Events & Festivals
At the KT Base Bar outdoor sun deck, unlimited tastings from over 40 craft breweries with purchase of a ticket. Plus amazing live music, with all proceeds benefiting Achieve Tahoe.
Event goes from 2:00PM - 6:00PM.
This pyrotechnic exhibition explodes over Lake Tahoe after dusk and features a variety of patterns, shapes and designs. The show features a simultaneous music broadcast that can be heard on local stations KRLT-FM 93.9 and KOWL - AM 1490. Show begins at 8:30pm. The fireworks are visible from all over town.
The 29th Annual Alpen Wine Fest includes wine tasting, live music, a silent auction and raffle. Entry into the event is a donation to Can Do MS, a foundation providing wellness and education for people with Multiple Sclerosis. With the donation, attendees receive a crystal souvenir wine glass and tastings from over 40 vineyards.
Enjoyable artists and craftspeople creating and selling at the Round Hill Square shopping center...
June 16-18th & 23-25th
August 4-6th & 18-20th & 25-27th
Labor Day in Carnelian Bay! 8:30 PM
The 5th Annual Fireworks Spectacular brought to you by Gar Woods Grill & Pier and The Monte Foundation. This is a free fireworks show for the community and is sure to impress! Donations will be accepted and will go towards local high school sports programs. T-Shirts & glow sticks will also be sold on the beach! Make reservations in advance to dine at Gar Woods!! 530.546.3366
This highly-acclaimed and popular and free outdoor concert series at the Village at Squaw Valley features dynamic performances by a host of nationally and internationally known blues musicians, great grab-and-go food offerings from Village restaurants and a "Blues Bar" with beer, wine & spirits available in the Events Plaza. During the summer Bluesdays series get discounted Aerial Tram and activity packages, food and drink specials, and lodging sales every Tuesday.
BLUESDAYS 2017 SCHEDULE
June 13 - Bluesdays Kick Off Party with The Blues Monsters
June 20 - Dragondeer
June 27 - Roy Rogers & the Delta Kings
July 4th - Chris Cain (plus SKIING!!)
July 11th - Grady Champion
July 18th - Hamish Anderson
July 25th - Jimmy Thackery & the Drivers
Aug. 1st - John Nemeth
Aug. 8th - Anthony Gomes
August 15th - Coco Montoya
August 22nd - Ronnie Baker Brooks
August 29th - Dennis Jones Band
Sept. 5th - Lone Star Revue featuring Mark Hummel and Anson Funderberg
All shows are weather permitting and subject to change. Food and drink are available in the Village. No outside alcohol is allowed.
For Bluesdays alerts, updates, special offers, and to enter to win a KEEP TAHOE BLUES shirt & sticker, join the Bluesdays Text Alert - text BLUESDAYS to 24587 on your mobile phone.
The mission of the Great Reno Balloon Race is to provide a premier, safe, family-oriented/tourist-attractive, visually dramatic event that celebrates the joy of flight while remaining free to the public.
The Great Reno Balloon Race is the largest free hot-air ballooning event in the world. During three days in early September, you can look up into the Reno skies and see a rainbow of hot air balloons soaring about. From its humble beginnings in 1982 with just 20 balloons, The Great Reno Balloon Race has taken flight with up to 100 balloons each year. The idea was to create an event that would keep visitors in town the weekend between the State Fair and the Reno Air Races and 35 years later, it is known as a world-renowned, and locally, a beloved community tradition.
Taking place just a few miles north of downtown Reno, the event enchants both young and old with its vibrant colors and inspiring music. The Balloon Race has won many awards over the years including ‘Best Special Event in Reno’ and ‘Best Special Event in Northern Nevada.’ With an average of 120,000 spectators attending the event each year, the number of lives touched by the beautiful spectacle continues to rise just like the balloons themselves.
Camels, ostriches and zebras make a fine spectacle to watch as they race around the Virginia City Arena & Fairgrounds with jockeys precariously perched on their backs. It’s a sight you won’t see anywhere else. Bring the family out to enjoy this hilarious family event, a true staple in northern Nevada. After the races, join the Camel Hump to C Street where thirsty camels have been known to duck into a bar or two.
DON’T MISS THE 32ND AUTUMN FOOD AND WINE FESTIVAL ~ SEPTEMBER 8 – SEPTEMBER 10, 2017 AT NORTHSTAR CALIFORNIA
Celebrate Lake Tahoe’s most prestigious food, wine, spirit and brew festival in the outdoor splendor of Northstar California Resort. Celebrity Chef’s hands-on cooking demonstrations, Farm to Tahoe dinner, winemaker luncheons and dinners, food and wine seminars, mixology . . . . all topped off with the Sunday Culinary Competition and Grand Tasting.
Along with the Lake Tahoe Autumn Food and Wine events, we had several additional Fall Culinary Adventures like local Farmer’s Markets, Alpen Wine Festival at Squaw Valley, Farm to Peak Dinner at Homewood, Guitar Strings and Chicken Wings at Squaw Valley, and the Thunderbird Lodge Winemaker Dinner.
Don’t miss this epic event next September! You may need to stay awhile…
Lake Tahoe — Big Blue, as it is referred to by many — is North America’s Largest Alpine Lake and the Jewel of the High Sierra … and the Reno Tahoe Territory of the Nevada Commission on Tourism and Bike the West invites you to experience the adventure of riding your bicycle around her 72-mile shoreline by participating in the 15th Annual Tour de Tahoe – Bike Big Blue. Bike the West has been producing America’s Most Beautiful Bike Ride – Lake Tahoe for the past 25+ years and has gained a reputation as being one of best Spring rides in the country. It continues to sell out year after year leaving many riders not able to participate.
This is your chance to ride around Lake Tahoe at Summer’s end offering fresh mountain air, incredible scenic beauty, great food & entertainment and managed and supported by one of the most experienced bicycle event management teams in the West.