Tahoe South Press Releases
Worldwide Recognition For Tahoe South’s ‘Lights on the Lake’ Fourth of July Party
June 29, 2012 (South Lake Tahoe, Calif./Nev.) – Tahoe South's (https://tahoesouth.com/) famed "Lights on the Lake" Fourth of July, an eye and sky candy extravaganza over Lake Tahoe continues to generate international buzz, with the latest accolades coming from The Discovery Channel and Bing.com/MSN.
Bing.com’s new travel section powered by MSN, (http://www.bing.com/travel) recognized Tahoe’s synchronized music and light firework display as No. 9 in the world, along with Paris, Sydney and Hong Kong. The Discovery Channel's (http://dsc.discovery.com/) Top 6 places in the U.S. to watch July 4 fireworks displays, include “Lights on the Lake.” The latest plaudits add to a growing list that also includes notables from NBC's Today Show, USA Today, Travel & Leisure and ForbesTraveler.com.
With the Sierra Nevada and Lake Tahoe as backdrop, the 24-minute display is set to digitized streamed music by radio stations KRLT 93.9 and KOWL 1490. The pyrotechnic extravaganza is celebrated annually by more than 100,000 on the shore of South Tahoe, and tens of thousands who watch from all points on the lake by boat and across the shores to the west, east and north.
The show begins at 9:45 p.m. with best viewing spots around South Shore’s sandy beaches, including the new Lakeview Commons area, Nevada Beach, Timber Cove Marina, Bijou Community Park, Edgewood Tahoe (EdgewoodTahoe.com) or on the lake a board M.S. Dixie II and Tahoe Queen Paddlewheelers.
With July 4 celebrated on Wednesday, plenty of activities are lined up for the entire holiday week:
Feeling witty -- Improv Players will be featured at the Valhalla Arts, Music & Theatre Festival (http://valhallatahoe.com/), Tuesday, July 3 at 7:30 p.m. Meanwhile a live stage performance of "God of Carnage" is set for Valhalla Boathouse Theatre, July 5-8.
Bluegrass music by Fruition will be featured during Live at Lakeview Free Summer Concert Series, (http://lakeviewcommonslive.com/) Thursday, July 5 at the new Lakeview Commons, formerly El Dorado Beach, from 4 to 8:30 p.m.
South Shore offers plenty of laughs and entertainment with The Comedians From Chelsea Lately featuring Brad Wollack, Josh Wolf and Jen Kirkman at MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa, (http://www.montbleuresort.com/); Nathan Owens Motown Legends at Harrah's Lake Tahoe, (http://www.harrahslaketahoe.com/) and Illusion Fusion, starring award-winning Master Magician Alex Ramon at the Horizon Casino Resort, (http://www.horizoncasino.com/) all on Saturday, July 7 at 8 p.m.
The inaugural South Lake Tahoe July 4 Parade begins at Stateline and travels along Hwy 50 to the South Lake Tahoe Recreation Center from 10 a.m. to noon, followed by a barbecue until 3 p.m.
Car classics are featured during the Cool Car, Truck, and Motorcycle Cruise (https://tahoesouth.com/events) at the Heavenly Village, 5 to 8 p.m., Friday, July 6. A local’s favorite, Market on the Run Farmers' Market is an organic food and music celebration on Ski Run Boulevard from 3 to 8 p.m.
For real time updates on events, promotions, packages, conditions and events in Tahoe South, The Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority is on Facebook: www.facebook.com/TahoeSouth,Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/TahoeSouth,YouTube: www.youtube.com/LTVA. For information about Tahoe South, call 1-800-AT-TAHOE (1-800-288-2463) or visit www.tahoesouth.com.
Contact: Jenn Boyd or Phil Weidinger, Weidinger Public Relations, 775-588-2412 or [email protected].
About the Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority
Set at 6,300’, Tahoe South combines the distinctive appeal of two worlds: spectacular natural beauty and a modern tourism destination. That ageless splendor and an emerging economic diversity toward health and wellness, green business practices and sustainability continue to define its inimitable personality. For information about lodging, recreation and family packages at Tahoe South, 1-800-AT-TAHOE (1-800-288-2463) or log onto www.TahoeSouth.com.