Big Bear Calendar of Events

Scare Valley Farms Halloween Haunt

October 5th, 6th, 12th, 13th, 19th, 20th, 26th & 27th 6:30PM
A truly horrifying Halloween experience

October 12th, 13th, 19th, 20th, 26th & 27th. 6:30-11:30PM

A horrifying Halloween experience,  traveling back in time to the early 1900s where creepy carnivals, live  executions, haunted mine shafts and ghostly  cemeteries had their hey day. 

Flashlight Safari @ the Zoo

October 12th, 13th, 19th, 20th, 26th &27th  6:30-8:30PM

Exploring the zoo after dark is an experience of its own. Come see how the mountain lions, bobcats, wolves, grizzly and black bears, and many other animals react to the night life.  Bring your flashlight and wear warm clothes.  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

Mark Wills Live at The Cave

Saturday, October 13th 6:30 - 11:30PM

Mark Wills, is an American country music artist, Signed to Mercury Records between 1996 and 2003, he released five studio albums for the label – Mark Wills, Wish You Were Here, Permanently, Loving Every Minute, and And the Crowd Goes Wild – as well as a greatest hits package. In that same timespan, he charted sixteen singles on the Billboard country charts, all of which made the top 40. 


Rocky Horror Picture Show at the Cave

Oct 26th, 8:00PM - Oct 27th, 2018 1:00AM

In this cult classic, sweethearts Brad and Janet, stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie  mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a transvestite scientist. As  their innocence is lost, Brad and Janet meet a houseful of wild  characters, including a rocking biker and a creepy butler. Through elaborate dances and rock songs,  Frank-N-Furter unveils his latest creation: a muscular man named  “Rocky.”

Happy Halloween Trick-or-Treat The Village

Wednesday, October 31st 5:00 - 7:30PM

Bring your kids to the safest place to Trick-or-Treat this Halloween! With 50+ places to stop for candy you are sure to fulfill your sweet tooth. Take a walk through the village seeing all the horrors that it has to offer! Don't forget your costume or you'll miss out on the trick or treating!


48th Annual Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest

Every Weekend until 11/3 12:00 -11:59 PM

Rated Southern California’s #1 Oktoberfest! Join our extended family for a true German celebration featuring live German music, food, entertainment and beer.

Big Bear Convention Center

Wolf Awareness Day

Oct 27th 11:00AM - 03:00PM

The Big Bear Alpine Zoo Staff will dispel the myths and inform people of the importance of  wolves within the circle of life. There will also be fun activities for  the kids.

Halloween in the Village

Oct 31st 5:00-7:30PM 

Bring your kids to the safest place to Trick-or-Treat this Halloween!  With 50+ places to stop for candy you are sure to fulfill your sweet  tooth. Take a walk through the village seeing all the horrors that it  has to offer! Don't forget your costume or you'll miss out on the trick  or treating!

Paint & Sip at Barrel 33

 Oct 10th 6:00-8:00PM 

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!

The Third Annual Big Bear Comedy Festival in The Village

Nov 9th & 10th  12:00AM 

The 3rd Annual Big Bear Comedy Festival with Non Stop Comedy with Awesome Shows at Multiple Venues in the Village. 

Big Bear Turkey Trot

Nov 22nd 7:00AM - 12:00PM

A great family event with a fun and festive  venue and three race distance options all on the same course making it  easy for everybody to participate. Walk, Jog, or Trot! Kids in strollers are welcome. Come ready to have fun  and dressed in your best turkey, bear, or autumn costume.


Santa's Grand Entrance & Tree Lighting

Nov 23rd  5:45PM - 10:00PM

Come and Enjoy the Festivities at Santa's Grand Entrance in the Village. Santa and Mrs Claus will be available for pictures after tree is lit. The Voices of Christmas Carolers will be "strolling" the Village until about 8pm. Santa and Mrs Claus will also be at the Xmas Tree Lot every Weekend from 10-4 pm until December 23rd.

Los Loney Boys Live @ The Cave

Nov 30th 6:30PM-11:30PM

After a prominent guest appearance on the 2005 Santana album All That I  Am, Los Lonely Boys solidified their success with 2006’s Sacred, which  brought two more Grammy nominations, and 2008’s Forgiven, as well as the  holiday-themed Christmas Spirit. Meanwhile, the band continued to build  its reputation as a singularly powerful live act.

Movies in the Meadow - The Muppet Christmas Carol

Dec 15th  4:45PM - 6:45PM 

Snow Summit base area for our free Movies in the Meadow series. We will be showing The Muppet Christmas Carol. Admission is free with concessions available at Bighorn Smokehouse.  Seating available on first-come, first-served basis. Folding camping  chairs and blankets are permitted. Outside food and beverages are not  allowed.

Santa Comes to Snow Summit

Dec 15th  & Dec 22nd 12:00  - 3:00 PM

Head to Snow Summit and take your photo with Jolly St. Nick. This event is FREE, Just bring your friends, family, and holiday cheer – we’ll bring the big guy in the red suit. 

Movies in the Meadow - The Polar Express

Dec 22nd  4:45PM - 6:45PM
Snow Summit base area for our free Movies in the Meadow series. We will be showing The Polar Express. Admission is free with concessions available at Bighorn Smokehouse.  Seating available on first-come, first-served basis. Folding camping  chairs and blankets are permitted. Outside food and beverages are not  allowed.

54th New Year's Eve Torchlight Parade

Dec 31st 7:00PM - 8:00PM   

Ring in 2019 at the 54th annual Snow Summit Torchlight  Parade. Watch 100+ skiers and snowboarders light up the night as  they make their way down the face of the mountain in the dark with  torches to create a spellbinding spectacle of light before the  (snow)ball drops.

WYATT’S FAMILY NEW YEAR’S EVE

Dec 31 st 5:00PM - 1:00AM

The perfect place for families looking to enjoy an evening out, one of Country music’s legendary bands, and great food.  
Festivities include a variety of children’s activities, dancing and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight and plenty of New Year’s party favors!

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Movies in the Meadow - Ratatouille

Jan 5th  5:00PM - 7:00PM  

Snow Summit base area for our free Movies in the Meadow series. We will be showing Ratatouille. Remy dreams of becoming a great chef, despite being a rat in a definitely rodent-phobic profession.

Discounted Lift Tickets on Uniform Days

Jan 9th & 10th  9:00 AM - 4:00 PM 

To take advantage of this sweet deal by heading to any ticket window at  Bear Mountain or Snow Summit to purchase lift tickets at the  discounted rate of $42*. This deal is available to active law  enforcement, firefighters, military, and EMS. Additional Dates: February 6 & 7 and March 6 & 7.

Movies in the Meadows - The Croods

Jan 19th  5PM - 7:00PM

Snow Summit base area for our free Movies in the Meadow series. We will be showing The Croods. Prehistoric family the Croods live in a particularly dangerous moment in time.

Admission is free with concessions available at Bighorn Smokehouse.  Seating available on first-come, first-served basis. Folding camping  chairs and blankets are permitted. Outside food and beverages are not  allowed.