The 2013 fall season is upon us and with it brings some of the top events in the Lake Tahoe region. From events that celebrate delicious food and wine, mountain bike racing in Squaw Valley and tremendous athletic challenges; there truly is something for everyone to enjoy. With so much happening this fall in Tahoe, we’ve put together our top 5 events to attend.
Listed by date:
|28th Annual Lake Tahoe Autumn Food & Wine Festival
The Village at Northstar
Friday, September 6th – Sunday, September 8th
The Autumn Food Wine Festival is the ultimate foodie event of the year. Highlights of this delicious festival include a Farm-to-Tahoe Dinner, Raw Foods Seminar, Live music, gourmet marketplace vendor fair (where you sample delicious goodies), a Kid’s Zone, cheese-making class, and much more!
|Tahoe Fat Tire Fesitval
Friday, September 13 – Sunday, September 15th
The Tahoe Fat Tire Festival returns to Squaw Valley for their second year. This event features mountain bike races, singletrack rides, movie showings, mountain bike clinics, and plenty of beer from New Belgium Brewing Company. This is one mountain bike event that you do not want to miss!
|IRONMAN Lake Tahoe
Sunday, September 22
Lake Tahoe will welcome some of the world’s top athletes to its newest North American tour stop on the IRONMAN race circuit. The IRONMNAN Triathlon consists of a 2.4 mile swim, a 112 mile bicycle ride and 26.2 mile marathon. The Lake Tahoe course will begin at Kings Beach, take athletes through Tahoe City, Truckee, past Northstar California and will finish at Squaw Valley.
|Tough Mudder Lake Tahoe
Saturday, September 28 & Sunday, September 29
This action packed event features a 10-12 mile obstacle course designed by British Special Forces to test all around strength, stamina, mental grit and camaraderie. Whether you’re a competitor or a spectator, this event will not disappoint!
Saturday, September 28
Break out your lederhosen and celebrate Oktoberfest at Squaw! Event attendees can enjoy traditional Bavarian music provided by Joe Smiell and his 20-piece Bavarian band as well as a number of Oktoberfest games including a keg-rolling race, Bratwurst Toss and best of all, a yodeling contest! Admission is $10 and includes a specialty glass as well as a ticket for your first beer.