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Holidays and Events

Labor Day marks the unofficial end of the summer and the start of cooler and crisper days. Even though the summer season is winding down, there's still plenty of fun in the sun to be had this Labor Day weekend around North Lake Tahoe.  From wine festivals to live music to beach activities, we have you covered on the best ways to celebrate the holiday this year.   So savor the last days of summer with a trip to Tahoe this Labor Day weekend.  Check out our list of local events below!


Lake Tahoe Music and Drone Fest

To Kick off Labor Day Weekend, the North Tahoe Business Association is hosting a night of live music by Groove Session followed by a custom drone light show where 300 drones will be lighting up Lake Tahoe's skies.  

Alibi Ale Works and Truckee River Winery will serve beer, wine, and non-alcoholic beverages, and local food vendors will have food available.

Event Details:

  • Date: Friday, September 1st. 
  • Time: Live music starts at 6:30 pm. The drone show begins at 9 p.m.
  • Location: Kings Beach State Recreation Area.


Drum set

Steelin‘ Dan is an award-winning tribute band from Sacramento and Northern California that plays the music of Steely Dan. Known for their fun and lively shows, Steelin’ Dan is the recipient of Sacramento Magazine's Best of Sacramento Award: "Best Show Stealers."  

Event Details:

  • Date: Saturday, September 2nd
  • Time: 8:00 pm-11:00 pm
  • Location: Crystal Bay Casino 


Lake Tahoe Wine Fest

Brought to you by The Village at Palisades Tahoe and Uncorked, the 32nd Annual Alpen Wine Fest includes an all-inclusive wine tasting from over forty exceptional wineries, live music, and a silent auction and raffle. Entry into the event is a donation to Can Do MS, a foundation providing wellness and education for people with Multiple Sclerosis. With the donation, attendees receive a crystal souvenir wine glass and tastings from over 40 vineyards. The event is open to all ages, but you must be 21 or older and present a valid ID to participate in the wine tasting.

Event Details:

  • Date: Sunday, September 3rd
  • Time: 2 pm-5 pm
  • Location: The Village at Palisades Tahoe


wild west fest Lake Tahoe

Celebrate the wild west at Wild West Fest on September 2nd, 2023, at Tahoe Donner Equestrian Center. Starting at 4:30 in the afternoon, enjoy cowboys and cowgirls in equestrian performances, live music, games, and a western-style barbecue dinner. The kids can enjoy pony rides, hands-on crafts, and face painting. This ticketed event is perfect for the whole family.  

Event Details:

  • Date: Saturday, September 2nd
  • Time: 4:30 pm-7:30 pm
  • Location: Equestrian Center at Alder Creek Adventure Center


Lake Tahoe live music

Enjoy free live music with a rockin’ blues band from the North Lake Tahoe and Reno area. The band is a powerfully unique combination of R&B, funk, jazz, and Chicago-style blues from high in the mountains – polished and tight, yet bursting at the seams.

Event Details:

  • Date: Sunday, September 3rd
  • Time: 4 pm-7 pm
  • Location: Common's Beach

Book Your Tahoe Vacation

Now is the perfect time to book one last summer getaway. Take advantage of our Labor Day Deal and book your Lake Tahoe Vacation Home today! Contact one of our Vacation Specialists today to assist you in organizing your summer getaway or explore all available vacation rentals

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