Big Bear Calendar of Events

Visit the Big Bear Apline Zoo


Winter 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

Paint & Sip @ Barrel 33 in The Village


Jan 16th & 25th, Feb 8th & 22nd, 

Mar 3rd & 22nd and Apr 5th 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.

Movies in Meadow @ Snow Summit

Jan 19th  5PM - 7:00PM
Snow Summit base area for our free Movies in the Meadow series. Prehistoric f

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.

Wyatt's Grill & Saloon Country Line Dancing


Wednesday, Friday & Saturday nights 

Jan 16th, 18th, 23rd & 30th

Feb 1st, 2nd, 6th, 8th, 9th,13th, 15th, 16th, 20th, 22nd & 27th,  
March 1st, 2nd, 6th, 8th, 9th, 13th, 15th, 16th, 20th, 22nd, 27th & 29th 

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

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.

Renegades of Rage @ The Cave


Jan 19th 6:30PM-11:30PM

Playing the nations top venues and festivals since 2010 “Renegades of  Rage” delivers the full on raw power and ferocity of RATM’s live show  along with flawless attention to detail. “Getting the sound right and  maintaining the raw energy everyone loves from the albums has been our  main goal since day one.”

Artimus Pyle Southern Rock @ The Cave

Jan 20th 6:30PM-11:00PM
More than just a “tribute” to Lynyrd Skynyrd a tribute to the man that  defi

Jan 20th 6:30PM-11:00PM

More than just a “tribute” to Lynyrd Skynyrd a tribute to the man that  defined it. Artimus Pyle has said ” If it wasn’t for Ronnie, no one  would know my name.” Since his departure from Skynyrd in 1991 , Artimus  Pyle’s career has led him down an amazing path of solo records and  projects culminating into one the finest tributes to southern rock  royalty.

80's Night @ The Cave


Jan 25th  6:30PM - 11:00PM
Enjoy a night of retro 80's music with special guest Groove Kitty playing live.  Come on down to The Cave in the Village and dance the night away! The Cave is a truly one-of-a-kind concert and comedy venue in the heart  of Big Bear. The lighting, sound, laser light shows, gourmet  concessions, craft beer, comfortable seating, room to dance,

Alien SnowFest 2 @ The Big Bear Convention Center


Jan 25th & 26th  12:00PM  

Experience  an all around headliner event of top ufologist presentations covering  all aspects of the UFO phenomenon.  Also enjoy all special events. Included in your registration is an alien schwag bag with some fun goodies to remember your time here at the Alien Snowfest ll. 

Which one's Pink @ The Cave


Jan 26th st 6:30PM - 11:00PM   

A Tribute to The Music of PINK FLOYD - One Of The  World's Greatest Tribute Bands playing live at The Cave. Enjoy great food, specialty cocktails  and a dance floor.

Shred Mentor Clinic @ Bear Mountian


Jan 25th & 28th 8:45AM-6:30PM

Feb 22nd & 25th 8:45AM-6:30PM

Join US Olympian and 2-time X Games medalist, Chas Guldemond for a pair of mentoring camps. Designed to give young athletes a foundation to become competitive riders by teaching them the physical and mental aspects of competitive snowboarding. 

USASA Rail Jam 2 @ Bear Mountain


Jan 27th 4:00PM-5:00PM

The USASA National Championship is the largest snowboard and freeskiing event in the world, and has been held consistently by the USASA for 28 years.

Bear Bowl IV @ Bear Mountain


Feb 2nd 8:00AM-1:30PM 

Grab some friends and come compete in the 4th annual Bear Bowl on Registration is free for all ages* and open to the first 10, 4-person teams to sign up. 3-part competition measuring speed (relay race), agility (field goal kicking), and accuracy (tire toss contest)

Prizes: Four (4) 2019/20 Bear + Summit Anytime Season Passes, $1000 purse, and VIP service at the Super Sunday Viewing Party.

"Beatles vs Stones" a Musical Showdown at the Cave


Feb 2nd  6:30PM - 11:00PM  

"Beatles vs Stones" a Musical Showdown at the Cave. The Cave is an intimate music venue in Big Bear that promises to bring you up close and personal with its performers.

Super Sunday Viewing Party 2019 @ Bear Mountain Resort


Feb 3rd 3:30PM-7:30PM

Come take some morning laps then stick around and watch the Big Game at the Bear Mountain viewing party.

$42 Lift Tickets on Uniform Days**


Feb 6th & 7th  9:00 AM - 4:00 PM 

Mar 6th & 7th 9:00AM - 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: March 6 & 7.

POWER 106 Party on the Mountain @ Bear Mountain


Feb 9th  8:30AM - 4:00PM

Power 106 is hosting a party on the mountain, with a free concert featuring Kid Ink in the base area at Bear Mountain Resort. The concert is FREE and open to guests of all ages. 

Joshua Radin Live @ The Cave


Feb 9th 6:30PM-11:00PM

Love and the complications surrounding it have long proven to be Joshua Radin’s songwriting forte. Though he never intended to be a live performer, there was little choice when the first song he ever wrote, “Winter,” was featured on an episode of “Scrubs.” 

USASA Boarder Cross Races @ Snow Summit


Feb 10th 10:15AM-2:30PM

The United States of America Snowboard and Freeski Association (USASA) is a California based NFP that is represented by 32 regional series across the USA. 

