Truckee Tahoe Summer Weekly Events, Activities & Things To Do


Concerts at Commons Beach in Tahoe City

Local, regional & national performers will delight Tahoe City audiences every Sunday afternoon this summer. This FREE 12-week concert series begins June 26th through September 4th. Music begins at 4:00pm and lasts until 7:00pm, (occasional early starts @3pm). Local food and drink vendors sell beer, wine, soft drinks, ice-cream, sushi, barbecue, salads and more. Come early to enjoy the Lakeside ambiance with friends and family (there is a fully equipped playground for the little rockers). Your picnic and beverages from home are welcome.


Martini Mondays

Spindleshanks serves dinner nightly at 5:30 p.m. with the bar opening at 5 p.m. Martini Mondays features $5 stem Martinis all night in the bar. And, Happy Hour is offered nightly in the bar from 5 to 7 p.m., with Happy Hour all night on Tuesday in the bar.



Make your way to the Village at Squaw Valley for the free Blue’s concert series and indulge in the delicious food and drinks the Village has to offer! Fun for the whole family!


Movies on the Beach

Tahoe City’s free outdoor movie series this summer offering families and movie-goers a splendid outdoor cinema experience every Wednesday in Tahoe City.

Yoga Squaw’d

 Breathe and stretch with us every Wednesday this summer on First Street in The Village at Squaw Valley. This free yoga class features special guest appearances from well known yoga instructors through the end of August.

Music in the Park

 Free music in the park every Wednesday at the Truckee Regional Park Gebhardt Amphitheater. Enjoy local talent from 6:30-8:00pm.  Bring food, drinks, chairs, and blankets to have a fun summer evening with family and friends.


Truckee Thursdays

Truckee Thursdays is an 11-week outdoor Thursday evening event held during June, July and August. Activities include a certified organic Farmers’ Market, live music, arts and crafts vendors, beer garden, sidewalk sales, outdoor dining, and family/children’s activities.

Free Outdoor Movie Series At Squaw

Families and friends can snuggle up under the stars while enjoying new releases and family classics on the big screen in the Events Plaza at The Village at Squaw Valley.  All movies start at 8:30pm, weather permitting. Blankets and warm clothes are recommended.

Tahoe City Farmer’s Market

The Tahoe City Farmers Market is a fantastic community event not to be missed. Set on the the shores of Lake Tahoe at the Commons Beach, the market offers visitors and residents access to California certified farm-fresh, fruits, vegetables, flowers, and more. This annual event runs from May through October every Thursday from 8am – 1pm in the Commons Beach parking lot in Downtown Tahoe City.

Trivia Night - Pizza on The Hill (January-April)

Test your brain skills at Pizza on The Hill which is in Tahoe Donner on Thursdays. Even begins at 6:30 and ends at 8pm, and you may even win free pizza! Call 530-587-9400 ahead of time to insure it hasn't been cancelled.


Free Family Movie Night - Pizza On The Hill 

Beginning at 6:30pm, enjoy G and PG films with family and kids. Call 530-587-9400 to make sure it's playing.

Truckee Farmers Market

June 5-Sept. 11 @ the former Factory Outlet Stores,12047 Donner Pass Road from 10:00am to 2:00pm.

Live Music at Gar Woods

Come out and enjoy live music every Friday night right on beautiful Lake Tahoe in Carnelian Bay.

Music on the Beach in Kings Beach

Enjoy free, live music performances featuring a variety of genres at Music on the Beach Fridays at Kings Beach State Recreation Area from 6:00-8:30pm.


Sidewalk Saturdays in Tahoe City

Join us on the second Saturday of the month, May through September. Sip and shop, enjoy specials, entertainment and all that Tahoe City has to offer.

Drive In Movies

Doors will open at 7 p.m. and the movies will start between 8 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. There will be no outside food or drink allowed in the theater. The new Mountain View BBQ will be open during the movie where guests may purchase snacks and beverages. The Bungy Trampoline will also be doing jumping sessions between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. before the movie begins.

Local Beaches

Truckee Tahoe Beaches   

Hiking Trails

Truckee Tahoe Hiking Trails

Parks & Playgrounds

Truckee Regional Park

Lake Toys & Rentals

Lake Tahoe Boat Rentals and Lake Toys

Golf Courses

Truckee Tahoe Golf Courses

Heli-Vertex - 10% Guest Discount

Truckee Tahoe Helicopter Tour

Disc Golf Courses

Truckee Tahoe Disc Golf Courses

Emerald Bay

Truckee Tahoe Emerald Bay

Lake Tahoe Tours

Lake Tahoe Tours

Rock Climbing

Truckee Tahoe Rock Climbing

Truckee Rodeo

Truckee Pro Rodeo

Tahoe Donner Programs

Summer Programs

Northstar Downhill Mountain Biking

Northstar Downhill Mountain Bike Course

Wanderlust Festival (Squaw Valley)

Wanderlust at Squaw

July - Enjoy a multi-day festival, or inspiring single day events. Yoga, Vendors, Food, and unbelievable Night Time Music Scene with big name artists!

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