Tahoe South Blog
The Electronic Dance Music Scene at Tahoe South
For those looking to experience an exciting night of electronic dance music that can accommodate anyone’s taste, then look no further than South Lake Tahoe! The diverse variety of dance music venues, genres, and atmospheres are sure to fulfill anyone’s desires to get out and dance the night away! From the more clubby and upscale […]
The Tahoe South Craft Beer Scene Is Growing
After spending the day out in the Tahoe South playground, the best way to relax and unwind is with a frosty pint of local craft beer. The art of craft beer has taken the nation by storm within the last few years, and Lake Tahoe has joined the ranks. In recent years, new breweries have […]
Tahoe South Music Spotlight: Harveys Summer Concert Series
The Lake Tahoe live music scene really heats up in the summer, and each year the Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harveys hosts some of the hottest acts in music!
Hooray for Happy Hour at Tahoe South
Happy Hour is the favorite time of day for drinking and dining in Tahoe South. Whether gathering friends for an Apres Ski pint or inviting locals to relax after work, there are many establishments that offer food and drink specials in the early evening which are hard to resist. Here are some popular Happy Hour […]
Top 5 ‘Off the Beaten Path’ Apres Ski Firepits in Tahoe South
Tahoe South has mastered the art of Apres Ski, knowing that the fun in the snow can be topped off with food and drinks shared amongst friends. Getting toasty and comfortable around a firepit while sharing stories and laughter makes for unforgettable memories. Tahoe South offers the top 5 off the beaten path Apres Ski […]
Top Tahoe South Sports Bars for March Madness
When it comes to celebrating early spring at Tahoe South, it's tough to beat a fantastic "Miracle March" and exciting "March Madness."
Top 5 Apres Ski Firepits near Heavenly Village
Top 5 Apres Ski Firepits near Heavenly Village Tahoe South has endless Apres Ski opportunities for visitors to relax and unwind after a fun winter’s day. Following the descent on the Heavenly Ski Resort Gondola, guests are within walking distance from a selection of restaurants and bars offering firepit gatherings accompanied by delightful food and […]
5 Things To Do If You’re Under 21
5 things to do if you’re under 21 at South Lake Tahoe. As someone who has lived here their entire life here in Tahoe, there are times when I gotta figure out what to do with my day. If you’re someone who happens to be under 21 years old, it can be tricky finding things […]
Halloween in South Lake Tahoe
From trick-or-treating with the kids to adults-only costumed entertainment, no other holiday lets you indulge your inner devil (or clown, princess, robot...) quite like Halloween. Celebrate Halloween in South Lake Tahoe at any number of family-friendly (or downright frightful!) events!
How to Plan a Lake Tahoe Trip Your Way! Utrip Planner
Our new Utrip planner lets you experience beautiful Lake Tahoe in the way that’s most meaningful to you. Using your budget and interests, the planner will give you a day-by-day itinerary, in moments. Here’s a simple step-by-step how to turn your Lake Tahoe dreams into a reality. First, launch the Utrip planner by clicking here. Enter your […]
Ideas for Tahoe Family Adventures
Adventures in land, water and sky for Families visiting South Lake Tahoe. If you’re looking for a trip that will provide an excellent experience for the entire family, come to Lake Tahoe. Tahoe South sets itself apart as a joyous family vacation destination, with activities that pack plenty of fun for kids and parents alike. […]
Restaurant Week – Around the corner!
The countdown begins! We’re just a short week away from the most anticipated Tahoe South Restaurant Week. Here is a short sampling out of the fantastic list of participating restaurants. FiRE+iCE offers a three-course menu starting with chips & fresh salsa and guacamole or all you can eat salad. For the main course enjoy an […]
Restaurant Week – Best of Fine Dining
September is upon us, which means Tahoe South Restaurant Week is just around the corner. We are highlighting some fine dining favorites, as part of the remarkable list of participating restaurants. Bear Moon Bar & Grill’s menu starts off a refreshing three-course meal with a golden beet arugula salad. Then enjoy the pan seared scallops […]
Pour me a Tahoe pint!
Guest blogger Karin Sharon shares a few ideas of where to cool off with a beer after a long day of South Lake Tahoe fun.
Win VIP tickets to see Nick Swardson at MontBleu
Nick Swardson, well-known for his trademark blend of character and comedic acting, performs in Lake Tahoe inside the MontBleu Theatre, Friday, July 1, 2016. Win a package for two including VIP tickets and a Meet and Greet backstage!
