North Lake Tahoe’s SnowFest is March 3-13, 2016

Date: December 2, 2015

For Immediate Release: North Lake Tahoe’s SnowFest is March 3-13, 2016

North Lake Tahoe, California/Nevada – North Lake Tahoe celebrates its long winter season with SnowFest, a 10-day event and one of the region’s most beloved annual family celebrations. SnowFest is scheduled for March 3 – 13, 2016 and will be held at a variety of venues throughout North Lake Tahoe.

SnowFest is celebrating its 35th year and is expecting to draw thousands of attendees, with the majority of events being free to spectators. The annual favorites are back including but not limited to The Opening Ceremonies, Queen Coronation, Fireworks, Dog-Pull, The Polar Bear Swim, Rib Cook Off, and The Great Ski Race.   In addition, the annual parades will be held in Tahoe City and in Kings Beach.

Opening Ceremonies and coronation of the SnowFest Queen will take place at Gar Woods on Thursday, March 3rd.   Fireworks will be held at Squaw Valley on Saturday, March 5th.

For more information about SnowFest and a complete list of events, visit the organization’s website www.tahoesnowfestival.com

For general information about North Lake Tahoe’s season long events, along with lodging, recreation, and the best deals, call North Lake Tahoe at 1-877-949-3296 or visit the North Lake Tahoe Visitor’s Bureau website www.gotahoenorth.com

About North Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe is a crown jewel of the Sierra. Formed approximately two million years ago, it is the largest alpine lake in North America and the second deepest in the United States. North Lake Tahoe spans two states and boasts two dozen beaches, twelve ski resorts, hundreds of miles of biking trails, half a dozen communities, and a growing number of nationally recognized human-powered events, races and festivals. North Lake Tahoe is a 45-minute drive from the Reno Tahoe International Airport, two hours from Sacramento International Airport and just over three hours from San Francisco International Airport. Visitor information centers are located at 100 North Lake Boulevard in Tahoe City and 969 Tahoe Boulevard in Incline Village. For the latest deals, check out the Cool Deals tab on www.gotahoenorth.com