Pride Ride 2022
We’re thrilled to host our third annual “Pride Ride” at Homewood Mountain Resort on March 24-27, 2022! A fun, inclusive weekend full of events and activities organized in collaboration with LGBTQ+ non-profit partner Project MORE and area businesses, Pride Ride was created to celebrate and support the LGBTQ+ community. Along with a weekend of skiing, we’re hosting a variety of mini-events both on and off the mountain including a Dual Slalom Drag Race, Ski Parade down Rainbow Ridge, Virtual Raffle, and more.
Dinner & Drag Show | Friday, March 25 at West Shore Cafe & Inn (Across the Street from Homewood)
Enjoy a three-course meal as you are entertained lakeside during Pride Ride’s first-ever Dinner & Drag show at the West Shore Cafe. Featuring Deja Skye from Season 14 of RuPaul’s Drag Race, this amazing show includes talented drag artists from throughout Northern California. Tickets are $100 per person plus tax and gratuity and reservations are required in advance. Doors open at 6pm and the show will begin at 6:30pm.
Ski/Snowboard Meetups | Saturday, March 26 & Sunday, March 27 at 10:00 am, meet at the bottom of Madden Chairlift
Meetup for a casual group ski/snowboard on both Saturday and Sunday mornings at 10 am at the bottom of the Madden Chairlift. Meet new people, take a few laps and enjoy the Homewood big blue view! View our trail map here.
Mid-Mountain Live DJs | Saturday, March 26 & Sunday, March 27 from 12 pm to 3 pm, Big Blue View Bar
Stop in for a party on the mountain from with great music, drinks and panoramic views overlooking the stunning West Shore. Live DJs will feature DJ Cody Laxo on Saturday and DJ Cindy on Sunday.
Apres Pride | Saturday, March 26 & Sunday, March 27 from 2pm to 5 pm, at Homewood’s North Base area
Aprés Pride is an outdoor celebration during Pride Ride Weekend. Open to the public and FREE to attend! All members of the community, skiers, and snowboarders are welcome at the North Base of Homewood Mountain Resort to browse Vendor Village and celebrate PRIDE together! Enjoy Drink and food specials, fire pit lounges, games, and great beats by DJ Cisco.
Vendor Village | Saturday & Sunday from 1 pm to 5 pm at Homewood’s North Base area
Vendors of all types are invited to join our Vendor Village at Aprés Pride. Use your FREE 10’x10′ vendor space to sell your goods, market your services, or share your resources. Engage with our diverse and colorful event attendees! A great opportunity for community organizations and social groups to connect with the LGBTQ+ community. Must reserve your vendor space by 5:00 pm on March 23.
Rainbow Ridge Pride Parade | Saturday at 12:00 pm, meet at the summit of Old Homewood Express.
Join us for our 3rd annual Rainbow Parade! Appropriately placed on Rainbow Ridge, our signature 2-mile long beginner trail, this parade is set to stretch from peak to shore while showcasing everyone’s colorful ensemble all the way down. Be sure to bring a flag and colorful attire, we’ll be filming this celebration from above with a drone. Simply meet us at the summit of the mountain (on top of the Old Homewood Express chairlift) at 12:00 pm to join. View our trail map here.
Dual Slalom Drag Race | Saturday from 1:00 – 3:00 pm starting at the Big Blue View Bar
Who is the fastest drag queen of them all? We’re ready to find out. From 1-3 pm on Saturday, we’re hosting a free-to-enter race where we’re asking for all participants to dress in their best drag ensemble as they race head to head with other competitors. The top 3 finishers will be rewarded with a handful of prizes! Registration is free, open to all ability levels and can be made the day of the event at the Big Blue View Bar starting at 12pm.
The Cup Face-Off | Sunday 10 a.m. on The Face (Registration at the Base Area)
The fastest skier or rider to race down The Face with a full beverage in hand will be crowned the champion of the Cup Face-Off. For every drop, spilled a penalty time will be added to your overall race time. A combination of speed and coordination will be needed to win this race. Registration is free and open to all. Sign up at the Pride Ride check-in station.
Rainbow Ridge Package | $299
Includes 3 days of skiing or riding, a $100 food and beverage voucher to Homewood Mountain Resort, FREE equipment rentals for 3 days, complimentary VIP parking, 5 raffle tickets, an exclusive swag bag package, plus exclusive deals and discounts from our business and lodging partners in North Lake Tahoe. More details coming soon!
Big Blue View Package | $189
Includes 2 days of skiing or riding, a $50 food and beverage voucher to Homewood Mountain Resort, FREE equipment rentals for 2 days, complimentary VIP parking, 2 raffle tickets, an exclusive swag bag package, plus exclusive deals and discounts from our business and lodging partners in North Lake Tahoe.
Bonanza Package | $99
Includes 1 day of skiing or riding at Homewood Mountain Resort, complimentary VIP parking, 1 raffle ticket, an exclusive swag bag package, plus exclusive deals and discounts from our business and lodging partners in North Lake Tahoe.
Smooth Cruise Lesson Package | $79 on Thurs, Fri and Sun & $199 on Saturday
Includes 1 AM half-day Adult First Timer Lesson, an all-day rental, and a beginner (surface) lift ticket. This package also includes an exclusive swag bag, plus exclusive deals and discounts from our business and lodging partners in North Lake Tahoe.
