The Village at Squaw Valley® to Host Made In Tahoe Festival Memorial Day Weekend

Category: Press Release

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

New this year, MTN ROOTS will host the first annual Made in Tahoe Community F2T Dinner to benefit the Squaw Valley Institute and Tahoe Food Hub

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(Olympic Valley, CA) April 20, 2016 – The 4th Annual Made In Tahoe Festival returns to the Village at Squaw Valley for Memorial Day Weekend on May 28-29. This one-of-a-kind event celebrates all things local and hosts a wide array of offerings that are made in or inspired by the Lake Tahoe Basin and Truckee areas. Local artisans, businesses, culinarians, organizations and entertainers will come together to celebrate all things Made in Tahoe including music, food, art, clothing, and more.

"We’re excited to once again host this amazing event that brings together talented and inspiring individuals to celebrate what the Tahoe region has to offer” said Caroline Ross, executive director for the Squaw Village Neighbourhood Company. "Made in Tahoe is a wonderful opportunity for the local community to engage with each other and also for our guests to experience a unique Tahoe gathering.” 

New this year, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows’ MTN ROOTS food truck will host the first annual Made in Tahoe Community F2T Dinner, a five course family style dinner featuring local chefs and produce benefiting the Squaw Valley Institute and Tahoe Food Hub. The dinner will take place on May 28 at 6:30 p.m. on the KT Sun Deck. Festival attendees can also explore over 70 vendor booths Plus and enjoy performances by Tahoe Flow Artists, Truckee Dance Factory and Tahoe Truckee School of Music Students and more throughout the weekend. The event includes live music from local bands and musicians; guests can also enjoy aerial performances and workshops by Tahoe Flow Arts Studio. Local food and beverage will be offered in abundance and proceeds from all drink sales will benefit Tahoe Food Hub. Festivities take place between 11:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. 

Made in Tahoe Festival schedule of events:
Saturday, May 28
Events Plaza Stage
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM:  Peter Joseph Burtt & The King Tide
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM: Sneaky Creatures
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM: Samily Man

First Street Stage
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM:  Calling Ophelia
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM:  Joaquin & The Lovelights
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM:  Jo Mama

KT Sun Deck
6:30 PM – First Annual Made in Tahoe Community F2T Dinner

Sunday, May 29
Events Plaza Stage
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM: Richard Blair
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM: Bayberry Cast
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM: Truckee Tribe

First Street Stage
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM: TBA
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM:  Lost Whiskey Engine
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM:  Serina Dawn Band

Local Participation in the Made In Tahoe Festival
Local creators can reserve their space at the Made In Tahoe Festival through May 1. Squaw Valley is currently accepting applications for participation in the 2016 Made in Tahoe Festival. Sponsored space applications are due May 1, 2016 and exhibitor applications are due May 1, 2016. Space is now limited.

Ski Free this Spring at Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows
Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows will offer the longest ski season in the Tahoe region, with skiing and riding through Memorial Day on May 30, 2016, conditions and weather permitting. With over 39 feet of cumulative snowfall this season and an 11-foot base, the resort is offering free skiing and riding for 2016-17 Tahoe Super Passholders. Operations will continue seven days a week through the spring at Squaw Valley and/or Alpine Meadows through Monday, May 30, conditions permitting.

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 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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