Sizzling Events During the Sierra Summer

The heat is rising in Tahoe South and it might be due to the building anticipation for a sizzling summer in the Sierra! Mark your calendars and make a plan to experience a few of these amazing summer events.

Harveys Summer Concert Series
Feel like rocking out this? This summer it’s easy with a slew of acts coming to the Harveys Outdoor Arena. This year’s lineup includes Slightly Stoopid, July 2; Widespread Panic, July 6; Evening with James Taylor, July 13; String and Peter Gabriel, July 15; Tim McGraw, July 23; Don Henley, July 24; Keith Urban, July 27 and July 29; Steve Miller Band, Aug. 18; Sammy Hagar and The Circle ft. Michael Anthony, Jason Bonham and Vic Johnson, Aug. 26; Stevie Wonder, Sept. 2.

The 25th Annual American Century Championship returns to Edgewood Tahoe July 15-20.  Photo:

American Century Championship | Courtesy: Brian Williams / Media West

American Century Championship
Star-studded and heart-pounding are just some of the adjectives we’d use to describe the weeklong action at one of the most beautiful golf courses in the country. American Century Championship features over 90 celebrities duking it out on the greens. With the likes of Charles Barkley and Justin Timberlake, you know you’re in for some entertainment. American Century Championship comes to Edgewood Tahoe July 19-24.

Live at Lakeview
One of the locals’ favorite hangouts on Thursday evenings starts June 30 and continues through Aug. 25. Live at Lakeview offers free music, local vendors, a beer garden and a great place to watch the sunset on the steps of Lakeview Commons. Try out fare from a homegrown restaurant or find unique wares, clothing and jewelry from the talented artisans.

Beach, beers and live music in Tahoe South - there is nothing better. Photo: Lauren Lindley

Live at Lakeview | Courtesy: Lauren Lindley Photography

“Lights on the Lake” Fireworks
The 4th of July means fireworks. And we’re serious about out 4th of July fireworks in Tahoe South (it was on NBC’s Today Show as one of the country’s best displays). Snag a spot on a beach like Zephyr Cove’s for a stellar display that will have you seeing stars. The soundtrack will be broadcast on local radio stations KRLT-FM 93.9 and KOWL-AM 1490.

Heavenly Village Summer Concert Series
Offering free concerts throughout the summer, the Heavenly Village Summer Concert Series offers family friendly tunes with the likes of Decoy, Gotcha Covered, Mr. Wonderful, Take Out, Hit Parade, Audiobox and many others. Make a night out of it by visiting one of the many restaurants in the Village before the music starts.

Other events that you can’t miss this summer: The Temptations, MontBleu, June 11; Alex Ramon’s IMPOSSIBLE, June 14-Sept. 10; Annual Re-Ride of the Pony Express Trail, June 16; The Bacon Brothers, MontBleu, June 17; Rock Tahoe Half Marathon, June 18; Music on the Lawn at Valhalla, July 3; Heather McDonald at the Loft, July 3; Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival, July 8-Aug. 21; Annual South Tahoe Wooden Boat Classic, July 29-30; Great Gatsby Living History Festival, Aug. 13-14. Find more events on Tahoe South.

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