Snowman Building Contest

Snowman Building Contest

Build your snowman and participate in the ninth annual Tahoe Donner Snowman Contest! A family favorite and one of our most popular contests, families and kids definitely don’t want to miss out on this fun contest!


How to Enter

To participate, simply build your own snowman or snow creature, take a photo with you in it and email the photo with a short story about your snow-building adventure, including names of everyone in the picture, to

Please submit only .jpeg files of 300 dpi or higher for printing. Submissions are due by 5 p.m. on SATURDAY, APRIL 1. The best creations will win prizes and be featured on social media and in the Tahoe Donner News.



January 26, 2017

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Free Live Music Every Saturday Night

Like live music? We have it every Saturday night at Trailside Bar!

Live music is offered every Saturday night from 5-8 p.m. at Trailside Bar, located inside the Alder Creek Adventure Center. This mini music series kicked off on Jan. 7 and runs through March 25. A different artist is featured every week so there’s always a new reason to come back!

Plus, every Saturday night, take advantage of happy hour deals from 4–8 p.m. An après menu is also available from 4:30-8 p.m.

See the music lineup.

January 17, 2017

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Save 20% on Your 2017 Spring Wedding

Wedding season is right around the corner and most venues are filling up fast—including us! If you haven’t found the perfect wedding venue and are looking to be married this year, don’t stress just yet. Instead, consider Tahoe Donner. As a Best of Weddings award winner from The Knot and a Best of Lake Tahoe Weddings award winner by Tahoe Unveiled, we are pleased to offer both indoor and outdoor ceremony selections in the picturesque High Sierra with availability to host up to 200 guests at The Lodge Restaurant & Pub.

And the best part? If you book one of the following spring openings for this year at The Lodge, you’ll receive 20% off your site fee and food (excluding all beverages).

Dates available at The Lodge: May 20, May 27 and July 15

Date availability is first come, first served. To learn more about this wedding deal and packages available, please call Lisa Tomasi with group sales at 530-582-9643 or email Wedding options can be explored in more detail on the wedding section of our website too.

January 16, 2017

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Child Care Now Offered for Board Meetings

Interested in attending board meetings, but don’t know what to do with the kids? Tahoe Donner now hosts Kids’ Day...

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Watch and learn about our unique and vibrant community.

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GPC Member Forum for Trout Creek Reallocation Study

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