Movies in the Meadow @ Snow Summit


Feb 16th 5:30PM-7:30PM

Overly enthusiastic guitarist Dewey Finn (Jack Black) gets thrown out of his bar band and finds himself in desperate need of work. Posing as a substitute music teacher at an elite private elementary school, he exposes his students to the hard rock gods he idolizes and emulates - much to the consternation of the uptight principal (Joan Cusack).

Yachtley Crew A Tribute to Yacht Rock Live @ The Cave


Feb 16th 6:30PM-11:00PM

Yachtley Crew is a Los Angeles area based band of talented musicians focused on entertaining music lovers with some of the greatest songs ever written back in the late 70’s and early 80’s, and to have as much fun as possible while performing. Some fans may know it as “soft rock”, others may identify it as “yacht rock”. 

KROQ Storms Bear Mountain with @ FREE Concert


Feb 23rd 9:00AM-5:00PM

Back by popular demand, KROQ returns to Bear Mountain with a FREE performance by Badflower. Come ride from 8:30AM - 4PM, and enjoy the party on the sundeck in front of Laybacks Bar.

Orleans Live @ The Cave


Feb 23rd 6:30PM-11:00PM

Orleans is best known as the 70s Pop/Rock band that brought you the iconic hits “Still the One”, “Dance With Me” and “Love Takes Time”. Now entering it’s 41st year of live performances, Orleans has produced a body of work spanning 16 albums and several DVDs.

USASA Halfpipe Championships @ Bear Mountain


Feb 24th 10:15AM-2:30PM

The United States of America Snowboard and Freeski Association (USASA) is a California based NFP that is represented by 32 regional series across the USA. Come see USA's Best Shred the Pipe!

Big Bear Lake Polar Plunge-Freezin' for a Reason


Mar 1st 6:00PM Pre-party @ The Cave

Mar 2nd 2:00PM Plunge Time!

Run, walk, or dance into the chilly waters of Big Bear Lake to raise funds for Special Olympics. For just a minimum of $50, you can participate in the coolest event of 2019 - the Polar Plunge. Not only will you brave the cold waters, but you'll have the opportunity to earn incentives, party with friends, and be freezin' for a reason: to help support Special Olympics.

15th Annual Scout Weekend @ Bear Mountain


Mar 2nd & 3rd 8:00AM

Available to active Boy Scouts & Girl Scouts. Scouts participating on Scout Weekend will receive a Bear Mountain Scout Weekend Patch.

Give your Scout the opportunity to test their knowledge and on-hill skills while earning a Snow Sports Merit Badge. BSA Merit Badge counselors will be on hand to evaluate Scouts and help them work towards Merit Badges. 

Queen Nation a Tribute to Queen @ The Cave


Mar 2nd 6:30PM-11:30PM

Queen Nation’s live 90-minute production of Queen’s greatest hits preserves the image, sound, and stage persona of vintage Queen. Audiences are amazed at the accuracy of Queen Nation’s live retrospective journey through such Queen songs as We Will Rock You – Bohemian Rhapsody – We Are The Champions – Crazy Little Thing Called Love – You’re My Best Friend – Another One Bites The Dust – Under Pressure and many more. 

Movies in the Meadow @ Snow Summit


Mar 2nd 5:30PM-7:30PM

@ 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. 

$42 Lift Tickets on Uniform Days**


Mar 6th & 7th 9:00AM - 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. 

Common Kings Live @ The Cave


Mar 8th 6:30PM-11:00PM

Common Kings’ style and music is a collection of inspirations orchestrated into an array of head rocking beats, feel good vibes, and emotional fever. Their crazy, fun-loving attitude compliments Common Kings’ live sound, producing phenomenal hits with rock, reggae, and island influences.

Super Girls Snow Pro @ Bear Mountain


Mar 8th-10th 10:00AM-6:00PM

This event is a showcase for the world's top female pro and amateur snowboarders, and serves to help locate, mentor, and encourage the next generation of female riders. Air event on March 10. Both competitions are open to the public. The event will feature a vendor village, live concerts, fitness and yoga classes, workshops, autograph sessions, prize giveaways, and more. 

SKI-A-THON 2019-Fundraiser for the US Adaptive Recreational Center in Big Bear


Mar 9th 9:00AM-4:30PM

The United States Adaptive Recreation Center is a non-profit organization providing adapted recreation activities through its winter and summer programs to physically and cognitively challenged children and adults. The funds raised in the annual Ski- A-Thon help purchase adaptive ski equipment, train 200 volunteers and professional staff members and subsidize the cost of every single lesson.

Movies in the Meadow @ Snow Summit


Mar 16th 5:30PM-7:30PM

Captain Jack Sparrow arrives at Port Royal in the Caribbean without a ship or crew. His timing is inopportune, however, because later that evening the town is besieged by a pirate ship. The pirates kidnap the governor's daughter, Elizabeth, who's in possession of a valuable coin that is linked to a curse that has transformed the pirates into the undead. A gallant blacksmith in love with Elizabeth allies with Sparrow in pursuit of the pirates. 

Saint Patrick's Day on the Slopes


Mar 17th 8:00AM-6:00PM

Spend St. Patrick’s Day at Big Bear Mountain Resort with Irish-themed food and drink specials and live music at Bear Mountain and Snow Summit. 

Grab a green beer – or two – and dance a jig with your favorite laddie or lass after a sham-rockin’ day on the slopes.

Aeromyth is the Ultimate Tribute to Aerosmith Live @ The Cave!


Mar 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.

Simple Man (Tribute to Lynrd Skynyrd) with the Beer Drinkers & Hell Raisers (Tribute to ZZ Top)


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.