Holiday Cheer

Decorations Galore

On a stroll through Heavenly Village you’ll not only find loads of shopping and dining options, but the holiday decorations produce a magical aura that transcends the current situation.

NYE Concert at Heavenly Holidays in South Lake Tahoe Kids taking photo with Santa in Snowglobe at Heavenly Holidays in South Lake Tahoe Fireworks for NYE at Heavenly Holidays

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Heavenly Holidays

Holiday fun for children and adults alike. Daily tree lighting, Ice sculptures, breakfast with Santa, meet your favorite Disney Characters, a holiday Ferris Wheel, Live Music, Dance and A Rockin’ New Year’s Eve Celebration featuring a fireworks show with live music starting at 9:00 pm and ending with a special performance to be announced soon!

Adult highlights include holiday-themed après ski parties throughout the Village and Santa’s Pub Crawl.

Schedule of Heavenly Holiday Events

Heavenly Village Community Tree Lighting

Holiday Tree Lighting 2021

The Shops at Heavenly Village Lake Tahoe warmly invite you on Friday, November 26, 2021, 6:30 pm, Come celebrate the lighting of our 70′ tall cut Christmas tree. Hosted by Congressman McClintock. Free entry. Continuing daily at 5:30 pm.

Tahoe South World Map

Daily beginning November 29th. Located in the Heavenly Village Breezeway. Lake Tahoe sees over 25+ Million visitors a year! We want to know where you’re visiting from, use a pin and mark where you’re from!

Tahoe South Santa Run/Walk for Charity

Santa Run Heavenly Village Lake Tahoe

Saturday, December 11, 2021, 10:00 am, Tahoe South Santa Run/Walk for Charity. Take a stroll around the Heavenly Village to help the local food pantry. Enjoy a little of the Tahoe fresh air while helping out our local charity. Admission is two cans of food.

Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa Heavenly Village Heavenly Holidays

Saturday, December 4, 11 & 18, 2021, Breakfast with Santa at the Heavenly Village Lake Tahoe. (Limited Tickets Available). Seeing is believing! Bring the whole family to see Santa, take photos, and enjoy one of the heartiest breakfasts the village has to offer! Limited Seating available – 8:00 – 10:00 am. Access to Santa and Mrs. Claus are included with the purchase of an interactive breakfast.

Holiday Santa Paws and Yappy Hour

Santa Paws and Yappy Hour Fire and Ice Heavenly Village Heavenly Holidays

December 2nd & 9th, 3:00-5:00 pm, Holiday Santa Paws and Yappy Hour – $5 donation to Humane Society Location: Fire and Ice Restaurant. Santa photos and treats with your favorite pet. Then warm up with a hot toddy or hot cocoa at Fire and Ice restaurant in the Heavenly Village.

Santa Claus is Skiing into Town!

Santa Clause is skiing into town

Saturday, December 18th, Get your Santa suit or holiday costumes out! Ski or ride Heavenly all day and show your Christmas spirit. All Santas are asked to meet at Tamarack Lodge for an Après Party and group photo. Get a selfie with Santa at Tamarack on December 18th and Hashtag it #HeavenlySantaSkiDay on Instagram to be entered to win a 2022/23 SKI PASS.

Your Favorite Characters Return to Heavenly Holidays!

Every Saturday in December and daily, December 26-31st, 3:00-6:00 pm. Location, Ice Rink Area. Take photos with your favorite characters from Snow White, Frozen, Paw Patrol, and more! They will be at the rink possibly ice skating and roaming the village to meet you.

Tahoe South stuff a Bear

Stuff a Bear Heavenly Village Heavenly Holidays Lake Tahoe

Stuff-A-Bear, during Heavenly Holidays Family Festival in the Heavenly Village, December 27 – 31, 2021, 1:00 pm, located in the breezeway by the fountain. Kids get ready! Build your own teddy bear in the Heavenly Village. Take a little piece of Heavenly Holidays home with you.

Village Ice Sculpture Contest

Ice Sculpture Contest Heavenly Village Lake Tahoe

Monday, December 27, 2021, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm, Village Ice Sculpture Contest. Local ice sculptors put their carving tools to the test. This multi-block competition will create beauty out of standard blocks of ice. You are the judge!!! The winner receives $500 to be donated to a charity of their choice. Location: Interior of the Heavenly Village.

Tahoe South Ferris Wheel

Tahoe South Ferris Wheel Heavenly Village Heavenly Holidays

December 27 – 31, 2021, 11:00 am – 9:00 pm, Tahoe South Ferris Wheel. Enjoy the most spectacular views of the lake by day, and the village, twinkling with tons of lights, by night. The photo opportunities are unrivaled, except by the memories made upon our gigantic Ferris wheel. It will be hard to miss and will be located just west of the Christmas tree. Admission: $5, Location; Base of the Gondola Highway 50.

Heavenly Holidays New Year’s Eve Celebration

Heavenly Holidays reach their zenith on New Year’s Eve when fire, lights, and music fill the air. 2:00 pm – 9:30 pm, Live music on the Main Stage with Tyler Rich on Thursday, December 30th and The Gin Blossoms on Friday, December 31st! And at 9:00 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, in time for the midnight Ball Drop in New York City’s Time Square, Heavenly Gondola Ball Drop will cross above the crowd, and a fabulous fireworks show will light up the night. The party continues into the night at one of the many casino nightclubs.

Check back for more Heavenly Holiday events!

Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more –

Jackson Brown, Jr.

‘Tis the Season

Enjoy South Lake Tahoe as your home away from home for the holidays. While snow-capped mountains, sparkling Christmas lights, and world-class skiing are staples of the regular South Lake Tahoe scene, believe it or not, things get even more wild and festive during the holidays. Discover your new holiday tradition this season at Heavenly Holidays. Experience the best winter has to offer with music, food, and holiday activities! Give the gift of something they’ll never forget.

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