August is jam-packed with great music, entertainment and food. Make a plan to visit the Ridge Tahoe this month in order to catch one of these experiences – and of course, the views!

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Lake Tahoe is home to a number of exhilarating events in August. Courtesy: The Ridge Tahoe

Live Entertainment
The Loft Theatre & Lounge hosts Magic Fusion, a family friendly magic and comedy show. Both adults and children are welcome to the daily show at 7:30 p.m. with additional shows Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Located in Heavenly Village, enjoy the entertaining production alongside dinner for a great night out. Sundays have a “Kids Free” matinee where children attend the show for free with the purchase of an adult ticket.

Heavenly Village also hosts Summer Concerts on Fridays and Saturdays 5 – 9 p.m.

Another opportunity for live music is the Harveys Outdoor Concert Series. The big-name artists this August are Lionel Richie, Aug. 13; Steve Miller Band, Aug. 18; Sammy Hagar & The Circle, Aug. 26; and 20th Anniversary Lake Tahoe Summit Feat. The Killers, Aug. 31.

The Lake Tahoe Reggae Festival returns for the fourth year in a row on Aug. 20. Celebrate good vibes with a day full of music and entertainment at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino.

Harveys Concerts

Jam out to some of the biggest musicians. Courtesy: Harvey’s Outdoor Concert Series

The Artists in Residence at Valhalla Tahoe celebrates arts, music and theatre in a vibrant festival, Aug. 12-28. The event is free and open to the public 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. daily with an opportunity to watch the artists at work, as well as view and purchase original pieces.

The Tahoe Area Mountain Biking Association (TAMBA) hosts the 4th Annual Meyers Mountain Bike Festival, Aug. 13-14. The festival features bike rides, demonstrations, live music BBQ, beer garden, a variety of vendors and a KidZone.


Gain perspective and altitude on your mountain bike. Courtesy: 4th Annual Meyers Mountain Bike Festival


Outdoor Experiences
Hot Tahoe Cruisin’ South Shore Car Show is hosted by Heavenly Village, Aug. 1-7. Check out collectable cars and motorcycles on display. There will also be live music, a poker run and sidewalk sales at select Heavenly Village shops.

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Look at that fresh produce! Courtesy: Ski Run Farmer’s Market

Explore the Ski Run Farmer’s Market for locally sourced produce, handmade crafts and live music every Friday, 3 – 8 p.m.

Bring a flashlight to the pier at Sugar Pine Point State Park for the free Milky Way and Dark Skies Guided View. Experts will help guests locate constellations, stars and planets with complimentary star charts. Learn how to tell time by the location of the stars and how to spot the Zodiac symbols.

Clear your schedule for August and ensure that a Ridge Tahoe visit replaces other plans. Book your trip at

Nestled on a spectacular Sierra Nevada ridge above Lake Tahoe, and overlooking the breathtaking and beautiful Carson Valley, this 11 acre hotel resort offers year-round vacation rentals with panoramic views and luxurious accommodations. Complimentary Health Club, Indoor Sports Complex, Indoor/Outdoor Swimming Pools and Jacuzzis, Restaurant, Deli, Market, Full Service Spa and more are all on-site. Complimentary shuttle service whisks guests 5 miles to Lake Tahoe and casino nightlife.

The Ridge provides a variety of great Lake Tahoe lodging options with choices perfect for family vacations or romantic getaways. Options include deluxe hotel rooms, one and two bedroom condominium suites with full kitchens.

Summer offers an exciting array of activities on property and on Lake Tahoe. Our pool, spa, tennis courts, rock climbing wall and hiking trails are all a few minutes from your front door. Just down the hill are Lake Tahoe’s beautiful beaches, boating, paddleboarding and kayaking

. In the winter our Skier Express provides ski in / ski out access to Heavenly Ski Resort’s Stagecoach Chairlift. The Ridge Ski Shop can satisfy your entire ski and snowboard needs onsite, so you can quickly hit the slopes. We also offer a variety of classes and indoor activities when the weather doesn’t cooperate or you’re not up for tackling the great outdoors.

The Ridge’s expansive property is an ideal venue for weddings, meetings and reunions. We have a variety of meeting and gathering spaces that can accommodate groups from 10 – 200.

For your wedding day we have ceremony sites with breathtaking views and the experienced staff to help make it the perfect day. For your business meetings we have all the A/V and technical resources you require to maximize your productivity. For family reunions our variety of lodging choices and countless onsite activities make it the perfect location to bring everyone together.