City's 50th Anniversary Celebration

Commemorative Book Honors City’s First 50 Years

In honor of its 50th Anniversary, the City of South Lake Tahoe created a commemorative 123 page book chronicling its first 50 years of incorporation. The book is titled “A Small Town with a Big View” and is available for purchase at City Hall located at 1901 Airport Road. The cost of the book is $25.00 and payments of check and cash are accepted.

Take a sneak peek of "A Small Town with a Big View" (PDF)

The chapters of the book include; A City is Born, Laying the Foundation, Getting Creative, Welcome to South Lake Tahoe, Collaboration is Key, A Vision Realized, and Looking to the Future.

Also included is a forward by Del Laine, former Mayor and City of South Lake Tahoe Councilmember and an introduction by Hal Cole, current Mayor of the City of South Lake Tahoe. To purchase a copy of the commemorative book, city offices are open Monday – Friday, 8am to 5pm.

Year Long Celebrations

The City of South Lake Tahoe turned 50 this year and we have been celebrating all year long!


Check out the video from the parade.


Check out photos from the Gala.


Check out the following City's 50th Anniversary video.