5 Ways to Ring in the New Year in Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe is a quintessential winter wonderland throughout the season, but something special happens around the holidays. As 2021 comes to a close this month, and we look ahead to a new year and all the possibilities to come in 2022 and beyond, we want to help you plan the perfect New Year’s trip in Lake Tahoe! Book your stay at Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel and make the most of your time here! Check out our lodging deals and packages, then learn more about what makes Lake Tahoe one of the best places to ring in the New Year.


Lake Tahoe New Year’s Eve Parties & Shows

If a night on the town toasting to all the adventures to come is at the top of your New Year’s Eve wishlist, Tahoe is the perfect place for you! Here are just a few of the incredible parties being planned for New Year’s Eve 2021!


Lake Tahoe Fireworks

We believe in ringing in the New Year in a big, beautiful way here in Lake Tahoe! Light Up The Night at the Hard Rock Tahoe is one option, or head over to Heavenly Village to see the Gondola Ball Drop and a fabulous fireworks show! There’s something incredibly special about a winter fireworks display lighting up all the majestic natural beauty here in Lake Tahoe, don’t miss them!


Dining Out

Before the festivities start, make reservations for a special meal. We recommend our incredible on-site restaurant, Echo, for your New Year’s Eve reservations. We’ve elevated California cuisine to brand new heights with dishes that are as Instagram-worthy to look at as they are delicious! Check out the current menu and book your dinner reservations by calling 530.543.2140.


Get Moving

Take advantage of the amazing Lake Tahoe recreation opportunities while you’re in town for New Years! Tahoe is famous for skiing and snowboarding, but there’s more to us than that! Book a guided snowmobile adventure, go ice skating, sledding, or tubing, try out cross country skiing, go dog-sledding… The options are truly endless! When you book your stay at Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel, you’ll also have access to our incredible staff of locals who would love to give you some insider’s advice on where to spend your time while you’re here with us! Check out our My Tahoe recommendations, and just ask anyone for their advice on fun things to do once you’re here.


Relax & Unwind

If you’re looking for a calmer, quieter way to ring in the New Year, Lake Tahoe has something for you, too! Here at Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel, our pool and jacuzzi hot tub are open to enjoy. We have great on-site restaurants and you can opt for in-suite dining as well! We’re also hosting a Holiday Hot Chocolate Bar right here at Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel’s My Tahoe Café throughout the month of December, children 13 and under can get a complimentary 8oz holiday hot chocolate from 10am-11am, so be sure to stop by with the kids!


We’re conveniently located close to a great 8-plex movie theater in the Heavenly Village you can take the family to for some fun. Pamper yourself at some of the amazing spas here in South Lake Tahoe and enjoy true relaxation.


The rich history of our area also provides opportunities for quieter outings where you can explore a slower, quieter time. The Vikingsholm Castle in Emerald Bay closes for the season in September, but Camp Richardson is a historic resort worth checking out! Open since 1934 you can explore the grounds on foot, they rent cross-country skis and snowshoes there! You can also check out the Lake Tahoe Historical Society to explore local history, a bookstore & a 19th-century toll house.


Book your stay at the Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel for an unforgettable New Year’s trip, no matter how you want to ring in 2022!