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Celebrate in style. Here are some uniquely Tahoe ways to ring in the New Year! 

Squaw Valley

Perfect for families, a Torchlight Parade will take place at Squaw Valley at 6:30pm followed by fireworks at 7pm. The best viewing location is at the KT Base Bar.

Squaw Valley New Years Eve Party: Squaw Valley's Olympic House will host live music and DJs from 9pm-2am. Five bars will be open. $10 at the Door. This is a 21+ event. 

A free Squaw shuttle will run until 2am with extra busses operating on this route. For more information check the North Tahoe shuttle schedule.

Note: Family Dinner & East Coast Toast at High Camp is Sold Out

Northstar California

The annual Fire & Ice New Year’s Celebration is fun  for all ages. There will be a DJ, live music by Petty Theft -San Francisco Tribute to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, a spectacular Fireworks show, s’mores, drink specials, face painting, shopping, dining, ice skating and more!


12:00 pm – 3:00pm: DJ Fidjital on the Village Stage

2:00pm:  toast on the Mountain

3:45 pm – 4:00pm: Ripperoo Parade in the Village

5:00 pm – 6:30pm: DJ Chango on the Village Stage

5:30 pm – 8:30pm: Complimentary Face Painting in the Village

7:00 pm – 9:00pm: Live Music on the Village Stage by Petty Theft: San Francisco Tribute to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers”

9:00pm: Fireworks Show

9:00 pm - 1:00am: New Year's Eve party at Tavern 6330'

Tavern 6330’ will be open on December 31st until 1:00 am with drink and appetizer specials and a live DJ starting at 9:00 pm.

The Villager Candle Shop will host their annual New Year's Eve Party at their location in The Village. Cost is $30.00 per person and includes either making a candle, painting a piece of pottery, making a mosaic or stuffing a teddy bear. They will provide a kid friendly buffet (moms and dads will like it too!). 6pm-10pm. Reservations Recommended. 530-562-8884 

Resort At Squaw Creek

The Resort at Squaw Creak New Year's Eve Grand Celebration and Dinner Combining a decadent gourmet buffet dinner, entertainment, live band, dancing, party favors, and a champagne toast, the Grand Celebration is the ultimate way to ring in the New Year in Lake Tahoe. This is a 21+ event. Formal attire. Through December 30: $95. Day of $120. 7pm until early morning View menu »

Crystal Bay Casino 

Dance in the new year with Jackie Greene at the Crystal Bay Casino. After Party with the Martin Sexton Band. 10pm. $45 General Admission. $65 VIP (includes Pre-Party in the upstairs ballroom, and a Meet & Greet with Jackie Greene band from 8:30-9:30pm). The booth seats are sold out. 

West Shore Cafe

This first-class formal event on the shores of Lake Tahoe includes: bubbly, noise makers and of course, a carefully prepared menu. Start the celebration off with display appetizers and drinks from 8-10pm.  Select a reservation time between 8pm and 10pm to be seated for your four course meal.  Enjoy live music by Danny Sturtevant during dinner, and dance to a DJ after the meal.  When the hour hits, all guests will toast and celebrate with party favors galore.  This event is for adults 21+ only and is $95 per person. Call to make a reservation 530.525.5200.


Sunnyside Restaurant

Early seating: reservations from 5 – 6pm. Adults $70 | Kids $25 (12 & under)
Includes three course dinner for adults, party hats, activities and goodies for kids until 8pm
Late seating: reservations from 8 - 9pm, $100 per person. Ages 21+
Includes a three course dinner, DJ, party hats, and a champagne toast at midnight