LOCAL EVENTS

Jul
26
Wed
Lake Tahoe Dance Festival @ Gatekeeper's Museum
Jul 26 – Jul 28 all-day
Lake Tahoe Dance Festival @ Gatekeeper's Museum | Tahoe City | California | United States

The Fifth Annual Lake Tahoe Dance Festival will take place July  26-28 at the Gatekeeper’s Museum in Tahoe City and the Truckee Amphitheater in Truckee.

The Opening Night Gala Performance on July 26 at the Gatekeeper’s Museum kicks off the Festival in style with food, wine, silent art auction and a breathtaking performance. 

Main Stage performances take place July 27 at Gatekeeper’s Museum and July 28 at Truckee Amphitheater—bring a picnic blanket or low-back chair to enjoy the setting world-class professional dance against the majestic backdrop of the Sierra landscape.

Jul
27
Thu
Truckee Thursdays @ Downtown Truckee
Jul 27 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Truckee Thursdays @ Downtown Truckee

From mid-June through August, Thursday night in downtown Truckee is a special experience for people of all ages—residents, tourists and participants alike. The Truckee Downtown Merchants Association is proud of the growth and popularity of Truckee Thursdays, one of the most successful promotions in downtown Truckee. The event features a food court, artisan vendors, merchant and community displays, children’s activities, live music and a beer garden.

Aug
3
Thu
Truckee Thursdays @ Downtown Truckee
Aug 3 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Truckee Thursdays @ Downtown Truckee

From mid-June through August, Thursday night in downtown Truckee is a special experience for people of all ages—residents, tourists and participants alike. The Truckee Downtown Merchants Association is proud of the growth and popularity of Truckee Thursdays, one of the most successful promotions in downtown Truckee. The event features a food court, artisan vendors, merchant and community displays, children’s activities, live music and a beer garden.

Aug
10
Thu
Truckee Thursdays @ Downtown Truckee
Aug 10 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Truckee Thursdays @ Downtown Truckee

From mid-June through August, Thursday night in downtown Truckee is a special experience for people of all ages—residents, tourists and participants alike. The Truckee Downtown Merchants Association is proud of the growth and popularity of Truckee Thursdays, one of the most successful promotions in downtown Truckee. The event features a food court, artisan vendors, merchant and community displays, children’s activities, live music and a beer garden.

Aug
11
Fri
Concours d’Elegance @ Obexer’s Boat Company
Aug 11 @ 10:00 am – Aug 12 @ 4:30 pm
Concours d'Elegance @ Obexer’s Boat Company  | Homewood | California | United States

The Tahoe Yacht Club hosts the 45th annual Concours d’Elegance this August, a luxury boat show and contest featuring refurbished and classical wooden crafts. Held at Obexer’s Boat Company in Homewood, the festival includes events such as an awards barbecue, opening-night gala dinner and dance, men’s grill, and ladies’ luncheon and fashion show, and the Woodie Over-The-Bottom—a boating event in which many of the wooden boats displayed at the Concours d’Elegance follow a pre-set course beginning and ending at the Tahoe City Marina.

Homewood Fine Arts & Crafts Festival @ Homewood Mountain Resort
Aug 11 @ 10:00 am – Aug 13 @ 5:00 pm
Homewood Fine Arts & Crafts Festival @ Homewood Mountain Resort | Homewood | California | United States

Homewood Mountain Resort on Tahoe’s West Shore celebrates summer with three weekends of the Homewood Fine Arts & Crafts Festival. These free events bring together more than 50 artists showcasing an assortment of collectable arts and crafts in a variety of media, including ceramics, paintings, jewelry, woodwork, photography and more.

Aug
12
Sat
Ta-Hoe Nalu Paddle Festival @ Kings Beach
Aug 12 – Aug 13 all-day
Ta-Hoe Nalu Paddle Festival @ Kings Beach | Kings Beach | California | United States

Join some of the world’s best stand-up paddlers at Kings Beach for this two-day event filled with racing and activities. In addition to the assortment of races for all ages, the festival features a non-competitive guided paddle tour, live music and raffles at the Kona Beer Garden, a sandcastle building contest, a face painting contest, and all-day demos and clinics.

Great Gatsby Living History Festival @ Tallac Historic Site
Aug 12 @ 10:00 am – Aug 13 @ 4:00 pm
Great Gatsby Living History Festival @ Tallac Historic Site | South Lake Tahoe | California | United States

The styles and trends of the 1920s come roaring back to the Tallac Historic Site on Tahoe’s South Shore for a two-day celebration that serves as the Tahoe Heritage Foundation’s biggest fundraiser of the year. Guests are treated to a variety of activities at the Pope and Baldwin Estates, including vintage car shows, music, children’s games from the 1920s, guided tours, historical talks, vendors of period clothing, jewelry, a silent auction and raffle, and more.

Brews, Jazz and Funk Fest @ Squaw Valley
Aug 12 @ 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Brews, Jazz and Funk Fest @ Squaw Valley | Olympic Valley | California | United States

Enjoy a full day of live music Village at Squaw Valley while sipping on a wide array of beers from 35 breweries. Musical acts include Jelly Bread, Gene Evaro Jr. and The Motet on Saturday, while Sunday’s lineup includes The Sextones, Royal Jelly Jive and Orgone. The $5 entry donation benefits the Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe.

Aug
18
Fri
Tahoe City Fine Arts & Crafts Festival @ Boatworks Mall
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – Aug 20 @ 5:00 pm
Tahoe City Fine Arts & Crafts Festival @ Boatworks Mall | Tahoe City | California | United States

Tahoe City will host the 9th annual Tahoe City Fine Arts and Crafts Festival on back-to-back weekends in August. The events allows visitors to meet with and browse the works of more than 45 of local Tahoe artisans and craftspeople showcasing a wide variety of arts and crafts, including photography, oil paintings, ceramic vessels, jewelry and more. Held on the open grassy area between the Boatworks Mall and Tahoe City Marina, these free events take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.