Tahoe Brewfest 2018 in South Lake

Tahoe has been brewing up a craft beer scene for several years, and now all the local breweries are ready to make their 2nd annual appearance at the Tahoe Brewfest 2018. So get ready to pour your beer-loving hearts out and fill your pints up for the second year in a row!

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The event has changed locations and picked up a few new participants this time around. Below is everything you need to know in order to enjoy the event to the fullest this time around.

Event Details 

What: Beer galore! And some other things too. While this event is ideal for craft beer enthusiasts who want to taste-test all day with 35 breweries from South Lake Tahoe all the way down to San Diego represented, there will also be craft rootbeer, cornhole, a jumbo Jenga tournament, and face painting for the kiddos. There will be food vendors, merchandise to shop, and music playing throughout as well.

Where: Heavenly California Base Lodge Upper Parking Lot at 3860 Saddle Rd. in South Lake Tahoe. Find directions here.

When: Saturday, June 2nd from 12:00pm – 4:00pm.

Cost: A general admission ticket of $35 per person ages 21+ will earn you unlimited 5oz pours in your souvenir sample-size glass from 1:00pm – 4:00pm. A $50 VIP ticket will award you unlimited pours from 12:00pm – 4:00pm in a commemorative stainless steel glass. Guests who are age 5 and under can enter for free, ages 6-20 cost $10. Purchase tickets online here.

More Information: Visit the website for further details, to purchase tickets, and see a full list of breweries in attendance.

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Need a place to rest your head after you’re all brewed-out? RnR Vacation Rentals has you covered. Check out our Heavenly Mountaintop home, just 1 mile from the event. Or for a full list of homes, take a look at our website or give us a call at 855-99-TAHOE and let us help you find the pour-fect place to stay for Tahoe Brewfest weekend!


Mother’s Day in South Lake Tahoe 2018

You know what Mom would really love for Mother’s Day? A vacation, of course! The rest of the fam can come too.

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 13th

Take Mom’s stresses away by planning the weekend getaway for her. Whether you will already be in South Lake Tahoe for the holiday and need a good brunch spot, or you need a gift idea to present on Sunday, we would love to help with the details.

Mother’s Day Brunch on the M.S. Dixie II

Details: Enjoy a full brunch buffet with scenic views of Lake Tahoe and the surrounding mountains as you cruise on the M.S. Dixie II cruise ship for two hours. Plenty of time to eat, drink, and soak in the experience with your family.

Where: Zephyr Cove Resort 

When: Sunday, May 13th from 12:00pm – 2:00pm

Cost: $85 for adults, $35 for children ages 3-11

For more information and to make reservations, check out the website here.

Mother’s Day Brunches at Edgewood Tahoe (That’s right–brunchES!)

Details: Take your pick of a Champagne Brunch Buffet in the Clubhouse, or an à la carte option at the Bistro inside the Lodge. The champagne brunch has stations of food to choose from, including a kids’ station. The Brunch at the Bistro has a pre-set menu with options to choose from, specially selected for the day with mothers in mind.

Where: Both option located inside at Edgewood Tahoe

When: The Champagne Brunch Buffet is from 9:30am – 2:00pm, while the Mother’s Day Brunch at the Bistro is from 7:00am – 3:00pm. Both held on Sunday, May 13th.

Cost: The Champagne Brunch is $80 for adults and $35 for youth ages 4 -10 (tax and gratuity not included). The Brunch at the Bistro cost will vary dependent upon selected items.

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Mother’s Day Brunch at Riva Grill

Details: Bring an appetite as you are offered an array of foods at the buffet including your choice of prime rib, oven roasted turkey, or a seafood selection of king crab legs, shrimp cocktail, clams, or muscles at the carving station. Move on to the omelet station, choice of waffles or french toast, a variety of salads, and so much more deliciousness. All with views of the lake and a beach and pier to walk off your full belly afterward.

