Local Events

NASTAR RACES

Date: Feb 09 – Apr 21, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM – 02:45 PM

Location: Squaw Valley

Event Description: Race against friends, family and other skiers on our NASTAR race course located at the top of Shirley Lake Express on Ramp Run. Participants will compete within their age and gender to win platinum, gold, silver and bronze medals. Racers that are top-ranked in their group can qualify to compete in our 2019 Liberty Mutual Insurance NASTAR National Championships April 3- 7, 2019 here at Squaw Valley. For more information please visit https://squawalpine.com/events-things-do/nastar-races.

 

SNOW GOLF

Date: Apr 20, 2019

Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Location: Alpine Meadows Ski Resort

Event Description: Ditch the ski jacket for a collared shirt and khakis- Alpine Meadows’ Annual Snow Golf Tournament is back for its 35th year! As the only top-to-bottom snow golf course, this highly anticipated spring event is a unique way to spend a day on the slopes with the whole family. The nine-hole course starts at the top of Summit Express Chair and meanders its way down the mountain with the last holes bringing competitors back to the bottom of Alpine Bowl Chair.

Details:

  • Registration is free
  • 1st tee time is at 9am
  • Last tee time is 12pm
  • 1 golf club and 2 tennis balls will be provided per person, as well as score cards
  • Groups of 4 people are encouraged

Costume Prize:

  • Prize for best costume: channel your inner Caddyshack

 

TAHOE TRUCKEE EARTH DAY FESTIVAL

Date: Apr 20, 2019

Time: 11:00 AM – 05:00 PM

Location: Squaw Valley

Event Description: The Tahoe Truckee Earth Day Festival is a volunteer run, non-profit event to recognize, celebrate and promote the region’s unique beauty.  Come to the Village at Squaw Valley on Saturday, April 20th from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm for fun, live music and entertainment, and learn how to preserve and protect our local and global natural resources.  The Earth Day Festival provides a multitude of educational booths on the topics of watershed, health, forest health, pollution prevention, alternative energy, waste management, local art and more.

 

EASTER BRUNCH AND EASTER EGG HUNT AT GRANLIBAKKEN TAHOE

Date: Apr 21, 2019

Time: 7:00 AM – 2:30 PM

Location: Granlibakken Tahoe

Event Description: Join us this Easter weekend for a day of spring festivities. Easter brunch will feature special buffet items served from 7-11AM. A complimentary mimosa or glass of champagne is included for all adults 21+. Following brunch, there will be an Easter Egg Hunt. Two time slots and areas for kids aged 0-5 and then 6+ will ensure that all kids fill their baskets! Other family-friendly activities include face painting, and Easter Egg bag decorating. Sledding will be open through April 21, and is half-priced for lodging guests. Bring snow boots and snow gear, we anticipate there being snow on the ground Easter weekend! Non-lodging guests are welcome to attend for an additional fee. Please call 530-583-4242 to make your Easter Brunch & Easter Egg Hunt reservation. Adults: $45, Children 10 and under: $20.

 

EASTER BRUNCH AT SQUAW VALLEY

Date: Apr 21, 2019

Time: 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Location: Squaw Valley

Event Description: Celebrate Easter at Squaw Valley by joining us for our spectacular Easter Sunday Brunch. A bountiful buffet and a visit from the Easter Bunny himself will create a memorable holiday experience for the whole family. Enjoy a breathtaking view of our spectacular mountains in our beautifully decorated Olympic Lounge. After brunch, join us for an Easter Egg hunt outside on our sun deck overlooking Cushings Pond. This event has 2 seatings – 930am & 12pm. The adult price includes 1 mimosa and a cash bar will be available, including an adult Easter cocktail menu. Space is limited at this event, please call ahead to make a reservation! Ticket prices are $65 for adults, $25 for kids 4-12, and free for kids 3 and under.

 

EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA

Date: Apr 21, 2019

Time: 11:00 AM

Location: The Village at Northstar

Event Description: Come to the Village Overlook on Easter Sunday where over 8,000 eggs will be scattered across the snow. With a count down at 11am the kids are let loose to collect as many eggs as they can. Come early and get your face painted by Giggle & Grin or stay after to get your picture taken with Easter Bunny by EpicMIx.

