Big Bear Calendar of Events

Paint & Sip @ Barrel 33 in The Village


Mar  22nd & 23rd 

Apr 5th, 12th & 19th 


Paint and Sip events- We  collaborate with Nancy from Craft to Treasure and create works of art  while enjoying a glass of our delicious wine! You'll feel comfortable in our warm, cozy atmosphere while you browse and just enjoy hanging out.

Aeromyth is the Ultimate Tribute to Aerosmith Live @ The Cave


March 23rd 6:30PM-11:00PM 

Not only does AEROMYTH have an amazing Steven Tyler impersonator, but all band members really look and sound like the Aerosmith band members they portray, plus we have an amazing Joe Perry look alike! All members, walk, talk, act, perform, and look like AEROSMITH.

Bear Break 2019 @ Bear Mountain


Mar  29th-31st 

9:00 AM-4:00PM
Grab some friends and make your way to Bear Mountain. Bringing Bear Mountain’s signature “send it” style to spring break  with contests, tons of prize giveaways, and live music. 

If you’re all about the après, come play some big kid backyard games –  colossal cornhole, larger-than-life ladder golf, and big boy beer pong –  on the sundeck and enjoy live performances.

Big Bear Farmer's Market @ The Convention Center


April 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23th & 30th

May 7th, 14th, 21th & 28th  


Enjoy a stroll through our Alpine Farmer's Market and taste fresh fruits, vegetables and flowers all summer long.  Shop arts,  crafts, health products and a huge variety of collectibles. 

Visit the Big Bear Apline Zoo


Hours Daily 10:00AM to 4:00PPM

Exploring our alpine zoo is an experience of its own. Come see the mountain lions, bobcats, wolves, grizzly and black bears, and many other animals react to the snow.   Regular Admission: Under 3 years old free, for ages 3-10 $9.00,  and over 10 years old $12.00.  Seniors (over 60) $9.00

Wyatt's Grill & Saloon Country Line Dancing


Wednesday, Friday & Saturday nights
March 22nd, 23rd, 27th, 29th & 30th 

April 3rd, 5th, 6th, 10th, 12th, 13th, 17th, 19th, 20th, 24th, 26th & 27th

May 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th

Enjoy an evening of Ranch Style food and good music at Wyatt's! Located in the Big Bear Convention Center and offering Big Bear's largest outdoor dance floor, Wyatt's is a family friendly spot that even offers line dancing lessons on Wednesdays and live music on Fridays.

Simple Man (Tribute to Lynrd Skynyrd) with the Beer Drinkers & Hell Raisers @ The Cave


Mar 29th 6:30PM-11:00PM
Simple Man is the quintessential Lynyrd Skynyrd tribute band. Based out of Southern California, this group of consummate musicians and soulful rockers embody the talent and energy of the original band, who sadly lost members much too soon.

Los Lobos @ The Cave


April 6th 6:30-11:30PM

“We’re a Mexican American band, and no word describes America  like immigrant. Most of us are children of immigrants, so it’s perhaps  natural that the songs we create celebrate America in this way.” So says  Louie Perez, the “poet laureate” and primary wordsmith of Los Lobos,  when describing the songs on the band’s new album, Gates of Gold.

Wine Club Pick Up Party @ Barrel 33 in The Village


April 13th


High Altitude wine club pick up party is for those guests interested in  joining our wine club, tasting and food available as well as a special  guest from our newest winery from Sonoma, Robledo Family Farms. 

Parmalee Live @ The Cave


Apr 12, 2019 6:30PM - 11:30PM 

Parmalee are the quintessential  American Country band. The chart-topping quartet pays  to tribute their humble Carolina upbringings with their name and their  sound. Raised on a diet of Southern rock, Country, and blues, they  formed in 2001 as a bunch of small-town boys chasing wild weekend  nights, but their talents eventually took them beyond the little cement  block barn they rehearsed in and onto Country music’s biggest stages and the top of Billboard’s Country chart.

Movies in the Meadow @ Snow Summit


April 20th 7:30PM-9:30PM In a giant factory that manufactures the world's  Easter candy, the popular rabbit is preparing to pass the mantle to his  son, E.B. But E.B. has no interest in the job and would  rather be a drummer. He runs away to Los Angeles, where an unemployed  slacker named Fred O'Hare (James Marsden) accidentally runs into him.  Feigning injury, E.B. tricks Fred into giving him shelter, but an  oversized chick is planning a coup back on Easter Island.

Ultimate Big Trout Fishing Derby


Apr 20th & 21st 6:30AM - 3:00PM

The Ultimate Big Trout Derby at The Pines Lakefront is a  two day biggest trout event. The Friday before each tournament there will be in person sign  ups/release of liability and the Youth Fishing Club Booth from 3-7pm.  Teaching our local mountain young people and anyone interested in  learning different fishing techniques. Prizes will be given out on Sunday afternoon.

X @ The Cave


May 3rd 6:30 PM -11:30 PM

Four decades after the inception of X, one thing was clear: X was not only one of the most influential bands to crash out of the of the '70's Punk movement but their music continues to be sonicly groundbreaking. Songs written during the groups inception are as relevant and inventive today as they were in 1977.

