North Lake Tahoe SnowFest Schedule (Part Two)

SnowFest Lake Tahoe

Earlier this month, our team at Sun Bear Realty and Vacation Rentals in Incline Village and Crystal Bay shared a list of events for the North Lake Tahoe SnowFest that is underway in March. With so many fun things to do, we had to make room for more through this Part Two blog. No matter what your schedule may include, be sure not to miss one or more of the events listed below. Many of which are fundraisers for local non-profits who would appreciate your support. The content below has been provided by our friends at SnowFest.

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Garwood's 34th Annual Polar Bear Swim

Sat Mar 4th, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Garwoods, 5000 N Lake Blvd, Carnelian Bay, CA 96140, USA 

Join us for this year's #polarbearswim on Saturday, March 4th at Garwoods Grill & Pier on Lake Tahoe. And if you’re brave enough…

You can now sign up to swim in the 34th Annual Polar Bear swim at @garwoodslaketahoe by visiting!

Tahoe Art Haus & The Tahoe Tap Haus Brewfest- benefiting Shane McConkey Foundation

Sat Mar 4th, 12:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Tahoe Tap Haus, 475 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145, USA 

It's the Tahoe Art Haus & Cinema and Tahoe Tap Haus' 4th annual Haus Brewfest, featuring eight local breweries and DJs on the Burning Man art car, Edna the Elephant. DJ's include Disco Terrorist, All Good Funk Alliance, Jimmy Dirt, and the Headliner Fort Knox Five. Stick around for a laser light show after dark. All proceeds to benefit Shane McConkey Foundation.

Pints and Pies - TCNS- Winter Party

Sat Mar 4th, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Fund Raiser for TCNS (Tahoe City Nursery School ) Music by the musicians of Jenni Charles! Good Food from Pints & Pies. Silent Auction, Come support TCNS !

2023 Tahoe City Dog Pull at Pete & Peter's

Sun, Mar 5, 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

Sun Mar 5th, 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

Mon Mar 6th, 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

Mon, Mar 6, 8:00 PM + 2 more events

Tahoe City Winter Sports Park • Tahoe City, CA

Starts at $200.00

 Mon Mar 6th 7:00pm - Fri 10th 11:00pm

Tahoe City Winter Sports Park, 251 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145, USA 

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 win by 2 or until time runs out.

Pete 'n Peter's Bar Olympics

Tue Mar 7th, 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, 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 running events.

2023 Wine & Ice Sculpture Competition

Wed, Mar 8, 12:00 PM

Gatekeeper's Museum • Tahoe City, CA

Starts at $100.00

Come enjoy a glass of wine & watch as professional and amateurs take to the chain saws to create unique and creative ice sculptures.

West Shore Market Cornhole Tournament benefiting Chris Park Scholarship Fund

Wed Mar 8th, 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

West Shore Market, 1780 W Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145, USA 

Online Event Location:  West Shore Market Cornhole Tournament 

Join us for The 4th annual West Shore Market Cornhole Tournament!

Dates: March 8th, 4 pm-10 pm, 16 teams of 2 people will compete in a double elimination bracket tournament. 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

Milk Jug Curling Wed Qualifying - DAY 2 - Hosted by Lake Tahoe Ski Club Foundation and Tahoe City PUD

Wed Mar 8th, 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Tahoe City Winter Sports Park, 251 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145, USA 

Wine N Ice Competition Hosted by Truckee River Winery benefiting Sierra Relief Kitchen

Fri Mar 10th, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Gatekeeper’s Museum, 130 W Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145, USA 

Watch as professionals and amateurs take to the chainsaws to create unique and creative ice sculptures at The Gatekeeper's Museum in Tahoe City.

Wine N Ice Competition - BUY TICKETS

BridgeTender Fat Friday Cajun Cookout benefiting Chris Park Scholarship Fund

Fri Mar 10th, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Bridgetender, 65 W Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145, USA 

Online Event Location:  Ribfest! 

Bridgetender Fat Friday Cajun Cookout. Outside dining is available. House Jambalaya, smoked pulled pork sliders and grilled shrimp.


Buy tickets online HERE

This event will be benefiting The Chris Park Scholarship Fund.

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

Fri Mar 10th, 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 Japanizes inspired tapas.

MUSIC -Jeff Conner & The Conner Party Band

North Tahoe PUD Pancake Breakfast

Sat Mar 11th 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 available at the door.

Will feature KIDS activities

Register in advance at

Kings Beach SnowFest Parade

Sat Mar 11th, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

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

2023 Kings Beach SnowFest! Parade

Saturday, March 11th | 11:30 am-12:30 pm

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

Sat Mar 11th, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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

5th Annual Alaskan Open Snow Golf Tournament

100% of Proceeds benefit Gateway Mountain Center.

Tee times are available on March 5, 2023 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.

$200 per team (no single entries). 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 own 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 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

Sun Mar 12th, 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

Tickets on sale soon!!

Hosted by Lake Tahoe Ski Club Foundation and Tahoe City PUD

BridgeTender Fat Friday Cajun Cookout benefiting Chris Park Scholarship Fun

Fri, Mar 10, 5:00 PM

Bridgetender Tavern and Grill • Tahoe City, CA

Starts at $30.00

RIVER RANCH Snow Sculpture Contest SNOWFEST Closing Ceremonies!

Sun Mar 12th, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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. King and Queen Raffle and much, much more.

Fat Cat 6th Annual Hot Wing Eating Contest

Sun Mar 12th, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Fat Cat - Tahoe City, 599 N Lake Blvd, Tahoe City, CA 96145, USA