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South Lake Tahoe Events

South Lake Tahoe entertainment has something for everyone. If you are looking for South Lake Tahoe casino nightlife, Tahoe cultural events or outdoor recreation you will find plenty of options to fill your days and nights.

Our Tahoe Activities page includes personal recommendations by the Lakeside Inn and Casino staff. Our main goal is to provide you with insider information so you can experience Lake Tahoe like a local.

Upcoming Events at Lakeside Inn

Classic Freebies
Additional Date(s): Every Wednesday and Friday nights
Lakeside Inn

$1,100 in free play will be awarded every Wednesday and Friday from 4:00 - 9:00 p.m.    Everyone playing at a slot machine with their Lakeside Card is eligible to be a randomly drawn winner. One lucky person will win $100 Cool Credits® every half hour.  

Free Juke Box Fridays
Lakeside Inn and Casino

Friday nights in The Tavern

Live Dinner Music
The Timbers

Enjoy live music from 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm every Friday and Saturday, while you dine in The Timbers Restaurant.

Open Mic Night hosted by Dennis McMasters
The Tavern at Lakeside Inn

We have the bring the talent! Come discover some great acts with Dennis McMasters every Friday night from 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm.

Drought Relief
July 30 - 9:45 pm
Additional Date(s): 9/10
The Tavern at Lakeside Inn

Drought Relief with Ron Blum and Torg Hallin is a band who really know how to jam! Join us to hear them put their stamp on great classic rock tunes.

Bread and Butter
August 6 - 9:45 pm
The Tavern at Lakeside Inn

What's better than bread and butter with jam? For this band, the only thing that tops that is music, sweet music, and they love making it!

Strange Weather
August 13 - 9:45 pm
The Tavern at Lakeside Inn

Strange Weather is the newest band to hit the Lake Tahoe music scene, and they’re hitting it hard. There’s been an absence of good old fashioned heavy rock and roll in the area, but the forecast is set to change. The four members of Strange Weather met through the local music scene and bring together unique skills from each of their respective music projects. They share a passion for the sounds of 70’s hard rock and a work ethic which constantly has them trying to outdo themselves both in songwriting and live performance. If you haven’t seen some Strange Weather in your area, get ready to be blown away!

Mick Clarke
August 20 - 9:15 pm
The Tavern at Lakeside Inn

Join us for Mick Clarke with Geary Arthur and Danny Barnes.

August 27 - 9:45 pm
The Tavern at Lakeside Inn

Blues Rock Funk band playing harmonica-driven blues for the soul.

Lakeside Kick-off Party w/ Lavish Green & Lost Mountain Band
September 8 - 2:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Lakeside Courtyard

Join us for bands, beer, and FOOTBALL! We kick-off the NFL regular season the only way we know how, by having a Lakeside Bash! Are you a corn hole champion? We're hosting a corn hole tournament with cash prizes. We'll be serving delicious barbecue and tacos in our beer garden. Did we mention that Lavish Green and the Lost Mountain Band will be performing? This is an event not to be missed! 

Upcoming Events Around Town

Bass Camp Festival
August 6 - 4:00 pm - August 7 - 11:00 pm
Hard Rock Casino

Lake Tahoe’s biggest Electronic Music event of the summer is back at the Hard Rock. This year, 2 spectacular days of some of the biggest names in the Electronic industry. 3-stages, including the return of the epic Dancetronauts Sound Stage! New for 2016, we are bringing in a massive grass field to chill and relax under the beautiful Lake Tahoe sky, along with our annual vendor village, art walls, and other special surprises.

Pete Davidson
August 6 - 8:00 pm
MontBleu Casino

Saturday Night Live's Pete Davidson to perform his first national stand-up tour. Ticket Prices: $30/$40 + tax & fees.

Lionel Richie
August 13 - 8:00 pm
Harvey's Outdoor Arena

Lionel Richie’s story comes to life in his songs. Honest lyrics, a willingness to defy categorization and break boundaries, and that immortal voice solidified him as an international superstar, but his legacy goes far beyond music.

Steve Miller Band
August 18 - 7:00 pm
Harvey's Outdoor Arena

The Steve Miller Band will be playing in the Harvey's outdoor concert series this summer! Tickets range from $39.50 to $139.50.

