City of South Lake Tahoe Partners with the Lake Tahoe Historical Society to Hold 2nd Annual Festival of Winter Lights

South Lake Tahoe, CA…Brighten up your holidays by attending the Festival of Winter Lights. This outdoor holiday market-style event will be held in the parking lot of the Lake Tahoe Historical Museum at 3058 Lake Tahoe Blvd. on Friday, Dec. 9 and Saturday, Dec. 10 from 4-8pm.

Attendees can look forward to a full array of free holiday festivities including Borges Winter Carriage Rides, Holiday in History at the Museum, kid’s activities with the Tahoe Art League, photos with the Christmas Fire Engine, Trail of Lights, and visits to Santa’s House. Entertainment will be provided by the Lake Tahoe Unified School District Choir, Tahoe Shining Star Dancers, and Live Music by Wesley Orsolic.

Need to do some holiday shopping? Support our local vendors at the event and pick up some creative gifts for friends and family. While you shop, enjoy some hot beverages, or grab a bite to eat.

In the spirit of holiday giving, please consider bringing an unwrapped toy to support Toys for Tots. Drop off your donation at their booth and pick up a free magic kit for kids or participate in their nightly raffle.

Parking is available at the City Recreation Complex or the Boys and Girls Club. Since parking will be limited, please carpool, consider taking public transportation, or a free Lake Link shuttle to and from the event. To book a ride with Lake Link, visit their website: and download the app on your smart phone.

For event details, entertainment schedule, vendor list, and parking information, go to:

Don’t miss out on this family friendly event!

Alternate Contact: Emily Abernathy, (530) 542-6091,


City of South Lake Tahoe

The City of South Lake Tahoe is a general law city in El Dorado County, CA, that was founded on November 30, 1965. Located 190 miles northeast of San Francisco, CA and 60 miles southwest of Reno, NV in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, South Lake Tahoe boasts one of the most unique settings in the world, at the edge of an alpine lake of great natural beauty and environmental value. The city limits encompass an area of approximately 16 square miles with an average elevation of more than 6,200 feet above sea level and a population of 22,525.