Camp Richardson's Oktoberfest


Camp Richardson's Annual Oktoberfest is held the first weekend of October on-site at the Camp Richardson Resort. Oktoberfest provides fun and laughs for the whole family -- and it's free to attend. A local's favorite, this Lake Tahoe festival features great food, music, family games & activities, and the famous Beer and Wine Garden. 


  • Food & Desserts
  • Craft Booths
  • Beer & Wine Garden
  • Live Music featuring the “Gruber Family Band”
  • Pumpkin Patch
  • Face Painting
  • Costume Contest for You & Your Dog!
  • Souvenir Beer Mugs
  • Bouncy Castle
  • Free Parking & Bike Valet!

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Valhalla Renaissance Faire

Valhalla Renaissance Faire ren faireis an annual event held every June at Camp Richardson Resort in South Lake Tahoe. Immerse yourself in games, theater and splendid Renaissance village and marketplace. Come in costume, or come as you are and enjoy a weekend of entertainment, feasting, arts & crafts, intrigue, battles and much more!

  • 7 Acres of Continuous Entertainment on 4 Stages
  • Scores of Merchants & Over 1000 Actors
  • Hard Hitting, Lance Splitting Jousting
  • Live Sword Fighting
  • Children's Games
  • Educational Demonstrations
  • Jugglers, Magicians, MinstrelsFood, Beverages, & Fun





Kokanee Salmon Festival

Kokanee Salmon Festival held the first weekend in October every year by the US Forest Service just down the street or walking path from Camp Richardson at the Stream Profile Chamber. Discover the beauty and history of the Kokanee Salmon spawning run.  



Fall Dining

Fall Feast Week at Beacon Bar and Grill

Dinner in front of Lake Tahoe. Course after course of prix fixe cuisine. Dining on autumn-inspired comfort food, wine and beer pairings. There’s a lot to fall in love with at Camp Richardson’s Fall Feast Week at the Beacon Bar and Grill every November.

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Snowshoe Cocktail Races

Held at The Beacon Bar & Grill in January, February and March. Win great prizes at the Snowshoe Cocktail Races — run with a cocktail tray in hand through obstacles up and down the beach. The winner is the fastest and cleanest at the finish. Great food and drink specials. Free to participate. For more information call 530-541-0630.

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For information on South Lake Tahoe events throughout the year, please visit


Reminiscent of a time when friendship was a lifelong endeavor and vacation meant leaving your troubles at the door. A year-round Lake Tahoe destination resort of pure relaxation offering historic Tahoe lodging, camping, boating, biking, beach-going, lakeside dining, cross-country skiing, sleigh rides, and more. All on the south shore of one of the most beautiful alpine lakes in the world, Lake Tahoe, and just minutes from world-class ski/board resorts and casinos.

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