Wine walk, concerts highlight Solstice Festival


From June 6 to 20, the annual Tahoe City Solstice Festival will usher in summer with days of events and activities from free, live music to wine tasting to car shows and discounts at shops and restaurants.

Poetry in the Parks is June 6 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Tahoe State Recreation Are adjacent to the Gatekeeper’s Museum with a free evening of music, song and poetry featuring a Washo welcome and tribal blessing and readings from local writers and poets. Special guest is Reno Poet Laureate Jesse James Ziegler.

On June 8, the signature event, Tahoe City Food & Wine Classic, is from 1 to 4 p.m. Participants can sip, shop and explore the scenic lakefront sidewalks tasting wines and noshing on tasty bites from wineries, local restaurants and caterers. Tickets still available. Tahoe Guide is a sponsor.

Enjoy free live music on June 9 at Tahoe Joy Festival from 12 to 6 p.m. featuring local bands, vendors and artisans at Commons Beach. The annual free summer Concerts at Commons is every Sunday starting June 16 from 4 to 7 p.m.

Don’t miss the Classic Car Show on June 13 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in downtown Tahoe City. Find a complete list of events online. |

Solstice Festival

June 6 | Farmers’ Market

June 6 | Art in the Park

June 7 | Grab Your Glass

June 8 | Tahoe City Food & Wine Classic

June 9 | Tahoe Joy Festival

June 13 | Classic Car Show

June 13 | Farmers’ Market

June 15 | Gatekeeper’s Museum historical talk

June 16 | Concerts at Commons

June 17 | TERC CIRC

June 20 | Farmers’ Market