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Tahoe Events Weekend of May 3, 2013

Submitted on 5/2/13 | by Arielle Hansen

There are tons of fun events happening in Lake Tahoe this weekend, ranging from Cowboy Festivals to concerts.

Exclusive money-saving deals are currently being offered on top hotels and tours as well, so definitely plan a Tahoe getaway for the weekend of May 3, 2013!

Lake Tahoe Events This Weekend

  • Genoa Cowboy Festival: Located just 25 minutes out of Downtown Tahoe, this event will take place all weekend long starting on Friday morning, and will have featured performers, tours, games, activities and more! Take a tour of authentic Carson Valley ranches that date back to the 1850’s, and listen enthralled as your guide tells you all about the intrigue and feuds of the families who populated the area; the fascinating stories will put any soap opera to shame! Riders of the Sky will be playing on Saturday at 5 pm, and are sure to be one of the biggest draws of the festival as they blend country western music with comedy that appeals to the whole family. See demonstrations on all aspects of the Cowboy life: from blacksmithing, horse wrangling, basket-making to leather carving.
  • Sammy Hagar Four Decades of Rock Rock fans will love seeing Rock N Roll Hall of Fame inductee Sammy Hagar at Harrah’s Casino, as he performs in celebration his forty years of influential music. He plays on both Friday and Saturday, from 7:30 to 9:30 pm in the South Shore Room at the casino. Order tickets online, or call ahead to reserve as this concert is sure to be a popular one. Tickets are $82.50 a piece.
  • Live Jazz at the Biltmore: The Biltmore is a historic hotel and casino that stays open 24 hours a day, and has been a North Lake Tahoe mainstay since 1946. This Sunday May 5, a jazz concert courtesy of a three-piece jazz ensemble will be happening on the casino floor outside of Conrads from 6-10 pm. Enjoy a delicious dinner at the restaurant, while the toe-tapping music whisks you back to another era. 

Tahoe Hotel Deals

  • Pyramid Peak Properties is offering a great deal on their fabulous vacation rentals. Book 7 nights and get 20% off! You need a nice long vacation right? This is the perfect time of year to take one - there's so much to do, the weather is great and the summer crowds won't be here for a while! Enjoy a nice relaxing getaway (full of adventure!) and great savings!
  • The Stardust Lodge is a charming and affordable hotel that nestled across from the Heavenly Gondola in South Lake Tahoe, and they have some fantastic deals going on at the moment that are worth taking advantage of before they are gone. For guests planning to stay four nights or longer, book online and get your fourth night free! Incorporate some sightseeing into your stay with two free tickets to the M.S. Dixie Emerald Bay Sightseeing Cruise, another perk of planning a stay at the Stardust Lodge. Sail through the crystal-clear waters of Tahoe, and take in the breathtaking scenery and top attractions from the bay

Tahoe Tours Deals

  • Sierra Wave Addicts Watersports is giving you an incentive to try your hand at wakesurfing, wakeboarding and tubing by offering discounts when you plan a half or full day of exhilarating watersports. Save 25% for four hours, and 37% when you plan 8 hours of fun in the sun. Book online to ensure that this discount is applied to your order.
  • IRIE Rafting Company is also offering some great deals, with discounts on group rafting trips, military trips, non-profit discounts and returning guests can save too! These are some of the most popular rafting trips in all of Lake Tahoe because the guides are passionate about rafting, friendly and offer great deals like this. Beginners and experts will enjoy these tours, and all the rapids Tahoe has to offer.

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