K-Tahoe invites you to bring the family to one of the many celebrations happening in and around Lake Tahoe this Fourth of July. in addition to parades and celebrations, there’s plenty of fireworks to go around! Please check the links below for more information about admission and schedules.
The Lights on The Lake fireworks are scheduled to start about 9:45 pm July 4th and are visible from all over town. Below are some options for viewing and celebrating:
M.S. Dixie Cruise: The view from the lake is probably the most spectacular. The M.S. Dixie II: South Shore’s Mississippi paddle wheeler offers a unique opportunity to view the light show from the water. Featuring live entertainment and fantastic views of the evening’s display. Log onto www.laketahoecruises.com.
The Safari Rose: Enjoy a delicious catered dinner and unlimited beer, wine and champagne along with music and unbeatable views of the spectacular fireworks display, courtesy shuttle is included.
Nevada Beach: Located about two miles east of the Nevada casinos on Elk Point Road, Nevada Beach is the ideal setting for a family barbecue at the beach. A wide, sandy shoreline leads down to the sapphire waters of Lake Tahoe. Charcoal barbecues and picnic tables dot the beach. The view across the lake to the West Shore and Desolation Wilderness is unsurpassed. And the view of the fireworks display is one of the best in town.
Timber Cove Marina at the Tahoe Beach Retreat & Lodge: Offering front row seating that fills up fast.
The Tallac Historic Site: Off Emerald Bay Road, has an east-view perspective with nearby Baldwin Beach. For the more adventurous, the top of Mount Tallac offers a bird’s eye view of the fireworks extravaganza, but don’t forget your headlamp for the trek back down.
Edgewood-Tahoe: Watch the fireworks show front and center from the beach to the south of Edgewood Tahoe’s clubhouse.
Lakeview Commons/El Dorado Beach: Offering front row seating that fills up fast. Corner of Hwy 50 and Lakeview Ave.
Lakeside Beach is one of the most popular spots and fills up quickly.
For a really unique view, check out Heli-Tahoe Helicopters.
Please respect the environment and only leave your footprints behind. You might also consider helping with the Team Fireworks Beach Clean-up program. If you are interested in details, please email info@LTVA.org.
Start celebrating Independence Day on July 3rd in Kings Beach. The 40th annual July 3rd Fireworks & Beach Party takes place at the Kings Beach State Recreation Area (KBSRA). This is one of the largest celebrations every year, the party will be at the North Tahoe Event Center from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on July 3rd. Festivities include entertainment, food vendors, music, a beer and wine garden, and fireworks at 9:30 pm. Kings Beach State Recreation Area (KBSRA) offers preferred seating tickets for this event. Parking is highly impacted on July 3 in Kings Beach; plan accordingly. You are encouraged to walk, bike, or take public transportation to the venue.
TIME: July 3rd 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
FEE: $25 Preferred Seating is available on a limited first-come, first-served basis at the link below.
LOCATION: KBSRA and North Tahoe event Center 8318 N Lake Tahoe Blvd. Kings Beach, CA
Veterans Pancake Breakfast
Sponsored and supported by Incline Village/Crystal Bay Veterans Club, the net proceeds of this event benefit the Incline Village/Crystal Bay Veterans Club. No outside food or beverage is allowed. No Pets. Event goes on, rain or shine! No refunds will be issued!
TIME: July 4th 8:00 am – 12:00 noon
FEE: $10/12+ years; $5/6-11 years; FREE/5 & under
TICKETS: Advance ticket sales call 775.832.1310; Visit the Rec Counter, 980 Incline Way, IV 89451; or, pay at the gate
LOCATION: Aspen Grove, 960 Lakeshore Blvd, IV 89451
Incline Village Crystal Bay Fireworks
Fireworks at Incline Village is one of the favorite events of Lake Tahoe. Scenic Incline beaches are lined with spectators watching the fireworks that are launched from the barge. Sponsored by the Incline Village Crystal Bay Fireworks Coalition, the evening event is preceded by a day-long celebration. Check out the link below for Incline Village’s all-day festivities and Shuttle schedule. Fireworks access is free.
TIME: July 4th 8 am – 10:30 pm
Downtown Tahoe City hosts one of America’s Best 4th of July Displays! Celebrate our country’s birthday at The 74th annual Independence Day celebration. The evening starts with DJ sets and vendors on the streets of Tahoe City. Take a blanket and a picnic to relax on the grass and watch fireworks.
TIME: July 4th
LOCATION: Commons Beach 400 N Lake Blvd Tahoe City, CA
Freedom Fest returns to Squaw Valley this 4th of July and it’s a party you don’t want to miss! We’ll have summer skiing & riding July 3-7, on-mountain music by Grantful Dead Revue at Gold Coast July 4-6 and a FREE live show by Paul Oakenfold with fireworks on July 5. Full details at the link below.
Truckee hosts one of the largest 4th of July celebrations, parade, and fireworks in the region. Dazzling displays over Donner Lake can be seen the best from the West End Beach. Tickets for the show are sold by Truckee Donner Recreation and Park District. In addition to fireworks, it includes Summer Concert on the Green with performances by top tribute bands.
TIME: July 4th 9 am – 10:30 pm
LOCATION: West End Beach, Donner Lake
FEES: $6 for everyone age 1-adult. Tickets are not available online or at the gate. Please visit the Truckee Community Recreation Center at 8924 Donner Pass Road, Truckee with proof of residency or home ownership.