SnowGlobe Music Festival Information for 2017

South Lake Tahoe, CA (December 19, 2017) – SnowGlobe Music Festival is returning to South Lake Tahoe on Friday, December 29, 2017 – Sunday, December 31, 2017. This is a three-day music festival which will be held at the Community Playfields off of Al Tahoe Boulevard. This will be an outdoor event with live music stage performances being held each night. This letter is being sent to provide residents in the area near to the event with important information.

SnowGlobe Music Festival Event Schedule:

The event hours are the following:

Friday, December 29, 2017—2pm to 11:30pm

Saturday, December 30, 2017—2pm to 11:30pm

Sunday, December 31, 2017—2pm to 1am


Al Tahoe Road Closure:

To ensure the safety of community members and festival attendees, Al Tahoe Boulevard will be closed to through traffic one hour before the festival start time and one hour after the festival end time:

Al Tahoe will be closed on the following dates and times:

  • Friday, December 29, 2017—1pm to 12:30am
  • Saturday, December 30, 2017—1pm to 12:30am
  • Sunday, December 31, 2017—1pm to 2am

Bijou Community Park Closure:

Bijou Community Park will be closed to general public access beginning on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 and reopening on January 3, 2018.


A hotline number has been established each year to record community questions and/or concerns – this number is not for event or ticketing information. Community members may leave a message for City staff regarding noise, traffic, parking etc. City staff checks the number each day and relay community concerns to event producers. To leave a message please call (530) 542-6001.


  • Limitations have been placed on decibel levels.
  • The bass will be placed on the ground.
  • The speakers will be positioned downwards towards the field.
  • Sound experts have been consulted on sound mitigation.


*Please note noise levels are affected by the snow amount or lack of snow on the ground; although the decibels levels are the same each year, when there is less snow, the farther the sound travels and the louder the music seems.



Festival parking will be available at South Tahoe Middle School parking lot and shuttle drop off and pick up will be the intersection of Al Tahoe and Johnson Blvd.

In order to insulate residents from “overflow parking” created during this event certain adjacent areas will be designated as “permit only parking areas” during the event. Each residence in the areas listed below will be provided two (2) Temporary Parking Permits to be used for vehicles parked on the street. Vehicles parked on private property will not require a permit. Additional permits may be obtained from the Police Department. Vehicles parked on streets located in the above designated areas not displaying an authorized Temporary Parking Permit will be cited and or towed.

Areas included in this temporary permit parking only program are:

  • Pioneer Village
  • Marlette Circle and those streets enclosed by Marlette Circle; Mt Rose Rd, Monument Dr. & Jobs Peak Rd.

Shuttle Service:

Shuttle service will run from the South Lake Tahoe Transit Center (4114 Lake Tahoe Boulevard) and also from the South Y Transit Center (100 Emerald Bay Road) to Al Tahoe Blvd.  The shuttle service will drop off and pick up from the Bijou Community Park.

Shuttle Hours:

  • Friday, December 29, 2017—1:30pm to 12:30am
  • Saturday, December 30, 2017—1:30pm to 12:30am
  • Sunday, December 31, 2017—1:30pm to 2am

Thank you for your continued patience and support of the SnowGlobe Music Festival. Please use the hotline number to record your information and/or concerns of the festival at (530) 542-6001.

Visit SnowGlobe Music Festival’s web site at or the City of South Lake Tahoe at for more information.

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