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UPCOMING EVENTS

 
 
November 18, 2016
November 18, 2016 - April 14, 2017

Unwind after a day around Lake Tahoe with great live music and DJs following every weekend at The Village at Northstar. 


Click here to see the full schedule of performers.

 
 
November 18, 2016
November 18, 2016 - April 15, 2017

 
 
November 19, 2016
November 19, 2016 - March 05, 2017

Unwind after a day around Lake Tahoe with great live music and DJs following every weekend at The Village at Northstar. 


Click here to see the full schedule of performers.

 
 
November 26, 2016
November 26, 2016 - April 15, 2017

Come and join Ripperoo, our Ski & Ride School Mascot, and his Ski School friends as he leads kids in a parade through the Village at Northstar. The parade will be held every Saturday through April 4th, 2017 from 4:00 pm – 4:05 pm.  Help them dance their way around the ice rink. Meet at the Kid’s Ski School entrance at 3:45 pm to participate. No need to bring anything but a smile, noise makers and toys will be provided! 

 
 
January 1, 2017
January 01, 2017 - April 16, 2017


Due to weather and safety concerns Sunday, January 8th's church service will be canceled. 

Enjoy a Sunday worship service in the fresh air and beautiful mountain setting by joining us on Sundays this winter from January 1st through April 16th (Easter Sunday) for interdenominational worship services sponsored by Tahoe Resort Ministries and Northstar California.  All services will take place on the mountain at the top of the Vista Chair Lift at the Cross at 2:00 p.m. and will last between 15 and 20 minutes. All are welcome!

 
 
February 18, 2017
February 18, 2017 - February 26, 2017

Little ones and their parents are invited to enjoy the snow in our new Snow Play Zone located on the Overlook. The designated area will have snow features for kids to climb, build, mold, slide, play and get creative on! The Overlook is located on the terrace above the Village Ice Rink and can be accessed through the stair cases near Kids Ski School and to the right of Rubicon Pizza. Elevator access available.

  • February 18th - February 26th, 2017

*This will be a sled, snowboard and ski free zone.

 
 
February 24, 2017
February 24, 2017

The Mountain Table Dinner Series offers guests a unique dining experience in our iconic Zephyr Lodge. This dinner will feature wines from Bonny Doon Vineyard which will be complemented by a menu featuring locally and regionally sustained produce and proteins. Guests will not only enjoy a fantastic menu, breath taking views, and live music, but there will be a few surprises along the way! Northstar is excited to partner with Project Mana to donate a portion of proceeds from the dinner to help combat hunger in the Tahoe Basin as well as promote nutrion through education and awareness.

Bonny Doon Vineyard Mountain Table Dinner Menu

Opener

Lobster Risotto, Chanterelles, Thyme Brown Butter

Le Cigare Blanc 2013

First

Berkshire Pork Belly, Endive Salad, Persimmon Vinaigrette, Pancetta Lardons, Brussel Crisps, EVOO Grilled Sourdough

Vin Gris de Cigare 2013

Second

Smoked Squab, Black Lentils, Roasted Cauliflower Puree, Preserved Lemon, Pine Nut, Squab Demi

Le Cigare Volant 2011

Third

Lamb Stew, Acorn Squash, Chickpea and Cumin Seed Flatbread, Tabbouleh, Dates, Bone Marrow

“Le Pousser” Syrah 2013

Finale

Poached Apple tart, Dark Chocolate, Salted Caramel, Buttermilk Vanilla Bean Ice Cream, Parmesan Crisp

2013 Vinferno

subject to change


 
 
February 25, 2017
February 25, 2017

Take an evening to slow down and enjoy the peaceful setting of the Sierra Nevada during Northstar’s guided, evening snowshoe tours. The 2 - 2.5 hour tour begins at the Cross Country Ski, Telemark & Snowshoe Center at 5 p.m. The group will meander through the pine tree-lined forest, ultimately concluding the tour at The Village at Northstar. During the adventure, snowshoer’s will also relax around a fire pit to enjoy live acoustic music, s’mores and hot chocolate. Dogs on leashes are welcome to join-in on the fun.


Snowshoes are not included with the tour, rental snowshoes are $21.00 per pair and available through the Cross-Country, Telemark and Snowshoe Center 530.562.3270
 

 
 
February 26, 2017
February 26, 2017

Come join Northstar California on Sunday February 26th for an exciting Mardi Gras Celebration!  The Celebration will take place in the Village at Northstar and will be full of fun activities like fireworks, live music, face painting by Giggle and Grin and much more.     