 

SUNSET SNOWSHOE TOUR

Date: Apr 26, 2019

Time: 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Location: North Lake Tahoe

Event Description: Watch the sun cast a purple alpenglow onto the Sierra while trekking through Tahoe’s peaceful forest. Experience the solitude of winter at this special time of day while learning local natural and human history. Offered every Friday, December-April or by custom arrangement. Cost: $70 per person. Trip Includes: Snowshoes, poles, knowledgeable guides, natural history discussions, hot drinks, trail snacks, and permit fees

 

MADE IN TAHOE FESTIVAL

Date: May 25&26, 2019

Time: 11:00 AM – 07:00 PM

Location: Squaw Valley Village

Event Description: Made in Tahoe celebrates all things LOCAL. The Village at Squaw Valley will host a wide array of offerings that are made or inspired in the Lake Tahoe Basin and Truckee areas – local artisans, businesses, chefs, organizations and entertainers. Discover, explore and experience our special community rich with talented creators from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm on Saturday and 11:00 am to 5:00 pm on Sunday.

 

LAKE TAHOE RESTORATIVE ARTS AND YOGA FESTIVAL

Date: May 31 – Jun 2, 2019

Time: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Location: Granlibakken Tahoe

Event Description: The third annual Lake Tahoe Restorative Arts and Yoga Festival will be held at Granlibakken Tahoe from May 31-June 2, 2019. This one-of-a-kind event features Tahoe-based yoga instructors, healers, and energy workers to bring you a weekend of learning and self-discovery. Enjoy daily yoga, meditation, and nature hikes meant to restore, rejuvenate, and relax. Healthy meals and lodging is available onsite. Do not miss the chance to enjoy the outdoors and rejuvenate your mind, body, and spirit. Join us for the full weekend, or just for a workshop. You will be sure to learn something new while making lasting memories The fee for the weekend is $299. These rates include access to all workshops and meals, but do not include lodging. Lodging is available onsite at discounted rates.

 

HOT AUGUST NIGHTS SHOW-N-SHINE SQUAW VALLEY

Date: Jun 08, 2019

Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Location: The Village at Squaw Valley

Event Description: For the second year in a row, Hot August Nights comes early to The Village at Squaw Valley on Saturday, June 8. Celebrate classic cars and rock n’ roll in this majestic mountain setting with a Show-n-Shine event, awards, live entertainment, exceptional shopping and outdoor dining under the peaks of Squaw Valley. Enjoy a scenic Aerial Tram Ride to High Camp at 8,200 feet, with panoramic views of Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada and access to hiking and beautiful wildflowers. Hot August Nights participants can take advantage of discount lodging rates at The Village at Squaw Valley by calling (888) 767-1907 and referencing group, HOT AUGUST NIGHTS. The event begins at 9am and runs through 3pm. The event begins at 9am and runs through 3pm. The Event is open to all 1976 and older vehicles with free entry for all 2019 Hot August Nights registered participants; , non-registered participants are encouraged to give a $10 minimum donation to the Hot August Nights Foundation to participate.

 

RUN TO SQUAW – 8 MILER

Date: Jun 09, 2019

Time: 09:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Location: Tahoe City / Squaw Valley

Event Description: This 7.9 mile course travels alongside the Truckee River. Enjoy spectacular views along this stunning scenic corridor. This run is perfect for all abilities. The route is fast with little elevation gain.

The course starts at Commons Beach with a stellar view of Lake Tahoe. It then heads on to the Truckee River Trail finishing at in the heart of the Village At Squaw Valley. There are aid stations and course marshals along the way to cheer you on and make sure you are hydrated.

Event check-in and parking is located at Squaw Valley. A shuttle takes you to the start at Commons Beach in Tahoe City.

 

TAHOE CITY FOOD & WINE CLASSIC

Date: Jun 15, 2019

Time: 1:00 PM – 05:00 PM

Location: Tahoe City

Event Description: Sip, shop and explore Tahoe City along its scenic, lakeside sidewalks while tasting wines and sampling delicious morsels from acclaimed Tahoe restaurants and caterers.

 

LAKE TAHOE BURTON CREEK TRAIL RUN

Date: Jun 23, 2019

Time: 7:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Location: Highlands Community Center

Event Description: The Burton Creek Trail Run takes place on a beautiful, fun and challenging trail system within Burton Creek State Park near Tahoe City, CA. The course features miles of single track through pine forests and high sierra meadows.

Burton Creek collects the runoff from the Mt. Watson watershed as it heads to into Lake Tahoe. You’ll see and hear the creek often and June is a great wildflower time of year as well. Choose between from the 6K, 12K, or Half Marathon. The Burton Creek Half Marathon is one of the best Lake Tahoe Half Marathons. Also bring the kids as we offer age appropriate distance kids races for those 4 and older.

 

RED WHITE AND TAHOE BLUE

Date: Jun 30, 2019

Time: 08:00 AM – 08:00 PM

Location: Incline Village

Event Description: Since 2007, Red, White and Tahoe Blue has celebrated our country’s independence and we’re excited to continue providing the residents and visitors of Incline Village with an event focused on promoting community spirit, our local merchants and charitable causes. This year, we’ve once again answered the community’s request for a free and fun family celebration. With focus on our signature events, the volunteer team has greatly reduced the size and scope of the entire festival while maintaining the level of excellence we have all come to love and enjoy!

