4th of July, Lake Tahoe Style!

This 4th of July, why not spend America’s Birthday in one of the most beautiful places on earth? Take in the glorious sites of Lake Tahoe while you celebrate the red white and blue with some of the most dazzling fireworks shows America has to offer! To make your vacation experience one of a kind make your destination, Red Wolf Lodge at Olympic Valley and be steps away from the festivities.


The largest alpine lake in America, Lake Tahoe is known for ideal weather to match any season, especially summer. Relax on Tahoe’s legendary sun-kissed beaches and cool off in crystal blue waters as you take in the crisp mountain air. As Mark Twain famously said, “To breathe the same air as the Angels you must go to Tahoe!”

Walk, trot or hike to one of the many waterfalls in the basin. No matter the season it’s always recommended to take a short drive to one of the most photographed places in the world, Emerald bay!

Emerald Bay

Recognized by the Today Show and the Travel Channel as one of the country’s top fire work show destinations, Lake Tahoe is home to numerous 4th of July events!

Only a short drive down the road, Kings Beach kicks off the festivities early with the 40th annual, July 3rd, Fireworks and Beach Party. Starting at 7pm, the event will feature local food vendors, a beer/wine garden and culminate with a fireworks show over the water! Best of all, admission is free and open to all ages!

July 3rd through 7th and let your freedom ring at The Squaw Valley Freedom Fest! Jump on one of our complimentary bikes and enjoy live music, food and fireworks just feet from your door! And, after a record-breaking winter, you can still ski, snowboard and tube at Palisades.

4th of July children

On the 4th, Commons beach in Tahoe City will host its 70th, 4th of July Festival with fireworks lighting up the sky over the Lake. Head to the beach to front row seats to the show!

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In September of 2021 the ski resort formerly known as Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows announced a new name. The ski resort is now known as Palisades Tahoe. We support the efforts of the ski resort to respect the heritage of the local indigenous people as the reason behind the name change. Just as the resort is working to update every use of the name, so are we. Content published on our website prior to the name change is being refreshed, however you may find instances of the previous name.



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