World Cup returns to Palisades Tahoe

Ryan Salm, Palisades Tahoe

One of only four U.S. resorts featured on the World Cup circuit this season, Palisades Tahoe will host men’s slalom and giant slalom events from Feb. 23 to 25 on Dog Leg and Red Dog Face. Check out the course and the action from the base area, cheer on the world’s best athletes, catch outdoor concerts, fireworks and much more. Download the Palisades Tahoe app for updates.

Spectator VIP and Grandstand tickets for the World Cup competitions were still available as of press time. There will be free standing room viewing near the finish arena, as well as skier spectator viewing to the right of Red Dog. Other events are free to attend.

Live event streaming will be available at dining locations in the base area and on Outside, NBC/CNBC and Peacock. | palisadestahoecup.com/tickets

Transportation, parking info

Parking is by reservation only at both base areas at Palisades Tahoe. There are limited free parking spots available. Reserve at parkpalisadestahoe.com.

Mountaineer | Free on-demand, door-to-door shuttle service in Olympic Valley and Alpine Meadows using the Mountaineer app. Extended service hours during the World Cup. | mountaineertransit.org

Gondola | Ticketholders may travel between the base areas using the Base to Base Gondola open daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., conditions permitting. | palisadestahoe.com

Park & Ride | Free Park & Ride shuttles from Truckee (TTUSD offices) and Tahoe City (Tahoe City Transit Center) to Olympic Valley base area only on Saturdays and Sundays. | tahoetruckeetransit.com

TART bus | Free bus service connects to the North and West shores, Northstar and Truckee. | tahoetruckeetransit.com

TART Connect | Free on-demand, door-to-door shuttle service for Tahoe City, Truckee and the North and West shores using the TART Connect app. | (530) 214-5811, tahoetruckeetransit.com

Find updated information, schedules and parking details at palisadestahoecup.com


Feb. 23

8 a.m.-5 p.m. | Vendor Village

3-5 p.m. | Rev. Rusty Reams

5:30 p.m. | Kick-Off Parade

6 p.m. | Welcome Ceremonies

6:15 p.m. | Public Bib Draw

7 p.m. | Black Jacket Symphony featuring Marc Martel

9:15 p.m. | Fireworks, KT Base Bar

Feb. 24

8 a.m.-5 p.m. | Vendor Village

9:40 a.m. | Giant Slalom Opening Ceremonies

10 a.m. | Giant Slalom Run 1

12-2:30 p.m. | DJ Carlo

1:15 p.m. | Giant Slalom Run 2

1:45 p.m. | Giant Slalom Awards

2:30 p.m. | Head Rebel DJ Party

3 p.m. | Palisades Tahoe Athlete Poster Signing

4:45-5:30 p.m. | U.S. Ski Team Athlete Autograph Signing

6:15 p.m. | Eve 6 & Ludacris

Feb. 25

8 a.m.-5 p.m. | Vendor Village

9:40 a.m. | Slalom Opening Ceremonies

10 a.m. | Slalom Run 1

11 a.m.-1 p.m. | DJ Alex T

1:15 p.m. | Slalom Run 2

1:45 p.m. | Slalom Awards

2 p.m. | Free music at KT Base Bar