This year, North Lake Tahoe will be celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the very popular Snowfest!. From March 4-13, 2011 visitors to the lake can participate in skiing and boarding competitions, parties, fireworks, live music, costume parades, and the popular Polar Bear Swim in the freezing cold waters of Tahoe.
This year’s event will be taking place at Squaw Valley USA, Alpine Meadows, Homewood, Diamond Peak, and Northstar-at-Tahoe. All resorts are expecting excellent snow conditions and the beautiful blue skies and sunshine of March.
The Village at Squaw Valley has a lodging package for Snowfest! which includes free lift tickets to Squaw Valley USA. When you purchase a stay in a condominium suite and one Adult multi-day ticket you get a second adult multi-day ticket free.
Several events that are planned for this year include:
- Snowfest Queen Coronation
- On Mountain Fireworks Display
- 80’s Retro Dance Party
- SnowBomb Sick & Twisted Freestyle Competition
- 21st Annual Polar Bear Swim
- Donut Eating Contest
- Dress Up Your Dog Contest
- 7th Annual Tahoe Donner Association “Ididarun”
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