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South Lake Tahoe Events and Festivals

Blessed with brilliant sunshine almost every day South Lake Tahoe is an exciting alpine resort with endless outdoor activities, from skiing to boating to hiking, and many fun events throughout the year. Whether you love music, food, beer, sports or the arts, the South Lake Tahoe area plays host to a sensational lineup of sports events, festivals, concerts, holiday celebrations, and golf tournaments. See what's happening in South Lake Tahoe and at the Beach Retreat & Lodge.

Happenings at the Resort

The Beach Retreat & Lodge offers fun family events and holiday happenings throughout the year. From the Summer Luau to our Winter Wonderland, there's always something going on at our South Lake Tahoe resort.

Summer Luau

Enjoy a luau on the beach with island-inspired drinks, an authentic buffet with kalua pork, and hula dancers that make you feel like you're in the Pacific. Tickets include the buffet, entertainment, 1 Mai-Tai or Tahoe punch, and a Hawaiian lei. Join us on Lake Tahoe beach from 6:00 - 9:00 pm and embrace the spirit of the islands. Tickets: Adults $65 and Kids 12 & under: $32
 
Check-in begins at 5:30 pm at our beachfront event tent. Seating is first come-first served so arrive early if you want your group seated together. Day of tickets are not guaranteed and will be sold based upon availability. Refunds are available on Eventbrite up to 7 days prior to the event.
Summer Luau

Dive-In Pool Movies

Dive into our outdoor pool and watch our weekly movies on the large screen at the Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe. Gather with family and friends, pull up a lounge chair, and watch your favorite flicks poolside every Friday and Saturday night during the summer. Movies are free for guests and begin at dusk between 8:45 and 9:00 PM.
Dive-In Pool Movies
 

Upcoming Resort Events

  • Dr. Seuss' Birthday - date from Monto
  • St. Patrick's Day Bingo - March
  • Live Music at the Tiki Bar - Summer
  • Trick & Retreat Halloween Party - October 31
  • S'more Mondays at Sidelines Sports Pub - Winter Season
  • Winter Wonderland - Pictures with Santa, cookie decorating, and holiday crafts - December
 
 

Upcoming Annual Events in South Lake Tahoe

Tahoe Brewfest - June - Heavenly's Cal Lodge

Sample craft brews from Lake Tahoe's top local brewers, including Cold Water Brewery & Grill, South Lake Brewery, Sidellis, Hwy 50 Brewery, and AleWorX, while enjoying a beautiful day in South Lake Tahoe. This annual brew fest pairs the pours with incredible food from local restaurants, live music, and a festive market.
Tahoe Brewfest - June - Heavenly's Cal Lodge

Lights on the Lake Fireworks - July 4th - South Lake Tahoe

Enjoy a spectacular Fourth of July fireworks celebration on the south shores of Lake Tahoe. See the night sky light up with colorful pyrotechnics over the sapphire waters of Lake Tahoe. The best places to watch the fireworks show are from the Timber Cove Marina at the Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe, Nevada Beach, Tallac Historic Site, the beach at Edgewood-Tahoe, and the M.S. Dixie II.
Lights on the Lake Fireworks - July 4th - South Lake Tahoe

American Century Golf Tournament - July - Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course

See professional athletes, TV personalities, movie stars, and musicians hit the fairways for this annual celebrity golf tournament near South Lake Tahoe. The event takes place the second week of July at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course on the south shores of Lake Tahoe. Edgewood Tahoe is considered one of the most beautiful golf courses in the world.
American Century Golf Tournament - July - Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course

Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival - July & August - Sand Harbor at Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park

Enjoy performances of the Bard's iconic plays under the stars on the shores of Lake Tahoe this summer. The Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival offers performances and entertainment in July and August at the Warren Edward Trepp Stage at Sand Harbor. Enjoy outdoor dining at Shakespeare's Kitchen or bring food for a picnic in the state park. 
Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival - July & August - Sand Harbor at Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park

Sample the Sierra - Mid September - Bijou Community Park in South Lake Tahoe

Experience this farm-to-fork food festival celebrating the food scene and culinary heritage of the Sierra Nevada region. Bringing together chefs, growers, farmers, and producers, the annual event offers food, wine and beer tastings, live music, art, farm tours, a chef's cooking challenge, and a festival marketplace with locally-made jam, soap, honey, olive oil, art, crafts, jewelry, and crafts. 
Sample the Sierra - Mid September - Bijou Community Park in South Lake Tahoe

SnowGlobe Music Festival - December 29-31- South Lake Tahoe Community Playfields

Part music festival, part winter adventure, this 3-day festival features the world's top musicians and the best snow for an awesome experience of music in the mountains. Skiers, snowboarders, and music lovers will find the ultimate escape for New Year's Eve in South Lake Tahoe, CA, with multiple stages of live music ending in a NYE bash.
SnowGlobe Music Festival - December 29-31- South Lake Tahoe Community Playfields
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