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SnowFest Lake Tahoe 2013

Submitted on 2/19/13 | by Lizz Riggs

Every year, Lake Tahoe celebrates the a cold and fun start to spring with SnowFest! The event consists of nearly 100 events over the course of 10 days which include parades, light shows, fireworks, pancake breakfasts, concerts, nightlife events, races, eating contests and more! This annual event is all about fun, but also provides a great opportunity for some of the non-profit organizations in the area to fundraise and promote their causes through exciting and educational events in the community. SnowFest 2013 in North Lake Tahoe will kick off February 28th, and then the official events take place from March 1st to March 10th.

You're going to want to check out SnowFest 2013 in Lake Tahoe because there's a lot going on. Here's the full calendar of SnowFest 2013 events for the 11 days to kick off March.

Thursday, February 28th
8pm - Kick Off to SnowFest! Party at Gar Woods Grill and Pier

Friday, March 1
1:00pm - Space Cowboys & the Unimog
4:00pm - Mamasake Extreme Food Challenge
5:00pm - SnowFest! 1st Fridays Snow Madness
6:00pm - SnowFest! Queen Coronation and on mountain laser show
6:30pm - On mountain torchlight parade!
7:00pm - 2013 On-Mountain Firework's presented by Coors Light
7:30pm - Opening Ceremonies After Party
9:00pm - 4th Annual Cornice Cantina Hot Dog 80's Retro Party
10:00pm - Crystal Bay Casino - Dehli 2 Dublin

Saturday, March 2
9:00am - Rahlves' Banzai Tour
7:00am - N Tahoe Firefighters Assoc Pancake Breakfast
10:30am - VIP Pub Crawl presented by Captain Morgan
11:00am - Blue Agave's Parade Central
11:00am - Rosie's Parade Watching Party
11:30am - Tahoe City SnowFest! Parade
12:30pm - Pete 'n Peters Post Parade Party
12:30pm - Paint the BEAR
1:00pm - Stohlgren Bros. Ice Cream Eating Contest
2:30pm - 23rd Annual Gar Woods Polar Bear Swim
9:00pm - Crystal Bay Casino Tainted Love "80's Dance Party

Sunday, March 3
3:00pm - Rahlves' Banzai Tour 9:00am - The 37th Annual Great Ski Race!
10:00am - Special Olympics Polar Plunge
11:00am - TCDA's Wacky Winter Bowling
12:00pm - Duncan Golf Dog Pull 4:00pm - Sunnyside's Luau

Monday, March 4
4:30pm - Jake's Mardi Gras on the Lake Party
8:00pm - Hacienda Margarita Races & Twister DJ Party

Tuesday, March 5
3:00pm - Cornice Cantina's Sundeck Ski Race
7:00pm - Pete 'n Peters Bar Game Olympics
8:00pm - Crystal Bay Casino - Moe. with special guest Orgone
9:30pm - Rosie's Local's Night w/ Terraplane

Wednesday, March 6
1:00pm - 2013 Wine 'n Ice Competition
6:00pm - SnowFest! Bunco Bash~Girls Night Out!
7:00pm - Truckee's Fastest Bartender Contest
8:00pm - Crystal Bay Casino Moe. with special guest Orgone
9:00pm - Rosie's Bingo Night

Thursday, March 7
2:00pm - Last Tracks & Lone Eagle Snacks "Geek Theme"
3:00pm - Cornice Cantina's Bloody Mary Masters Competition
6:00pm - Hacienda Unofficial Squaw Grand Prize Night
8:30pm - Crystal Bay Casino - Tahoe Comedy North Night presents Sean Peabody

Friday, March 8
4:00pm - 5th Annual Bridgetender Rib Fest
6:00pm - Mother - Son Laser Tag
7:00pm - Blue Agave's Indoor River Rafting Party & Trivia Night
7:00pm - SnowFest! Cocktail BINGO
9:00pm - 2nd Annual Grid Glow in the Snow!
10:00pm - Crystal Bay Casino - Polyrhythmics Free Show in Crown Room

Saturday, March 9
9:00am - Rahlves' Banzai Tour
8:30am - NTPUD Pancake Breakfast
9:00am - Homewood's SnowBomb Li'l Air Contest
10:00am - Dress Up Your Dog Contest
11:30am - Kings Beach SnowFest! Parade
12:00pm - The Grid KB Parade Party w/ the Purgatory Cruiser & DJ's
12:30pm - Caliente! After Party Party & Queen Raffle
1:00pm - Snow What?? Snowman making
2:00pm - FREE Polecat Concert at Squaw Valley
4:00pm - Snow Dragon Color Contest & Snow Castle Unveiling
6:00pm - Squaw presents LUNAFest Film, Food & Wine
9:00pm - Crystal Bay Casino - Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers with Easy Leaves

Sunday, March 10
3:00pm - Rahlves' Banzai Tour
10:00am - Ta Hoe-Nalu Arctic SUP Race
12:00pm - River Ranch Snow Sculpting Contest
12:30pm - Gourmet Ski Tour
1:00pm - Tahoe Donner I-did-a-run (NEW location!)
10:00pm - Fine 'n Funky Fashion Show




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