The Village at Squaw Valley® Celebrates Third Annual Art, Wine and Music Festival

Category: Press Release

Media Contact:
Liesl Kenney
Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows
(530) 452-7111 or lkenney@squawalpine.com

Squaw Valley bursts with color, taste and sound as two-day fundraising festival brings together fine artists, craftsmen, performers and musicians 

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[Olympic Valley, Calif.] June 23, 2016 – The Village at Squaw Valley announces the return of the popular Art, Wine and Music Festival July 9-10, where Squaw Valley will host the annual two-day event celebrating artists, craftsmen, performers and musicians. The Art, Wine & Music Festival features wine tasting from California wineries, three performance stages with live music, and restaurants, shops, and walkways lined with fine art booths and exhibits. All proceeds from the event benefit Achieve Tahoe whose mission is to provide affordable inclusive physical and recreational activities that build health and confidence. Last year’s festival raised over $15,000 for Achieve Tahoe. The festival will take place on Saturday, July 9-Sunday, July 10 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. both days. 

“We’re thrilled to see The Village come alive this July with the excitement of artists, musicians and wineries from across California,” said Caroline Ross, executive director for the Squaw Village Neighbourhood Company. "The Art, Wine and Music Festival is a vibrant gathering and we’re proud to partner with Achieve Tahoe, where all proceeds from the event will go toward providing adaptive sports and recreation resources for people with disabilities.”

Wine tasting will take place Saturday and Sunday from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Participating California wineries include: Lumen Wine Co., Nuclear Wine Co., Spicy Vines, The Henry Wine Group and Wrath Winery. 

Live musical performances featuring music genres from around the world will take place Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Following is the complete music lineup:

Saturday, July 9

  • Main Street Stage
    • 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: Mind X Duo
    • 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.: Piwai
    • 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.: Karamo Susso Band
  • First Street Stage
    • 12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.: World Beatnix
    • 2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.: World Beatnix
    • 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.: World Beatnix
  • Funitel Plaza Stage
    • 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: Milton Merlos
    • 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.: Milton Merlos
    • 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.: Milton Merlos

Sunday, July 10

  • Main Street Stage
    • 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: Drinking with Clowns Duo
    • 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.: Boca Do Rio
    • 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.: Salt Petal
  • First Street Stage
    • 12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.: New World Jazz Project
    • 2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.: New World Jazz Project
    • 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.: New World Jazz Project
  • Funitel Plaza Stage
    • 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.: Justin Ancheta
    • 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.: Justin Ancheta
    • 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.: Justin Ancheta

Aerial Tram rides at Squaw Valley
Aerial Tram rides run daily through September 5 and on weekends only September 10 through October 3, from 10:20 a.m. to 4:20 p.m., with the last download at 5 p.m. The Aerial Tram will be open with extended hours on Friday, September 30 through Sunday, October 2 for Spartan World Championship Weekend. For complete details on the Aerial Tram and to purchase tickets online and save $10, click here. As an added bonus, guests who hike up to High Camp earn a free Aerial Tram ride back to The Village.   

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 five restaurants, all with outdoor seating, bars, and eateries along with a variety of boutiques and galleries. 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 squawalpine.com/lodging or call (866) 818-6963 to learn more. 

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