Summerlin is again the place to be for the Fourth of July. The community is hosting the largest in Independence Day parade in southern Nevada for the 18th year in a row.
The Summerlin Council Patriotic Parade will feature 60 entries, including floats, giant balloons, bands and performing groups. There will be several new entries this year from an 18-foot Lorax balloon to a 10-foot balloon of Ben Franklin.
The parade officially starts at 9 a.m. The escort division starts at 8:30 a.m. The public is encouraged to be in place by 8 a.m. More than 35,000 people are expected to line the parade route.
The parade starts at the corner of Hillpointe Road and Hills Center Drive in the Trails village of Summerlin. The parade then moves south on Hills Center Drive toward the Village Center Circle roundabout before heading west on Trailwood Drive. The parade will end at the corner of Trailwood Drive and Spring Gate Lane.