Events

The Lake Tahoe events calendar is your source for all events. Big Events, including can’t-miss Fourth of July parades, holiday happenings and special entertainment, keep Lake Tahoe action packed all year round.

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The Lake Tahoe Concours d’ Elegance Wooden Boat Show

Aug. 8-9 - The Lake Tahoe Concours d’ Elegance Wooden Boat Show, founded by members of the Tahoe Yacht Club in 1972 and hosted by the Club’s Foundation since 1994, is regarded nationally as the premier event for maritime enthusiasts.


Ta-hoe Nalu Stand-Up Paddle Festival

Aug. 15-17 - Help raise awareness and enjoy a weekend of workshops, activities, food and family entertainment. Try the growing sport of standup paddling on a demo paddle board or relax in a canoe or kayak.


Lake Tahoe SummerFest

Aug. 1-17 - Lake Tahoe SummerFest is a world-class celebration of the arts, and the signature Concert program will offer nine classical music concerts.


Farm-to-Fork Festival: Sample Sierra Nevada flavors

Aug. 31 - This festival features the food and wine tasting festival where wine lovers can sample finger foods, hear great music, tour an alpaca farm, or try out paddle boarding.


Children's Environmental Science Day

Aug. 9 - Lake Tahoe has great events for children, like the annual Children’s Environmental Science Day, a free community event held annually for children (ages 6 and up) and their families.


The Reno Air Races

Sept. 10-14 - The National Championship Air Races, locally known as the Reno Air Races, celebrate 51 years of The World's Fastest Motor Sport.


Street Vibrations

Sept. 24-28 - You'll find some of the finest VIP motorcycles around, bikini competitions, live music, roller derby, fireworks and more.


Oktoberfest at Squaw Valley

Sept. 27 - Oktoberfest at the Squaw Valley Village. Come celebrate with Squaw Valley as Winter nears. Enjoy traditional Bavarian music and folk dancers, a benefit beer garden, brats & kraut and games.


Lake Tahoe Marathon

Sept. 11-14 - This annual event has marathons, half marathons, 5k's, 10k's and is even walking friendly, all with a beautiful view of Tahoe.


Ironman Lake Tahoe

Sept. 21 - The Ironman Triathlon event consists of a cold 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike ride, and a 26.2 mile run along beautiful Lake Tahoe.


Lake Tahoe Kokanee Salmon Festival

Oct. 5-6 - Fall Fish Fest is an annual event that allows attendees to participate in outdoor activities, trail runs and interactive theater


Hangtown Halloween Ball

Oct. 24-26 - Join Railroad Earth and many other great acts spanning musical genres of blue-grass, rock, folk, and more for a weekend festival in Placerville, California.


Camp Richardson's Oktoberfest

Oct. 4-5 - A local's favorite, this festival features great food, music, family games & activities, and the famous Beer and Wine Garden.


36th Annual Freaker's Ball at MontBleu

Oct. 25 - For more than three decades MontBleu has hosted the largest, weirdest Halloween costume party, long considered one of the West Coast's favorites.