Squaw Valley to Celebrate All Things "Made In Tahoe" Memorial Day Weekend
[Olympic Valley, Calif.] April 18, 2014 – The 2nd Annual Made In Tahoe Festival returns to Squaw Valley May 24-25 (Memorial Day Weekend), bringing two days of festivities that showcase local businesses, artisans, product designers, non-profit organizations and performers all hailing from the Tahoe region.
The nearly 4,000 visitors expected to attend the festival can explore dozens of vendor booths that will be displayed in The Village. Participating local businesses include Salvaged, Trunk Show and Riverside Art Studios, just to name a few. New this year, guests can also enjoy live performances by local artists including Tahoe Flow Arts, a studio that specializes in aerial arts, dance and yoga.
“Tahoe is home to so many talented entrepreneurs, philanthropists and artists that bring endless enthusiasm and passion to our region,” said Sean Kristl, marketing manager for Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows. “It’s exciting to host an event that celebrates our local businesses and talent, while also helping them expand their reach.”
Festivities will be from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day of the festival. The event will also boast live music from local bands and musicians including One Track Mind, Jeff Jones, Ben Fuller, JT Chevallier and Chi Mcclean. Visitors can also indulge in delicious local cuisine from numerous Tahoe eateries.
Local businesses and talent interested in being a part of Made In Tahoe can still submit an application through April 30. Several different booth options are available. For local non-profit organizations, booths are just $50. For all other Tahoe Businesses, booths start at just $200. Participants can also apply for booth sponsorship, designed to provide exposure for the up and coming creator.
Those interested in being a part of the event, can fill out an application at squaw.com/things-to-do/events-calendar/made-tahoe-festival. Consideration and booth locations for participating vendors will be based on a first-come/first-served basis.
The Made In Tahoe Festival officially kicks off the beginning of summer operations at Squaw Valley. Squaw’s Aerial Tram will be open beginning May 24, and will remain open for the remainder of the summer season. During Made In Tahoe, the Tram will provide access to hiking trails and scenic viewpoints, offering panoramic views of Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada.
About Squaw Valley
Host of the 1960 Winter Olympics, Squaw Valley is internationally renowned for legendary terrain that spans 3,600 skiable acres, six peaks and 30 chairlifts, and ranges from an expansive mountaintop beginner area to unrivaled expert steeps, trees and bowls. Off the mountain, families relax in The Village at Squaw Valley around the cozy fire pits or enjoy a host of restaurants, bars, boutiques and art galleries. Guests can stay in one of The Village at Squaw Valley’s one, two or three bedroom suites, each with a fireplace, kitchen and balcony, for the ultimate slopeside lodging experience.
Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows recently joined forces, bringing the two ski resorts under common ownership. Skiers and riders can now access 6,000 skiable acres, 43 lifts and 270+ trails at Squaw and Alpine Meadows on the Tahoe Super Pass or any lift ticket.
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