Memorial Day Weekend in South Lake Tahoe
There is so much going on in and around Lake Tahoe Memorial Day weekend, you're going to have a fun time trying to fit it all in.
Lake Tahoe two ways
Lake Tahoe has a huge variety of activities for any budget or interests, from a lunch cruise to hiking to beach time, all with a spectacular lake view.
St. Patrick’s Day happenings at Tahoe South
The "Luck of the Irish" at Tahoe South comes with its own pint of Guinness, a plate of corned beef and cabbage and plenty of entertainment options.
SnowGlobe 2015 Wrap Up
The temperatures couldn’t put a freeze on SnowGlobe 2015 attendees' spirits! Guest blogger and photographer Lauren Lindley shares her photos from the second and third days of this popular South Lake Tahoe music festival.
SnowGlobe 2015 – Day One Photos
Welcome to SnowGlobe! How awesome was day 1?! The temps may have been chilly, but the energy certainly wasn't!
SnowGlobe 2015 – Insider’s Tips
The 2015 SnowGlobe Music Festival is fast approaching and veteran SnowGlober Lauren Lindley offers a few insider's tips for a fun, safe festival experience!
Five Lake Tahoe Hotels with Unique Amenities and Services
We know you visit Lake Tahoe to get outside, but here are five hotels that might inspire actual rest between your ski runs or standup paddleboard lessons.
13th Annual Tahoe Adventure Film Festival
The Tahoe Adventure Film Festival is the annual gathering of the who’s who of outdoor adventure set in a hypnotic theatrical show of go-go dancers, DJs, and dramatic action imagery by Aurora Photos.
Weekend plans: What to do in South Lake Tahoe
Looking for what to do in Tahoe this weekend? From adventure films to Santa to comedy, we have a few ideas. Did we say Santa?
Win tickets to The Dan Band at Hard Rock Hotel Casino
We’re giving away a pair of tickets to see The Dan Band at the Hard Rock Hotel Casino on Saturday, October 17!
Win tickets to see Queensryche at Lake Tahoe
We’re giving away a pair of tickets to see Queensryche at the Hard Rock Hotel Casino on Friday, October 2. Share your favorite song for a chance to win!
Steampunk Ball kicks off fall fun at Valhalla
Calling all steampunks: On Friday Oct. 9, the first ever Tall Timber Ball will be held at Valhalla’s Grand Hall, and we want you!
Win tickets to see Skid Row at Lake Tahoe
We’re giving away a pair of tickets to see Skid Row at the Hard Rock Hotel Casino on Saturday, September 5. Share your favorite song for a chance to win!
Summer concert spotlight: Aerosmith at Harveys Lake Tahoe
Harveys Lake Tahoe outdoor concerts are always a blast - the crowds, energy, and caliber of musicians perfectly combine over a sunset and under the stars. The July 3 Aerosmith performance was no exception.
Summer concert spotlight: Brad Paisley, Justin Moore at Harveys Lake Tahoe
The Lake Tahoe summer concert season has begun! Harveys Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena kicked off a stellar concert season with country acts Brad Paisley and Justin Moore.
Welcome to #teamsummer
Show your love for summer in South Lake Tahoe - tag your social photos for a chance to be awarded your official #TahoeSouth #TeamSummer Title!
Splash Day Club hits South Shore
Grab your summer poolside best and dance the day away at the new Splash Day Club at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe.
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe Opens in Rockin’ Style
Thousands attended the grand opening of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe on Jan. 28th and the occasion was a truly rockin’ celebration, complete with the smashing of an ice guitar to commemorate the opening!
Grand Opening – Hard Rock Hotel Casino Lake Tahoe
From the giant guitar sculpture in the courtyard, to the extensive collection of musical memorabilia throughout the main floor, there is no doubt the newest place to rock on Lake Tahoe's South Shore is the Hard Rock Hotel Casino.
SnowGlobe 2014 – Day 3; Happy New Year!
Happy New Year! SnowGlobe crowds braved the cold to dance the night away and ring in 2015 under fireworks and our beautiful mountain sky. Guest blogger Lauren Lindley shares her parting thoughts, and photos, from this amazing festival.
SnowGlobe 2014 – Day 2 photos; Day 3 picks
Today is the last and final day of the SnowGlobe Music Festival. Guest blogger Lauren Lindley shares a recap and photos from Day 2, and her recommendations of who to catch on the last day of the festival while you ring in the New Year!
