Enjoy the great outdoors this summer! The Memorial Day Weekend marks the start of the summer season in Tahoe & Truckee. These local events are found at historic venues, beside fire pits, and along the water’s edge at Lake Tahoe, Donner Lake and the beautiful Truckee River.
Join the crowd for the Summer Concert on the Green at the Tahoe Donner Driving Range, or swing by the Truckee Airport for the regions most family-friendly Air Show & Festival! See below for some of Truckee-Tahoe’s most talked about Summer Events!
THURSDAYS, JUNE 9 to AUG. 8
And we are back! Thursday is the evening to head to downtown Truckee. Enjoy local food vendors, merchant, and community booths, as well as musical performances, kids’ activities, and a beer garden.
Info: 5 to 8:30 p.m. | Downtown Truckee
Truckee Brew Fest
SATURDAY, JUNE 10
This fun event is an annual fundraiser to support programs, sponsorships, grants, and scholarships for the youth of Truckee. Featuring tons of great breweries and their finest beers on draft, and live music from Drop Theory.
Info: $30/advance, $35/door | free/designated driver; 1 to 5 p.m. | Truckee Regional Park
JUNE 15 – 24
Get your boots on, partner, because this 10-day event is the wildest in the West! Events include bareback riding, steer wrestling, saddle bronco riding, team roping, tie-down roping, mutton bustin’, and barrel racing.
Info: tickets start at $1 |, Reno Rodeo Association, Reno
Tahoe Donner’s Concert on the Green
JULY 1 – 2
Tahoe Donner’s biggest event of the year returns Saturday and Sunday, July 1 and 2! Tickets are on sale now and will sell out! Saturday will feature tributes to Billy Joel and Bruce Springsteen and Sunday will feature tributes to Steely Dan and a 70s, 80s and 90s cover band.
Info: $35 adults, $15 ages 7-12, Free 6 & under
Red, White, and Tahoe Blue
JULY 1 – 4
Incline Village and Crystal Bay celebrate Independence Day with parades, tributes to veterans, fireworks, concerts, chalk drawings, rubber ducky races, food, and more.
Info: times and locations vary
Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival
JULY 8 – AUG. 27
Admire the sunset from the East Shore of Lake Tahoe while Shakespeare’s works come alive on the stage. This year features Love’s Labour’s Lost and The Hound of The Baskervilles.
Info: tickets start at $27 | Sand Harbor State Park, Incline Village
Truckee Tahoe Airshow & Family Festival
SATURDAY, JULY 8
One of the region’s most family-friendly events featuring a breathtaking air show with world renowned performers, a STEM Expo, family festival, and much more! All proceeds go directly to Truckee/North Lake Tahoe youth organizations.
Info: free, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Truckee Airport
LOCAL FARMERS MARKETS
Truckee Community Farmers Market:
Sundays, June 4 to Sept. 24 | 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. | 10247 Donner Pass Road (Tri Counties Bank Plaza)
Lake Tahoe Markets
Thursdays, May 25 to Aug. 31 | 4 to 7 p.m. | Lake Tahoe School
Thursdays, May 18 to Oct. 12, | 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. | Commons Beach
Lake Tahoe Markets:
Wednesdays, May 24 to Sept. 13 | 4 to 7 p.m. | Kahle Community Park