Snow, Snowfest, and Sunshine, Too (Part 2)

Lake Tahoe Snowfest Parade

(Photo courtesy of North Tahoe Snowfestival)

Last week we provided a list of the first part of the 34th Annual North Tahoe Snowfestival. And here's the rest of the events for you and yours to enjoy!

Tahoe City Dog Pull

Sunday, March 3, 11:00 AM

Pete 'n Peters • Tahoe City, CA

Starts at $20.00

A live event providing drinks and facilities to host a dog pull event. A snow run will be made which will be fenced and staked with tools provided by the Tahoe City PUD. The weight of the dog will determine how much weight they pull. A prize bag will be awarded for each dog's weight class in their winning division.

All proceeds benefit Palisades Avalanche Dogs and a big thanks to Alpine Power Equipment for hosting!

Sunnyside Luau-Proceeds to Benefit Sierra Community House

Sunday, March 3, 2024, 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Sunnyside Restaurant, 1850 W Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145, USA 

Aloha SNOWFEST. Come join us for a "Hawaiian Luau" style menu and enjoy lake views that rival anything in the world. Sunnyside Annual Luau will feature Hawaiian-style Pupus entries and drinks. Wear your best Hawaiian-style digs and bring your Aloha spirit.

Za's 8th Annual Clam Bake! benefiting N. Lake Tahoe Snowfest

Monday, March 4, 2024, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Za's Lakefront, 120 Grove St, Tahoe City, CA 96145, USA 

Come on in and enjoy Za's Traditional Clambake and the best views on the lake in Tahoe City, CA.  $30 per plate includes - 1 lbs steamed clams,1/2 chicken, corn and potatoes. Purchase tickets directly through Za's.

Milk Jug Curling - Hosted by Lake Tahoe Ski Club Foundation & T.C.P.U.D

Monday, March 4, 2024, 8:00 PM + 2 more events

Tahoe City Winter Sports Park • Tahoe City, CA

Starts at $200.00

Hosted by Lake Tahoe Ski Club Foundation and Tahoe City PUD

Event Description: Curling on the Tahoe City ice rink - teams of 4 compete to see who can slide their milk jugs across the ice to a target to gain points. Play begins with each team sliding one jug, the team with the jug farthest from the target then slides until they better the other team's closest jug. Play continues in that format until all 8 jugs (4 per team) have been played. multiple rounds are played until one team reaches 15 points wins by 2 or until time runs out.

Pete 'n Peter's Bar Olympics

Tuesday, March 7, 2024, 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Pete 'n peters, 395 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145, USA

Teams play a combo of bar games from pool, and shuffleboard to darts for the rare chance of being this year’s Champion of Pete 'n Peters Bar Olympics. Bring your A-Game and a few of your friends for one of SNOWFEST longest longest-running events.

Wine & Ice Sculpture Competition - AliBi Ale Works

Friday, March 8, 2024, 12:00 PM

Alibi Ale Works, 10069 Bridge St, Truckee, CA 96161

Truckee River Winery is hosting a fundraising event with Truckee River Watershed Council. On-Site Ice carvers will be given 5 hours to sculpt their blocks of ice on Friday March 8th at Alibi Ale Works in Truckee. All carvers will be judged on artistry, creativity, level of difficulty and relevance. Carvers are encouraged to choose a design that emulates all three of these skills. A max of 2 individuals per team

Shadyside Lounge and Cornhole Tournament!

March 8th, 2024, 4 pm-10 pm

Location TBZ

16 teams of 2 people will compete in a double elimination bracket tournament to raise money for the Boys and Girls Club. 1 day only tournament starts at 4:00 pm SHARP!

Tickets: $100 per team with the winning team getting $400 + West Shore Market swag!