Where: Riva Grill on the Lake

When: Sunday, May 13th, open from 10:00am – 3:00pm

Cost: $55 for adults without champagne option, $70 for champagne brunch, $25 for children ages 10 and under

For more information and the full menu, check out the website here.


If you’re looking to truly wow the Mom in your life with an incredible gift on Sunday, then contact us here at RnR Vacation Rentals and we will help you find the most ideal home to sweep your family away on a vacation.

A home for the whole family: our Tahoe Retreat on the Meadow home has room for mom, dad, and all the kids to gather together or to find some sanctuary on their own between the 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, and 2 living areas. Plus Mom will be able to find the ultimate relaxation in the backyard hot tub with views overlooking the meadow and mountains. Tahoe Retreat on the Meadow Collage

A romantic getaway for you and your wife, the mother of your kids (who she could probably use a little break from every now and again): our Tahoe Keys Marina Romance is a multi-level studio with 1 bedroom in the loft, 1 bathroom on the mid-level, a full kitchen, and views of the marina waters just outside the windows.

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For more assistance in finding a vacation rental in South Lake Tahoe, as well as tips for an overall wonderful trip, check out RnRVR.com or give us a call at 855-99-TAHOE today.

Cinco De Mayo in South Lake Tahoe 2018

Planning to be in South Lake Tahoe this Cinco De Mayo? Let us help you find the perfect way to celebrate! From family-friendly festivals to margaritas with a view, this city has something for everyone.

Cinco De Mayo Local Events

15th Annual South Lake Tahoe Family Resource Center’s Cinco de Mayo Fundraiser

  • When: Friday, May 4th from 5:00pm – 10:00pm
  • Where: Heavenly California Lodge 
  • What: Live music, dancing, raffle, silent auction, and a delicious dinner of Mexican food all in the name of fundraising money for the South Lake Tahoe Family Resource Center. The center’s mission is to “enable individuals and families to achieve self-sufficiency and economic stability, to develop resilience in both parents and children, and to allow families to become a contributing part of the community.” So do a little community good while enjoying good times!
  • Cost: $25 for adults if you purchase ahead of time at the Family Resource Center, or $30 at the door. $10 for children ages 6-12, and children 5 and under are free.


Cinco De Mayo Comedy with Three Latinas and a Navé

  • When: Saturday, May 5 at 8:30pm
  • Where: Vinyl inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
  • What: A night of comedy with comedians Shayle Rivera, Monique Marvez, Jade Esteban Estarade, and Howie Nave.
  • Cost: $25, you can purchase tickets here.


Margaritas & Mexican Food Around Town

In the mood to celebrate the holiday with a margarita in hand, a taco or two, and a view of the mountains and lake? Here are some places around town to grab a local spin on classic favorites:

Azul Latin Kitchen — try their classic Street Taco paired with a spicy Jalapeño Y Mas margarita and enjoy live music by the firepits outdoors Photo of Azul Latin Kitchen - South Lake Tahoe, CA, United States

The Cantina — give the House Margarita a sip and dive into their Fish Tacos

Chimayó Tacos y Tortas — Mexican food with a BBQ twist, start off with the Street Corn and then take a bite out of the Habanero Chicken Taco

Jalapeños Taqueria — this classic street-side taqueria is for those craving a casual atmosphere and authentic Mexican dishes made to order. Try anything with carne asada and you won’t be disappointed! Photo of Azul Latin Kitchen - South Lake Tahoe, CA, United States

Verde Mexican Rotisserie — whether you’re in South Lake Tahoe proper or Meyers, you will be delighted with the selection at either location of this restaurant. Verde Mexican Rotisserie prides themselves on serving wholesome Mexican dishes with fresh ingredients. Try their own Verde Burrito or Rotisserie Chicken Plate.

Jalisco’s — another casual family-friendly authentic Mexican restaurant, try their Super Burrito with an imported Mexican ale on the side

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Let us help you find the perfect place to rest your head all Cinco de Mayo weekend long! Check our RnRvr.com or give us a call today at 530-208-5001 x 1 for our wonderful reservations team members.