Gatsby Tea Event


Tea Event POSTPONED TO 2022


A fabulous time-honored tradition at the Gatsby Festival is our Afternoon Tea and Vintage Fashion Show.

  • Two-day FREE all day event held each year the second weekend in August.
  • 1920’s attire is encouraged but not required.
  • We invite you to enjoy a celebration of the Rip Roaring ’20s with a variety of events including: Guided Tours, Vintage Automobiles, Historical Talks, Vintage Market, Silent Auction, Family Games & Activities, Food & Drink and so much more!
  • Bring the whole family and come spend the day at these fabulous historic estates right on the shores of Lake Tahoe!
  • The Gatsby Festival is a free event for all ages, however fees do apply for specific tours, ticketed events and vendors throughout the festival.

CANCELLED 2021 Gatsby Afternoon Tea and Fashion Show Fundraiser 


A fabulous time-honored tradition at the Gatsby Festival is our Afternoon Tea and Vintage Fashion Show.

  • Enjoy a traditional tiered tray served at each table with finger sandwiches, scones, and dainty desserts.
  • A selection of teas will be available while you enjoy the elegance of live jazz music band and great company with new and old friends.
  • Following the afternoon tea service, experience our Vintage Fashion Show with this yeas’s theme 100 Years of Fashion presented by Cheri Oliver, Yesteryear Fashions!

Remember! Prohibition was in effect in the 1920s and the best way to consume alcohol was in a tea cup! Our maids and butlers will help you dispose of your tea and secretly switch to champagne!

PLEASE NOTE: No gluten free or other special food requests are offered as this is a set menu. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Gatsby 2-Day Festival is presented in it’s entirety by the Tahoe Heritage Foundation, non-profit in partnership with the USFS, Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit. All proceeds to benefit the preservation, restoration, interpretation and education of the historic Pope-Baldwin Estates | Tallac Historic Site.

All tickets are non-refundable and are transferable with prior notice.

By purchasing a ticket, you agree to be photographed and/or filmed and give permission to use your likeness in promotional and/or marketing materials.

*Gatsby Afternoon Tea Presented by Tallac Historic Site non-profits: Tahoe Heritage Foundation and Valhalla Tahoe