SnowGlobe 2014 – Day 1
Welcome to SnowGlobe 2014! Guest blogger Lauren Lindley shares her favorite photos from Day 1 and artist picks for Day 2 of this incredible festival!
Snowglobe 2014: Day 1 Picks
Welcome to SnowGlobe! Festivals are my favorite way to discover new music, so be sure to catch a few of these lesser known acts on Day 1 of the festival.
Dining Takes Center Stage at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe
The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe is opening Wednesday, January 28th with a VIP grand opening, and guest blogger Callie shares the a “sneak peek” of the restaurants and bars opening at the South Shore's newest hot spot.
SnowGlobe 2014: Preview
The SnowGlobe Music Festival is fast approaching and in the spirit of holiday giving, guest blogger Lauren Lindley offers some insider’s tips to having your best fest.
SnowGlobe returns to South Lake Tahoe for a fourth year to ring in New Year's Eve in true EDM style!
Tahoe South concert: Journey and Steve Miller Band at Harvey’s Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena
Journey and Steve Miller Band co-headlined a fantastic show at Harvey's Outdoor Arena earlier this month. Concert photographer Lauren Lindley shares some of her fun images.
Live at Lakeview 2014: Week Nine
For those of you coming to visit Tahoe South for Labor Day weekend, Live at Lakeview is our premier weekly community event and the best way to spend your Thursday summer nights in Tahoe. Photos and blog by Lauren Lindley.
Live at Lakeview 2014: Week Eight
There are only two weeks of Live at Lakeview left! Make time to come on down to Tahoe South's premier weekly community event and spend an evening with live music as the sun sets over the west shore of Lake Tahoe.
Tahoe South concert: Carrie Underwood at Harvey’s Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena
With a megawatt grin and an incredibly powerful and emotive voice, Carrie Underwood was a little bit country and a whole lot of rock n roll at Harvey's Outdoor Arena in South Lake Tahoe. Concert photos by Lauren Lindley.
Live at Lakeview 2014: Week Seven
Show up at Thursday's free lakeside concert Live at Lakeview for yet another epic Tahoe South sunset and listen to the the heavy horn, funk and soul that Mojo Green will dish up.
Tahoe South concert: Sarah McLachlan at Harvey’s Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena
Sarah McLachlan opened the 2014 season of Harveys Lake Tahoe Outdoor summer concerts with a powerful, graceful, and engaging performance. Photos by Lauren Lindley.
Live at Lakeview 2014: Week Six
Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds captivated the Tahoe community last week, and this week Live at Lakeview brings the return of 40 Watt Hype, who will certainly close out the evening with their special crowd-pleasing blend of hip-hop, R&B and latin fusion.
Live at Lakeview 2014: Week Five
If there is any week of Live at Lakeview - the popular free summer music series on the shores of South Lake Tahoe - that you should not miss, it's THIS week!
Live at Lakeview 2014: Week Four
Texan and Grammy Nominated Randy McAllister was a crowd pleaser at last Thursday's Live at Lakeview - a free summer concert series in South Lake Tahoe, CA. Guest blogger Lauren Lindley shares her photos and preps us for this week's artists.
Live at Lakeview 2014: Week Three
Week Three of Live at Lakeview brought local America Roots-Rock band The Sierra Drifters to the stage, along with San Francisco-based headliners Tracorum. Their blend of Rock, Soul and R&B had even the swimmers in the lake dancing in the water!
Live at Lakeview 2014: Week One
Searching for an unbeatable sunset and a local's view of South Lake Tahoe? Guest blogger Lauren Lindley suggests you plan on attending Live at Lakeview, the free music series on Thursday nights in the beautiful Lakeview Commons.
Tahoe South Music Spotlight: Heavenly Village Summer Series
Enjoy FREE concerts in South Lake Tahoe's Heavenly Village all summer long! All shows are all ages and feature new bands Friday and Saturday nights, Memorial Day through Labor Day!
Tahoe South concert photos: The Devil Makes 3 and The Brothers Comatose
The Devil Makes 3 played to a sold out crowd in the MontBleu Resort Casino showroom February 8th. We asked local photographer Lauren Lindley to snap a few photos for us to share.
Plan the Ultimate Guys’ Ski Getaway in Tahoe South
A good getaway plan always involves your best men. Guest blogger Clark Vandeventer tells you why your next guys’ ski trip needs to be to Tahoe South and Heavenly Mountain Resort.
