Get ready for an amazing Labor Day weekend. We’ve curated the best activities in Truckee and the Tahoe area to plan a weekend to remember!


Truckee Activities:

Wild West Fest | September 2, 2023 – Tahoe Donner Equestrian Center: Celebrate the wild west at Wild West Fest on September 2nd, 2023, at Tahoe Donner Equestrian Center. Starting at 4:30 in the afternoon, enjoy cowboys and cowgirls in equestrian performances, live music, games, and a western-style barbecue dinner. The kids can enjoy pony rides, hands-on crafts, and face painting. This ticketed event is perfect for the whole family

• Live Music Nights: If you’re seeking a night out on the town, Truckee’s Bar of America and Moody’s Bistro have got you covered. Bar of America features three nights of rocking music on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday starting at 9 pm. Moody’s Bistro offers two nights of live music on Friday and Saturday starting at 8 pm. Get ready to dance and enjoy the lively music scene in Truckee.



• Kick off the festivities with the Summer Music Series, a weekend-long celebration that promises non-stop entertainment. On Friday, the action starts at 5 pm and continues until 8 pm with a lineup of talented DJs taking the stage. As the sun rises on Saturday, get ready for a melodic journey as various bands fill the air with captivating tunes from 3 pm to 6 pm. But that’s not all – The Village is your gateway to Bike Apres, delightful shopping, exhilarating roller skating, and an eclectic mix of experiences that define Northstar’s charm.

• For the thrill-seekers, Northstar presents the Northstar Downhill Mountain Bike Race. This race beckons beginners and pros alike, inviting all ages and genders to participate in a heart-pounding

downhill adventure. Whether you’re a novice or a seasoned competitor, these races provide the perfect platform to kickstart your competitive journey.

Lake Side:

Sunset Kayak Tour: Dive into the enchantment of Lake Tahoe with the mesmerizing Sunset Kayak Tour, a true favorite among the offerings. Every Friday throughout the summer, this 3-hour tour invites you, your family, and friends to embark on a journey as the sun dips below the horizon. Set out with peace of mind, as everything you need, including post-trip snacks, is thoughtfully provided for a seamless experience.

Music by the Lake:

Music on the Beach in Kings Beach: As summer’s final notes resonate, Music on the Beach in Kings Beach presents its last summer concert on September 1st. GrooveSession takes the stage, infusing the air with high-energy rock tunes complemented by jam rock, funk, jazz fusion, and reggae flavors.