Every year since 1982, North Lake Tahoe has celebrated the coming of spring ski season with a 10-day festival of daytime and nighttime snow activities, games and events. Beginning Thursday, March 3, and ending March 13, the festival will be held throughout North Lake Tahoe at resorts including Squaw Valley, Homewood and Northstar-at-Tahoe.
Snow-centric events include “wacky human bowling,” snow sculpting, a snow queen competition, parades and races. Attendees also can expect concerts, theater and special dining opportunities throughout the festival’s duration.
Events vary in price. Opening ceremonies will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday evening at Gar Woods Grill & Pier in Carnelian Bay.
For more information, visit tahoesnowfestival.com.
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