Open Mic Night at the Himmel Haus Tahoe
Open Mic Night – Lake Tahoe’s biggest Open Mic with talent hailing from near and far. Signups at 8pm – music starts at 9pm. Every Monday!
Live Music at McP’s Tap House Tahoe
Live Music Every night except Tuesday. More information here: http://www.mcpstaphousetahoe.com/events.html
Blackout Bingo at the Himmel Haus
Tuesdays. Blackout Bingo – “Not your grandma’s BINGO” – wild hosts, dirty jokes, weird prizes, funky music, and the lovely Miss Bingo! – Starts at 9pm – FREE!
Free Line Dancing Lessons at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Lake Tahoe
Every Tuesday at Vinyl from 2:00 – 4:00 pm free line dancing lessons!
Himmel Haus Trivia Night
Himmel Haus Trivia Night – Weds. at 9pm with teams of 4 – South Lake’s weekly trivia event where winners are awarded giant biers!
Free Live Music at Vinyl inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe
Located in the heart of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe, Vinyl is an intimate venue that showcases singer/songwriters, local favorites and tribute bands, open mic nights, comedy routines and late night dancing, as well as national touring acts.
Karaoke – Sing with a Live Band at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe
Karaoke – Sing With a Live Band at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe. Inside Vinyl. Free. Starts at 9:00 pm. Thursdays in May.
Arty the Party at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe
9:00 PM. You can Party with Arty at Harrah’s. It’s the best disco, dance, R&B and soul party in Lake Tahoe! “Arty the Party” as he’s affectionately called has been playing in Lake Tahoe for several years and now calls Casino Center Stage at Harrah’s his home. Arthur’s incredible music career began as a lead singer for San Francisco’s 13-piece Zasu Pitts Memorial Orchestra. He then went on to star in the city’s famous stage musical production “Beach Blanket Babylon.”…
BevMo Tastings and Demonstrations
Weekend tastings feature wine, beer, & more! Friday 4-7pm & Saturday 2-5pm.
Arts & Crafts Show
10 AM – 6 PM. Come with the whole family to enjoy the outdoor show with several vendors representing quality arts and crafts. May 23-25 American Legion Parking Lot, 2748 Lake Tahoe Blvd. June 5-7 Round Hill Square, 210 Elks Point Rd, Zephyr Cove, NV June 12-14 Round Hill Square, 210 Elks Point Rd, Zephyr Cove, NV June 19-21 American Legion Parking Lot, 2748 Lake Tahoe Blvd. June 25-28 South Lake Tahoe Middle School, 2940 Lake Tahoe Blvd. July 2-5 South Lake Tahoe Middle School,…
Cool Car, Truck, and Motorcycle Cruise every Friday at the Heavenly Village
Fridays, May – October. 5 – 8pm. Gas money drawing, prizes and more! Rain cancels. Open to all cars, trucks and motorcycles. Brought to you by Good Sam Safe Ride.
Optimists Kids’ Fishing Derby at Sawmill Pond
May 30, 8 am – noon at Sawmill Pond. Fishing is free to all children up to age 14. Fishing tackle and bait will be provided for anyone who does not have their own. Volunteers will be on hand to clean fish that are caught that day. The pond is at the corner of Lake Tahoe Boulevard and Sawmill Road in El Dorado County. To Donate or Volunteer: contact Victor Babbitt at Tahoe Fly Fishing Outfitters at (530) 541-8208
Tahoe Flea Market
The market is held Saturdays and Sundays May through September, 8am to 5pm at 1635 Elks Club Drive , 1 mile South of the airport near Hwy 50. 100 spaces, new and used goods, arts and crafts, produce, and more. Since 1974.
Native Species Festival at Taylor Creek Visitor Center
The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit will host the fourth annual Native Species Festival on May 30. This free family event is from 10 am -4 pm at the Taylor Creek Visitor Center, located three miles north of South Lake Tahoe on Highway 89. This festival is a great way to spend the afternoon outdoors and learn about the native species of the Lake Tahoe Basin. Attend walks led by field professionals and local students to learn about native…
“Growing Up Muir” with John Muir’s Great-Great-Grandson at the South Lake Tahoe Library
May 30th, Saturday, 1 PM. John Muir’s Great-great-grandson, Robert Hanna will share an intimate view of John Muir during a very special presentation. “Growing Up Muir” offers a personal view of Muir from the perspective of his family. Mr. Hanna will describe and uncover the many sides of Muir through family stories and never before seen photographs and writings. Brought to you by the South Lake Tahoe Friends of The Library.
El Dorado County Certified Farmers Market
American Legion parking lot, 8:00 am – 1:00 pm Tuesdays through October.
