Bundle up with your babe and hit the town this Valentine’s Day Weekend. The entire North Lake Tahoe area is host to lively music, an abundance of food options, and adventures for the young and young-at-heart. Here are some of our favorite ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Truckee Tahoe.
Snowshoe Tours - Two Options
For adventurous couples only! Grab your cutest beanie and explore the quiet and solitude of snowshoeing under the pines. There’s two options to choose from:
Snowshoe Tour + Aprés in Tahoe Donner | February 14
If you’re in Truckee, Tahoe Donner is hosting a snowshoe tour followed by drinks and appetizers at the Alder Creek Adventure Center. The price includes one drink per person, one shared appetizer, rentals, and a tour guide. Check it out here.
Sunset Snowshoe Tour in Lake Tahoe | February 14
Enjoy the Sierra alpenglow with a snowshoe trek through the forest. You’ll also get smarter on this trip as your guides wax poetically about local natural and cultural history. Ticket price includes gear, hot drinks, trail snacks, knowledgeable guides, natural history discussions, and permit fees. Hosted by Tahoe Adventure Company in North Lake Tahoe. Check it out.
Valentine’s Dinner at Squaw’s Terrace Bar | February 14
Have you been up to the Terrace Bar at Squaw Valley? The incredible view is romantic no matter what day it is. Bring your beau on Valentine’s Day and scope the scenery over a four-course meal paired with various wines. Check it out.
Live Music at Moody’s | February 14 + 15
We don’t know who’s playing that weekend yet, but Moody’s always has a great band playing every Friday and Saturday night. Best of all, the music is free. Make reservations for some of the best food in Truckee and stay for dancing. Check it out.
The Dead Winter Carpenters in South Lake | February 14
Truckee’s favorite local bluegrass band is heading to South Lake Tahoe this Valentine’s Day for the “Love for All Ball.” Mescalito Trio and Ten Foot Tiger are also on the musical line-up for the evening. The show starts at 8pm at Tep’s Villa Roma Italian Restaurant. What better way to burn off a rich Italian dinner than with lively dancing? Check it out.
Metal Echo at Alibi Ale Works | February 14
If bluegrass isn’t your thing, catch Metal Echo at Alibi Ale Works in Incline. Metal Echo’s 90s grunge rock and metal covers are epic and perfect for all you Gen X’ers. You’ll be singing along to all your favorite nostalgic rock. Check it out.
The Art of Mixology | February 16
Grab your favorite drinking buddy and learn the art of crafting a tasty cocktail. The Ritz Carlton hosts this popular event on select days throughout the year. This entertaining, educational experience features freshly cut herbs and classic ingredients such as bitters and infused liquors to create three unique cocktails paired with appetizers. Check it out.
Make sure you book early! Many of these events will sell out. See you out there, and happy Valentine’s Day lovers!