With 723” of snow this season Freedom Fest is back
Olympic Valley, Calif. [May 15, 2023]— After a hiatus of four years, and a snowfall of 723 inches of snow this season Palisades Tahoe is thrilled to announce the long-awaited return of its beloved Freedom Fest event taking place July 1st – 4th. This marks a momentous occasion as the Alpine side has not been open during this period since 2011. Between the hours of 8am and 2pm each day the event takes place, guests will have the unique opportunity to explore the picturesque slopes, listen to the electrifying ambiance of live musical entertainment, and soak up the incredible views that make Palisades Tahoe a world-class destination. Mark your calendars and join us on the slopes for an Independence Day celebration that will leave you stoked.
Headlining the festival on July 3rd is none other than EDM legend Paul Oakenfold, a trailblazing figure in the electronic music community, has left an indelible mark on the industry over the past 30-plus years. With millions of albums sold, three GRAMMY nominations, and titles like “Godfather of electronic music,” he continues to innovate through groundbreaking performances and projects. Known for performing in iconic locations and at renowned festivals, he has also ventured into film scores and collaborations with pop luminaries. With a prolific discography, including remixes for legendary artists, Oakenfold remains a driving force in the music world.
Joining him throughout the event will be a lineup of incredible musicians who will be announced over the next six weeks. Stay tuned for more exciting updates on our website and social accounts.
Red, White and Bluesdays
Taking place on Tuesday, July 4th at the Village at Palisades Tahoe enjoy Bluesdays, Tahoe’s must-see summer music series featuring top blues musicians every Tuesday from June 13 through August 29, 2023. Immerse yourself in the captivating blues performances by Mighty Mike Schermer Band at 3pm and Roy Rogers & the Delta Rhythm Kings at 6pm. Experience the soulful melodies and infectious rhythms of these talented blues artists.
The initial 500 individuals visiting Alpine on Tuesday, July 4th, will receive a free commemorative t-shirt. Additionally, the t-shirts will be available for purchase throughout the weekend at Estelle Sports. These shirts serve as a memento of the remarkable snowfall Palisades Tahoe experienced during the previous season.
About Palisades Tahoe
Palisades Tahoe is the largest ski resort in the Lake Tahoe region, boasting 6,000 skiable acres across eight peaks. Formerly Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, the more than 70-year-old resort celebrates a rich history as the host of the 1960 Winter Olympics, the Spring Skiing Capital, and home mountain to dozens of Olympic and World Cup athletes across multiple snow sports. With an average annual snowfall of 400 inches, Palisades Tahoe frequently operates the longest ski and snowboard season in Lake Tahoe. The Village at Palisades Tahoe offers year-round events and dozens of bars, restaurants, and boutiques, many of which are locally owned and operated. Palisades Tahoe is on the Ikon Pass, which offers access to 50 international ski destinations. In 2021 the resort changed its name, trading in a harmful slur for a name that better reflects its values and legacy. Visit the Palisades Tahoe website or call 1.800.403.0206 to learn more. You can also visit us on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Vimeo.