Michael Franti & Spearhead
August 19 - 6:00 pm
Montbleu Casino

Blending hip hop, funk, reggae, jazz, flk and rock, Michael Franti & Spearhead are long known for globally conscious lyrics, powerful performances, and dynamic live shows, Franti has continually been at the forefront of lyrical activism, using his music as a positive force for change.
$30 – $45 + tax & fees. Doors 6pm Show 8pm. Standing Show with Limited Seating. This is a 21+ only show

4th Annual Lake Tahoe Reggae Festival
August 20 - 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Hard Rock Casino

The 4th Annual Lake Tahoe Reggae Festival is back, Saturday, August 20, at the Hard Rock Hotel/Casino. Featuring: Pepper, Ky-Mani Marley, Israel Vibration & Roots Radics, Don Carlos, Mike Love, Squarefield Massive, and more! Tickets just $55.00 (+tax/fees)

Sammy Hagar and the Circle
August 26 - 7:30 pm
Harvey's Outdoor Arena

Sammy Hagar and the Circle Featuring Michael Anthony, Jason Bonham and Vic Johnson comes to the Outdoor Arena at the Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harveys August 26th!

Stevie Wonder
September 2 - 7:00 pm
Harvey's Outdoor Arena

The man, the myth, the legend, returns to South Lake Tahoe to end Harvey's summer concert series. Tickets range from $99.50 to $249.50.

Tedeschi Trucks
September 10 - 8:00 pm
Montbleu Casino

After many years on the road building separate, successful solo careers, Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi have united to form a new band with an extended pool of collaborators and friends. Well-known for their outstanding live performances, the formidable husband-and-wife duo are now exploring new ideas together through songs rooted in the blues and infused with their own unique blend of southern soul, American roots music, authentic rock ‘n’ roll, and a touch of Florida swamp magic.

Sample the Sierra
September 17 - 12:00 pm
Bijou Community Park

Sample the Sierra is a farm-to-fork festival celebrating the Sierra Nevada region. Restaurants/chefs prepare a dish using local ingredients from farmers or producers and then pair this dish with wine, spirits or beer.  You can also peruse vendor booths and enjoy live entertainment.  Noon to 5 PM at the Bijou Community Park.  For the most up-to-date festival information and tickets visit Sample the Sierra.

Al Jarreau
September 17 - 8:00 pm
Montbleu Casino

A seven-time Grammy Award winner, Al Jarreau is the only vocalist in history to win in three separate categories: jazz, pop, and R&B. Al Jarreau's unique vocal style is one of the world's most precious treasures. His innovative musical expressions have made him one of the most exciting and critically-acclaimed performers of our time.

Aaron Lewis
September 30 - 7:30 pm
Harrah's South Shore Room

Staind frontman Aaaron Lewis will bring his solo show to the Harrah’s Lake Tahoe South Shore Room Friday, Sept. 30. Tickets go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. Friday, May 20. Tickets are $47.70 plus fees.

Tommy Castro and the Painkillers
October 1 - 7:30 pm
Harrah's South Shore Room

Tommy Castro and The Painkillers are a crackling, stripped-down band with plenty of grit and a rocking soul.  The band returns to Harrah's South Shore Room on October 1st!

Blood, Sweat & Tears
October 8 - 7:30 pm
Harrah's South Shore Room

From their origins as a jazz-rock experiment that wowed critics and listeners, they went on to more pop vein, to sell almost six million records in three years, but ended up being dropped by their record label four years after that. No American rock group ever started with as much daring or musical promise as Blood, Sweat & Tears.

Brian Wilson
October 14 - 7:30 pm
Harrah's South Shore Room

Music legend Brian Wilson has announced a 2016 world tour to celebrate and perform the iconic album Pet Sounds for a final time, in honor of its 50th anniversary. Originally released on May 16, 1966, Pet Sounds is universally hailed as one of the greatest albums of all time.

The Lovin' Spoonful
October 22 - 7:30 pm
Harrah's South Shore Room

A well-loved New York City band of the '60s that produced dozens of effortless pop gems with a unique blend of jug band, folk, blues, and rock & roll.

The Devil Makes Three
December 29 - 9:00 pm
Harrah's South Shore Room

The Devil Makes Three brings their one of a kind sound to the stage LIVE at Harrah's South Shore Room On December 29th!

  • Best of Tahoe 2016

    Lakeside Inn is thrilled to have won in two categories:  Best Casino and Loosest Slots.  We thank our staff who really is THE BEST and commit to our guests to exceed your expectations on every visit.

  • Prime Rib & Lobster

    $19.99 Prime Rib & Lobster complete dinner! Available from 4 pm - 10 pm at The Timbers restaurant.

  • $4 Craft Beers

    Don't miss out on the best deal of the summer! $4 craft beer special available 24/7 in any of our award winning bars.   

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