Truckee Thursdays and More Fun Summer & Fall Events Return!

Truckee Thursdays and More Fun Summer & Fall Events Return!

July 9, 2021

Truckee Thursdays is back! The Truckee Downtown Merchants Association (TDMA) is thrilled to announce a condensed return to our beloved summer event. As California and our community cautiously reopen, we will celebrate three Thursdays in downtown Truckee: July 15th, August 12th, & September 9th.  Mark your calendar for these great Truckee events you won’t want to miss this summer and fall. For a full calendar list, visit the Events Page.

Truckee Thursdays Summer Street Festival

Presented by the Truckee Downtown Merchants Association (TDMA)

This popular street festival brings local artisan vendors, food trucks, beer garden, and live music to Historic Downtown Truckee. It’s a summer feel-good event that brings the community out to enjoy the long summer evenings, see friends, and just enjoy life in the mountains. 

July 15, August 12, September 9


Historic Downtown Truckee

Music in the Park

Presented by the Truckee Donner Recreation and Park District (TDRPD)

A popular event with locals, this community gathering presents great music and a relaxing atmosphere sitting on the grassy amphitheater, visiting with friends and enjoying a picnic dinner or maybe just wine and apps!

Wednesdays through August 25


Truckee Regional Park Amphitheater

A Year with Frog and Toad, The Musical

Presented by Truckee Community Theater

“Summer in the Park” musical based on the Frog and Toad children’s stories.

July 22


Truckee Regional Park Amphitheater

Barracuda Championship PGA Tournament

August 5 – 8, 2021

Be sure to catch the beauty and excitement in person or of this televised PGA tour event.

Tahoe Mountain Club’s Old Greenwood Golf Course.

The Truckee Professional Rodeo, with support by the Truckee Donner Horsemen

The rodeo is an annual fun event, keeping the western heritage of our town alive. The Truckee Donner Horsemen was founded in 1962 with the purpose to cultivate and foster an interest in horses and horsemanship.

August 27-28

McIver Arena Rodeo Grounds

Guitar Strings vs. Chicken Wings

Benefitting Tahoe Institute of National Science

September 3

Squaw Valley

Ultimate battle of local bands and chefs to see who will be crowned “best wings” and “best band.”

Alpen Wine Fest

Benefitting Can Do MS

September 5

All-inclusive wine tasting from exceptional wineries, live music, and a huge silent auction.

Squaw Valley

Truckee Air Show & Family Festival: A Day of Remembrance

Presented by the Truckee Tahoe Airport District

Experience a breathtaking and world-class air show with world-renowned aerobatic performers. Proudly known as one of the region’s most family-friendly events with free parking and admission.

September 11 & 12

Trails & Vistas Art Hikes

Presented by Trails & Vistas

September 11

One of the most unique and memorable events you’ll ever experience featuring the scenic beauty of the Sierra Nevada combined with art, music, and dance along a 2-3 mile trail.

Art & Soul: Annual Downtown Truckee ArtWalk

Presented by the Truckee Downtown Merchants Association (TDMA)

Stroll Historic Downtown Truckee while enjoying visual art, live music, engaging demonstrations, beverages, small bites and more in the “Heart & Soul” of Truckee.

September 18


Truckee Chamber Annual Awards Event

Presented by the Truckee Chamber of Commerce

This annual event brings together the business community to Celebrate Truckee, and recognize innovation, resilience, entrepreneurs, creatives, cool companies and more.

September 24


Truckee Tahoe Airport Hangar

Downtown Truckee Wine, Walk & Shop

Presented by Switchback Public Relations + Marketing

Wine and food tastings by California wineries and local merchants.

October 2


Historic Downtown Truckee

Truckee’s Historical Haunted Tour

Presented by Truckee History Tour

Stroll through historic downtown with guided tours to see live re-enactments of Truckee’s haunted past.

October 14-15

Historic Downtown Truckee