Northstar Resort Launches Its Summer Season With Independence Week

Publish date:

June 19, 2006

TRUCKEE, CA - (News Release) - Those looking for an alternative to the popular resorts and beaches of Lake Tahoe should plan to make Northstar-at-Tahoe their holiday headquarters this Fourth of July, as Northstar Resort has an entire week of festivities planned for the entire family in an uncrowded setting, just six miles from Lake Tahoe.

Movie Nights Under the Stars

Guests can let their adrenaline soar while watching the latest Mack Dawg Production

From _____ With Love

on Friday, June 30, followed by

Top Gun

on Saturday, July 1. Movies will be shown under the stars in the Village Center at 8 p.m.

Wente Wine Tasting
Guests can wet their palettes with Wente Wines as Northstar Resort officially welcomes Wente as the featured winery in Grapes and Grounds, the coffee and wine bar located inside True North. Join winemaker and cookbook author Carolyn Wente for wine tasting and an autograph signing from 3 p.m.- 5 p.m.

Fireworks Display
Enjoy Fourth of July two days early at Northstar Resort with a complimentary fireworks show blasting off above the new Village at Northstar at 9 p.m. on Sunday, July 2.

Independence Day Kids' Parade
Children are invited to display their most colorful creations by decorating their bikes, razors, big wheels, clothing, pets or themselves. A craft workshop will be held at Mine from 11 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. to help kids get ready for the show and the parade will begin in the Village at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 2.

Free Swing Dance Lessons
Grab a partner and head to the Village for some jumpin' and jivin' with free dance lessons and a DJ playing big band music from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Moody's Monday
Northstar Resort teams up with one of Truckee's finest restaurants, Moody's, to host a rare dining experience under the stars on Monday, July 3. Guests can titillate their tastebuds with a prix-fixe three-course menu while listening to the soothing sounds of the Tony Cataldo Quartet in the Village at Northstar from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Retro Skate Night
Lace up the skates and break out the polyester as Northstar Resort hosts a blast from the past on the only roller skating rink in Lake Tahoe. Guests can skate to '70s and '80s tunes from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, July 4. Disco attire is highly encouraged. Skating is free with a $5 skate rental required.

Live Music
From Thursday through Sunday, the Village will sound off with live music each afternoon featuring various artists such as Sol Jibe, Raw Nature, Darin Talbot, Jim Salestrom, Kathryn McKiernan and the Remmel Wilson Big Band Orchestra. All concerts are free and will be located at the Village stage. See attached calendar of events for concert times.

Sidewalk Sale
Wander though the new Village at Northstar and take advantage of the resort's first Sidewalk Sale. From 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. Friday, June 30 through Tuesday, July 4, guests will find great deals on gear and apparel marked up to 50% off. Demo mountain bikes and demo skis will also be sold. Enjoy the "Farmers Market" at Earthly Delights.

Third of July Lodging Package
For those guests who want to see the world-famous Lake Tahoe fireworks display, Northstar-at-Tahoe's lodging package is the ticket. Guests who reserve the Third of July lodging package save 10 percent on a variety of lodging units and receive VIP seating on the beach for the fireworks show at King's Beach, free transportation to and from King's Beach, all-you-can eat barbecue dinner, live music and a clown and games for the kids. The package begins at $193.10 per unit which allows guests to save up to $125. The package is only offered July 3, 2006.

For all of the details on Northstar Resort's Independence Week festivities, visit or call 1-800-GO-NORTH. The schedule of events is subject to change. Northstar-at-Tahoe is located on Highway 267, just six miles from thee stunning shores of Lake Tahoe and downtown Truckee.