Northstar Mardi Gras Masquerade Schedule

  • All Day                                  Food & Beverage Specials
  • All Day                                  EpicMix Photographers with Mardi Gras Props
  • 4:00 pm                                Ripperoo Parade
  • 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm                 Mardi Gras Face Painting by Giggle and Grin
  • 3:00 pm – 6:30pm                  Mardi Gras Mask Decorating
  • 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm                 St. Gabriel’s Celestial Brass Band
  • 6:30 pm                                 Mardi Gras Fireworks
 
 
March 4, 2017
March 04, 2017

Take an evening to slow down and enjoy the peaceful setting of the Sierra Nevada during Northstar’s guided, evening snowshoe tours. The 2 - 2.5 hour tour begins at the Cross Country Ski, Telemark & Snowshoe Center at 5 p.m. The group will meander through the pine tree-lined forest, ultimately concluding the tour at The Village at Northstar. During the adventure, snowshoer’s will also relax around a fire pit to enjoy live acoustic music, s’mores and hot chocolate. Dogs on leashes are welcome to join-in on the fun. 


Snowshoes are not included with the tour, rental snowshoes are $21.00 per pair and available through the Cross-Country, Telemark and Snowshoe Center 530.562.3270

 
 
March 11, 2017
March 11, 2017

Take an evening to slow down and enjoy the peaceful setting of the Sierra Nevada during Northstar’s guided, evening snowshoe tours. The 2 - 2.5 hour tour begins at the Cross Country Ski, Telemark & Snowshoe Center at 5 p.m. The group will meander through the pine tree-lined forest, ultimately concluding the tour at The Village at Northstar. During the adventure, snowshoer’s will also relax around a fire pit to enjoy live acoustic music, s’mores and hot chocolate. Dogs on leashes are welcome to join-in on the fun. 


Snowshoes are not included with the tour, rental snowshoes are $21.00 per pair and available through the Cross-Country, Telemark and Snowshoe Center 530.562.3270

 
 
March 11, 2017
March 11, 2017

Take advantage of the dark skies above Northstar on a snowshoe tour and telescopic viewing with star guide and poet Tony Berendsen. The 2 to 2.5 hour guided tour begins at the Cross Country Ski, Telemark & Snowshoe Center at 5pm. The group will meander through the serene forest while observing the starry sky above, all while working your way to The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe. Each tour will include a laser tour of the stars and constellations, a telescopic viewing using top-of-the-line Celestron telescopes, and a chance to relax around a fire pit with wine and hot cider.
 
 
March 11, 2017
March 11, 2017 - April 16, 2017

 
 
March 17, 2017
March 17, 2017

The Mountain Table Dinner Series offers guests a unique dining experience in our iconic Zephyr Lodge. This dinner will feature wines from Merryvale Vineyard which will be complemented by a menu featuring locally and regionally sustained produce and proteins. Guests will not only enjoy a fantastic menu, breath taking views, and live music, but there will be a few surprises along the way! Northstar is excited to partner with Project Mana to donate a portion of proceeds from the dinner to help combat hunger in the Tahoe Basin as well as promote nutrion through education and awareness.

Merryvale Vineyards Mountain Table Dinner

Starter

Smoked Prawn “Cocktail”, Gruyere White Corn Grits, Fried Green Tomatoes, Charred Tomatillo

2013 Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc

First

Duck Three Ways, Smoked Breast with Blackberry, Foie Gras with Huckleberry Gastrique, Sausage with Lima Bean Cassoulet

2013 Starmont Carneros Pinot Noir

Second

Grilled Lamb Chop, Brown Butter Yam Gnocchi, Chorizo, Hatch Chiles, Mole, Smoked Manchego

2013 Starmont Carneros Merlot

Third

Wagyu Ribeye, Cab Demi, Roasted Roots, Horseradish, Alderwood Garlic Salt

2012 Merryvale Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Finale

Roasted Apples, Antigua Poached Golden Raisin, Lemon Thyme Gelato, Pine Nut Brittle, Pomegranate Glace

Antigua

subject to change


 
 
March 17, 2017
March 17, 2017

Scavenger Hunt, face painting, balloon twisting, and a skiing Leprechaun. Live music, traditional Irish food and drink specials, green beer, and more!

 
 
March 18, 2017
March 18, 2017

We will host a variety of FREE s'mores related events throughout the day to celebrate our favorite gooey treat.

 
 
April 1, 2017
April 01, 2017

Join us for our annual Spring It On! Pond Skim event offering something for everyone! Mid-mountain of Northstar California is the place to be with our Pond Skim, live music on the deck of the Lodge at Big Springs, food and drink specials, and more! All activities are free to participate in. All participants must have a lift ticket, sign a waiver, and be assigned a number. 

 
 
April 2, 2017
April 02, 2017 - April 16, 2017

DJ, Face Painting, and Balloon Twisting

 
 
April 8, 2017
April 08, 2017

 
 
April 15, 2017
April 15, 2017

 
 
April 16, 2017
April 16, 2017

Easter Activities will be taking place all day long in the Village and on the Mountain for everyone to enjoy. A 5,000+ Easter Egg Dash, Easter Bunny roaming the Village and Mountain, Live Music, and a Jelly Bean contest are some of the activities that guests can enjoy!

 
 
April 23, 2017
April 23, 2017

Northstar California is open daily through April 23rd, weather and conditions permitting. Follow our @NorthstarMTN Twitter handle for real-time updates on weather, conditions, terrain and open status.