Welcome to Tahoe City

A Quaint Mountain Village nestled in the Sierras

Immerse yourself in the splendor of Tahoe City, the centerpiece of the North Shore. Whether you find yourself in need of a meal or retail therapy, Tahoe City offers an array of shops and dining to fill your day.  

What to Love

  • Convenient location close to shopping, skiing and Interstate access
  • A perfect fusion of luxury and local charm
  • The library with a roaring fireplace to cozy up in the winter
  • Tahoe Commons beach with free seasonal concerts, and weekly farmers market
  • Reserve time for an exhilarating sunset wine & cheese sailboat cruise, or take a tour to Emerald Bay and see the island and Historic Vikingsholm Castle on a larger tour boat 

Local Lifestyle

The essence of Tahoe City's lifestyle is rooted in its balance of luxury services and recreation. The town buzzes with life as residents and visitors stroll its walkable streets to relish free summer concerts, holiday parades, 4th of July fireworks and renowned farmers market. Here, every moment is an opportunity to indulge, relax, and celebrate an active outdoor lifestyle along with the finer things in life.

Dining and Entertainment

In the heart of Tahoe City, the essence of luxury and refined taste resonates in the establishments that define its culinary and entertainment scene. Grab drinks with friends or coworkers at Uncorked, a cherished wine bar exuding warmth and sophistication with an exceptional array of wines.
Wolfdales is a dining hotspot in the heart of Tahoe City, offering an enchanting ambiance and an Asian-California fushion menu that promises to delight. Enjoy lakeside views as you dine on California-inspired cuisine, perfectly paired with a handcrafted drink from the beverage menu. Insider’s Tip:  Dining alone?  Grab a seat at the bar for fun conversations and shareable bites with others
Experience New American cuisine at Christy Hill, a restaurant that captivates with both its mesmerizing lake views and culinary masterpieces. Enjoy classic French fare on the patio overlooking Lake Tahoe or dine inside with a glass of wine from the restaurant’s impressive libation menu. In the summer months savor the sips at The Sandbar, their outdoor spot with firepits — the possibilities are endless.
If you’re seeking a custom piece of jewelry to upgrade your outfit, look no further than Bluestone Jewelry. This is the ultimate destination for exquisite Lake Tahoe-themed charms and necklaces crafted to perfection. Afterward, visit Lather & Fizz Bath Boutique, a go-to haven for indulgent self-care, renowned for its delightful bath bombs and natural skincare regimen.
Be sure to visit the Cobblestone Shopping center in the heart of Tahoe City.  Located across from Tahoe Commons Beach in the Bavarian  styled complex with the clocktower, you cannot miss this variety of shops and our local cinema. If you have children or are looking for a thoughtful gift for a mom-to-be, Ruffles & Ruffnecks’ curated collection of boutique children’s clothing boasts a wide range of delightful, high-quality pieces. Just moments away from Ruffles & Ruffnecks is Hemmings & Jarrett, a custom home furnishings store perfect for finding a new standout piece for your home. Need a hostess gift? Be sure to check out Pineapple for curated gifts and items for a pampered home. 

Things to Do

The Tahoe City Farmers Market offers a picturesque setting for residents and visitors to delve into a vibrant tapestry of fresh produce, fish, artisanal goods, and delightful confections. It’s not just a market; it's an experience that celebrates the region's bountiful offerings and offers a nearby playground for littler guests to play while you shop.  
On the other hand, if you're looking to be swept up by the rhythms of the city, the Free Summer Concerts & movies at Tahoe Commons alternate weekends all summer long. Kayak and paddle board rentals are offered at the beach and the adjacent public pier offers jet ski rentals too. Meanwhile, golf enthusiasts can enjoy a fun round at the 9 hole Tahoe City Golf Course.  This community course is conveniently located behind the grocery store in town with no spot further than 3 holes from the clubhouse and lively bar.  Two bocce courts are nearby with inviting twinkle lights for evening play between league nights.  In the winter, be sure to catch the Winter Snowfest Parade and week long events including a polar bear plunge, snow sculpting contest and more. 
Tahoe Treetop Adventure offers an exhilarating outdoor experience for adventurers in Lake Tahoe. Nestled in the breathtaking treetop canopies of the Sierra Nevada mountains, it provides a thrilling mix of zip lines, suspension bridges, and challenging obstacle courses. With a strong focus on safety, it's a fantastic way to connect with nature and enjoy high-flying adventures in the heart of Lake Tahoe's scenic beauty.  All ages and abilities can be accommodated on multiple courses.


  • Tahoe Lake Elementary School
  • North Tahoe Middle School
  • North Tahoe High School

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Overview for TAHOE CITY, CA

2,975 people live in TAHOE CITY, where the median age is 46 and the average individual income is $64,016. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Demographics and Employment Data for TAHOE CITY, CA

TAHOE CITY has 1,284 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in TAHOE CITY do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 2,975 people call TAHOE CITY home. The population density is 486.779 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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