Best Things to Do in Tahoe This December

Looking to fill a couple hours of your day while in Tahoe? With so many offerings in the area, we’ve curated the top events this month including holiday lights, New Year celebrations, and caviar! Less researching and more having fun. (And getting into the holiday spirit!) Enjoy!

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Northern Lights Festival

THRU Dec 31

Take a tour of Incline Village and Crystal Bay and wander amidst the glow of twinkling lights on snow.

More info: northernlightstahoe.com

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Brené Brown

December 2

The research professor at the University of Houston and New York Times best-selling author, discusses her latest book, Atlas of the Heart, and some of the eighty-seven of the emotions and experiences that define what it means to be human, in an online event.

More info: bookpassage.com

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Spirit of the Season

December 3 – 5

A classic holiday celebration full of orchestral arrangements, jazzy numbers, and traditional holiday tunes and carols is on tap from the Reno Philharmonic, Reno Philharmonic Chorus and conductor Jason Altieri.

More info: renophil.com

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Guilty Christmas

December 13 — 17

A fast-paced musical comedy from David Hamilton and Mark D. Williams aims its comedy jabs at the unique cultural doings and specific oddities of South Lake Tahoe in winter.

More info: valhallatahoe.showare.com

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Disco Tubing

December 18 & 26

Live DJs spinning 70’s music that everyone loves to hate (but really loves) plus LED and laser lights transform a slide into something else entirely.

More info: palisadestahoe.com

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Pimps of Joytime

December 30 — 31

Known for their funk anthems and rootsy soul, a band from Brooklyn transitions the old year into the new with funk fixes and jukes; Leftover Salmon opens.

More info: devildogshows.com

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