Lake Ta-ho ho ho! Take a cruise with Santa Claus on the M.S. Dixie II |

Lake Ta-ho ho ho! Take a cruise with Santa Claus on the M.S. Dixie II

Cruise with Santa aboard the M.S. Dixie II on Sunday, Dec. 11.
Courtesy / Lake Tahoe Cruises Zephyr Cove Resort via Facebook |

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What: Cruise with Santa

When: Sunday, Dec. 11, noon

Where: Zephyr Cove Resort Marina

Tickets: $59 adults, $20 children


Nothing gets you in the holiday spirit like a visit with Santa Claus. This weekend, everyone has the chance to meet Saint Nick while experiencing the crystal clear waters of Lake Tahoe with Zephyr Cove Resort and Lake Tahoe Cruises.

The organization hosts a Cruise with Santa event, which gives families the chance to board the M.S. Dixie II and partake in a meet-and-greet with Mr. Claus himself.

“Our Santa Cruise features an appearance by the jolly man himself, spectacular views of beautiful Lake Tahoe, professional photography, holiday music and delicious treats with hot chocolate for everyone,” states the Facebook page for the South Shore event.

The cruise departs from Zephyr Cove Resort Marina on Sunday, Dec. 11, at noon and the fun continues until 2 p.m.

“The 500-passenger, award-winning M.S. Dixie II is the largest cruising vessel in South Lake Tahoe and a local favorite,” states Zephyr Cove Resort’s website.

Book your spot online at, or call 888-238-2463.

Adult tickets are available for $59, and it costs $20 for children under age 12 to attend.

Unable to make the holiday-themed cruise? Don’t worry. The M.S. Dixie II departs from the marina daily, and additional special events are on the horizon. Pints and paddles are held Wednesday evenings, and holiday celebrations are slotted for Easter and Mother’s Day.

Zephyr Cove Resort Marina is located at 760 U.S. 50 in Zephyr Cove, Nevada.

Learn more about cruising with Santa on the Lake Tahoe Cruises Zephyr Cove Resort Facebook page, or at

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