Best Things to Do in Tahoe This February

The middle of winter is upon us and there’s no better way to get into the season’s spirit than with this month’s plethora of snow-centric events. Not sure where to start? We’ve got you covered. Take advantage of all the area has to offer this February, from an inspirational talks to twilight snowshoeing tours, complete with s’mores and hot cocoa. Speaking of food, we also have an extensive list of our best restaurants in Tahoe, and if you’re planning a weekend, the the best places to stay

February is a popular month in Tahoe, with an average of 72 inches of snowfall. Temperatures at night tend to be in the low 20s while during the day they’re in the 40s.

Featured Photo: Alpenglow Speaker Series, Hilaree Nelson / Courtesy of Chris Figenshau

North Lake Tahoe

Alpenglow Winter Speaker Series

February 9

Alpinist Anna Pfaff will share stories from alpine adventures around the world, including her latest expedition up Alaska’s Mt. Huntington which culminated in frostbite in her feet and loss of six toes. On her path back to the mountains, she’ll share her process, mindset and lessons she’s learned throughout the way.

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World Cup at Palisades Tahoe

February 24-26

One of only four U.S. resorts featured on the World Cup circuit this season, Palisades Tahoe will host men’s slalom and giant slalom events on Dog Leg and Red Dog Face.

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South Lake Tahoe

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Photo: Courtesy of Heavenly Mountain Resort

Scenic gondola ride

Every day

Even if you don’t ski or ride, you can still experience one of the best views of Lake Tahoe with a nearly 2.5-mile scenic gondola ride up Heavenly Mountain Resort. Stop at the Observation Deck for panoramic views of the lake and the surrounding Sierra Nevada mountains. Perfect for a Valentine’s Day date. 

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Photo: Courtesy of Northstar California Resort

Twilight Snowshoe Tour

This two-hour tour begins at the Cross Country Ski, Telemark & Snowshoe Center at 5pm and sets off through the pine tree-lined forest, ending at The Village at Northstar’s fire pits with a cup of hot chocolate.

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Photo: Courtesy of Naveen Venkatesan/Unsplash

Super Bowl LVII

February 12
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Photo: Courtesy of Luiz Paulo R. Santos/Unsplash

Valentine's Day

February 14

Event Venues

Looking to see what’s happening right now in Tahoe? Our comprehensive list of venues across the city below will help you find what you need to know what’s going on.

Looking for more things to do in the area?

Visit our What to Do in Northern California page!

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