Festival of Winter Lights

Festival of Winter Lights.  Friday, Dec. 9 & Saturday, Dec. 10 from 4-8pm. Parking at Rec. Center

In partnership with the Lake Tahoe Historical Society, The City of South Lake Tahoe is excited to invite the community to attend the 2nd annual Festival of Winter Lights

This FREE outdoor holiday market-style event will be hosted in the Lake Tahoe Historical Museum parking lot located at 3058 Lake Tahoe Blvd.  


Toys for Tots Toy Drive

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In the spirit of holiday giving, please bring a new unwrapped toy to drop off at the Toys for Tots booth. While you're there, pick up a free magic kit for the kiddos and participate in their nightly raffle giveaways. 


  1. ACTIVITIES
  2. ENTERTAINMENT
  3. FOOD & BEVERAGE
  4. Market Vendors

Attendees can look forward to a full array of FREE holiday festivities including181:

Borges Winter Carriage Rides

Holiday in History at the Museum

Kids Activities with the Tahoe Art League

Photos with the Christmas Fire Engine

  • Friday Night Schedule: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Saturday Night Schedule: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

The Trail of Lights

Visits to Santa's House

Event Parking & Transportation

Parking is limited. Please carpool, and 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: www.tahoelakelink.com

Parking is available at the City of South Lake Tahoe Recreation Complex (1180 Rufus Allen Blvd.) and at the Boys & Girls Club (1100 Lyons Ave.).  A parking shuttle will be available to those who may need it.  It will make regular trips to and from the event and will pick up and drop off at the front door of the Recreation Complex and the parking lot of the Boys & Girls Club.  ADA parking is available at the Recreation Complex. 

Interested in becoming a vendor?

To apply to be a vendor at the Outdoor Holiday Market, please follow this link.

Vendor applications must be submitted by November 14 to be considered.  For any questions, please email our special events coordinator, Emily Abernathy. or call 530.542.6091