Lights on the Lake Fireworks
NBC's Today show recognizes Tahoe South's Lights on the Lake Fireworks display as one of the country's top Fourth of July weekend Celebrations.
The American Pyrotechnics Association rates South Shore’s spectacular Fourth of July fireworks celebration one of the top five displays in the nation. The show is scheduled to begin at 9:45 PM. 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 M.S. Dixie II, a Mississippi-style paddle wheeler offers a unique opportunity to view the light show from the water. Featuring live entertainment and fantastic views of the evening’s display. Visit www.ZephyrCove.com.
Join Tahoe Cruises aboard their luxury 80-foot motor yacht, the Safari Rose, for the Fireworks Cruise! Enjoy a delicious catered dinner and unlimited beer, wine and champagne along with music and unbeatable views of the spectacular fireworks display, courtesy shuttle is included. www.tahoecruises.com
Nevada Beach: Located about two miles east of the Nevada casinos on Elk Point Road, Nevada Beach is the ideal setting for a family barbecue at the beach. A wide, sandy shoreline leads down to the sapphire waters of Lake Tahoe. Charcoal barbecues and picnic tables dot the beach. The view across the lake to the West Shore and Desolation Wilderness is unsurpassed. And the view of the fireworks display is one of the best in town.
Timber Cove Marina: Offering front row seating that fills up fast.
The Tallac Historic Site: Off Emerald Bay Road, has an east-view perspective with nearby Baldwin Beach. For the more adventurous, the top of Mount Tallac offers a bird’s eye view of the fireworks extravaganza, but don’t forget your headlamp for the trek back down.
Edgewood-Tahoe: Watch the fireworks show front and center from the beach to the south of Edgewood Tahoe's clubhouse. EdgewoodTahoe.com
Lakeview Commons/El Dorado Beach: Offering front row seating that fills up fast. Corner of Hwy 50 and Lakeview Ave.
For a really unique view, check out Heli-Vertex Helicopters.
Please respect the environment and only leave your footprints behind. You might also consider helping with the Team Fireworks Beach Clean-up program. Volunteers as asked to register online. If you are interested in details, please email us at [email protected].
Tune your radio to KRLT-FM 93.9 or KOWL-AM 1490 for a synchronized music broadcast that will get your patriotic emotions flowing.