What To Do In Lake Tahoe

What To Do In Lake Tahoe

Go float your boat on Lake Tahoe - the largest alpine lake in North America.

See “The Bard” come to life at the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival on the beach at San Harbor. Enjoy gourmet meals and fine wine prepared by local hot spots.

Take a trip back in time at the Great Gatsby Festival; try a little croquet, ice cream and old fashioned BBQ while you reminisce around vintage cars and grandma's clothing.

The hills come alive with the sound of music for the Lake Tahoe Summer Music Festival. Be sure to pack a picnic!

The 4th of July is on fire with fireworks all over the Lake. Local's secret: The best seat in the house is on a boat!

Winter doesn't get any better than this as the north shore overflows with events for all ages at the annual Winter Snow Festival.

It's Tahoe's own “Sundance.” Hollywood heads to the hills at the Tahoe Reno International Film Festival.

Speaking of Hollywood, the best duffers in the bunch can be seen at the annual Lake Tahoe Celebrity Golf Tournament at the famous Edgewood Golf Course.

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What To Do In Truckee Meadows


Celebrate the longest day of the year, at the annual Celtic Solstice Celebration at Squaw Valley USA. Enjoy Celtic style storytelling, harps, bagpipes and dancing.

T's not your typical bike tour! Experience the Tour de Nez Criterium in Historic Downtown Truckee. An exciting one-hour timed race with top racers lapping the historic streets of Truckee. Post-event block party with live music and a chance to party with pros.

When only the finest will do, head to the Squaw Valley Fine Arts Festival each summer.

Artour opens its doors at studios throughout the Truckee-Tahoe area. It's the region's largest and most diverse exhibition of North Tahoe Arts artisans.

Each spring the youth of Truckee/Tahoe dance and perform at their own fund-raiser "Appetizers for the Arts- An Evening of Culinary and Performance Excellence."

For more event information, visit: www.truckee.com

What To Do In Reno


Explore the Reno River Walk; The Truckee River serves as the enchanting backdrop to this shopping and entertainment district. Got Kayaks? Get on the Truckee River Kayak Park and explore this adventure city's newest edition to white water fun!

Stop in at The National Automobile Museum; classic car enthusiasts, this is for you.

Want to see some real cowboys in action? Then saddle up for the “Wildest Richest Rodeo in the West” at the annual Reno Rodeo in June.

Like Jazz? Then The Reno Jazz Festival is by far the “coolest” place to be in April. The three day event features all day competitions, clinics and nightly jazz concerts.

“Blast from the Past”; experience the 50's and 60's at Hot August Nights.

Take off at The Great Reno Balloon Race; an experience well worth the early rise.

Reno National Championship Air Races and Air Show is the only place in the world where you can see 5 days of real air racing by six classes of air craft, up close and personal.

A celebration of music, metal and motorcycles; Street Vibrations offers tours, entertainment, parades, ride-in shows, Chrome Alley retail vendors, The Harley-Davidson Factory Store, concerts and more.

Hungry? The Nugget Best in the West Rib Cook-off takes place on Labor Day weekend. Chow down and boggie down with some of the area's best local band!

Cinco De Mayo Festival; annual outdoor celebration featuring live music, dance performances, food, art and crafts.

Sparks Hometown Farmers Market; one of the best summer events featuring live entertainment.

For more event information, visit: www.visitrenotahoe.com

What To Do In Carson Valley


Follow the legacy of Kit Carson, the explorer known for mapping the west and paving the way for Carson City's foundation. Stroll along the 2.5-mile Kit Carson Trail and listen to ninety-second narratives at 24 homes along the Kit Carson Trail give visitors a glimpse of frontier life.

On the 4th of July weekend, Carson comes alive with its own All American Celebration and Ride the Rails Steam Train Days.

The Nevada Day Parade and all the State celebration are a must not miss on November 1st.

It's Winter, Wine and All That Jazz in January at the Nugget.

When it's time to soak in some real local talent, take a look at the Carson City Symphony schedule - performing year-round.

Dust off your boots and head to the annual Carson Cowboy Poetry & Jubilee that hails each March in the Capitol's western town.

Broaden your horizons at the Annual Multi-cultural Festival that offers endless food, crafts and music from around the world.

Rub elbows and enjoy some ribs with the Governor and his family at the annual Tin Cup Tea and Chuck Wagon BBQ.

Need to get in the spirit? Don't miss the annual Victorian Home Christmas Tour throughout the Carson area.

For more event information, visit: http://www.carson-city.org/events/index.php

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