Lake Tahoe Entertainment
Looking to put on your dancing shoes or have a relaxing date night at the movies while you’re staying in North Lake Tahoe? We can help! We’ve rounded up our favorite places to go for a little entertainment in the area so you don’t have to!
Find Your Fun!
Whether you want to know where to go for a night out on the town or you’re looking for the perfect activity for the kids, we’ve got you covered!
Arts & Crafts
Located in Northstar Village, this charming shop offers customers a chance to unleash their inner artist and create their own candles, mosaics or paint some pottery! Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned artisan, this cozy haven is a great way to spend an afternoon and will ignite your creativity and leave you with a tangible memento of your visit to North Lake Tahoe.
Discover the joy of pottery painting, mosaic design, and other hands-on crafts as you immerse yourself in this vibrant studio in Tahoe City! Let your imagination run wild as you browse their extensive selection of ceramics and select the perfect canvas for your masterpiece. Whether you’re looking to create a personalized gift or simply indulge in a creative escape, All Fired Up! Tahoe promises an unforgettable experience.
North Tahoe Arts, located in the heart of Tahoe City, is a thriving artistic hub where creativity knows no bounds! Offering a diverse range of classes and workshops, North Tahoe Arts invites you to explore various mediums such as painting, printmaking, sculpture, and more! With experienced instructors guiding you every step of the way, you’ll uncover hidden talents, create captivating works of art and draw inspiration from the awe-inspiring landscapes of North Lake Tahoe.
Welcome to the magical world of KidZone Museum in Truckee, a vibrant wonderland where learning and play collide! Nestled amidst the breathtaking beauty of North Lake Tahoe near Tahoe Donner and downtown Truckee, this enchanting haven is a must-visit destination for families with young kids seeking wonder, creativity, and endless fun!
Watch as your child unleashes their inner scientist in the Discovery Lab, where hands-on experiments and mind-boggling challenges await! Explore vibrant colors and textures in the Art Studio, where creativity takes flight and masterpieces come to life. Active kids will love the Indoor Playground where they can climb, slide, build towering structures or create a fantastical world with giant foam blocks! In warmer weather, the Nature Play Area offers a fun, engaging and safe way to play outdoors. Plus, you can check out their Feature Exhibit and if you’re visiting with an infant, you can enjoy the Infant Area for kids under 18 months.
If you’re looking for an incredible experience for your kids in North Lake Tahoe, KidZone is the perfect place to let them play and explore in a safe and engaging environment!
Tahoe Art Haus & Cinema, nestled in the Cobblestone Center of Tahoe City, offers a unique cinematic experience. This independent, one screen theater offers a cozy ambiance and a carefully curated lineup of blockbusters, independent movies and local films making it the perfect place for movie buffs! With comfortable seating and excellent sound quality, you’ll be fully immersed in the movie magic. So grab some popcorn and settle in for a memorable evening at Tahoe Art Haus & Cinema!
At The Village Cinemas in Northstar Village, moviegoers are treated to an exceptional theater experience with state-of-the-art facilities and a fantastic selection of films for all ages! The Village Cinemas offers a comfortable and modern viewing experience, with top-notch picture and sound quality. Get ready to escape reality and let the movies transport you to new worlds at The Village Cinemas!
Nightlife & Music
Open until 11:30 pm Sunday to Thursday | 12:30 pm Friday and Saturday
This lively bar offers an extensive drink menu featuring craft beers, cocktails, and a wide range of wines. With regular live music performances, trivia nights, and other awesome events, Bar of America is a great option when you’re looking for a fun night out in downtown Truckee.
Open 12 pm – 2 am daily
This fun, raucous bar in downtown Truckee is perfect for anyone who likes to play as hard as they work! With an unbeatable, energetic vibe, awesome music, great drinks selection and pool tables, at T-Club you’re guaranteed a night of fun!
Open 2 pm – 2 am Monday to Thursday | 12 pm – 2 am Friday to Sunday
Affectionately known as the local dive bar, the Past Time Club is a North Lake Tahoe gem in the heart of downtown Truckee. With a laid-back atmosphere, this watering hole offers customers a lively music scene, welcoming patrons and a place to enjoy live music every weekend while enjoying some great drinks. It’s the perfect spot for those seeking a relaxed and unpretentious night out.
This trendy, vibrant spot in downtown Truckee This stylish establishment combines the flavors of an upscale bistro with the excitement of a lively bar scene. Guests can indulge in delicious cuisine, sip on craft cocktails, and groove to the beats of live music performances, creating a memorable night out.
Located near downtown Truckee, the Cottonwood offers a unique dining and entertainment experience. With a busy events calendar that includes open mic nights and special appearances from local musicians, hearty, casual dishes made with locally sourced ingredients and breathtaking views this restaurant is a great option when you’re looking for a laid back evening of entertainment and great food.
Located in Crystal Bay, Nevada, right on the border of California near Kings Beach, this incredible casino is where you’ll want to go for a night of gaming and live entertainment! With two distinct venues: the intimate Red Room and world-famous Crown Room, this casino regularly hosts world-class acts from music to comedy and more! Plus, you can spend an evening enjoying a variety of table games like blackjack and roulette as well as slots and catch all the sports action on HD Plasma monitors while hanging out with friends at the exciting Sports Bar. The best part? You get to come back to your peaceful vacation rental in Kings Beach to relax and recover from your incredible night out!
Offering an authentic Irish pub experience, Auld Dubliner Tahoe brings the spirit of Ireland to Palisades Tahoe. With its warm and inviting atmosphere, this pub serves a wide selection of Irish whiskies, beers, and hearty Irish pub fare. Live music sessions and a friendly crowd make Auld Dubliner Tahoe a delightful spot for a fun, casual night out.
Open 3 pm – 12 pm Wednesday to Monday
Located at Palisades Tahoe, The Slot Bar is the perfect place to grab a drink and make some new friends! with a wide selection of craft beers, specialty cocktails, delicious bites and great tunes, this bar is a fun, funky hangout for visitors and locals alike!