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Spend the Holidays at Tahoe
Thanksgiving Tahoe
Spend the Holidays at Tahoe

Spend the holidays at Tahoe this year! The Franciscan Lakeside Lodge offers all of the amenities of home-kitchens, cozy sitting areas, and comfortable sleeping accommodations in all rooms. The Franciscan Lakeside Lodge’s location is unparalleled-close to dining, entertainment, ski resorts, and within a 30 minute drive of all of the celebrations listed below. Spend your holidays with us at the lake!


Northern Lights Tahoe

Incline Village

November 30-December 31

Music, visits with Santa, a film festival, and Diamond Peak’s season kick-off party are just a few of the highlights of this year’s Northern Lights Tahoe month-long holiday celebration.


Snowshoe Tours

Tahoe Adventure Company

Tahoe Vista

Dates through Winter

Book your own snowshoe tour, or enjoy one of Tahoe Adventure Company’s guided full moon or stargazing tours. A guide will lead the trek through the peaceful Tahoe forest, discussing and answering any questions you may have about the natural history of the region or astronomy.


Noel Nights

Northstar California

December 1-22, 2017

Every Friday throughout December the Northstar Village becomes a winter wonderland. Enjoy visits and pictures with Santa, ice skating, sleigh rides, and more.


Merry Days & Holly Nights

Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows

December 16-31

Two weeks of winter festivities at Squaw Valley. Enjoy daily entertainment-from concerts and plays to sleigh rides and Santa visits.


Ski With Santa

Mt. Rose

December 9, 2017

Hit the slopes with St. Nick! Santa will be cruising the slopes of Mt. Rose all day on December 9th, be sure to take a few laps with him or stop for a photo.


Ski with Santa

Diamond Peak

December 24, 2017

Ski with Santa and with Pete the Penguin at beautiful Diamond Peak in Incline Village on Christmas Eve. Both Santa and Pete will be skiing the slopes, be sure to say hi to them!



Christmas Eve Torchlight Parade

Granlibakken Tahoe

December 24, 2017

Granlibakken Tahoe was the site of the Olympic Ski Jumping Trials for the 1932 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, NY. Follow a similar route to athletes of yesteryear, skiing down the slopes after closing with an LED torch. The parade is followed by drinks, snacks, and gifts with Santa.


Moonlit Snowshoe Tour and Dinner

Alpine Meadows

December 26, 2017

Snowshoe by moonlight up Alpine Meadows, to The Chalet, where an Alps-inspired menu will be sure to warm you up.


Farm to Table Dinner with Olympians

Squaw Valley

December 28 & 29, 2017

Chat with local legends and dine on locally sourced food from the Tahoe Food Hub at this family-friendly event. Get the chance to meet your Olympic hero while supporting your local farmer.


New Year’s Eve Celebration

Squaw Valley

December 31, 2017

This family-friendly celebration has something for everyone. A glowstick ski parade for the kids, games, live music, drinks, and fireworks all in the picturesque Squaw Village.


Fire and Ice New Year’s Eve Celebration

Northstar California

December 31, 2017

Bring the whole family as the Northstar Village comes alive with free music, s’more roasting, ice skating, and of course, fireworks.


New Year’s Eve Fireworks

Mt. Rose

December 31, 2017

Enjoy après-ski drinks and watch fireworks after a day on the slopes. Mt. Rose’s fireworks celebration is an amazing way to ring in the new year.


We are looking forward to celebrating the holidays with you! Book your stay at The Franciscan Lakeside Lodge today.


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