ArtFest on Ski Run Blvd.
Sunday, June 2, 2019, Tahoe Arts Alliance presents the inaugural ArtFest, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. In partnership with the Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority, Tahoe Brewfest and the Ski Run Business Association, the free all-ages event features a specified genre of art (i.e. visual art at Black Bear Lodge, film at Tech Gear Lab) with businesses along Ski Run Blvd.
A “Hair of the Dog” passport is available gives purchasers to enjoy mimosa tasting at each of the venues, a souvenir cup, a token to vote in the Battle of the Bands, a chance to enter a grand prize raffle, and a discount at participating businesses - including 15 percent off of Outdoor Gear Lab’s Big Spring Gear Sale. Passports are $20 in advance and $25 at the door.
The day before is the Boys & Girls Club 2019 Brew Fest and those attending will receive a discount code for $5 off the “Hair of the Dog” passport. Make a weekend of South Lake Tahoe fun!
Passports can be purchased at https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4229822 or at the event at the Tahoe Art Alliance booth by Alder Inn. For more information, follow Tahoe Arts Alliance on Facebook @TahoeArt.
In partnership with the Ski Run Business Association, each participating location along Ski Run Blvd will host a different genre of art. These businesses and their art focus will be plotted on a map available to patrons. Participating businesses include Alder Inn, Black Bear Lodge, Blue Angel Cafe, Biospirit, Chimayo, Outdoor Gear Lab, and more.
The Battle of the Bands will feature eight bands located throughout Ski Run Blvd. Bands competing for the top prize include Robin Orr, Miki Rae & Taking Root, Exceeding 55, Soul Panda, Taylor Rennee, Grandpa Mafia, Gabriel Montezuma, and Bluesberry Jam.
To kick things off, there will also be a pre-show performance of Molly DeLallo and Iron Ivy on Friday night at Blue Angel Café from 7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Tickets for the pre-show Kickoff Party are $10 at the door or can be purchased in advance with a “Kickoff Party and ‘Hair of the Dog’ Passport Combo” for $30 at https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4229822.
Youth and adult are invited to participate in the first ChalkFest on Sunday, June 2 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Ski Run Marina Promenade. It is part of the day-long Artfest. Adults will get a 6'x 6' space to create their masterpiece in and ten spots are available. Kids get a 4' x 4' space to create their masterpiece in and twenty spots are available. Professional artists will judge the work and a prize will be awarded. This is free but sign-ups are required: https://artfestpass.brownpapertickets.com/.