Big Bear Events Calendar & Cabin Rentals

29th Annual Big Bear Antique​ Car Show


Friday, August 10th, 11th & 12th

​The Fun Run at Big Bear Lake is a 3 day car show held in the Village. The event includes about 500 beautiful classic cars, a Saturday afternoon 'Cruise Around the Lake' and a Sunday morning drive through awards presentation. The streets are generally full of spectators and this is a very fun family friendly event.

Snow Summit's Movies in the Meadow


5:30 PM Saturday,  8/11 

Enjoy Free Family-Friendly movies under the stars at the Snow Summit base area. Seating is available on a first-come basis. Folding chairs & blankets are encouraged. Outside food & beverages are not allowed. 




Big Bear Romp 2018

Thursday, August 16th 

Friday, August 19th

Saturday, August 20th

Sunday, August 21st

The Big Bear Romp 2018 is a unique event unlike any other, bringing together hundreds of men from all over the world to take advantage of the activities and natural beauty of Big Bear Lake, California...

Various Locations throughout the Valley

Paint & Sip at Barrel 33 in The Village


Friday, August 17th 6:00-8:00 PM

Friday, August 31st 6:00-8:00 PM

Painting, wine tasting and fun with new friends! Paint and Sip includes paint instruction, all materials, delicious refreshments and a glass of wine. Additional wine available to purchase.


"X" Live @ The Cave


Friday, August 17th 6:30 - 11:30 PM

Don't miss "X" one of LA's iconic and original Punk Rock bands playing live at The Cave.  EXENE CERVENKA – JOHN DOE – BILLY ZOOM – DJ BONEBRAKE THE FACT IS, NO ONE SOUNDS LIKE X AND NO ONE EVER WILL. 

Glow Golf at Bear Mountain Golf Course


Friday, August 24th  7:00 - 10:00 PM

Friday, September 21st 7:00-10:00 PM

Friday, September 22nd 7:00-10:00 PM

Light up the night with Glow Golf at Bear Mountain Golf Course on select dates this summer. Come play a round under the stars with cart, glow ball, and dinner + fountain drink or draft beer.  Bear Mountain Golf Course at 43092 Goldmine Drive in Moonridge.


Music in the Mountains at the Discovery Center

Saturday, August 18th, 5:00 PM  

MIRAGE with Petty and The Heartshakers (Fleetwood Mac Tribute)

Saturday, September 1st, 5:00 PM

The Long Run (TLR) with Shannon Rae & 100 Proof (Eagles Tribute Band)

35th Annual Big Bear Antique​ Boat Show

Saturday, August 18th 10:00 - 4:00 PM

The show features classic wooden boats, Chris-Craft models and other antique vessels. The event is sponsored by the Antique & Classic Boat Society, Southern California Chapter.  

Pine Knot Marina 

Terri Nunn & Berlin @ The Cave

Saturday, August 25th 6:30-11:00 PM

This synth pop group, founded by Terri Nunn, made its first national impression with the provocative single “Sex (I’m A…)” from Pleasure Victim in 1982. Berlin topped the charts with “Take My Breath Away,” the theme from the movie Top Gun.

Visions @ The Cave


Friday, August 31 6:30-11:30 PM

Visions (Rush Tribute band) encapsulates the traditional Rush concert, with perfectly timed lighting sequences, full color lasers, fog, and video feeds. The design and production are second only to Rush themselves.

9th Annual Cool Run In The Mountains Car Show

Saturday, September 1st 9:00-3:00 PM

Please join us at the “finale” to the Big Bear Car Show season on the Saturday of Labor Day weekend.  Admission is free & this is your chance to see the coolest, most interesting vehicles on display in Big Bear. Raffles, a 50/50 drawing and DJ music.

Art on the Corner in The Village

Saturday, September 1st 10:00-6:00 PM

Sunday, September 2nd 10:00-6:00 PM

Monday, September 3rd 10:00-6:00 PM

Art on the Corner in the Heart of Big Fine Art and Craftsmanship will be features in a variety of  mediums.  Enjoy a glass of beer or wine, enjoy the music and browse the wonderful artwork. 

9th Annual Cool Run In The Mountains Car Show

Saturday, September 1st 9:00-3:00 PM

Please join us at the “finale” to the Big Bear Car Show season on the Saturday of Labor Day weekend.  Admission is free & this is your chance to see the coolest, most interesting vehicles on display in Big Bear. Raffles, a 50/50 drawing and DJ music.

48th Annual Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest Opens

Saturday, September 8th 12:00-11:59 PM 

Held Every Weekend until 11/3

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


Wild Child as Jim Morrison of the Doors @ The Cave



Saturday, September 8th 6:30-11:00 PM

The music is painstakingly reproduced and combined with the voice, look and essence of Jim Morrison live on stage. Wild Child tries to mirror the depth, energy and emotion of The Doors concerts as they were back in the 1960’s. 

10th Annual Paddle Big Bear Lake

Saturday, September 15th 7:30-3:00 PM

Test your stamina at 7,000 feet in beautiful Big Bear Lake. This is a fun race for both first time racers and elite athletes. We offer 3 distances plus a free kid's race. Paddle your OC, Kayak, Surfski, or SUP. Enjoy the races, demos, and beach party!

The Village Fall Wine Walk & Tastings


Saturday, September 15 3:30-7:00 PM The Village area merchants showcase fine wines from around the world and the Village’s unique businesses. Ticket holders receive a map of the 28 participating businesses, a commemorative wine glass, raffle ticket & 12 wine tasting tickets.

15th Annual Hot Dawgz & Handrails @ Bear Mountain

Saturday, Sept. 22nd 10:00-7:00 PM

The 2018 HDHR music festival and snowboard competition featuring the world's best riders, live music, food, giveaways, exclusive film screenings and family activities all weekend. No wonder why HDHR is called “the largest winter kickoff party known to man.”

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

"Deadman's Party" Oingo Boingo Tribute @ the Cave


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

Dead Man’s Party brings you Boingo tunes LIVE – the way you remember ’em. The band has been fashioned after the original Oingo Boingo line-up and a front-man so convincing that people sometimes believe that they are actually watching DANNY ELFMAN himself!


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. 


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!