Closing Weekend and Made in Tahoe Festival

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Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows Celebrates Closing Weekend this Memorial Day While The Village at Squaw Valley® Welcomes Summer with the Made In Tahoe Festival

Annual family friendly event celebrates all things local with over 100 vendors, live music and performances

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[Olympic Valley, Calif.] May 14, 2018  – After once again hosting Tahoe’s longest season, The Spring Skiing Capital™ will celebrate closing weekend at Squaw Valley this Memorial Day with skiing and riding from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. through Monday, May 28. At the same time, the annual Made in Tahoe Festival (May 26-May 27) kicks off summer in the Village at Squaw Valley for the sixth year in a row. This free admission, family friendly event celebrates all things inspired by or created in the Lake Tahoe Basin and Truckee, California areas. Local artisans, businesses, culinarians, organizations and entertainers will be offering all things Made in Tahoe including music, food, art, dancing and more. The festival will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Saturday May 26, and 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday May 27th.
“We love welcoming summer each year with the Made in Tahoe festival,” said Caroline Ross, executive director for the Squaw Village Neighbourhood Company. “We are proud to showcase all of the passionate and talented individuals from the local community. The Made in Tahoe Festival is a wonderful opportunity for everyone to come out, shop local, and show their support of all things Tahoe.”
The 2018 festival features live music and performances on three stages and over 100 local vendors offering food, drinks, lifestyle apparel, accessories, photography and one of a kind and artisan goods made in or inspired by the Lake Tahoe basin and Truckee areas. In addition to listening to live music from bands and musicians including Peter Joseph Burtt & the King Tide, Sam Ravenna Band, Groove Foundry, Jenni Charles & Jesse Dunn and Truckee School of Music, guests can also enjoy performances and instruction by the Tahoe Flow Arts Studio and Truckee Dance Factory.
The best of culinary and beverage options will be available from Alibi Ale Works, Cheri’s Hand-Dipped Ice Cream, Crepe Hearts, D’lish, Burrito Window, EATS Cooking Company, Empanash, Fifty Fifty Brewing Company, FOLK Brewing Company, Lake Tahoe Cakes, Starkey’s, Super Swirl, Swiss Chalet, Tahoe Mountain Brewing Co., Tahoe Teas, and Truckee River Winery.
Made in Tahoe Festival Schedule of Events:
Saturday, May 26
The Village at Squaw Valley
All day: Truckee School of Music Students
Events Plaza Stage

  • 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.: Jenni Charles & Jessie Dunn
  • 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.: Bayberry Cast
  • 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.: Peter Joseph Burtt Band

First Street Stage

  • 12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.: The Beergardeners
  • 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.: Sierra Drifters

Community Stage

  • 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.: Tahoe Flow Arts Studio Showcase
  • 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.: Tahoe Flow Arts Flow Jam
  • 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.: Truckee Dance Factory Family Hip Hop Dance Class
  • 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.: Tahoe Flow Arts Performance Showcase
  • 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.: Tahoe Flow Arts Higher Flow Dance Workshop

Sunday, May 27
The Village at Squaw Valley
All day: Truckee School of Music Students
Events Plaza Stage

  • 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.: Groove Foundry
  • 2:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.: Harry and The Razors
  • 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.: Sam Ravenna Band

First Street Stage

  • 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.: Serena Dawn Band
  • 2:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.: Matt Axton & Co 

Community Stage

  • 11:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m.: Tahoe Flow Arts Studio Showcase
  • 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: Tahoe Flow Arts Higher Flow Dance Workshop
  • 1:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.: Truckee Dance Factory Performance
  • 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.: Tahoe Flow Arts Hula Hoop Flow Jam
  • 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.: Tahoe Flow Arts Performance Showcase

In addition to skiing and riding, Squaw Valley will operate the Aerial Tram from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for access to High Camp and the High Camp Hot Tub. Hit the slopes, then trade your boots for a bathing suit and enjoy cold drinks and warm water.
Book Memorial Day in the Mountains
Salute the summer with a Memorial Day visit in The Village at Squaw Valley for the ultimate convenience to The Made in Tahoe Festival and Aerial Tram rides. Rates begin at $119 a night for a standard room. Click here to make a reservation.

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 free outdoor movie nights and Bluesdays throughout the summer season. Visit or call (866) 818-6963 to learn more. 

About Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows
Voted ‘Best Ski Resort’ in North America for the third year in a row by USA Today and 10Best Readers’ Choice, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is an internationally renowned mountain resort in North Lake Tahoe, California. Spanning over 6,000 skiable acres across two mountains, 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. 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 California 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. Visit or call 1.800.403.0206 to learn more.

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