday, July 3rd’s activities will feature a Downtown Grand Neighborhood Barbecue on 3rd Street between Stewart and Ogden from noon to 5 p.m. The family-friendly event will include specialty food, bluegrass music, a dunk tank and carnival games. There is no cover to attend the event. There will be a charge for food as well as carnival games, including the dunk tank, with a portion of the proceeds benefitting the Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation.

This year’s Independence Day Weekend festivities at Downtown Grand include:

Thursday, June 30
• 4-7 p.m. ­ Ultra DJ poolside at Citrus
• 7 p.m. – 12 a.m. ­ Taboo Summer Nights

Friday, July 1
• 4-7 p.m. ­ Ultra DJ poolside at Citrus
• 7 p.m. ­ Live Entertainment
• 9 p.m. ­ Zowie Bowie

Saturday, July 2
• 12-10 p.m. ­ Ultra DJ poolside at Citrus
• 10 p.m. ­ Squirrel Nut Zippers

Sunday, July 3
• 12-5 p.m. ­ Ultra DJ poolside at Citrus
• 12-5 p.m. ­ Downtown Grand Neighborhood Barbecue

Monday, July 4
• 12-5 p.m. ­ Ultra DJ poolside at Citrus

For out of town visitors or locals looking for the perfect “stay-cation” this summer, Downtown Grand is offering The Big Squeeze room package, with rates starting at just $59 per night. Guests who book accommodations at will receive a nightly $50 food and beverage credit to use at Citrus at the Downtown Grand Pool Deck. Credit must be used daily at Citrus and cannot be redeemed for gratuities, cash, room rate or any other charges.

Boasting 35,000 square feet, Citrus at the Grand Pool Deck is a unique urban rooftop pool retreat featuring an infinity pool, private cabanas, full bar, dining, a fire pit, and grass seating area where guests can lounge or enjoy a variety of activities including foosball, corn hole, table tennis and more. Locals and guests can celebrate a special occasion or beat the heat with a private cabana rental, which can be reserved through Concierge Services by calling (702) 719-5170 or via email at

Citrus at the Grand Pool Deck is open daily from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., with extended hours during special events and featured programming. Hotel guests and local residents receive free admission. Citrus at the Grand Pool Deck is also available for private special events for up to 1,200 guests. Downtown Grand is located on 3rd Street between Ogden and Stewart. For more information, call (702) 719-5100 or go to

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