Thursday, July 3

Kings Beach Fireworks and Beach Party Before the fireworks enjoy beer/wine, food vendors, free watermelon, sand castle building, and more. Info: firework seating is $12, festivities begin at 4 p.m., North Tahoe Event Center, Kings Beach,

July 3 through 5

Red, White, and Tahoe Blue Celebrate America’s birthday in Incline Village with Wine & Dine in the Grove, Reno Philharmonic Orchestra, Beer & Brats BBQ, fireworks, and a performance by Billy Ray Cyrus. Info:

Friday, July 4

Virginia City Fourth of July Celebration Enjoy a fun-filled day of activities with a parade, shoot-out on the hill, concert, and fireworks. Info: noon, Virginia City, (775) 847-7500,


Tahoe City’s Fun Zone Practice your throw with a dunk tank, bean bag toss, putting green, live music from Kip Yager, and more. Info: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Truckee-Tahoe Lumber Company parking lot, Tahoe City, (530) 583-3348,

Run to the Beach A 5k and 10k race starting at North Tahoe Regional Park. Info: prices vary depending on age and distance,

Truckee’s Fourth of July Celebration Parade beings at 10 a.m. at the high school and ends in historic downtown Truckee. This year’s theme is #TruckeeMoments. A one-mile run takes place immediately before the parade. After the parade, end the day’s celebration at Donner Lake with fireworks beginning at sundown. Info:, (530) 587-8808, for firecracker mile run visit


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