Parties in the snow
Fireworks, parades, a snow sculpture contest and lots of parties. Sounds like SnowFest.
The 33rd annual winter carnival opens Friday and concludes March 9. It celebrates life in the High Sierra with a jam-packed scheduled – 65 events in total. This year’s theme is “Bring Back the ’80s!” so pull out those neon track suits and matching Wayfarer sunglasses to get in the spirit. A fundraising kickoff party is 5-8 p.m. at Gar Woods Grill and Pier, North Lake Boulevard, Carnelian Bay; admission is $25.
Favorite SnowFest events include a torchlight parade, uphill and downhill dash, dog pull race and polar bear swim, where brave souls dive into Lake Tahoe’s cold waters. Cost and location of activities vary. Visit www.tahoesnowfestival.com for a full list of events and more information.
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