Lights on the Lake - Fourth of July in Lake Tahoe

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Lights on the Lake - Fourth of July

All along Lake Tahoe on the 4th of July some of the best firework displays on the west coast will shoot into the night sky. Along with the lights, the community is encouraged to come to picnic on the beach to meet new faces and hang with old friends alike.

Organization: Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority
Date: 7/4/2014 update info
Time: 6:00:00 PM - 10:00:00 PM
Event Cost: Varies
Venue: various locations in Lake Tahoe,CA
Contact: Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority
Phone: (530) 544-5050
Email:
Website: tahoesouth.com/events/details/2255/lights_on_the_lake_fireworks_2013
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All along Lake Tahoe on the 4th of July some of the best firework displays on the west coast will shoot into the night sky. Along with the lights, the community is encouraged to come to picnic on the beach to meet new faces and hang with old friends alike.

Fourth Of July Fireworks Celebration Light's Up Lake Tahoe

Pyrotechnic Extravaganza Highlight of National Holiday Weekend.

The American Pyrotechnics Association rates South Shore's spectacular Fourth of July fireworks celebration one of the Top 5 displays in the nation.

Created by Pyro Spectaculars, Inc. and fired by Pyrodigital Consultants and features a wide variety of patterns, lights, designs and shapes. Scheduled to begin at approximately 9:45 PM.

The fireworks are visible from all over town. Below are some of the sweet spots to get a front row seat.

  • The Tahoe Queen and M.S. Dixie II: South Shore's two Mississippi paddlewheelers offer a unique opportunity to view the light show from the water. Board the Tahoe Queen for a Dinner Dance Cruise or the M.S. Dixie II for a Fireworks Cruise. Both feature live entertainment and fantastic views of the evening's display. Log onto www.laketahoecruises.com
  • Nevada Beach: Located about two miles east of the Nevada casinos on Elk Point Road, Nevada Beach is the ideal setting for a family barbecue at the beach. A wide, sandy shoreline leads down to the sapphire waters of Lake Tahoe. Charcoal barbecues and picnic tables dot the beach. The view across the lake to the West Shore and Desolation Wilderness is unsurpassed. And the view of the fireworks display is one of the best in town. 
  • Regan and El Dorado Beaches: Located right where Highway 50 meets the Lake, these connecting stretches of narrow beach are front and center for the fireworks. Arrive early! These beaches fill up with people who love to be right under the action.

  • Tahoe City Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration on Commons Beach in downtown Tahoe¬†
  • The fireworks start at 9:30pm
  • Happens every July 4th

Overview: Synchronized to the Star Spangled Banner, Lake Tahoe's annual Fourth of July firework spectacular lights up the sky along all of the lake's beaches; King's Beach, Squaw Valley, Tahoe City, Truckee, Incline Village and West Shore Lake Tahoe. The display doesn't come without some camaraderie on the side. Each beach features its own special party filled with friends and family, celebrating the communities along the lake. King's Beach fireworks display is having a blow out deck party while Lake Tahoe in which so many try to attend that you have to reserve a seat through the North Tahoe Community Conference Center.

When: July 4th each year

Where: Around Lake Tahoe

Fees: Most events are Free

Details: The biggest lightshow of them all takes plays during the Tahoe City Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration on Commons Beach in downtown Tahoe. The fireworks start at 9:30pm however being late isn't an option since most locals are on the beach all day starting the celebration early.