City of South Lake Tahoe 4th of July Parade

July 4, 2022

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

September 29 @ 1:07 pm

The City of South Lake Tahoe is celebrating Independence Day with its July 4th parade along US-50/Lake Tahoe Boulevard between Ski Run Blvd. and Al Tahoe Blvd.

The parade gets underway at 10 a.m. with an honorary military flyover over Lakeview Commons, courtesy of the Nevada National Guard, 152nd Airlift Wing “High Rollers.”

The theme of the parade is honoring heroes. It will finish at Bijou Community Park on Al Tahoe.

“After a two-year hiatus, we are excited to bring back the 4th of July Parade,” said the City’s Public Information Officer Lindsey Baker. “Our residents truly embrace this event, and it gives us the opportunity to showcase our community. In addition to celebrating the 4th of July, we will be honoring our Local Heroes from the Caldor Fire. We invite residents as well as visitors to take part in this fun and exciting celebration.”

Don’t miss out on this family-friendly event and be sure to wear your red, white, and blue! There will be places to sit along the whole route, including Lakeview Commons and the parking lot at Ross/Rite Aid.

For event details, viewing locations, parade highlights, and road closures go to:

The parade route. Ski Run Blvd. to Bijou Park.

Also, new this year will be the ‘Best of the Parade’ awards. A judging panel will score all parade entries, and trophies will be awarded for the following categories:

Best Float Entry
Best Walking Entry
Best Youth Entry
Best Decorated Vehicle(s)
History & Heritage Award

Entries will be judged on the use of parade theme, overall appearance, originality and creativity, use of music/sound, and crowd appeal.

Individuals, businesses, sports groups, philanthropy groups, schools, and others are all invited to participate. Float entries are highly encouraged. To sign up, visit

For more information on the parade logistics, visit

All entries must be submitted no later than June 10, 2022. Late entries will not be considered.

This is a unique opportunity to showcase community organizations while celebrating our South Lake Tahoe community, the Tahoe region, and our great nation.

Viewing locations will be along Hwy 50 between Ski Run Blvd. and Al Tahoe Blvd.

Premium Viewing Areas:

  • Grand Stand Area at Lakeview Commons
  • The County Library
  • South Tahoe Middle School
  • Rite Aid Parking Lot
  • LTUSD Bus Garage 

For more information visit us online at


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