Soak up Springtime with Easter in North Lake Tahoe
Spring is a great time to visit North Lake Tahoe! With a historic winter (almost) behind us, snow conditions are extraordinary and organizations around the lake are rolling out their Easter best to show visitors and locals alike an unforgettable spring season at the lake.
Plan a getaway around these Easter activities, or just head up for the night to enjoy nature springing to life after a record-setting winter’s nap.
Spring Eggstravaganza in Tahoe City
Saturday, April 15, 10 a.m.
Eager egg hunters descend once again on Commons Beach for the annual “Hunt for the Golden Egg.” Come down for family-friendly games and activities for kids of all ages, plus, of course, a visit from the big-eared dude himself. Rain or shine.
Easter at Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows
Sunday, April 16, 7 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Squaw and Alpine are offering up a full day of family fun on the slopes, starting at 7 a.m. with a sunrise Easter service at the Squaw High Camp chapel, including a complementary aerial tram ride. At 9 a.m., the Easter Bunny will pay a visit to both the Squaw Valley High Camp beginner area and the Alpine Meadows base camp area for egg hunts and photo opps. (He’s magical that way!) In true mountain style, there will also be a Beacon and Eggs Avalanche Beacon Scavenger Hunt at 11 a.m. at Alpine Meadows for the technologically inclined.
Easter Eggstravaganza at Northstar California
Sunday, April 16, all day
5,000+ Easter eggs are the star of the show at Northstar’s Easter Eggstravaganza, featuring an egg dash, live music, a jelly bean contest and, of course, a visit from the Easter Bunny.
Diamond Peak Egg Hunt
Sunday, April 16, 9 a.m.
This epic winter means the season at Diamond Peak has officially been extended to April 23, but the day to be there is surely April 16 for the big mountain-wide Easter egg hunt! The hunt starts right when the lifts open at 9, so be on time for the best chance to stuff your basket with goodies, including coveted golden eggs containing special prizes. Participants must have a valid daily lift ticket or season pass.
Garwoods Easter Brunch and Egg Hunt (one for the adults, too!)
Sunday, April 16, Brunch: 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Egg Hunt: 11 a.m.
Get your reservations early to celebrate Easter at Garwoods. In addition to serving up a reliably delicious brunch right on the lake, Garwoods stages an Easter Egg Hunt at 11 a.m. with three age group categories to be sure no eager hunters are left empty handed… followed by its famous Adult Hunt on the beach. For pricing and reservations call (530) 546-3366.
Granlibakken Tahoe Easter Brunch and Egg Hunt
Sunday, April 16, Brunch: 7 – 10 a.m., Egg Hunt: 10:15 – 11:15 a.m.
Granlibakken is your one-stop destination for Easter at the Lake. A scrumptious Easter Brunch and the annual Easter Egg Hunt are included in all lodging reservations over Easter weekend, or just $25 for non-lodging guests.
Lone Eagle Grille Easter Brunch
Sunday, April 16
A long-standing favorite in Incline Village, the Lone Eagle Grille at the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe offers up a delectable Easter Brunch with massive windows overlooking the lake, plus quintessential Alpine decor featuring a floor to ceiling stone fireplace. With beauty inside and out, you’ll be covered no matter what Mother Nature dishes out. For hours and reservations, visit https://www.loneeaglegrille.com/.
Sunnyside Resort Easter Brunch Buffet and Egg Hunt
Sunday, April 16, Brunch: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., Egg Hunt: 11 a.m.
Enjoy an Easter brunch buffet on the lake featuring traditional breakfast favorites, seafood, fresh baked pastries and seasonally inspired cuisine, plus an Easter egg hunt for the kids. $35 for adults; $20 for kids 12 & under. Reservations are strongly encouraged.
Sugar Bowl Resort Easter Keg Hunt, Kids Hunt and Golden Egg Hunt
Sunday, April 16, Adult Hunt: 10 a.m., Kids Hunt: 9 a.m., Golden Egg Hunt: 9 a.m.
Who says adults can’t have their own Easter “keg” hunt? A pony keg will be hidden on the mountain with clues provided via Sugar Bowl’s Facebook page and on dry-erase boards at lifts. The lucky person who finds the keg gets a card for 12 free bears at the Belt Room Bar, which is good for the rest of the season. 21+ only
For the kids, ages 6 to 12, candy-filled eggs will be hidden around Nob Hill.
Even more exciting than candy and beer though is the Golden Egg Hunt, which starts at 9 a.m. as well, and is a hunt for a Golden Egg with a 2017-18 Midweek season pass! Anyone aged 6 to 101 are invited to search for the Golden Egg!
Lastly, guests are invited to ski with the Easter Bunner from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., and a delicious Easter Brunch will be availablein the Village Dining Room from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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