If you’re looking for a winter retreat to ring in the new year, South Lake Tahoe is the ideal getaway. It’s a destination that perfectly mixes a celebratory atmosphere with breathtaking natural beauty.
While there are many exciting things to do in South Lake Tahoe on New Year’s Eve, this trip focuses on the events at Heavenly Resort. In the Heavenly Village, there are many festivities for visitors to enjoy. One annual tradition is the Heavenly Holidays New Year’s Eve Celebration. Events include live music, fireworks, and the Gondola Ball Drop. You can also celebrate by going to a magic dinner show at The Loft in Heavenly Village. This event has world-famous magician headliners and a high-end dinner buffet. The venue also hosts a VIP New Year’s Eve party for guests 21 and over.
In addition to the events at Heavenly, South Lake Tahoe has a growing reputation as a destination with lots of good breweries. The Beer Trail includes three breweries within walking distance of Heavenly that you can add to your itinerary.
And finally, there are numerous nightlife options at the nearby casinos. So place your bets, go dancing at nightclubs, watch a show – your entertainment options are limited only by your stamina.
During the day, enjoy winter sports like skiing, snowboarding, or ice skating. Then, celebrate New Year’s Eve with dinner and a show at the Loft and/or attending the Heavenly Holidays events. And keep the party going at nearby casinos and breweries.
Things to Do
- During the day, go skiing or snowboarding, ice skating, or ride the gondola for the beautiful winter views.
- Celebrate New Year’s Eve with live shows and fireworks at Heavenly Holidays.
- Book a dinner and a magic show at The Loft, followed by dancing.
- Take your chances at one of the many casinos in town.
- Party on at the breweries along the Beer Trail.
When to Go
This itinerary is for the days leading up to and including New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.
The Heavenly Holidays events are free. Tickets for the magic show at The Loft start at $50 and dinner starts at $99 per person. One-day adult lift tickets for skiing and snowboarding start at $233. How much you spend at the casinos and breweries depends on your luck and how thirsty you are!