Pride Ride Private Lesson Special | $149
Take a one-hour early bird lesson with up to 5 people and receive personalized instruction with a lesson tailored to fit your group. Rental and lift tickets are not included, please purchase separately. This package also includes an exclusive swag bag, plus exclusive deals and discounts from our business and lodging partners in North Lake Tahoe.
Our raffle is going virtual this year and all proceeds from the digital raffle benefit our Pride Ride non-profit partner Project MORE. Raffle prizes include ski and snowboard outerwear, other winter gear, gift certificates and much more! Winners will be selected after the event and notified via email.
Project MORE is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and creating inclusive experiences for the LGBTQ+ community and allies through thoughtful advocacy, engaging campaigns, cultural events, creative consulting, and supportive services. Created in 2013, we strive to improve the quality of life for LGBTQ+ people. To learn how Project MORE is making a difference and building community, visit www.doMOREproject.org and follow us on social @domorelgbtq.
Thank you to all of our supporting sponsors who are helping to make this event possible!
Local Deals & Discounts
Stay for the whole weekend. Our partners are offering exclusive discounts for Pride Ride participants. Check out the offers below and book your Tahoe getaway today.
Let Tahoe Getaways, with its extensive list of Tahoe rentals throughout North Tahoe and Truckee, help you find the perfect rental in Tahoe to enjoy this magical place and access all your favorite activities from your doorstep. Tahoe Getaways offers both great service and rental homes as extraordinary as their majestic setting. Receive a 10% discount on lodging during Pride Ride weekend when you use the booking link below.
Basecamp Tahoe City is a boutique hotel built for exploring the incredible lakes, trails, and mountains in the Lake Tahoe Basin. The 24 stylish rooms are designed for adventure and relaxation seekers alike, with the amenities and style of a modern resort, but at more reasonable prices. Let Basecamp Hotel lodging be your springboard for your Lake Tahoe adventure. Guests receive up to a 10% discount with a 72-hour refundable cancellation policy or 20% discount on non-refundable reservations by using the code PRIDERIDE2022.
Pepper Tree Inn, located at the heart of Tahoe City tells its own unique story. Built in anticipation of the 1960 winter Olympics, with its mountain décor, amazing views of the Summit, and Lake Tahoe’s crystal clear waters. It’s the perfect getaway! Guests receive a 10% discount with a 72-hour refundable cancellation policy or 20% discount on non-refundable reservations by using the code PRIDERIDE2022.
Tahoe Luxury Properties offers vacation rental homes around North Lake Tahoe and Truckee, with a variety of homes on Tahoe’s west shore, conveniently close to Homewood. TLUXP homes range from elegant cabins to dramatic lakefront estates, with the guarantee that no matter which home you choose, you can expect luxury standards equivalent to a 5-star resort. Family-owned and operated for 25 years, our team of long-time locals are driven by a passion for the area and our community. Take advantage of our concierge services and experience Tahoe in style. Special offer: Use code PRIDE22 when you book a home for Pride Ride weekend, and receive a special gift upon arrival.
Granlibakken Tahoe is located just 11 minutes from Homewood, along highway 89. We have a variety of lodging available from townhomes to standard bedrooms.
Our restaurant will be open for dinner 24, 25, 26 and 27 March, and buffet breakfast will be available Friday through Monday mornings from 7am to 10am.
Receive discounted lodging for Pride Ride weekend March 23 through March 29 when you reserve two or more nights. Use the promo code PRIDE to book or click on the link below.
Happy hour pricing on beer and wine. Free Bag of chips with a sandwich purchase when you show your Community Connection Card during the event weekend.
Jake’s has been a family-owned restaurant for over 40 years in Tahoe City. Their menu draws influence from Hawaii and Southern California, and their Executive Chef has made it his mission to bring the best and most responsibly sourced ingredients to the table. Our menu evolves in rhythm with the changing seasons, but our passion for hand-crafted ingredients and made-from-scratch recipes will always be a permanent fixture of our kitchen.
Show your Pride Card at Jake’s and receive a free Hula Pie dessert or Artichoke Heart appetizer during Pride Ride weekend.
Since 1906 Sunnyside Lodge’s year-round beauty has attracted worldwide visitors. With romantic sunsets, gorgeous weather & endless activities, it’s the perfect escape. With the largest lakefront deck in Tahoe, locals love it too.
Sunnyside is offering a free order of fried zucchini or a slice of Hula Pie with a purchase of an entree. Coupons can be picked up with swag bag items at our event table located near the ticket kiosks at the North Lodge.
Our “art, jewelry, and stuff” is an ever-rotating collection of handmade items — ceramics and pottery, wallets, purses and bags, knitted wears and hand screen printed t-shirts, aromatherapy, and all sorts of housewares. Nearly all of our products are made right here in Lake Tahoe, Truckee, Reno, and the surrounding area
Receive a 5% discount on all Bella Petunia Jewelry & Bound Print Co as well as other items pictured below during Pride Ride Weekend when you show your Pride Pass. *Discount not to be combined with any other promotions. Discounted items are a final sale.
Become a Pride Ride Partner
We are looking for North Lake Tahoe businesses to participate in the event by providing a special, discount or offer during the event dates. It can be something small like free coffee, or something bigger like a buy one get one entree. Specials can run the entire event duration or on one night. We are also accepting lodging partners for this event.
Please enter your contact information below – we look forward to including your businesses and to talking with you!