Buy Tickets HERE

Sign up and learn more at

Jake's on the Lake, Snowfest So Fresh Benefiting North Tahoe Search and Rescue

Friday, March 8, 2024, 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Jake's on the Lake, Tahoe City, 780 N. Lake Blvd. Tahoe City, Ca 96145 

Hi All, come one come all to Jake's "SNOWFEST SO FRESH" Live Music and Sushi!! Hours tba, excited to bring back our successful event from last year. Handrolls, sashimi, and Japanese-inspired tapas.

North Tahoe PUD Pancake Breakfast

Saturday, March 8, 2024, 8:00am - 11:00am

North Tahoe Event Center, 8318 N Lake Blvd, Kings Beach, CA 96143, USA 

The North Tahoe Public Utility District is proud to host the annual Kings Beach Pancake Breakfast before the Kings Beach parade. This year's breakfast will be held at the North Tahoe Event Center and we are excited to welcome the community back to this wonderful venue! $10 adults $5 Kids. Tickets are available at the door.

Will feature KIDS activities

Register in advance at

Kings Beach SnowFest Parade

Saturday, March 8, 2024, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Secline Street, Secline St, Kings Beach, CA 96143, USA 

This fun-filled event brings over 1,700 spectators and features entries from over 30 local community organizations and businesses, featuring costumes, floats, and live music. Everyone is encouraged to spend the day in Kings Beach for SnowFest! activities and events.

The small-town, big-time parade brings smiles and joy as it travels east on Highway 28 along the beautiful north shore of Lake Tahoe. The parade will start at Secline Street and end at Racoon Street. The announcing stand and judges' table will be next to the King Building near the Bear Street Roundabout.

Be advised that Hwy 28 will be closed from the intersection of Hwy 267 to Fox St. during the parade.

5th Annual Alaskan Open Snow Golf Tournament benefiting Gateway Mountain Center- Big Blue BBQ Food Truck /Cafe Zenon

Saturday, March 10, 2024, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Tahoe City Golf Course, 251 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145, USA 

7th Annual Alaskan Open Snow Golf Tournament

100% of Proceeds benefit Gateway Mountain Center.

Tee times are available on March 9 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.

$50 per player/Teams of 5 players.

The tournament is a nine-hole scramble best ball format with teams of 5 players. Snow golf is played with a tennis ball and each player is allowed three clubs (bring your clubs & tennis balls). Skis or snowshoes are welcome but not required. Outrageous Caddyshack/Hot Dog The Movie inspired golf attire is encouraged. Food and drinks are available at Cafe Zenon. Additional eats by Big Blue BBQ . COME HUNGRY!!!

I-Did-A-Run Dog Race Benefit for the Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe at Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Resort

Sunday, March 10, 2024, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Resort, 11603 Snowpeak Way, Truckee, CA 96161, USA 

Dogs of all shapes and sizes compete in this entertaining, timed dog pull race which raises money for the Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe.

Dogs of all breeds and sizes compete against the clock, pulling sleds over a snow-covered course across four weight divisions; 0-25 pounds, 26-50 pounds, 51-75 pounds, and “heavy weight” at 75 pounds and over. Prizes are awarded to the fastest competitor in each division with a trophy for the overall winner.

The entry fee is $25 per dog and includes a goody bag for the competing pooch. Check-in begins at 12:30 and the races begin at 1:00 PM

Hosted by Lake Tahoe Ski Club Foundation and Tahoe City PUD

Wintery-Fun @ Sugarpine Point State Park

Saturday, March 9, 2024, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Sugarpine State Park, 7360 W Lake Blvd, Tahoma, CA 96142

We will have a snowman-building contest, FREE cross-country skiing and snowshoe hikes, snow-science exhibit, crafts, and HOT CHOCOLATE!!!!

RiverRanch Snow Sculpture Contest and Closing Party

Saturday, March 10, 2024, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

River Ranch Lodge, Tahoe City, Ca

Annual SNOWFEST closing event!! Hosting teams from non-profit organizations who will mold shape carve color and decorate their mounds of snow into a masterpiece!! Teams compete for cash prize donations to their NPO. Come for Food, fun, live music, and celebration of another fantastic event.