The best of art, wine and music combine during the Squaw Valley Summer Festival. Artists, fine wineries, musicians, craftsman and performers flock to the European style village to participate in the fest and celebrate their craft beneath with locals, visitors and stunning mountain peaks alike.
Organization: Squaw Valley USA
Dates: 07/13/2013 - 07/14/2013 update info
Time: 11:00:00 AM - 5:00:00 PM
Event Cost: Free. Wine tasting $25
Venue: The Village at Squaw Valley in Squaw Valley,CA
Contact: Squaw Valley USA
Phone: (530) 583-6985
The best of art, wine and music combine during the Squaw Valley Summer Festival.
From 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. each day, wine lovers can sample offerings from 15 wineries, including elegant Pinot Noirs from the Robert Stemmler Winery and the Donum Estate, and vibrant wines from the Heck Estate’s Lake Sonoma and Valley of the Moon Winery.
While tasting wine under the peaks of Squaw Valley, visitors can admire the fine art and crafts of nearly 30 artists. The exhibition features artwork that spans the mediums, including gorgeous paintings, photography and jewelry.
The festival also caters to kids with additional activities such as an 18-hole miniature golf course, sky jump bungee trampoline, plus swimming, roller skating, paintball and hiking at High Camp, el. 8200’. For activity pricing, seewww.squaw.com.
Entrance to the festival is free. Wine tasting is $25 each day and includes a commemorative festival wine glass. All proceeds benefit Disabled Sports USA Far West.
- Hundreds to walk Squaw Valley's unique streets
- Art, music and Wine tastings
- A mid July event each year
Overview: Although it is less than a decade old, the Squaw Valley Art, Wine and Music Fest has quickly become a favorite among locals and tourists in the Lake Tahoe area. Over one weekend in July, these three different forces combine to bring music to our ears, art to our eyes and wine to our lips.
When: A mid July weekend event
Where: Squaw Valley
Fees: Costs may vary
Details: Squaw Valley is a village that is dedicated to pedestrians so festival goers can relax completely without worrying about the hustle and bustle of traffic jams, beeping horns and cars blocking their way. The lively festival allows hundreds to walk Squaw Valley's unique streets and invites all to check out the High Sierra mountain peaks, family friendly kids zone, restaurants, shops and the festival stands which line the street walks.
Squaw Valley is located on Lake Tahoe's North Shore. Visitors can get here by taking Interstate 80 and hopping on Highway 89 to reach the North Shore.