Barton Wellness Lecture: High Blood Pressure
Barton Wellness Lecture: High Blood Pressure Thursday, June 4, 6-7pm Presented by: Steve Brooks, MD, Barton Family Practice Lake Tahoe Community College, Board Room One College Ave, South Lake Tahoe Lecture topics include preventing high blood pressure and understanding the scope of the problem, causes of high blood pressure, and treatment options. Attend any four of Barton’s 2015 Wellness Lectures and be entered into a drawing for a $150 gift certificate to a South Lake Tahoe business of your choice.…
Ski Run Farmer’s Market & Street Fair
Ski Run Boulevard Farmers’ Market beginning Friday, June 5th, between 3 and 8 pm. The Farmers’ Market will be held every Friday afternoon through September 4th between Larch and Birch on beautiful Ski Run Boulevard. More than 20 vendors will be offering organic farm fresh produce, honey, locally raised meats, hot food for dinner, handmade ice cream, handmade chocolates and other treats. There is also a bounce house and face painting for kids, live art performances-demos and local live music.
National Trails Day with Tahoe Rim Trail Association
Join the Tahoe Rim Trail Association Saturday, June 6th, to celebrate the 23rd anniversary of National Trails Day. Here on the Tahoe Rim Trail, we are honoring National Trails Day by kicking off our summer trail building season, our Trail Challenge program, leading two public hikes, and hosting a booth at Explore Tahoe with educational activities and information on recreational opportunities around the Tahoe Basin. Our all-day event will offer something for everyone and will conclude with a celebration at…
Day of the Young Child
Saturday, June 6, 2015, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at the Lake Tahoe Community College. A memorable family day with free early childhood activities: painting, beading, clay, bubbles and more.
“How The West Was Rung” Handbell Concert by Tintabulations
Sunday, June 7th, 2 PM Handbell Concert by Tintabulations, a community handbell ensemble from Reno. This talent group will present their concert series entitled “How The West Was Rung”, an homage to the ensemble’s home state of Nevada in celebration of its Sesquicentennial. Classical, jazz and pop tunes are all part of the concert, as well as impressive original works for bells written by some of the nation’s foremost handbell composers. Performing on 120 bells and chimes, the 15 musicians…
Lake Tahoe Birding Festival at Taylor Creek Visitor Center
5th annual Lake Tahoe Birding Festival at Taylor Creek Visitor Center on June 7, 2014. 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Every year, TINS partners with the U.S. Forest Service, Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit and many other agencies, organizations, and businesses, to bring the Lake Tahoe Bird Festival to Tahoe. The event is one of hundreds of International Migratory Bird Day festivals celebrated throughout the Americas. The festival will teach the Tahoe community about the incredible journey that migratory birds…
Community Beach Cleanup – El Dorado Beach/Lakeview Commons
Saturday, June 13, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm. Come be a part of something meaningful and rewarding! We are picking up trash and making the beach a safe place for locals and visitors.
Annual Re-Ride of the Pony Express Trail
The National Pony Express Association will conduct its Annual Re-Ride of the Pony Express Trail from St. Joseph, Missouri to Sacramento, California, June 15 – 25, 2015. In addition to being able to see the riders along various parts of the trail — including Lake Tahoe — it’s possible to have a letter delivered this way. Mail will be carried by horseback by more than 700 riders from St. Joseph, Mo., through Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, Nevada and California…
Lake Tahoe Bike Challenge Celebration at the Heavenly Village
Saturday, June 20, 2015. This year marks the 10th Annual Lake Tahoe Bike Challenge! From 5:30-7:30 join us for live music, announcements, awards and prizes of the challenge as well as recognizing the recipients of the 2014 Bicycle Achievement awards!
Live at Lakeview: Free Summer Concert Series on the Beach
FREE music on the beach with local vendors, food vendors, a beer garden, FREE bike valet, and great vibes! Parking is limited; with off-site locations available at the SLT Recreation Center (1601 Rufus Allen Blvd.) Bike or hike! June 25-August 27. Thursdays from 4:30 – 8:30 pm. Headliners onstage from 6-8:30 p.m.; openers, yet to be announced, 4:30-5:45 p.m. PARKING IS LIMITED! Bike or hike! Live at Lakeview offers a FREE bike valet service every Thursday. FREE parking is available at…
South Lake Tahoe Optimist Club’s Day in Paradise – at Tahoe Paradise Park
12th Annual South Lake Tahoe Optimist Club’s “Day in Paradise” – Duck Race & BBQ at Tahoe Paradise Park. Pancake breakfast 8:00 – 10:00 AM. Saturday, June 27th – Meet at Tahoe Paradise Park to enjoy a day of sunshine and scenery. Duck races, BBQ, Rib cook off, beer garden, car show, games for the kids and even a race. Admission is free. Live music. A great day for the whole family! 8:00 am – 7:00 pm.
Artist in Residence at Valhalla Arts, Music & Theatre Festival
Valhalla hosts several artists each summer at the Viking Gallery in the Grand Hall for a week long show and residency. The public is welcome to come by from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm daily during residency weeks to view original artwork, watch the artist at work and even to purchase!
Lights on the Lake Fireworks
The American Pyrotechnics Association rates South Shore’s spectacular Fourth of July fireworks celebration one of the top five displays in the nation.