This year, you’ll notice a focus on fireworks, the parade, community fair, and as always, our veterans events! With returning favorites like the pancake breakfast, Beer & Brats, Rotary Duck Races, Wine & Cheese, and more, the weekend will have plenty to offer for everyone!

Celebrating our Veterans is one of our proudest traditions and this year will be no different. With events like the Veterans’ Lunch, flag raising and flag retirement ceremonies, and tribute on Incline Beach, we pay respect to these heroes that served their country so that we all can enjoy everything that makes America great. We hope you’ll join us in paying tribute!

Ending the weekend with a bang, Red, White, and Tahoe Blue’s fireworks display will once again be crafted especially for Incline Village by Lantis Fireworks and will feature an amazing soundtrack performed live by the Marine Band of San Diego!

 

4TH OF JULY PARADE

Date: Jul 04, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM – 01:00 PM

Location: Downtown Truckee

Event Description: Annual Fourth of July Parade in Historic Downtown Truckee. Come out and celebrate with a parade, food, live music, a pancake breakfast and more. The Town of Truckee’s annual July 4th parade brings history and the vibrant energy of this quaint mountain town to life in one of the Sierra’s highest regarded traditional Independence Day parades. This year’s parade theme of Live-Work-Play Truckee! celebrates everyone in the Truckee community that enjoys life in the mountains every day or when visiting. Parking is limited. Take the bus to the parade!

 

TAHOE CITY 4TH OF JULY FIREWORKS

Date: Jul 04, 2019

Time: 5:00 PM

Location: Tahoe City

Event Description: Celebrate Tahoe City’s 75th annual fireworks show. The festivities will begin with the sounds of DJs on the street in Tahoe City leading up to the biggest, brightest and most dazzling fireworks show to date! Shop for t-shirts and swag (and donate generously to our volunteers with fire boots), enjoy the lake, and then take in the spectacular DYNO-MITE BIG BANG fireworks show at dusk.

 

BEERFEST & BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL

Date: Jul 5-6, 2019

Time: 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Location: Northstar California

Event Description: Beerfest & Bluegrass Festival. For the 13th consecutive year, The Village at Northstar comes alive with al fresco roots jams and fresh brews. Get ready for a weekend that’s refreshing on multiple levels, with two stages of live music, numerous craft beers and ciders, a beer run, hiking, mountain biking, yoga, and countless activities in the Village.

Join us at 6,000 feet this July 5-6th for two days of high-altitude hops from about 40 different breweries, live Bluegrass, and never-ending outdoor family fun. Did we mention beer? Yes, lots and lots of beer…

 

 

PACIFIC FINE ARTS FESTIVAL

Date: Jul 04-07, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM – 05:00 PM

Location: Homewood Mountain Resort

Event Description: Homewood Mountain Resort celebrates Independence Day weekend with the first of our three Homewood Handcrafted Designs under the Pines. Taking place Thursday through Sunday, July 4-7, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. this free event brings together an exciting group of 50 artists showcasing an assortment of collectable and wearable arts and crafts in a variety of media including paintings, ceramics, jewelry, woodwork, photography and much more. Homewood Mountain Resort is located off Highway 89, just 6 miles southwest of Tahoe City. Stroll the booths and rest with a delicious lunch across the street at the Resort’s West Shore Cafe. A relaxing and fun way to spend a few hours during your Lake Tahoe stay!

 

TAHOE PADDLE RACE SERIES

Date: 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Time: Jun 1 – Jul 13, 2019

Location: North Lake Tahoe

Event Description: Tahoe Paddle Race series celebrates its 12th anniversary with four events on Lake Tahoe – June 1, June 29, Aug 24 & Sept 15, 2019. The series offers both the recreational paddler and the race enthusiast an opportunity to participate in SUP, prone paddleboard or OC1 class races on Lake Tahoe. Register for any or all of the events in the series online at www.tahoepaddleracing.com

The Tahoe Cup Paddle Race Series is the primary fundraising mechanism for the Lake Tahoe Waterman Association. Learn more, register or become a sponsor at https://www.tahoepaddleracing.com

 

LAKE TAHOE DANCE FESTIVAL

Date: Jul 24-26, 2019

Time: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Location: Gatekeepers Museum, Tahoe City

Event Location: The Lake Tahoe Dance Festival is Northern California’s most iconic and enjoyable evening for the performing arts. Join performers from around the world for a magical evening of fine professional dance nestled on the shores of Lake Tahoe. With the turquoise blue water and high alpine peaks of Lake Tahoe as a backdrop, the Lake Tahoe Dance Festival is an evening that is not to be missed.