Special Events

The City of South Lake Tahoe, California provides a pristine mountain setting framing one of the world’s most beautiful lakes. Lake Tahoe’s unique geography provides a venue fit for most any recreation event from adventure racing to low impact leisurely activities. The natural beauty of Lake Tahoe combined with a variety of night life and entertainment options make South Lake Tahoe an ideal backdrop for any music, art, or food festival.

The City is committed to hosting more special events and those that attract visitors worldwide to enjoy all that Lake Tahoe has to offer. If you'd like to bring a special event to South Lake Tahoe, all the information is available below or contact Recreation Manager Lauren Thomaselli (information on the right).

Looking for an Event in Town?

If you're looking for things to do in South Lake Tahoe, follow the calendar on the right or for more information, the Vistor's Page on our website has just about everything you need to know.

Host a Special Event

We invite you to contact the City of South Lake Tahoe Special Events Department to host your next event. We'll make the process hassle free for event producers and event managers so you can focus on making your event fantastic.

Event Locations

There are many wonderful locations to host events in South Lake Tahoe. You're invited to contact Special Event Coordintor for a personal FAM Tour of the City's potential Special Event locations (PDF) and visiting other private party locations.

Event Permitting Process

  • Download the Event Guidelines (PDF) to producing an event in South Lake Tahoe.
  • Complete Event Application (PDF) and submit via email, fax or mail.
  • Event Coordinator will contact you to discuss the event and facilitate the process.

Once we have reviewed the information, we will contact you to discuss your concept in more detail.