Caliente’s 4th of July


Every year Caliente hosts a Fourth of July celebration, and the Caliente Volunteer Fire Department, Beautification Committee, Homecoming Committee, City Utility Workers, 4H clubs and volunteers all pitch a lending hand to make Lincoln County’s only incorporated city memorable for all who visit and desire to enjoy a small-town celebration. Always a highlight at Caliente’s Fourth of July is the parade and fireman’s grudge match between Caliente and Pioche firefighting volunteers.


We encourage your business, family or organization to enter a float. The parade will start at 11:00 with Lineup at 10:30 AM by Thomas Petroleum Plant. Any information needed, please call:

Tracy Weideman (775) 962-1404

John and Mira Tibbetts are our Grand Marshals and we celebrate their many years of service to the City of Caliente.

This year the 4thof July falls on a Thursday and the schedule is as follows:

  • Sunrise Salute – 6:00 am
  • Firemen’s Breakfast – 6:00 am – 9:00 am
  • Parade Lineup – 10:30 am
  • Parade – 11:00 am
  • Kid’s Games – Following the Parade
  • Watermelon Bust – Follows the Kid’s Games
  • Money Scramble – Follows the Watermelon Bust
  • Community Softball Grudge Match – 5:00 pm
  • Fireworks – 9:00 pm

Caliente Volunteer Fire Department is Grateful for the 4th of July “Kid’s Game” Donors

Our hats are off to all those businesses who contributed to last year’s 4th of July celebration. The following businesses donated magnificently so our kids could have a great time and the department is grateful for their annual contribution.

  • Agua Caliente Trailer Park
  • America First Credit Union
  • Ana Lisa’s Beauty Shop
  • Spike Volk
  • Caliente Auto Repair Service
  • Dolan & Edwards
  • Midway Motel
  • Sidetrack Restaurant
  • Jerry’s Sinclair and J&J’s
  • Jim Wilkin Trucking
  • Jolly’s Pharmacy
  • Knotty Pine Restaurant and Casino
  • Lynn’s Auto
  • Mountain Mercantile/True Value
  • Mrs. Bad’s Nails
  • Nevada Bank and Trust
  • R&L Mini Storage
  • Shady Rest Motel
  • Shamrock Pub
  • Thomas Petroleum
  • Lincoln Physical Therapy
  • Young’s RV Park
  • Great Basin Foods
  • In Vision Eye Care
  • Shaylen Budreau