Made In Tahoe Festival back for Memorial Day
April 8, 2015
The third annual Made In Tahoe Festival is set to take place at Squaw Valley Memorial Day weekend, May 23 and 24, bringing two days of festivities designed to showcase local businesses, artisans, product designers, non-profit organizations and performers hailing from the Lake Tahoe and Truckee region.
More than 50 vendor booths will be displayed throughout The Village, according to an event announcement. Participating local businesses include Riverside Art Studios, Tahoe Basics, California 89, Rise Designs and Eko Kreations.
The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 23 and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 24. In addition to shopping, Made in Tahoe features live music from local bands and singers/songwriters throughout the day, according to the announcement. The festival will have three performance stages. The community stage will showcase an array of performance art to include aerial fabrics, aerial lyra, acro-yoga, skits and workshops by the Tahoe Flow Artists. Visitors can also indulge in offerings by The Mill, Truckee Sourdough, Bella Bucha, Mtn. Roots, Truckee River Winery, Tahoe Teas, Tahoe Blue Vodka, Fifty Fifty Brewing Company and more.
The Made In Tahoe Festival officially kicks off the beginning of summer operations at Squaw Valley. Squaw's Aerial Tram will be open beginning May 22 and will remain open for the remainder of the summer season. During Made In Tahoe, the tram will provide access to hiking trails and scenic viewpoints, offering panoramic views of Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada.