Groups and Events Calendar Posted:27-Sep-14 Big Bear Lake is loaded with recreation, activities and group events all year round, things to do. Best places to stay for big cabins. Friendly places to stay with your Pet in Big Bear Lake California. Fishing in Big Bear Lake. How much in advance should groups book lodging reservations? Many big groups book up to two years in advance and returning groups usually book a year in advance to reserve their specific dates for AAA approved big cabins in Big Bear. #bigbear
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Road Information - Southern California Mountain Information Mountain road conditions are in a constant state of change, please refer to Caltrans or ie511.org for up-to-the minute information for your drive to Big Bear Lake.
FISHING SEASON WIDE OPEN THIS YEAR IN BIG BEAR LAKE!
Big Bear Lake marinas are still open for Fall this fishing season, and for boat rentals.
Big Bear Lake is the best spot for trout fishing in Southern California. Not only do you get a great day of fishing, but the scenery that surrounds is superb!
The lake is open for fun
Don't let the good weather slip by just yet. You can still take time to get away from it all. Get out on the lake or into cool mountain trails. Cooler Fall days are just around the corner but Big Bear Lake is the coolest place for you to end your summer on a positive note! Golden Bear Cottages last minute getaway this weekend.
Log Sawing & Stein Holding Contests - held several times throughout the day both Saturdays and Sundays.
The Safe Slam Beer Drinking & Beer Pong contests are held every Saturday evening after 8:00 p.m.
Children's contests are held Sundays at approximately 3:00 p.m.
Outside Budenstrasse (Game Booths, Exhibitors, Samson The Bull) will be open Saturdays from 12:00 Noon to 8:00 p.m. and Sundays from 12:00 Noon - 5:00 p.m.
Please note: On Saturdays after 6:00 p.m. only persons 21 years and older will be admitted. However, families with children who have entered Oktoberfest prior to 6:00 p.m. will not be asked to leave at 6:00 p.m. so the adult events can begin.
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Here are some more great reasons to Visit Big Bear Lake this Summer/Fall • Fewer weekday crowds mean far more Big Bear Lake for you. • The weather is stupendous (Big Bear Lake is open for fishing and boating)! • The dozens of activities • Events every weekend with entertainment and relaxation. • AAA approved lodging rates are lower; LOWER RATES!
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Ready to catch the big one? Lodging discounts for fishermen at Golden Bear Cottages. Exclusive: 20% off Pleasure Point Marina weekday boat rentals for Golden Bear Cottages guests. # family friendly cabins of all sizes close to the lake. Here is the price list for pontoon boat rentals:
6 person boat
8 person boat
10 person boat
40 h/p fishing
40 h/p small family
50 h/p med. family
70 h/p large size
NOTE: Pedal boat rentals are $20 for fist hour and $10 each additional hour Exclusive: 20% off boat weekday rentals at Pleasure Point Marina for our Golden Bear Cottages guests. (throughout the 2014 boating season). Boat rental rates are established by the marina and subject to change.
Join our free Fisherman's Club and get these great offers: one free weekday with each paid day of lodging at world famous Golden Bear Cottages in any size cabin, also during boating season you get 20% off each hour for pontoon and fishing boats at Pleasure Point Marina (just a block from your cabin). Call us today at 800-461-1023 and for a limited time we will enroll you for FREE. Call about special military discount offers. Fishermen Lodging close to the lake is available at Golden Bear Cottages resort. Always a special rate for fishermen and their families. Call us today 909-866-2010
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Lowest holiday rate. Any size family or group is welcome. Limited number of pet friendly cabins with fenced yards where well behaved pets are welcome. Book early to get the cabin of your choice. Full kitchens, BBQ's and fireplaces in all cabins. Call today for details on big cabins for your Big Bear Lake group lodging too.
From its site on Big Bear Lake's north shore, the 5,700-square-foot center offers a variety of exciting, entertaining and educational programs to be discovered. Maps and coupons are available at the free information center at Golden Bear Cottages Resort 39367 Big Bear Blvd., Big Bear Lake, CA 92310.
The center, co-managed by the nonprofit San Bernardino National Forest Association and the U.S. Forest Service, offers visitors the opportunity to get up close and personal with nature.
Discovery Center programs include free naturalist-led weekend nature walks, interpretive programs, stargazing parties, canoe and kayaking tours, family campfire programs and hiking along the Pacific Crest Trail.
There are also hands-on experiences panning for gold, building a birdfeeder, map and compass skills, and high-flying rockets.
Happy paddlers - will enjoy the Grout Bay Canoe and Kayak tours Thursdays through Sundays.
Nature walks are 1 and 2 p.m. Saturdays; 11 a.m. Sunday; and Thursday Night Hikes. Children will enjoy Story Time from 12:30 to 1 p.m. every other Saturday.
There is a Campfire Series at 7 or 8 p.m. (check schedule) covering topics from the Moonridge Animal Park to stargazing; from Native American story telling to "Ranger Talks" and "All About Bats."
Check the Discovery Center calendar for details, times, fees, and map.
You can take a hike in the National Children's Forest near Running Springs or join in Greenhouse restoration activity from noon to 3 p.m. Sundays.
Check the Children's Forest Calendar for more details and get local discount coupons and visitor maps at Golden Bear Cottages Resort 39367 Big Bear Blvd., Big Bear Lake, CA 92310.
The Big Bear Discovery Center is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. five days per week; closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Admission is free and the facility is pet-friendly.
The center is at 40971 North Shore Drive, east of Fawnskin.
Big Bear Lake Events Are you ready to test your outdoor biking stamina at 7,000 feet elevation? High altitude brings a different set of challenges to this ride, which makes this tour, Southern California's most scenic and challenging ride. Escape the heat and ride the spectacular 25, 50, 75 and NEW 100 mile stages which include portions of Stage #6 of the AMGEN Tour of California route. This ride starts and ends in the Village and includes a free bike valet, optional sunset dinner cruise, vendors, & much more! Big Bear is the best sports training location in Southern California.
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In The Village - August (909) 866-3938 •Web Site The Fun Run brings over 500 antique cars to Big Bear's Village in our biggest car show of the year. This event has everyone reminiscing on the "good-old-days" of the 40s, 50s, and 60s as they stroll down Pine Knot and Village Dr. taking in the astounding display of classic cars and shopping to their heart's content. This free event has something for everyone including food, vendors, and tons of classic rock-n-roll music.
Big Bear Chopper's Ride the Mountain
Snow Summit - June (909) 878-4340 • Web Site This annual event brings roughly 10,000 motorcycle enthusiasts to the mountain. With amazing builds, paint jobs, vendors, entertainment, and beer, this event is every motorcyclists dream. So take a drive and ride the mountain!
Run the Bear: Big Bear Lake Marathon
Starts and Finishes on the Lake at Pine Knot Landing - September (888) 906-9998 • Web Site Join us and participate in our premier charity event Run the Bear: Big Bear Lake Marathon! Full and Half Marathon, 5K, Bike Tour and Kid's Run. Race course circles the entire lake before finishing on the Lake at Pine Knot Landing 26.2 miles later. Enjoy the fresh air, community, and entertainment all weekend long!
Performing Arts Center - August (909)-649-3492 •Web Site The Big Bear Cowboy Gathering hosts a wide variety of top quality cowboy entertainers, poets and storytellers and is becoming Southern California's premier gathering. With a riverboat gambling cruise on the lake, concerts at the Performing Arts Center, cowboy mercantile, and loads of activities for the chillins, the Gathering has become a cannot miss event for every cowboy aficionado.
Big Bear Lake International Film Festival
Performing Arts Center and Village Theatres - September (909) 866-3433 •Web Site The Film Festival screens independent feature films, short films, student films, documentaries, animation, and family films. Jury and Audience Awards are given in each category including separate awards for digital films. For any film maker or film buff this is your chance to not only be in a beautiful place but you also can enjoy some of the world's up-and-coming films and filmmakers.
Bluegrass, Bluejeans and Beyond Festival
Big Bear Discovery Center - July (909) 866-3437 •Web Site An all day festival of Bluegrass, Folk and Country Music from sun-up to sundown. Headliners will be performing at the Discovery Center Amphitheatre with workshops, nature-themed arts & crafts, and other kid-friendly activities taking place on the grounds throughout the day. This event is a fundraiser to benefit "Forest Aid." Your ticket and concession dollars will help support the forest restoration work performed by the San Bernardino National Forest Association.
Big Bear Renaissance Faire
Pederson's Mill - August (909) 585-7825 •Web Site Set during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, this Faire is an authentic re-creation of an English Summer Faire. Come visit an exciting and vibrant village Faire where you can experience a joust, strolling entertainers, stage performances, beautiful handcrafts, delicious food and drink, children's area and the spirit of the days of William Shakespeare and the Renaissance!
Snowshoe The Bear
In the Village and National Forest Trails - February (909) 224-9315 •Web Site A snowshoe event for the entire family with a fully marked 5k or 10k course that starts in the Village and then onto national forest trails. The only snowshoe event in Southern California. You're encouraged to join us at the incredibly beautiful town of Big Bear Lake for this unique winter event.
Big Bear PaddleFest
In Fawnskin - July (909) 866-3414 •Web Site Big Bear PaddleFest is a festival of clinics and races for kayaks and canoes on the North Shore of Big Bear Lake. For two days in July, paddlers can test their stamina at 6700 feet, take beginner through advanced clinics, and learn about the latest in paddling gear from vendors and sponsors.
Starts and Finishes at Big Bear Discovery Center - July (909) 224-9315 •Web Site An exciting new Multi-Sport Event featuring Trail Running and Mountain Biking on the beautiful forest trails on the North Shore of the Lake. For those who like to get outdoors and off the beaten path. Also features a finish festival at the Discovery Center with music, vendors and all sorts of activities for all!
Team Big Bear Mountain Bike Series
On National Forest Trails - May, July and October (909) 633-6729 •Web Site Team Big Bear has been promoting mountain bike events in the valley for over 20 years and offers a series of races throughout the season. Most take place on the national forest trails on the south shore of Big Bear Lake.
Old Miners' Days
Various Locations around the Valley - July and August (909) 866-4607 •Web Site Old Miners' Days is a month worth of fun and activities with a Chili Cook-off, Logger's Jubilee, Horseshoe Tournament, Children's Events, and of course the very popular Old Miners' Days Parade that happens the first Sunday in August. Old Miners' Days was established in 1957 and celebrates Big Bear's mining town roots, with an emphasis on the quirky, zany, and fun.
Art on the Lake
Marina Resort - August (909) 585-2907 •Web Site For any art enthusiast Art on the Lake is sure to please. With many of our local fine artists showing their photography, painting and jewelry, this event is one of Big Bear's true treasures. Set on the Shore of Big Bear Lake, visitors are treated to not only talented artists but also beautiful views of Big Bear in its splendor. Also at this event are many of Southern California's renowned fine artists, as well as a kid's art area and a catered barbeque. This event is free to the public, but don't be surprised if you walk away with some amazing art.
Big Bear Pirate Faire
Pederson's Mill - June (909) 585-7825 •Web Site Arrrgg me matey! The Big Bear Pirate Faire is full of swashbuckling adventure, battle re-enactments, stage shows, a real live treasure hunt, and of course authentic period food, vendors, and music to boot. This event will have everyone singing "yo ho, yo ho, a pirates life for me" all the way home.
Christmas in the Village...enjoy the snow
Locations Vary - November and December (909) 866-4607 A long standing tradition in Big Bear has become Christmas in the Village. This series of events kicks-off with Santa's Grand Entrance and Tree Lighting the day after Thanksgiving with Santa coming to town on Old Red, an antique fire truck, guest will also enjoy great Christmas music, hot chocolate, and maybe even snow! Every weekend in December Santa and Mrs. Claus hear children's Christmas wishes at the Santa House in the Village, and carols roam the Village entertaining holiday shoppers. Tis' the season and Big Bear celebrates it in style.
New Year's Eve Torchlight Parade
Snow Summit - December (909) 866-5766 Every year on New Year's Eve the Big Bear ski slopes are lit up with a splendid and inspiring Torchlight Parade. At this event skiers traverse the slopes holding torches as they light the way to a new year. It is always an amazing sight to see and there is no better way to ring in the New Year than with this gorgeous display of lights and the crisp cool winter air of Big Bear, and snow.
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Big Bear Lake is an ideal destination to hold a retreat, business seminar, executive conference or family reunion. Golden Bear Cottages resort year-round facilities are designed with rustic lodging for your group meetings.
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Big Bear valley is a four season resort as well as a
beautiful place for group events and to live all year round.
There are three major highways to enter the valley as well as
But for this journey we will begin on highway 18 which begins
in the City of San Bernardino, California. The 45 minute
drive up the mountain is in itself a scenic wonder however
when you cross over the dam on our new bridge you will enter
an area we call Boulder Bay. Just past the bay you will find
historic Golden Bear Cottages resort filled with 28 restored
cabins of all sizes from small cozy Jacuzzi studios to big
group cabins as large as 4, 5 or 7 bedrooms. This is the place to
take your pet when vacationing in Big Bear Lake.
Just a block before Golden Bear Cottages you'll find a brand
new park on the lake, on your left, because it also provides
ample parking a dock that is often occupied by fishermen and
ladies with a great big lake view!
Another quarter mile on your left and you will see a sign for
Pleasure Point Marina which has as much to do about boat
rentals, guided fishing tours and wakeboarding as well as
full and part time What To Do In Big Bear fishing and boating!
Big Bear valley is a beautiful four season resort as well as
a beautiful place to live all year round.
Another quarter mile on your right up highway 18 and you will
find a locals favorite called Azteca Grill with authentic
Mexican dishes to die for at very reasonable prices including
beer and wine. Say hello to your hosts Arturo and Rosa for
And would believe just another quarter mile up the road on
your right you will find a long time outdoor fun park called
Alpine Slide. With Go carts, Miniature Golf and Bob Sled it
operates 12 months of the year and provides fun for Kids of
Another quarter mile and you have to make a decision. Do you
wish to go straight ahead and enter the village with dozens
of shops and visit one of Big Bears most famous photo artist,
Tim Wolcott at his world famous Gallery Of The American
Landscapes. Or turn left, follow the curve and just on your
right you will discover the Bowing Barn with tons of things
to do including a bar with a dance floor.
And believe it or not just a few feet more and the next barn
red building is Big Bears newest entertainment center, the
Big Bear FunPlex with its own lazertag court, alpine roller
coaster and, bumper cars, pool tables, arcade games and did
we mention the pizza restaurant inside?
By the way just few blocks more on your right and you will
the office for Action Zipline which is a 3 hour excursion
high up in the forest with nine zip lines that are sure to
open your eyes and give your heart a thrill. Don't miss this
"once in a lifetime opportunity"
Now just for a minute let me introduce you to our beautiful
forest with over 450 miles of off road vehicle paths as well
as an untold number of miles in bike paths and while we're on
the subject of big bike paths just a quarter of a mile on your
right you will find Summit Blvd. entrance to that well known
premier ski slope and right on the corner with a huge parking
lot is another premier business called Chains Required that
not only rents bikes in the summer but skis in the winter.
What an ideal location.
By now you know that Big Bear is all about fresh air and
recreation with super relaxation!
When you are well rested from the recreating and shopping,
etc. let us introduce you to just two more places you will
want to know about. Go back down Moonridge road and turn
right and drive past the Stater Brothers and Von's shopping
centers and about a mile down the road you will find a fun
place on your right called Big Bear Snow Play and of course
its only open in the winter but on a very gentle hill that's
just right for small children as well as the adults you might
have with you.
And would you believe right across the highway is a giant of
a building called The Big Bear Lake Convention Center. This
building happens to house the largest Octoberfest celebration
in the state of California as well as a dozen major events
throughout the year. And would you believe it can hold up to
1500 people? For you Corporate types that are looking for a
location that provides a change in atmosphere with a ton of
old-world hospitality the Big Bear Lake convention center is
worth a look-see. Transportation from your accomodations the
valley is available.
The Big Bear Valley Historical Societies building and exhibit
is just a couple more miles out to the east of here housing
more mining information and such including the original
settlers, the Serrano Indians.
For more local events and traveler's information, stop by the
office at Golden Bear Cottages near Boulder Bay at 39367 Big
Bear Blvd. The friendly office staff will provide you with
visitor's maps and local coupons for boat rentals, stores and
restaurants. They have a wonderful mountain gift shop there
too. You can also call their Big Bear visitor's information office at
Almanac 2012-13:Snow Forecast for Big Bear Lake CA: 125+ inches snow this year. Rain fell as traditional in May and October as Big Bear Lake received a series of rain showers. Thunderstorms in July & August continued to keep our lake nearly full and mountain area at the top of the San Bernardino National Forest pristine & green . WESTERN BIG BEAR LAKE: Average Big Bear Lake temps for SUMMER: average daytime from 72-79 degrees and night time near 49-55 degrees.
WESTERN BIG BEAR LAKE: Average Big Bear Lake temps for FALL: daytime varies from 54-70 degrees and night time from 25-40 degrees. Rain and snow are possible in the Fall by the middle of October 2013.
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