Sweet Talk and Good Times in Tahoe South
Guest blogger Jenna Palacio shares her impressions of South Lake Tahoe’s sexiest new show - Sweet Talk, a burlesque, cirque-style show running in the MontBleu Theater, now through April 5, 2014.
Red Carpet opening celebration – The Landing Resort & Spa
Guest blogger Katie Baumruck gets all dressed up for the grand opening celebration of South Lake Tahoe’s newest luxury resort – The Landing Resort and Spa.
SnowGlobe 2013 | Day 3 recap
The 2013 SnowGlobe Music Festival rang in the New Year with energetic and dynamic sets from some of our favorite performers. Guest blogger Lauren Lindley shares her photos from New Year's Eve with Tahoe South.
SnowGlobe 2013 | Day 2 recap
The second night of SnowGlobe 2013 did not disappoint! Photos by Lauren Lindley.
SnowGlobe 2013 | Day 1 recap
Couldn't make it to the first night of SnowGlobe 2013? Guest blogger Lauren Lindley shares a quick recap and photos with Tahoe South.
SnowGlobe: Lauren’s Picks | Day 3
SnowGlobe Music Festival is returning to Tahoe for its third year, and guest blogger Lauren Lindley shares her picks for bands to see New Year's Eve.
SnowGlobe: Lauren’s Picks | Day 2
SnowGlobe Music Festival is returning to Tahoe for its third year, and guest blogger Lauren Lindley shares her picks for bands to see the second day.
SnowGlobe: Lauren’s Picks | Day 1
SnowGlobe Music Festival is returning to Tahoe for its third year, and guest blogger Lauren Lindley shares her picks for bands to see the first day.
Beats Antique return to SnowGlobe for 2013
Beats Antique return to SnowGlobe in South Lake Tahoe with their eclectic mix of modern technology, live instrumentation, brass bands, string quartets, glitch, and dubstep accompanied by belly dancing and animal masks.
SnowGlobe excitement builds
We're a week away from SnowGlobe 2013 - Tahoe's biggest music festival of the year - and my excitement is snowballing.
SnowGlobe 2013 – Are you ready?
The 3rd annual SnowGlobe Music Festival will be held on the Lake Tahoe Community College campus in South Lake Tahoe, CA from December 29-31. Are you ready?
4th Annual South Lake Tahoe Food & Wine Festival
Mark your calendar and be part of the fun at the fourth annual South Lake Tahoe Food and Wine Festival, November 9-10 at Harrah's and Harveys Lake Tahoe.
Live at Lakeview: Week 10 wrap up
Popular summer concert series Live at Lakeview has come to a close. This must only mean one thing: WINTER IS COMING AND WE ALL KNOW IT.
Live at Lakeview: week 9 wrap up
Tahoe's favorite local band, Lavish Green, reunited and the party was a welcome respite, if not constant reminder, of the smoke that has filled the Tahoe Basin.
Live at Lakeview: week 8 wrap up
Check out free outdoor concerts here in Tahoe South every Thursday through August 29 at Lakeview Commons.
Live at Lakeview: week 7 wrap-up
40 Watt Hype and One Track Mind had the crowd dancing at last week's Live at Lakeview, the free summer music concert series at Lakeview Commons in South Lake Tahoe, CA.
Tahoe South live music line up for September 2013
Summer may be coming to a close, but the music scene in South Lake Tahoe keeps it alive with headliners through the month. Here is a list of the shows you can look forward to in September.
Live at Lakeview: week 6 wrap up
The Polyrhythmics served up more than three hours of a blend of afro-beat, funk and brass at the sixth week of South Lake Tahoe's free outdoor concert series, Live at Lakeview.
Fan Photos: The Band Perry and Rascal Flatts
Super intense super fun! at The Band Perry and Rascal Flatts show, July 2013 at the Harveys Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena. Photos by Lauren Lindley.
Live at Lakeview: week 4 wrap up
Don't miss the free concerts at Lakeview Commons in Tahoe South every Thursday from 4:30-8:30 PM from June 20th-August 29th.
July Concerts in Tahoe South
It's been a whirlwind month for live music in Tahoe South. Lauren Lindley shares a few photos in case you missed the recent concerts!
Live at Lakeview: Week 3 Wrap Up
Live at Lakeview really burned down the house last week with Naive Melodies, a Talking Heads cover band from Arcata that had everyone grooving on the beach all night long.
Tahoe South live music line up for August 2013
July has been a great month for concerts at Lake Tahoe, and there are even more to come! Here is a list of the shows you can look forward to in August.
