Lake Tahoe Activities-What to do in Lake Tahoe: Labor Day Weekend 2014

South Lake Tahoe is gearing up for a fun filled Labor Day Weekend.

After a hailstorm on Monday the  weather is supposed to be gorgeous and there is a lot going on, here are just a few ideas.


Sunday from 12-5:00pm Sample local restaurants paired with regional wineries at the 5th Annual Sample The Sierra


Saturday 10:00am the Great Tahoe Stern Wheeler Race


Thursday August 28th  Live at Lakeview at Lakeview Commons, free music on the beach, this week presenting Rocker-T


Friday and Saturday night  The Eagles at Harvey’s outdoor concert arena


Labor Day Weekend Firworks Extravaganza  August 31, 2014 at 8:30pm



Hike for Housing Fundraiser

 Hike for Housing Fundraiser


Hike for Housing Fundraiser for:  Habitat for Humanity & Saint Joseph Land Trust

Participate in the annual Hike for Housing on Saturday, September 15, 2012 at Spooner Lake Park! Hike around Spooner Lake or choose to do the more difficult hike up to Marlette Lake. Proceeds will be split between the El Dorado County Habitat for Humanity & St. Joseph’s Community Land Trust to help fund their projects.

Date:  September 15, 2012
Time:  9:00 am-3:00 pm (Registration: 9:00-11:00 am)
Location: Spooner Lake Park
Pre-registration:  $15/individual     $25/family (up to 5)
Registration at Event:  $20/individual   $30/family (up to 5)

This fun-filled day will include hiking at Spooner Lake and/or Marlette Lake and raffle prizes

For more information, call 530-541-2551 or 530-577-7762

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Labor Day Weekend Festivities in Tahoe

 Labor Day Weekend Festivities in Tahoe


Fireworks #1

Fireworks #1 (Photo credit: Camera Slayer)

There is a quite a few exciting activities all around Tahoe this weekend. Bring your family, bring your pets and expect great weather and fun all during Labor Day Weekend in Tahoe.

Bacon Beer and Bluegrass will jump start the 27th Annual Lake Tahoe Autumn Food and Wine Festival.  This celebration at the West Shore Cafe and Inn invites everyone to pair up refreshing microbrews with delicious bites of bacon!  Absynth Quintet will perform from 2- 5 pm and Emily Tessmer will follow up.

I can hardly believe there is less than 80 days until winter.   The 26th Annual Heavenly Sports Tent Sale will set up again this weekend with 75% off all major brand name ski and snowboard equipment.  Also, This will be the last chance for prospective pass buyers to purchase an Epic, Tahoe Value or Tahoe Local season pass for only $379 to start.  Heavenly will also be offering special pricing rates for season parking passes to Heavenly season pass holders this weekend.   You can buy California Main Lodge Parking passes at the California Main Lodge Season Pass Office and the Village Parking Garage Passes can be purchased at the Gondola Pass Office The tent sale begins Saturday, September 1, 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.; Sunday, September 2, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; and Monday, September 3, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Also at Heavenly this weekend, Salomon  and Big Blue Adventure presents the inaugural Heavenly Mountain Run. This adventure begins on September 2nd and runners will get the opportunity to run the 5.8 mile  all the way up into the sky!. Runners start at 6,565 feet at the California Base Lodge  and conclude the run at 9,250 feet at the top of the Gondola. For more information or to register, visit

Who’s up for some friendly ‘battle of the paddle’ on Lake Tahoe? At 10:30 Saturday morning, the California’s Tahoe Queen and Nevada’s M.S. Dixie II are set out to race each other for the 20th Great Lake Tahoe Sternwheeler Race sponsered by Korbel California Champagne.  It is a four mile race along the shores of Lake Tahoe.  Spectators can come out to cheer and support their favorite boat across the finish line!

This weekend, you can also taste test the best of Sierra’s food and wine. On Sunday, from 1-5 pm, Ski Run Blvd will be closed to host the yearly farm to fork event.   El Dorado County wineries will be pairing their award winning wines with delicious tastes from chefs all around Sierra Nevada.  Crafts, artisans and  live entertainment will also be participating.  Please visit for more information.  For only $30 for the admission, adults can taste food and wine and receive a commemorative glass.

At 8:30 pm on Sunday, the Labor Day Weekend Fireworks Extravanganza will fill the sky with colors.  Pyro Spectaculars will blast an exciting  20 minute show.  You and your family can view the show from many of our local beaches.  For prime viewing,  please head to Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course, M.S dixie II and Tahoe Queen.

With all the fun to be had this weekend, please also remember that there will be a lot of people in town visiting.  Please plan accordingly when driving through town.  Be patient, be safe and have fun!

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Outdoor Reggae Festival at Mont Bleu

Outdoor Reggae Festival at Mont Bleu


Check it out! Mont Bleu and PR Entertainment will be hosting their first event in the newly renovated outdoor amphitheater on June 30th. The Lake Tahoe Reggae Festival is an all day event for all ages.  The line up include Pepper,  Katchafire,  J Boog from Hawaii, Hot Rain, Keyser Soze, The Mark Sexton Band, UpRising, and Squarefield Massive.  You can purchase tickets at  or at Mont Bleu’s box office for $39.  The doors open at 1:30 and shows begin at 2.

PR Entertainment is also hooking up some lucky winners with VIP treatment. Go to their Facebook page to enter! Included would be 2 all access tickets to the festival,  a deluxe room at Mont Bleu and also transportation if you’re flying into Reno’s airport. This is not to be missed!



Horseback Riding-Stables

Piping Rock Equestrian Center

Pinnacle Lake Tahoe Getaways Located at
3045 Harrison Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA.
Phone: 866-407-0245