Fireworks over Palisades Tahoe Village

New Year’s Eve Events in North Lake Tahoe

Looking for the best way to ring in the new year in North Lake Tahoe? You’re in the right place!  No matter where you’re staying in North Lake Tahoe, whether it’s a cozy lakeside cabin in Kings Beach or a mountaintop estate near Truckee, we’ve rounded up all the very best New Year’s Eve events and activities in North Lake Tahoe to help make planning a breeze!

New Year’s Eve Lights & Fireworks in North Lake Tahoe

New Year’s Eve Celebration!

Dec 29 – Jan 01
Northstar Village
3:00pm – 9:00pm – various events

Ring in New Year in the most memorable way! Bring all your friends, family, and smiles to create one extordinary memory of a lifetime. Northstar will be hosting a key headliner band and bringing in all the experiential lighting with a drone show to bring the festivities to life! There’s laser printing, DJs, face painting and so much more! For more information, follow the link!

New Year’s Eve LED Torchlight Parade

December 31st
Expedition Lift – Palisades Tahoe

Join us for an LED torchlight Parade this New Year’s Eve! The parade will start at 5pm on Exhibition and funnel down into more festivities. For the required pre-registration and more information about this event, click the link above!

New Year’s Eve Light Parade + Fireworks Show

December 31st
Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Resort

Come join the Tahoe Donner community for a fun, family-friendly celebration at Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Resort. After a great day on the mountain, enjoy the popular Light Parade followed by the annual Fireworks Show! Warm up next to the outdoor fire pits, enjoy hot toddies, hot cocoa and more and be sure to stick around for the fireworks and help us ring in the new year! Parade participants must pre-register – just follow the link and fill out the registration!

Ski, Snowboard Slide and Snowshoe into the New Year

Nordic Twilight Tours

December 30th
Northstar Nordic Center
Tickets $57 – $87
5:00pm – 7:30pm

Take an evening to slow down and enjoy the peaceful setting of the Sierra Nevada during Northstar’s guided, evening snowshoe tours! The group will meander through the pine tree-lined forest, ultimately concluding the tour at The Village at Northstar. During the adventure, snowshoers will also relax around a fire pit to enjoy s’mores and hot chocolate. Dogs on leashes are welcome to join in on the fun!

Please register here:

Ski with Jonny Moseley

December 31st
Funitel Plaza at the big sign in Palisades Tahoe Village
1:45pm – 4pm
Ski or ride at Palisades with gold medalist and Palisades Tahoe athlete Jonny Moseley!

SnoVentures Disco Tubing

December 31st
SnoVentures – Palisades Tahoe
5pm, 6pm, 7pm
Tickets $63 per person.

Spin down the tubing lanes with colorful LED lights, lasers, and live DJs. Reservations are required.

New Year’s Eve Guided Snowshoe Tour

Dec 31, 2023
Cross Country Ski Center – Tahoe Donner
5:30pm – 8:00pm

Enjoy an evening under the stars this New Year’s Eve with a guided snowshoe tour of the cross country trails at night! Groups depart from the Alder Creek Adventure Center, and equipment is available if needed. For ages 13 and up. Space is limited, so be sure to reserve your spot now!

Please dress for the conditions, and bring a headlamp and water! Meet at the XC ski rental shop at Alder Creek Adventure Center at 5PM if you need equipment; 5:20PM if you have your own gear.

New Year’s Eve Dinner and Dancing in North Lake Tahoe

Après with Jonny Moseley

December 31st
Plaza Bar – Northstar Resort
4pm – 5pm

Join gold medalist and Palisades Tahoe athlete Jonny Moseley for après ski refreshments at Plaza Bar!

New Year’s Eve at Bar of America 

December 31st – January 1st
Bar of America Truckee
4:00pm – 11:30pm – music and dancing at 9:30

In addition to their regular dinner menu, The Bar of America is offering a special New Year’s Eve dinner menu followed by music and dancing! At midnight, champagne and party favors will be passed around to cheers and ring in the New Year!

NYE Is Dead at Alibi Truckee

December 31st
Alibi Ale Works – Truckee
9:00 pm
Tickets $15 advance/ $20 at the door

Ring in the New Year and kiss the bliss with Broken Compass Bluegrass at Alibi Truckee! Get on something sparkly then get down to a jamgrass fury of acoustic strings. As many of you know, Broken Compass Bluegrass has that jaw-dripping sizzle that will infect your soul. Try not to boogie, you will lose. High elevations, high vibrations and high times guaranteed.

New Year’s Eve Dinner at The Lodge Restaurant & Pub

December 31, 2023
The Lodge Restaurant & Pub – Tahoe Donner
5:00pm – 9:00pm
$125 per person; $50 additional for optional wine pairing

Ring in the New Year on Dec. 31 with a 4-course prix fixe festive dinner and complimentary champagne toast. Reservations required. Call (530) 587-9455 to make a reservation; credit card required.

New Year’s Eve Gala at the Boatworks Lake Tahoe

December 31st – January 1, 2024
Tahoe Wine Collective at the Boatworks Shopping Mall – Tahoe City
8pm – 1am

Join Wild Soul Events and Tahoe Wine Collective for the first dance party of the year!  Come dressed to impress and get ready to dance your way into 2024! With special guest DJ and live music with Pipedown, photo booth, commemorative glass, and champagne toast! Get your tickets here!

8:00pm: Doors Open
9:00pm – 11:00pm: Acoustic Set with Pipedown
11:00pm: Guest DJ
11:59pm: Champagne Toast with Pipedown

New Year’s Eve Family Fun in North Lake Tahoe

Kids Crafts & Games

December 31st & January 1st
Palisades Conference Room Front Desk Lobby
10am – 9pm

Looking for a great, indoor New Years activity for kids? This is a great option! Kids of all ages can enjoy arts and crafts, games, movies, and a feature film each night at 7pm!

For more Family Activities in North Lake Tahoe click here!

New Year’s Eve Music in North Lake Tahoe

Northstar’s Winter Music Series

November 17th – Apr 14th
Village Stage at Roller Rink – Northstar Resort

Come join this incredible event every Friday, Saturday and Sunday this winter! Hosted in the Village for Après, shopping, ice skating and everything in between. DJs will be on the stage every Friday & Sunday and bands will play on The Village Stage every Saturday!