Lake Tahoe and Truckee Real Estate
Christy Deysher

4th Of July Events Guide 2017 for North Tahoe & Truckee

With so much to do and see around the 4th in Tahoe it’s easy to overlook some really spectacular events. Here is your Events Guide to help you create a memorable holiday!


July 3: Kings Beach 38th Annual Fireworks & Beach Party                                                   Time: 4-10; Fireworks at 9:30
Enjoy food vendors, drink concessions, music and contests on the beach!
More Info: Kings Beach Fireworks and Beach Party 

July 3: Squaw Valley Fireworks                                                                                                 Time: 9:20                                                                                                                                   Just a small part of the Freedom Fest (see more below), these fireworks won’t disappoint!               Full Freedom Fest Info and Events Click Here

July 4: Tahoe City Fireworks                                                                                                 Time: All Day; Fireworks at Dusk                                                                                                 Cost: Free though Donations suggested as they are 100% Donation Funded                     Family Beach Day, food and activities all day on Common’s Beach followed by the 72nd showing of what has been named one of the America’s Best Fireworks Displays. More Info: Click Here for  Full Tahoe City Fireworks Details

July 4: Donner Lake Fireworks at West End Beach                                                             Time: All Day; Fireworks at Dusk                                                                                                Cost: $6/ticket in advance from Truckee Donner Parks & Rec                                               The West End event is just for Truckee Residents and Homeowners though the fireworks are visible from much of the lake (think public piers and Donner State Park) and from the top of Old Highway 40.                                                                                                                               Click Here for Donner Lake 4th of July Celebration Details 

July 4: Incline Village Fireworks                                                                                               Time: 9:30-1o                                                                                                                                  Cost: Free                                                                                                                                         See these Armed Forces Tribute fireworks ranked 9th in the Nation from Incline Village Beaches. The San Diego Marine Band will be performing on one of the beaches during the fireworks. Click Here for Beach Locations and Info

Other Events on the 4th:

Truckee Firecracker Mile Run along the parade route benefitting the Auburn Ski Club’s Youth & Junior Progams.                                                                                                           Register Online or Day of from 8:00-9:15.  Road is closed to thru traffic at 8:30 so be prepared. Run starts between 9:40 and 9:55 depending on what wave you are running. Click Here for Firecracker Mile Info

Truckee Parade Time: 10-1, Donner Pass Rd by Safeway through Old Town


Don’t miss the famous Truckee River Drill Team and other fantastic highlight of this unique 4th parade! Road closes to thru traffic at 8:30 so get your spot early and catch the Firecracker Mile Run beforehand! Click Here for Truckee Parade Info


Northstar Kids Bike Parade:                                                                                            Decorate bikes, razors, clothes, even your dog! And join this fun parade through the village. Decorating materials hosted in front of Mine near the Village entrance.                                 Click Here for Bike Parade Info


Festivals & Single Day Events During 4th of July Week

July 1-2: Beerfest & Bluegrass Festival at Northstar                                                        Music, brews and fun activities for the whole family at this 11th annual event!                               Click Here for Full Beerfest & Bluegrass Details

July 1-4: Squaw Valley Freedom Fest

                                                                 Summer skiing & 3 days of mid-mountain music tributing the ’91 Jerry Garcia Band shows at Squaw. Don’t forget about the High Camp pool, hot tub & bar, the KT Base Bar and all the other wonderful restaurants and shops in the Village.                                                                Click Here for  Full Freedom Fest Details

July 1-4 Pacific Fine Arts Festival at Homewood 10-5 each day                                     More than 50 artists displaying their wares at this outdoor event.                                                 Click Here For Full event details 

July 1-4 Red, White & Tahoe Blue Independence Day Festival in Incline                           Kick it off on Sat July 1 at 10:15 with Crystal Bay/Incline Village Parade. This celebration is filled with events including Community Fair, Pancacke Breakfasts, Beer & Brats, Duck Races, Wine & Cheese, and so much more!                                                                                        Click Here for Red, White & Tahoe Blue Calendar of Events

July 2: Dead Winter Carpenters appear at Common’s Beach in Tahoe City from 4-7 as part of the Concert at Common’s Beach Summer Series.                                                              Enjoy this awesome bluegrass band with Tahoe roots with Lake Tahoe as a backdrop                        Click Here for Dead Winter Carpenters Show Info  or the Here for the Full Summer Concert at Common’s Beach Lineup

July 5: Keep Tahoe Red, White & Blue Beach Cleanups  8:30-11 Am                             After all the 4th of July activities on the lake, our beaches are trashed, literally! Do your part to help Keep Tahoe Blue. Cleanup sites include Commons Beach, Kings Beach, Kiva Beach, Nevada Beach, and Regan Beach.                                                                                           Click Here for More Info & To Sign Up for Clean-up

July 5: Tahoe City Lakeside Movie Series Presents: The Great Outdoors at the             Gatekeeper’s Museum  Click Here For the Full Summer Movie Lineup


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