Downtown Kings Beach was lined with spectators as vehicles, floats and locals representing various regional groups traveled east along Highway 28 as part of the Kings Beach SnowFest! parade on Saturday. Margaret Moran / Sierra Sun |
North Tahoe Public Utility District director Phil Thompson serves sausages at the district's pancake breakfast Saturday morning in North Tahoe Event Center as part of SnowFest! Margaret Moran / Sierra Sun |
From left, Olaf, Anna and Elsa from Disney's 'Frozen' make an appearance at Saturday's Kings Beach SnowFest! Parade. Margaret Moran / Sierra Sun |
The 2015 SnowFest! Queen, Katie Butterfield, waves to the crowd during the Kings Beach SnowFest! Parade. Margaret Moran / Sierra Sun |
Jazzercise participants show off their moves in Saturday's Kings Beach SnowFest! Parade. Margaret Moran / Sierra Sun |
Various batches of chili are sampled at the Kings Beach Library as part of the second annual chili cook-off event, which took place after the parade. Margaret Moran / Sierra Sun |
Luna, a Samoyed dog, won Best in Show at SnowFest!'s Dress Up Your Dog contest, representing gold as part of an ensemble involving its owners dressed as leprechauns. Margaret Moran / Sierra Sun |
North Tahoe PUD board director Tim Ferrell serves up some whipped cream to Barret Berger during the district's pancake breakfast on Saturday. The SnowFest! event served as a fundraiser for the nonprofit Dog Day in the Park; in all, $1,800 was donated, which will go toward the opening of the Tahoe Unleashed Dog Park in Taoe Vista. Visit www.tahoeunleashed.com to learn more. Courtesy Pam Berger |
KINGS BEACH, Calif. — The 2015 SnowFest! winter carnival concluded last weekend with a slew of events and activities.
Highlights included Saturday’s events in Kings Beach, such as the North Tahoe Public Utility District Pancake Breakfast, the Dress Up Your Dog Contest and, of course, the annual Kings Beach parade on Highway 28.
To learn more about SnowFest!, including how to donate to future events (next year will mark its 35th anniversary), visit tahoesnowfestival.com.
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