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Annual Events Lake Tahoe
North American Freeskiiing Championships at Kirkwood
In Kirkwood Mountain Resort’s biggest event of the year, the best skiers in North America will tackle the forbidden terrain of The Cirque. Watch as some of the world’s best skiers drop off massive cliffs towering about the Devil’s Corral.
Lake Tahoe WinterFest Gay and Lesbian Ski Week
The Nevada Gay and Lesbian Visitor and Convention Bureau presents the 15th annual Lake Tahoe Winterfest Gay and Lesbian Ski Week. The event includes world-class skiing and nightly entertainment to accommodate skiers and non-skiers alike.
Pond Skimming Championship
Watch as skiers and snowboarders attempt to cross a 60-foot pond at the Pond Skimming Championship at Adventure Peak at the top of the Heavenly Gondola.
Snow Fest - North Lake Tahoe
Every spring since 1982, North Lake Tahoe comes alive with ten fun-filled days and nights, jam packed with events and activities for all ages.
Freeride Flow Festival (March)
Three unprecedented days of backcountry and freeride instruction, yoga and live music DJ’s makes its debuts at Kirkwood Mountain Resort.
Tahoe City's Solstice Festival
Tahoe City Downtown Association’s Annual event, featuring fireworks and Street Dance, Father’s Day Concert on the Tahoe Gal, Classic Car Stroll, Mark Twain Mystery, Aaron Wilson Comedy, Concerts at Commons Beach opening day, and week-long Adventure Sports activities.
Wanderlust Music & Yoga Festival
Set amid the gorgeous Sierra Nevada mountains, with fresh air and inspiration for all, Wanderlust beckons you to enjoy this one-of=a-kind event.
Lake Tahoe Summerfest
Lake Tahoe SummerFest is an annual event that pairs classic music, fine arts, theater and seminars at Lake Tahoe.
Iron Girl Triathlon
Be sure to take out your running shoes now and start training for the Iron Girl Lake Tahoe South Shore Triathlon held in September.
Lake Tahoe’s Chocolate, Wine and Roses Festival (November)
Sample decadent chocolate creations by 10 of Tahoe’s finest culinary artists and taste wine varietals from 10 wineries.
More fun facts about the Lake.
Lake Tahoe is the second deepest lake in the U.S. with a depth of 1,645 ft (501 m)
At its longest and widest, Lake Tahoe measures 22 miles (35 km) by 12 miles (19km)
The shoreline circumference of the lake is 72 miles (116km)
The average surface elevation is 6,225 ft (1,897 m) above sea level
Lake Tahoe is 2/3 in California and 1/3 in the state of Nevada
There are 63 tributaries draining into Lake Tahoe with only one outlet at the Truckee River in Tahoe City.
The sun shines at Lake Tahoe for 75% of the year, or 274 days.
At lake level, annual snowfall averages 125 inches. At alpine skiing elevations, the snowfall averages 600 inches per year.
At the surface, Lake Tahoe’s water temperature varies from 41 to 68 degrees F. Below a depth of 600 to 700 ft, the water remains a constant 39 degrees.
If you were to pour Lake Tahoe out onto an area the size of California, the water would still be 14 inches (36 cm) deep.
The amount of water in Lake Tahoe (39 trillion gallons) is enough to supply each person in the U.S. with 50 gallons of water per day for 5 years.
The amount of water that evaporates from the Lake each day (330 million gallons) could supply a city the size of Los Angeles for 5 years.
Taken from: http://www.gotahoenorth.com/about-tahoe/tahoe-history-and-facts/fun-facts