Live at Lakeview: Week 2 Wrap-Up
The Live at Lakeview Summer Concert Series continued with Tracorum and headliners American Jubilee, blending various American roots styles, including country, roots-rock, bluegrass and blues.
Tahoe South Music Spotlight: MontBleu Outdoor Arena Summer Series
Whether you are a Disco music junkie or a dedicated Reggae fan, the summer concert series at MontBleu is sure to have something for you. Be sure to get your tickets soon!
Live at Lakeview: Week 1 Wrap-Up
Live at Lakeview kicked off the summer this week with an amazing show from local Tahoe band 4 Piece Puzzle and Reno funk, soul and Americana band Jelly Bread.
Tahoe South live music line up for July 2013
Summer in Tahoe South is in full swing, and more great live music is on the way! Here are the headline acts for July – be sure to get your tickets today!
Good music, good vibes, good times!
Live at Lakeview, my favorite Tahoe South summer event, returns this week and I am ecstatic. I can't wait to listen to great music, eat and drink, and watch the sun go down with the rest of my community.
New Free Summer Concert Series at Heavenly Village
The Heavenly Village kicks off summer in Tahoe South with nine weeks of free concerts in front of Basecamp Pizza on Fridays. All ages are welcome, and all concerts are free to the public.
Tahoe South live music line up for June 2013
As we kick off the summer in Tahoe South, the live music really starts rocking! Here are the headline acts for June – get your tickets today!
Concert ticket giveaway – Gretchen Wilson
We're giving away five pairs of tickets to see country music superstar Gretchen Wilson at MontBleu Resort on Friday, May 31 in beautiful Lake Tahoe!
Tahoe South live music line up for May 2013
From rock to indie to country, Tahoe South’s live music scene heats up in May.
Experience the smooth award-winning flavor of Tahoe Blue Vodka
I woke up with an idea - to create premium vodka inspired by the spirit of Lake Tahoe - and the result is Tahoe Blue Vodka.
Paris Hilton opens PEEK Night Club in Tahoe South
Socialite and celebrity Paris Hilton arrived in style on the red carpet last weekend to celebrate her 32nd birthday at the grand opening of PEEK Nightclub inside Harrah's Lake Tahoe.
SnowGlobe: Day 3
Day three of SnowGlobe was definitely the best. For those of you who think you have no place at Snowglobe, you do.
SnowGlobe: Day 2
Holy frigidly cold temps Batman! SnowGlobe day two was FREEZING from start to finish.
SnowGlobe: Introduction to Quixotic Fusion
Quixotic Fusion is an impressive and complex collaboration between dance, film aerial arts, music and fashion.
SnowGlobe: Interview with Beats Antique
Beats Antique is the confluence of three talented performers with very different backgrounds.
SnowGlobe: Interview with Nobody Beats the Drum
Nobody Beats the Drum’s tour schedule from 2012 is enough to make you tired just looking at it.
SnowGlobe: 21 questions with Archnemesis
Archnemesis is the self-described “musical brainchild” of Justin Aubuchon and Curt Heiny.
SnowGlobe: 21 questions with Big Chocolate
Red headed Cameron Argon has had quite the journey to the world of EDM.
Countdown to SnowGlobe 2012 in Tahoe South
Feel your body rockin’ and the base pumpin’ – the countdown to SnowGlobe 2012 is on.
Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Tahoe South
With two months left in 2012, it’s time to start thinking about where to ring in the New Year.
Live at Lakeview summer concert series – Latino night
This week’s Live at Lakeview Summer Concert Series was geared toward a totally different segment of the Tahoe population and I thought it was awesome.
An unforgettable evening with Robin Williams
The first time I saw Robin Williams live I damn near fell out of my seat. His brilliant performance was a mile a minute and downright hilarious.
Best places to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in South Lake Tahoe
This weekend it’s time to indulge in green beer, bagpipes and corned beef and cabbage!
Rocking out with local bands
Tahoe South's 2011 "Band of the Year" played to a wild and raucous crowd at the American Legion last Friday Night.
Tahoe South has a new local band
Tahoe South has a new local band and they are taking the town by storm.
Official 2011 SnowGlobe Music Festival recap
Check out this amazing video recap of the 2011 SnowGlobe Music Festival in South Lake Tahoe. It drew 30,000 people for an unbelievable experience.
SnowGlobe featured on L.A. Music Blog
The SnowGlobe Music Festival in Tahoe South was one of the biggest events of this winter so far! Check out this incredible recap, including pictures and video.