International Migratory Bird Day @ The Discovery Center


May 11th 10:00AM-2:00PM  

Activities include birdhouse building, pine cone bird feeders, nature walks, bird walks, and Story Time. Enjoy bird decorations and art and find out what bird has the same wingspan as you!
Migratory Bird Day also kicks off the annual Silent Auction. Bird themed art and photography are donated by local artists for this event as a fundraiser for the Southern California Mountains Foundation. Bids are accepted until Memorial Day. Free!

TSOL @ The Cave


May 11th 6:30PM-11:30 PM

T.S.O.L. are an American punk band. T.S.O.L. is short for True Sounds of  Liberty although they are rarely referred to by their full name.  Although most commonly associated with the burgeoning West Coast  hardcore punk movement of the late 1970s and early 1980s, T.S.O.L. have  released music in the styles of both punk and hard rock. Formed in 1979  and hailing from Long Beach, California,

Opening Day Bear Mountain Golf Course


May 17th 8:00AM-5:00PM

Bear Mountain features a nine-hole golf course at 7,000 ft. Whether  you’re new to the game, a scratch golfer, or somewhere in-between, Bear  Mountain is a great place to learn the basics, work out the kinks, or  post your lowest score yet. Big Bear Mountain Resort offers various golf activities from  leagues to driving ranges. 

The Spartan Race Big Bear @ Snow Summit


May 18th & 19th 

Spartan Returns to Big Bear Lake with a Beast and  Sprint Weekend   This is a Spartan United States National Series Event   and a Spartan Mountain Series Event both which  will be broadcast  worldwide. New for 2019 is the Spartan Big Bear 10K Trail Run on Sunday  May 19th. Taking place on Snow Summit  Resort the race can access elevations as  high as 8,200 ft and take you back down 1,200 ft of vertical drop.

Ultimate Trout Derby @ Holloway's Marina


May 18th & 19th 6:30AM-4:00PM

Teaching our local mountain young people and anyone interested in learning different fishing techniques. Saturday, the first day of the tournament fishing will begin at 6:30am and fish must be weighed in before 2:30pm. Sunday the second and final day of the tournament fishing will begin at  6:30am and fish must be weighed in by 12:30pm with awards and prizes  after.

Led Zapagain A Tribute Band @ The Cave


Faithfully and soulfully recreates the ultimate Led Zep experience in concert, with such classic songs as "Stairway to Heaven," "Rock 'n' Roll" and "Black Dog." In fact, Led Zepagain was paid the highest compliment ever when Jimmy Page caught their show at the House of Blues in Hollywood.

Bike Park Opening Weekend @ Snow Summit


May 24th 10:00AM-5:00PM

Spend your holiday in the mountains. Join us Memorial Day weekend as we kickoff summer at Big Bear Mountain  Resort. Bring the whole family and enjoy free activities including live music,  big kid backyard games (giant cornhole, ladder golf, beer pong), vendor  booths, giveaways, and more.Enjoy opening day lift ticket specials for  only $25, valid only on May 24. Get ready for a summer of outdoor adventure!

Movies in the Meadow @ Snow Summit

May  25th 8:00PM-10:00PM
@ Snow Summit
Turbo is a speed-obsessed snail with an unusual dream: to bec

May  25th 8:00PM-10:00PM
@ Snow Summit
Turbo is a speed-obsessed snail with an unusual dream: to become the world's greatest racer. This odd snail gets a chance to leave his slow-paced life behind when a freak accident gives him the power of superspeed. Newly revved-up, Turbo embarks on an extraordinary quest to enter and win the Indianapolis 500.

2nd Annual "Grill and Chill" BBQ and Brews


May 25th & 27th  11:00AM-5:00PM

The 2nd Annual Big Bear Lake Memorial Weekend "Grill & Chill".  

KCBS Sanctioned California State BBQ Championships with 30 + Cooks Competing for a $10,000 Prize Purse!
Beer, Wine and  Cocktails Garden!
Vendors and  Interactive Food Experiences! Live Music! Kids Play Area!

FREE for all to Attend! 

2nd Annual Mai Fest (Oktober Fests Little Sister) @ Wyatts


May 25th & 26th  12:00PM-10:30PM

Maifest is a traditional celebration of Spring in Germany and often referred to as “Oktoberfest’s little sister.”  As in Germany, Big  Bear’s Maifest offers many of the same elements as our beloved  Oktoberfest guests have enjoyed through the years... German music, beer, cuisine, contests, games and fun along with a May Pole, special MaiBock Beer and a Maibowle.  Dust off your dirndl and lederhosen!  We will be celebrating Spring in the mountains German Style!  Admission is FREE for all ages!

Desperado - Premier Eagles Tribute Band @ The Cave


May 25th 6:30PM-11:30PM

Desperado has become one of  the best and most well known Eagles tributes in the United States. They  boast a line-up of five lead singers and multi-instrumentalists; which  not only possess and rivals the musical talents of the actual Eagles,  but have been used to play with members of the Hall of Fame band itself.