10th Annual Fall Festival Comes to Tahoe Donner Oct. 12

Tahoe Donner will host its annual Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 12 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Northwoods Clubhouse. Now in its tenth consecutive year, Fall Festival is fun for all ages featuring a full day of harvest-themed activities, food and entertainment for the North Lake Tahoe community to celebrate the autumn season.

Pick a pumpkin at the Fall Festival. Photo courtesy of Tahoe Donner

Fall Festival highlights include a pumpkin patch and spooky maze, regional arts and crafts vendors, plus live music and performances by local entertainers. Kid activities include a pony ride, bounce house, face painting, arts and crafts, climbing wall and more. Attendees are encouraged to participate in the costume contest for a chance to win prizes.

Get the kids’ wiggles out in the bounce house. Photo courtesy of Tahoe Donner

Returning is Wild Things Inc., a leader in animal education and conservation. Their exciting and educational presentations bring spectators up close and personal with a variety of rescued wildlife.

Wild Things Inc. brings rescued wildlife to the party. Photo courtesy of Tahoe Donner

In addition, dog owners are invited to bring their four-legged friends to participate in the popular Doggie Dip at the Northwoods Clubhouse Pool. Dogs are welcome, but must be on leash when not in the pool area.

Bring your dog for the doggie dip. Photo courtesy of Tahoe Donner

Paid entry is required for all attendees age 2 and older. Entry costs range from $5-$25 and includes unlimited access to many of the event activities. Oktoberfest-inspired food and BBQ, seasonal beers and items from Pizza on the Hill will be available for purchase.

A free shuttle bus will provide pick-up and drop-off from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. between Trout Creek Recreation Center and Northwoods Clubhouse.

For more event information and to purchase advance tickets, visit tahoedonner.com/fall-festival.

The event will take place rain or shine. The Northwoods Clubhouse is located at 11509 Northwoods Blvd., Truckee, Calif., 96161.

Content and photos submitted by Derek Moore, Tahoe Donner Association