Bluegrass, Boarding, and Bubbly at Squaw Valley in Tahoe

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Energize all parts of your body with these March events at Squaw Valley—all taking place on the same weekend. March 20-22 is a great time to come up to the lake and enjoy several new inches of snow in Squaw Valley. What's more, the resort, village, and slopes will feature a riding and yoga workshop, rivers of French bubbly, and the sounds of the Infamous Stringdusters and Sam Bush.


WinterWonderGrass, March 20-22

Start out your weekend with the sounds of bluegrass. For the first time ever in Tahoe, Squaw Valley will be hosting the WinterWonderGrass concert series featuring national, regional, and local bluegrass and acoustic roots music along with California craft beers, wines, spirits and local food. Bands like Trampled by Turtles, The California Honeydrops, the Brothers Comatose and Elephant Revival will play on three stages. A beer hall will be serving brews from Fifty Fifty Brewing Co. from Truckee, Lagunitas Brewing from Petaluma, North Coast Brewing Co. from Fort Bragg, and Stoneyhead Brewing from Reno.

Accommodations for the concerts can be found in Squaw Valley at Squaw Valley Lodge, Granlibakken, PlumpJack Squaw Valley Inn, The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe and the Northstar California Resort. 

Cost: Tickets for kickoff parties at Moe’s Original BBQ in Tahoe City and the Olympic Valley Lodge in Squaw Valley start at $15 and single day concert tickets start at $59. A three-day pass that includes 19 bands, craft beer samples and a stainless steel mug is $139.

Relax & Ride Ski and Yoga Workshop, March 21, 8:00 a.m. to 6 p.m.

After a night of bluegrass and brews, hit the snow with the Relax & Ride ski and yoga workshop sponsored by Burton. The workshop includes a half day of riding with an instructor, an athlete focused restorative yoga class at the Wanderlust Yoga Studio, a local sourced breakfast and lunch at the ARC at Gold Coast and a mini spa treatment and wine at Squaw’s Trilogy Spa

Cost: $229 with lift ticket or $169 for passholders. Reserve your workshop online.

Clicquot in the Snow, March 21, 2:00-5:00 p.m.

If you took the day to do your own ski trip, visit the PlumpJack Squaw Valley Inn in the Village. The Inn will host an après-ski event with some of the best champagne in the world. The “Clicquot in the Snow” event will feature Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label and Veuve Clicquot Rose, a live DJ, games in the snow, prizes, giveaways, and a photo booth. You can also enter to win a one-night stay at the Plumpjack Squaw Valley Inn when you follow the inn on Instagram and tag #ToastTheSnow.

Cost: Event is free; one flute of Yellow Label Veuve Clicquot and a small appetizer is $16.

Photos by Squaw Valley, Amy Decko, WinterWonderGrass/Erin Carpenter

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