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Top 10 Summer Events



Snowboarding News | Tuesday June 13, 2017 | Shared By: Squaw Valley

Summers in Lake Tahoe and Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows are the best. Sunny days, stunning scenery and tons of fun outdoor events. Check out our top 10 summer happenings you don't want to miss!

Squaw Valley Freedom Fest
Come for the... skiing in July and mid-mountain music

July 1-4: A music and ski festival with plenty of action on and off the slopes. We'll be spending the long weekend with skiing & riding, mid-mountain music and High Camp Pool & Hot Tub parties! Plus, even more live music with FREE shows at KT Base Bar and a fireworks performance on Monday evening following the free show by Big Head Todd and the Monsters! Details>>

Peaks & Paws
Come for... Tahoe's most dog-friendly event

June 17-18: Two days of live music, pet-friendly vendors and dogs galore. Activities include guided hikes, a Splash Dogs dock jumping competition and flaunting your furry friends around the Village. All event proceeds benefit the Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe. Details>>

Come for the... acclaimed Blues musicians and discounted lodging

Tuesdays June 13-September 5: Every summer Tuesday acclaimed Blues musicians from across the country rock The Village at Squaw Valley with free live music. Grab a drink from the Blues Bar and lounge in an Adirondack chair or dance with the crowd. Make a night of it and crash in The Village - rooms start at just $99/night! Details>>

Kids Adventure Games
Come for the... kid-sized obstacles and friendly competition

Kids Adventure Games

June 23-35: Mountain biking, hiking, zip-lines, a Tarzan rope swing, giant Slip-n-Slide, tubing, cargo nets, mud pits and more. Your kids (ages 6-14) will have a blast as they conquer obstacles in the great outdoors of Squaw Valley! Details>>

Concerts at Commons Beach
Come for the... live music and lake views

Photo: Concerts at Commons Beach

Sundays, June 18 - September 3: Tahoe locals and visitors alike gather at Commons Beach in Tahoe City every Sunday afternoon to enjoy an eclectic lineup of free lakeside music and fantastic local food. Take the scenic route and ride a bike from The Village at Squaw Valley down to the Truckee River bike path that leads to Tahoe City. Bike Rentals available at Parallel Mountain Sports. Details>>

Wanderlust Festival 
Come for the... yoga, meditation and music

July 20-23: The Wanderlust Yoga Festival returns for a four-day event that celebrates yoga, meditation, music, nature and camaraderie all in the pristine setting of Squaw Valley. Some of the world’s best yoga and wellness teachers, and top musical acts descend upon Squaw for the event, bringing expertise and passion to the festival. Details>>

Outdoor Summer Movie Series
Come for the... big screen under the stars

Thursdays July 6 - August 31: Cozy up under the stars and enjoy new releases and family classics on the big screen in The Village a Squaw Valley. Movies start at 8:30pm, so bring a blanket or extra layer! Details>>

Brews, Jazz & Funk Fest 
Come for the... funky music and great beer 

August 12-13: The Brews, Jazz and Funk Fest will returns to Squaw Valley with another incredible music lineup. Festival-goers can sip on a wide array of beers from over 35 different breweries as they soak in the sun and tunes. Details>> 

Truckee Thursdays 
Come for the... quaint downtown and local vendors

Photo: Bill Stevenson

Summer Thursdays, June 8 - August 17: Every Thursday the streets of Historic Downtown Truckee come alive with live music, local artisans and delicious food and drink. Check out the free shuttle to and from Squaw Valley.

Foam Fest
Come for the... 40 craft breweries and tastings for a cause

September 2: Back for its 28th year, Foam Fest will take over the KT Base Bar outdoor sun deck with 40 craft breweries and amazing live music. Unlimited tastings with purchase of a ticket, with all proceeds benefiting Achieve Tahoe. Details>>


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