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This Weekend in Lake Tahoe – Family Events and Adventures

Heading to Lake Tahoe This Weekend?

Here is a list of Hot Events to check out and enjoy over the Weekend of June 19-21 in Lake Tahoe Area

South Shore

Rock Tahoe Half Marathon

June 20, 2015 – June 20, 2015
Location: Lake Tahoe
Time: 6:00 AM
Rock Tahoe Half Marathon, Saturday, June 20, 2015.
Register now for the Inaugural Rock Tahoe Half Marathon, presented by Epic Tahoe Adventures and Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe!The Rock Tahoe Half Marathon starts at Spooner Summit and drops over 1000 ft as it winds its way down Highway 50 along the stunning East Shore of Lake Tahoe to a finish line directly in front of the brand new Hard Rock Lake Tahoe.
Other weekend activities include a pre-race dinner on Friday night, Runners Expo and Athletes Village, Pool Party for runners and their guests following the race, and awards for not only the top male and female age group finishers, but for “Most Ridiculous Running Outfit” and more! Participants can expect a race weekend unlike any other here in Tahoe!
For more information and FAQs about the race, visit

Cycle Celebration

June 20, 2015 – June 20, 2015tahoe_4-1
Location: Heavenly
Time: 12:00 PM
Join us on the South Shore for Cycle Celebration, marking the end of the Tahoe Bike Challenge and celebrating the beginning of a great summer of biking. Bike parade, kid zone, bike swap, prizes, group rides, great times, and free bicycle valet parking

Heavenly Summer Concert Series

June 19-20 2015
Time: 7:00 PM
Friday, 6/19 – Groove Session| Soul/Rock –
Saturday, 6/20 – Dad’s LPs | Rock

North Shore

Jun 19 –Tahoe Star Tours at The Ritz-Carlton

This summer, stargazers are invited to experience the night sky with Tahoe Star Tours at their new mountainside viewing venue at The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe.

Cross-Country Mountain Bike Race

June 20, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Cross-Country Mountain Bike riders are invited to test their skill at the Northstar California XC Mountain Bike Races held on-mountain throughout the summer. A variety of courses
Nothstar Family Mountain Bikes

Photo Courtesy of Northstar Resort by credit Jack Affleck

offer terrain suitable for intermediate to expert riders; with race classes for beginner to pro racers. The top three riders in each division receive awards at the conclusion of each race. USA Cycling will be issuing awards to those who compete in all three races. Helmets and a USA Cycling license are required to participate
Registration and check-in is from 7:30 am – 8:30 am in the Village at Northstar Tickets & Season Pass Office.
All races will start at 9:00 am.
Dates (Courses TBD)
June 20 – Course Map

Northstar Downhill Bike Race Series – Vista Short Course

June 21, 2015 – June 21, 2015
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Downhill Mountain Bike enthusiasts are offered the perfect conditions for downhill racing on Northstar California’s terrain and can compete against one another all summer long during the Downhill Mountain Bike Race Series featuring 20 divisions for men, women and juniors to compete in. The top three racers in each division will receive awards at the conclusion of each race as well as the conclusion of the entire series, based on cumulative points. An after party and awards ceremony will be hosted on the Day Lodge Deck with food and drink specials for competitors to enjoy. Awards are scheduled to begin at approximately 3:30 pm (or a half hour after the final competitor finishes).
Series Points:
In order to be considered for series points, a racer must race in four out of the five races in the same category.
Race Dates

  • June 21 – Vista Short Course



Photo Courtesy Ron Richma . published by Tahoe Daily Tribune

Every Sunday evening over summer, sit by Lake Tahoe and enjoy free live music at Commons Beach in Tahoe City. Local food and drink vendors sell beer, wine, soft drinks, ice-cream, sushi, barbecue, salads and more.
June 21  – Montana / Groove Family

Adventure Sports Week Tahoe – June 19 – 28, 2015

Lake Tahoe’s premier outdoor lifestyle event! Triathlon | Trail Running | Stand Up Paddling | Mountain Biking | Clinics | Free Guided Hikes-Rides-Runs | Film | Live Music | Kids
Escape the daily grind this June 20th through the 29th in one of the world’s top outdoor playgrounds. Adventure Sports Week Tahoe was created for those who appreciate clean air, clear water, scenic single track, and an elevated heart rate.
Come challenge yourself during the day in one of the many competitive events including trail running, mountain biking, triathlon, stand up paddle boarding, and swimming. Then relax in the evening while exploring North Lake Tahoe’s communities and mountain villages. Catch a live concert by the lake, or bring the whole family out for a movie on the Lake
Where: Kings Beach   : All Ages Welcome  More information at

Tahoe Summit Lacrosse Classic

Youth lacrosse tournament for boys and girls, to feature boy’s competition for U9, U11, U13, and U15 and girls competition for high school aged teams.
Friday June 19- 21, 2015
Riverview Park and Truckee High School

California 89 Summer Movies Series Presents “Above the Alley”

Friends of CA 89 know anything can happen in the great outdoors- even movie night!  Get inspired for your next adventure with our weekly adventure film series, keeping you in the heart of the action even when you’re on a blanket under the stars in our backyard
Saturday, June 20, 2015, 7 – 10pm
California 89 Yard
10156 Donner Pass Rd
Truckee, CA 96161
$5.00 per person Beer & Grilled Sausages available for purchase

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