Every spring since 1982, North Lake Tahoe comes alive with 10 fun-filled days and nights jam packed with events and activities for all ages. This year, the annual favorites will return March 1-10, along with a host of great new ones! On and off the mountain, at North Tahoe’s numerous resorts and vibrant lakeside neighborhoods, there’s something for everyone.
In its 32nd year, SnowFest, is expected to draw thousands of attendees, with the majority of events free to spectators.
Opening Night Ceremonies, Laser Show, Torchlight Parade and Fireworks at Squaw Valley (March 1)
Mamasake Extreme Food Challenge for those with a strong stomach (March 1)
Jack London Commemorative Sierra Sled Dog Derby (March 2-3)
23rd Annual Gar Woods Polar Bear Swim in Tahoe’s frigid waters (March 2)
SnowFest Parades in Tahoe City and Kings Beach (March 2 and March 9 respectively)
Rahlves’ Banzai Tour at Squaw Valley (March 2-3)
37th Annual Great Ski Race, a 30-kilometer cross country race from Tahoe City to Truckee (March 3)
Jake’s Mardi Gras on the Lake Party (March 4)
Truckee’s Fastest Bartender Contest (March 6)
Blue Agave’s Indoor River Rafting and Trivia Night in Tahoe City (March 8)
Mother-Son Laser Tag at the Rideout Community Center on the West Shore (March 8)
Rahlves’ Banzai Tour at Sugar Bowl Ski Resort on Donner Summit (March 9-10)
25th Annual Snow Sculpture Contest at Tahoe City’s River Ranch Lodge (March 10)
Ta-Hoe Nalu Arctic Standup Paddleboard Race in Kings Beach (March 10)
For more information about SnowFest and a complete list of events, visit the organization’s website at http://www.tahoesnowfestival.com/. There you can also click to follow the event via Facebook and Twitter.