Kings Beach Hosts Beach Party & Fireworks July 3

Kings Beach Fireworks & Beach Party

Fourth of July revelers will have the opportunity to start celebrating the holiday a day early. The July 3rd Fireworks display in Kings Beach continues to be one of the most popular in the region, and a holiday tradition among locals and visitors to North Lake Tahoe. This year, the festivities will include activities for attendees to enjoy and participate in during the late afternoon and into the evening in celebration of Independence Day.

Beach Party: 4-10 PM

On Friday, July 3 from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., the North Tahoe Business Association will host a Beach Party as a Kings Beach Fireworks fundraiser. The event is open to all ages and will feature preferred fireworks seating, food vendors, a beer/wine and mixed drink garden, a knee-deep water race, free watermelon eating, sand castle building and patriotic costume contests, free games, music, glow toys, and souvenirs. Entrance to the Beach Party is free and will take place outside of the North Tahoe Event Center with a spectacular view of Lake Tahoe.

Fireworks: 9:30 PM

The day and evening will be come to a crescendo with a dazzling fireworks display beginning at 9:30pm. The fireworks can be viewed anywhere from Kings Beach State Recreation Area, one of the most popular and best beaches around the lake.

Back by popular demand, preferred fireworks seating is available for $15/person. Ticket buyers can secure their seats starting at 4pm and will also have access to indoor restrooms at the North Tahoe Event Center. There are a limited number of tickets available; purchase ahead of time as they typically sell out before July 3. Purchase preferred seating tickets online at while supplies last. All preferred seating, drink and souvenir proceeds support the Kings Beach July 3rd Fireworks.

“Many people are surprised to learn that fireworks cost approximately $1,000 per minute. To offset the high cost, North Tahoe Business Association puts on a Beach Party as a fundraiser and invites everyone to attend and support the fireworks at this fun, community celebration,” said Joy Doyle, executive director of the North Tahoe Business Association.

Please walk, bike or use public transportation to get to the North Tahoe Event Center and Kings Beach State Recreation Area. For public transportation options, please visit, If you drive, please plan to arrive at least 15 minutes early to park and get to the venue.

The July 3 Fireworks & Beach Party is produced by the North Tahoe Business Association in partnership with California State Parks and sponsored by the North Tahoe Public Utility District, Tahoe Biltmore, The Grid Bar & Grill, Tahoe Blue Vodka, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., Safeway, Tahoe City Rotary Club, The Weekly, Kings Beach Car Wash, 101.5 Truckee Tahoe Radio, Cedar Glen Lodge, Red Wolf Lakeside Lodge, Jason’s Beachside Grille, Las Panchitas Restaurant, North Shore Hardware, Steamer’s Bar & Grill, John Hassenplug. Special thanks to donations from many additional community members.

For more information, a schedule of events, or to volunteer, please visit or call 530.546.9000.

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