Like supporting a good cause? How about beer? Well, why not drink beer, listen to some music, AND support an amazing cause all at once! The annual Foam Fest Squaw Valley satisfies all these criteria and more. All proceeds from this event go to Achieve Tahoe a great organization that helps veterans.
From The Biltmore To The Rec Center Foam Fest Has Done It All
During its 25+ year existence, the Foam Fest has been celebrated everywhere along the North Shore of Lake Tahoe. From the Tahoe Biltmore to the Truckee Community Recreation Center and this year it’s at the base of the infamous KT-22 chairlift at Squaw Valley. Normally, it’s held in the fall around the 1st or 2nd weekend of September but it depends on other big events going down.
The Reason For The Gathering…If I Can Do This I Can Do Anything!
Achieve Tahoe is an organization founded in 1967 Jim Winthers. The mission, to improve the lives of wounded warriors, youth and adults with disabilities by providing sports and recreation opportunities. Each year through their nationwide network, they serve over 60,000 youth, wounded warriors and adults annually, through a nationwide network of over 100 community-based chapters in 37 states nationwide in over 30 different sports. Some sports included are alpine and Nordic skiing, snowboarding, biathlon, kayaking, water skiing, sailing, scuba, surfing, rafting, outrigger canoeing, fishing, hiking, golf, athletics, archery, cycling, running/wheeling, rock climbing, equestrian and others.
Even if you weren’t able to contribute by attending the event you can still HELP!
Unlimited Beer Tasting
At the annual Foam Fest Squaw Valley unlimited tastings* are normally available from 25+ breweries including favorites like:
- The Brewer’s Cabinet
- Knee Deep Brewing
- TW Pitchers
- Firestone Walker
- Ballast Point
- 101 North Brewing
- Sierra Nevada
- The Brewing Lair
- Alibi Ale Works
For more information about some of the local breweries you might see at this event check out our detailed post found here:
* With purchase of beer tasting ticket
Silent Auction Prizes Of Years Past
- California Gold Pass
- Tahoe resort season passes
- Skis & snowboards
- Outdoor Gear
Foam Fest Squaw Valley Details
- When: Usually around the 1st weekend in September
- Where: Olympic Valley, CA 96146
- How Much (past years): $35 advanced; $40 at the door