If you’re looking to enjoy a summertime trip with friends or family, or you’re planning to celebrate a special occasion, Lake Tahoe offers a variety of events to choose from. These events range from the Valhalla Art, Music and Theatre Festival to the Ta-Hoe Nalu Festival.
Music on the Beach
Whether you’re looking for a fun night out, or simply want to relax with friends or family, you’ll be pleased with the array of free concerts that the North Shore has to offer. This summer’s Music on the Beach series runs through August 31, and features nine free concerts in ten weeks.
The Music on the Beach series is hosted by the Kings Beach State Recreation Area, which boasts the largest sand beach on the North Shore. This is a great place for families to enjoy a picnic. For those who want a drink, the North Tahoe Beach Association provides cold beverages and sodas.
The free summer concert series features a handful of shows on Fridays, and several on Saturdays. This is a great way to see some of the best music in Tahoe, without having to pay a fortune.
The North Tahoe Business Association recently announced the lineup for Music on the Beach. The free summer concert series features a smattering of local and regional acts. Among the highlights are the McCoy Tyler Band, one of the best folk/bluegrass/upbeat Americana acts around.
The North Tahoe Business Association also announced the Tahoe Onstage website, which is a great source for information on Tahoe area events and music. A quick look at the site’s calendar will give you an idea of what’s going on. The website will also give you a rundown on the best time to go for a concert.
Whether you’re looking for a great time or a relaxing night out, you’ll find the best of Tahoe’s best at the Music on the Beach. The free summer concert season officially kicks off on June 17th.
Valhalla Art, Music and Theater Festival
Whether you’re looking for music, theater, or a mix of the two, Valhalla Art, Music and Theater Festival in Lake Tahoe has it all. The festival features music, theater, and more, with events taking place from June to September. Guests can choose from a variety of performances, from classical to contemporary, at the festival. It’s a great way to spend the summer.
The Boathouse Theater is located on the shores of Lake Tahoe, and provides an intimate, natural acoustic setting for performances. It’s also a wonderful location for corporate events. This year, the festival will focus on local talent, including award-winning acts. The festival will also highlight the Boathouse’s artistic value to the community.
There will be a variety of performances at the Boathouse Theater, including dramatic and comedic plays. Visitors will also enjoy the scenery of the lake from the theater. This year, the theater will celebrate its 20th anniversary.
The Valhalla Art, Music and Theater Festival will feature local artists and national performers. It will also feature a variety of high quality Americana music. Some of the artists include: Dirty Cello, Lance Canales and the Flood, and Susie Glaze & the Hilonesome Band.
The festival will also feature four 25th anniversary performances by the Tahoe Improv Players. This will be a special year for the group, which will host all-new workshops and perform four shows.
For even more live entertainment, guests can visit the Grand Lawn. It will feature two evening concerts in 2017. There will also be a wine garden. The festival will also include a basket weaving competition and authentic Native American food.
Valhalla Art, Music and Theater Festival is one of the most popular Lake Tahoe events of the summer. It’s a great way to experience Tahoe culture, especially for the entire family.
Ta-Hoe Nalu Festival
Located on the North Shore of Lake Tahoe, Ta-Hoe Nalu is the oldest paddle festival in the world. It features free demonstrations, paddle clinics, live music, races and raffles. The festival is fun for the whole family and is a great destination for a vacation.
Ta-Hoe Nalu is a celebration of paddle boarding, and includes two two-hour guided paddle tours. The festival also has a vendor village and food court. Guests are encouraged to get involved with the community by purchasing a raffle ticket for the races and other activities.
Ta-Hoe Nalu features a smorgasbord of free activities for the whole family, including free paddleboard demos, raffles, live music, food and beverages. Ta-Hoe Nalu is the premier paddle event in the Tahoe area, and draws competitors and spectators from around the world.
The Ta-Hoe Nalu is arguably the most well-attended paddleboard festival in the country. It is also the oldest paddle festival in the world, and the first to take standup paddleboarding inland. In fact, Ta-Hoe Nalu was voted the best SUP event in the country by Outdoor magazine.
Ernie Brassard, the founder and organizer of Ta-Hoe Nalu, is hoping to pass the torch to a new generation. The Ta-Hoe Nalu Paddle Festival is scheduled to take place on Kings Beach in 2021. Organizers are also hoping to raise $500 for the Boys and Girls Clubs of America.
The Ta-Hoe Nalu Paddle festival is the oldest paddle festival in the world, and is the oldest SUP event in Tahoe. Ta-Hoe Nalu is fun for the whole family, and features paddleboard demos, live music, races and raffles. Organizers have high hopes for this event and expect a big turnout.
First Friday events
Taking place the first Friday of every month, Truckee’s First Friday events are a free and fun way to explore the historic downtown. Events include demonstrations, a local music lineup, and food from local restaurants. Businesses in downtown Truckee stay open until 8PM, making it a great place to explore at night.
The Foothill Farmer’s Market comes to Truckee every month, providing visitors with fresh produce and local foods. A handful of retail businesses will also offer special sales, music, and refreshments.
The Outdoor Artisan Market is another event you might want to check out. This market features twelve local artists, live music, and food from local food trucks. Drinks from the Tahoe Wine Collective will also be available.
Another fun event you should check out is the Big Blue Music and Brews Festival. This is a free music festival that takes place in 15 different venues. You’ll have a great time dancing and sampling beers from local brewers.
While you’re out and about in Tahoe City, make sure you stop by Commons Beach for the free Sunday night concerts. These concerts feature bands from all over the West. The weather is usually mild, so it’s a great time to hang out. There are also vendor booths, activities for kids, and more.
There are plenty of other annual events you can check out in the Lake Tahoe area. From annual sports to farm-to-fork festivals, there’s something to suit your taste. These events are usually day or night, making it easy to fit them in to your schedule.
The best time to visit is during the summer months, when the weather is warm and sunny. Then you can enjoy the outdoor activities like standup paddleboarding, fishing, and hiking.
Fourth of July fireworks
Whether you’re planning a holiday getaway or a family vacation, Lake Tahoe is one of the best places to go for Fourth of July fireworks. Throughout the weekend you’ll find fireworks shows and celebrations all over the lake. You can take a cruise on the lake, attend a community event, or enjoy a beach party.
The Lights on the Lake Fireworks display is one of the most spectacular in the Tahoe area. It’s synchronized with music and is visible from all over the South Shore. The show begins at 9:45 pm on July 4. You can view it from the Nevada Beach State Park shoreline, or you can catch a view from Lakeview Commons or El Dorado Beach in South Lake Tahoe.
For the best view of the fireworks, you’ll want to head to Nevada Beach, which is located between Stateline and Zephyr Cove. This beach has a picnic area and barbecue areas. You can also visit the Tallac Historic Site, which is off Emerald Bay Road, near Baldwin Beach.
You can also go to the West End Beach Party, which is all day long on July 4th. The party will feature fireworks over Donner Lake, and a special light show at the Resort at Squaw Creek. There will also be a fireworks glow toy garden, food vendors, and games.
You can also watch the Fourth of July fireworks in North Lake Tahoe at Kings Beach, located just west of Incline Village. You’ll also be able to catch a drone light show at Kings Beach on July 3. The North Shore towns will also be replacing their fireworks shows with high-tech light shows.
You can also attend the Fourth of July parade in South Lake Tahoe, which will begin on Ski Run Blvd. and finish at Bijou Community Park. The parade will feature a military flyover from the Nevada Air National Guard’s 152nd Airlift Wing.