Music on the Lawn at Valhalla Art, Music and Theatre Festival
Sundays, July 5th, 12th and 19th and August 2nd, 2015 Join us on the Grand Lawn at Valhalla for our annual series of FREE concerts. Sundays from noon to 2 pm! July 5th – The Empty Wallets July 12 – CW & Mr. Spoons July 19 – New World Jazz Project August 2 – The Yolos Bring the family, the lawn chairs and a picnic and enjoy some fine live music on the lake!
Tahoe Paradise Park’s 50th Birthday Bash
To celebrate the park’s 50th birthday, there will be a bash July 11 from noon-8 pm. There will be food, art and craft show, music all day, and car shows. People are encouraged to bring kayaks and paddleboards. Park founder and developer of the park Mary Jo Wilson, wife of Jim Wilson, and family members will be the special guests. The park’s history will be on display in the clubhouse. For more information email email@example.com
Tahoe Art League’s Annual Artist Studio Tour
Tahoe Art League (TAL), announces its 2015 Artist Studio Tour for two weekends (Friday, Saturday and Sunday), July 24, 25, 26 and July 31, August 1, 2 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM each day. Attendees will visit 20-40 local artists in South Lake Tahoe locations to talk with them and view their sculpture, oils, watercolors, dye on silks, drawings, photography, jewelry and related works. Art works will be for sale. Some artists will do demonstrations of their specialty. Participate…
Wa She Shu It’ Deh Native American Arts Festival – Valhalla Arts, Music and Theatre Festival
Saturday & Sunday, July 25 & 26, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. The Washoe will re-unite at the Tallac Historic Site in South Lake Tahoe to honor their culture and heritage during their annual Wa She Shu It’ Deh Native American Arts Festival. Sponsored by the Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California, the festival will take place at the Valhalla Grand Hall and Lawn and is free to attend.
Tahoe Tennis Classic at Zephyr Cove Tennis Club
32nd Annual Tahoe Tennis Classic. Lake Tahoe’s Premier Doubles Tournament July 30 – August 2, 2015 Join us for the 32nd Annual Tahoe Tennis Classic at Zephyr Cove Tennis Club. The four-day tournament features women’s, men’s and mixed doubles. To register or for more information, go online: www.zctennis.com/tahoe-classic-tournament. Proceeds benefit the nonprofit Zephyr Cove Tennis Club Foundation.
Hot Tahoe Cruisin’ South Shore Car Show at the Heavenly Village
Sidewalk sales, 25 trophies on each Saturday, August 1 & 8, poker run, special music. Open to all cars, trucks and bikes. Brought to you by Good Samaritans Safe Ride. July 31 – August 9, 2015
U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds to Perform During the Aviation Round-up at the Minden Tahoe Airport
The Minden Tahoe Airport received confirmation that the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will be performing along with additional civilian performers during the Aviation Round-up on August 22nd and 23rd, 2015. The Thunderbirds squadron is an Air Combat Command unit composed of eight pilots (including six demonstration pilots), four support officers, four civilians and more than 100 enlisted personnel performing in almost 30 job specialties. A Thunderbirds air demonstration is a mix of formation flying and solo routines. The pilots perform…
Music in the Park
Free! Music in the Park, at Tahoe Paradise Park. 4:30 – 8:00 PM, August 23 and September 13, 2015. Bring a picnic and chairs.
Labor Day Weekend Fireworks Extravaganza
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. Below are some of the sweet spots to get a front row seat. The view from the lake is probably the most spectacular. The Tahoe Queen and M.S. Dixie II: South…
Fall Festival and Chili Cook Off at the South Lake Tahoe Parks & Rec Complex
The Annual Fall Festival and Chili Cook Off will return to the South Lake Tahoe Recreation Complex on Saturday, September 12, 2015. The event will begin at 10:00 am and run until 4:00 pm. Admission is free. For more information, please call Golden Bear Events at (530) 544-7412 or visit our website at www.goldenbearevents.com The Chili cook off will be from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
Cool September Days Car, Truck and M/C Show at the Heavenly Village
Cash and prizes awarded, 50 trophies, poker run. Special room rates, sidewalk sales. $40 show. Open to all cars, trucks and motorcycles. Brought to you by Good Samaritans Safe Ride.
Fall Fish Fest (Kokanee Salmon Festival) at Taylor Creek Visitor Center
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Celebrate the annual fall migration of the Kokanee salmon during the Fall Fish Fest at the Taylor Creek Visitor Center. The Visitor Center is located three miles north of South Lake Tahoe on Highway 89. Join the fun and participate in this free family event which has become one of the most fascinating educational and wildlife viewing events in Northern California. The festival encourages participation by children and their parents in a wide variety of…
Tahoe WordWave – A Festival of Story
A free festival for readers, writers, and lovers of story in South Lake Tahoe at the Tallac Historic Site.
Corral Trail Night Mountain Bike Ride
Saturday, October 17, 6:00 PM. Costumes encouraged, lights required – although we will have limited rentals and demos by JetLites. Hot drinks and good times provided by TAMBA. The Corral Night Ride is a fabled gathering of hearty souls that stage a night ride with Halloween revelry each year. Riders dressed as ghouls, disco freaks, and other random weirdness are all ready to ride mountain bikes in the dark, how cool is that? There is much myth around the history of…