16th Annual Art, Wine and Music Festival Returns to The Village at Squaw Valley

Category: Press Release

For Immediate Release

Media Contacts:
Liesl Kenney, Public Relations Director
Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows
530.452.7111 or lkenney@squawalpine.com

Sam Kieckhefer, Public Relations Coordinator
Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows
530.584.6035 or skieckhefer@squawalpine.com

Squaw Valley mountain resort continues its exciting summer long events program with two-day fundraising festival featuring fine artists, crafts makers, performers and musicians

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[Olympic Valley, Calif.] June 7, 2017 – The Village at Squaw Valley announces the return of the Art, Wine and Music Festival July 8 and 9, 2017. The festival takes place in the heart of Squaw Valley’s village, honoring the talents of artists, crafts makers, performers and musicians, featuring wine tasting from California wineries, live musical performances across three stages and walkways lined with over 30 local and regional fine artisans. All proceeds from the Art, Wine and Music Festival benefit the amazing work of Achieve Tahoe, whose mission is to provide affordable inclusive physical and recreational activities that build health and confidence. The festival will take place on Saturday, July 8 and Sunday, July 9 from 11am to 5pm, with wine tastings beginning at 2pm.
“We’re thrilled that The Village is hosting the Art, Wine and Music festival for the 16th year in a row, bringing talented musicians and artists to beautiful Squaw Valley,” said Caroline Ross, executive director for the Squaw Village Neighborhood Company. “Last year, the festival raised $10,700 for our partner Achieve Tahoe, and we’re proud to be continuing the tradition again in 2017.”
Wine tasting will take place Saturday and Sunday from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. with participating California wineries including: Truchard Vineyards, Triennes, Pegau, Lumen Wines, Nuclear Wines, Alma De Cattleya, Experience, Owen Roe, William Harrison Vineyards & Winery, Aria Segura Viduas, Green & Red Vineyard, Banshee Wines, Hatcher Winery, Paraiso, Skinner Vineyards, Luli Wines and more.  The tasting costs $25 each day and includes unlimited tastings and a souvenir wine glass.
Live musical performances from across the globe will take place Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The complete musical lineup is below.
Saturday, July 8

Sunday, July 9

Ski, Ride & Visit High Camp via the Aerial Tram at Squaw Valley
Squaw Valley will be open for skiing and riding from 10am-2pm on Saturday of the Art, Wine and Music Festival, weather and conditions permitting. The Aerial Tram at Squaw Valley will be open daily from 10:40 a.m. to 4:20 p.m. with the last download at 5 p.m., from May 27-September 4, September 9-10, and September 16-17. Enjoy an aerial climb over 2,000 feet from the base of Squaw Valley to High Camp located at 8,200 feet with 360 degree views of Lake Tahoe’s high alpine beauty. For endless fun, enjoy daily activities at High Camp including the High Camp Pool & Hot Tub, hiking trails, guided hikes, the free Olympic Museum, dining, shopping, disc golf, lawn games and more. Click here for Aerial Tram rates and details.
Midweek Lodging Special
Located steps from the mountain, lodging in The Village at Squaw Valley offers close proximity to the excitement of summer activities in The Village. Guests can book midweek accommodations at a lodging special beginning at $169 per night when staying at two nights or more Sunday through Thursday. The special includes a $50 gift card to spend at all Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows owned shops, restaurants, and services. Click here for more information and to make a reservation.
About North Lake Tahoe Summerlong Music
North Lake Tahoe’s summer long music series, High Notes, brings music outdoors with live performances every night of the week. A full lineup of free weekly music, national headliners, multi-day festivals, and signature events await locals and visitors alike. Enjoy well-known artists and discover new talent while looking out over the shores of Lake Tahoe, under the alpenglow of surrounding mountain peaks, or at legendary showrooms and intimate pubs. Whether it's lively bluegrass, late-night DJs, or blues and funk you're in search of, North Lake Tahoe is your destination for incredible entertainment at world-class venues. To see the 2017 summer lineup and to learn more about North Lake Tahoe’s summer long music series, visit GoTahoeNorth.com/HighNotes.

About The Village at Squaw Valley®
The Village at Squaw Valley is a year-round destination in the heart of Squaw Valley, located in North Lake Tahoe. This European-inspired Village features over 50 bars, restaurants, galleries and boutiques, including a yoga studio and spa. Condominium style suites are conveniently located for access to four season adventure including aerial tram rides to High Camp at 8200 feet, overlooking Lake Tahoe. The Village events plaza is home to a variety of outdoor activities and premier music festivals, including Art Wine & Music Festival, July 8 & 9 and Brews Jazz & Funk, August 12 & 13. Visit squawalpine.com/lodging or call (866) 818-6963 to learn more. 

About Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows
Voted ‘Best Ski Resort’ in North America for the second year in a row by USA Today and 10Best Readers’ Choice 2017, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is an internationally renowned mountain resort in North Lake Tahoe that spans over 6,000 skiable acres. The resort features slopeside lodging at The Village at Squaw Valley®, which bustles year round with nonstop events and over 50 bars, restaurants and boutiques. With an annual average of 450 inches of snowfall and 300 sunny days, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is known as the Spring Skiing Capital™ as it provides one of the longest ski and snowboard seasons in Lake Tahoe. Skiers and riders of all ability levels are welcomed by over 65 percent beginner and intermediate terrain, 14 easy-to-navigate mountain zones and a custom app to make the most of every visit. Visit squawalpine.com or call 1.800.403.0206 to learn more.

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