Lake Tahoe in April is the perfect destination for outdoor adventurers and music lovers alike! From the thrilling Dummy Downhill ski race to the WinterWonderGrass music festival, there’s something for everyone. Whether you’re tackling tough ski trails or listening to your favorite band, you’ll find plenty of April fun in Lake Tahoe and Incline Village.

WinterWonderGrass Festival

  • When: Saturday, April 1, 2023–Sunday, April 2, 2023
  • Where: Palisades Tahoe, 1960 Squaw Valley Road, Olympic Valley, California
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WinterWonderGrass Tahoe will feature some of today’s leading Bluegrass/Acoustic Roots musicians and delicious craft beers from local breweries like Great Basin Brewing Co., Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. and Deschutes Brewery. The fun doesn’t stop with music and beer – WinterWonderGrass will also offer plenty of activities for the whole family.

21st annual Dummy Downhill

  • When: Saturday, April 1, 2023
  • Where: Diamond Peak Ski Resort, 1210 Ski Way, Incline Village
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Join in for the 21st annual Dummy Downhill on Saturday, April 1, 2023 at Diamond Peak Ski Resort. Participants can build a dummy on skis or snowboards and get ready to launch them off a big jump. Spectators will be delighted by the amusing characters that make their way down the hill, and perhaps even be surprised by the occasional crash. A panel of judges (and the public) will evaluate all dummies on the snow by the Base Lodge, followed by the dummy launch and an awards ceremony. Prizes and certificates will be awarded to the winners of each category. The festivities will end with a bang and an après ski party.

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Tahoe Truckee Earth Day Festival

  • When: Saturday, April 15, 2023
  • Where: The Village of Palisades Tahoe, 1960 Olympic Valley Road, Olympic Valley
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Earth Day is almost here, and The Village at Palisades Tahoe is getting set to host an incredible celebration for the occasion. On April 22nd from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., join them for free interactive activities that aim to teach everyone about recycling, composting, alternative energy, and sustainability. Plus, bring in your old electronic devices with lithium-ion batteries to the Redwood Materials booth for safe and responsible recycling. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to learn more about the environment and help make a difference! Get ready to celebrate Earth Day at The Village at Palisades Tahoe! Back for its third year, students from the Tahoe Truckee Unified School District have created a brand new climate Stripes Exhibit for the 2023 Tahoe Truckee Earth Day.

Meet The Winemaker!

  • When: Wednesday, April 19, 2023
  • Where: Glasses Wine Bar, 760 Mays Blvd Suite 8, Incline Village
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Glasses Wine Bar offers a wide selection of wines, books to browse, and games to play. Their special events are always something to look forward to, from wine tastings to live music. Glasses is located near two of Lake Tahoe’s private beaches — Burnt Cedar Beach and Incline Beach — so you can take a break from your wine tasting and enjoy the surrounding views and atmosphere.

At Dickson Realty, our team of local experts knows about the best activities and places to live, including the best things to do in April in Incline Village. To learn more about how to enjoy the Northern Nevada region, contact one of our realtors today.