Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Music in the Mountains Summer Concert Series

Southern California Mountains Foundation proudly presents...
2013 Summer Concert Series
Big Bear Discovery Center Amphitheater 

Join us for the "Nature's Harmony Tour" Get in harmony with nature and some of the best classic rock tribute music in SOCAL! Help bring harmony to America's favorite mountain playground, the San Bernardino National Forest.

Music in the Mountains is featuring 3 mini tours or concerts this season; June 29thJuly 20th and August 31st to help celebrate their 20th Anniversary as a non-profit. Buy a season pass that includes admission to all 3 events for only $95, but hurry because these savings are only good until June 16th.

For more information about this amazing, fun filled concert series, under the stars, please visit the Southern California Mountains Foundation's website.

To book tickets for the series please visit our activity planner.

Friday, May 17, 2013

Have you checked out our new Activity Planner? This convenient feature allows you to purchase activities with your lodging reservation! It is important to us that you spend less time planning your vacation and more time enjoying it! Let us help you create your dream vacation.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Action Aqua Flight Grand Opening

Flyboarding is a fast, fun and exciting new water sport that is literally taking off! Action Aqua Flight has brought this new revolutionary water craft to Big Bear Lake. They would like to join in on their Grand Opening on May 25th, 2013 at Big Bear Marina!

For more information visit their website!

Friday, May 10, 2013

May Events

Big Bear's Farmer's Market
(Every Tuesday8:30 am to 1:00 pm
Enjoy farm fresh fruits, vegetables and flowers all summer long. All the produce offered at the Market is grown by family farmers throughout the greater Southern and Central California area. Get the freshest fruits, vegetables, and flowers direct from the farm to your table. The Market also features food vendors, unique arts, crafts, and handmade items by local artisans.
Location: Big Bear Convention Center at 42900 Big Bear Blvd.
Tel: (909) 585-3000

Free Nature Walks at the Big Bear Discovery Center
30-minute Nature Walks on Saturdays at 1pm and 2 pm and Sundays at 11 am and 12 noon
Learn about the local plant life, wildlife and some very interesting historical facts. This is a great activity for families and individuals who want to gain a greater appreciation for our local mountains. Nature walks are not strenuous and designed for all levels of physical conditioning. FREE. For more details please call (909) 382-2790 or visit website.
Location: 40971 North Shore Drive/ Hwy 38, Fawnskin CA 92333 Contact:
Tel: (909) 382-2790

Big Bear The 2013 Big Bear MS Walk
Takes place on Saturday May 4th on the North Shore's Alpine Pedal Path. The start/finish line will be at North Shore Elementary School. Check in is at 9:00 AM with Opening Ceremonies and Warm Up at 10:30 AM and Official Start is at 11:00 AM. Please call or visit Website for more details.
Location: North Shore Elementary School at 765 Stanfield Cutoff, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 Contact:
Tel: (909) 226-6725

Antique Car Club's “Spring Cruising”
At Nottingham's Big Bear's Antique Car Club starts out the season with their annual "Spring Cruising" auto show at Nottingham's in the Village. Free to the public and a good time for all. Join us May 5th, from 3:00 to 8:00 pm.
Location: Nottingham's Tavern at 40797 Big Bear Blvd.
Tel: (909) 866-3938 Website:

May Trout Classic
The May Trout Classic is Saturday, May 18 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, May 19 from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. with an opportunity to catch a tagged trout worth $10,000. The two day event is open to all ages and skill levels. Entry fee is $65 for adults and free entry for juniors (16 years and younger) with a paid adult. Entry forms are available at The Big Bear Visitor Center, 630 Bartlett Road (in the Village); Holloways Marina, 398 Edgemoor Rd; Big Bear Marina, 500 Paine Court or The Big Bear Municipal Water District, 40524 Lakeview Drive. To have an entry form mailed or to register for the event call 909-585-4007 or 909-585-7352 or email Jacque@maytroutclassic.com.
Location: Big Bear Marina 500 Paine Road
Tel: (909) 585-4007

"Cruisin' to Stop Bruising" DOVES Car Show
D.O.V.E.S. of Big Bear presents a classic car show and fundraising event "Cruising' to Stop Bruisin" at the Elks Lodge with cars from Rod Riders of Big Bear, Big Bear Antique Car Club and the Bear Valley Cruisers. Admission is $10 and all proceeds go to assist victims of domestic violence. Location: Elks Lodge at 40611 Village Drive
Tel: (909) 866- 1546

The Big Bear Horro-Fi Film Festival at the PAC
Spurred on by the success of its third year, the Big Bear Horro-Fi Film Festival staff is expanding its reach to include the entire Los Angeles basin. The festival will continue to be held in Big Bear Lake at the Performing Arts Center and is moving to May 18-19, 2013, so festival patrons will be able to enjoy scenic Big Bear in the spring.
Location: Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center at 39707 Big Bear Blvd
Tel: 323-839-4283

Big Bear Lake Memorial 5K Fun Run “Wounded Warrior Project”
The Big Bear Lake Memorial 5k Fun Run is set to take place Sunday May 26, 2013 in The Village of Big Bear Lake, CA. The 3.1 mile road run starts in The Village and winds its way through the neighborhoods of the south shore before returning back to The Village for a fun finish. Adults – $35 Military – $25 Youth 12 & Under – $25 For more details please call or visit website.
Location: The Village of Big Bear Lake at Pine Knot and Village Drive
Tel: (909) 866-8555
www.openairbigbear.com or www.bigbearfunrun.com

Kick off your Summer in Big Bear Lake!

The lake is now open for the 2013 boating and fishing season! So pack up your fishing gear, hook up the boat and head to Big Bear Lake for some summer time fun!

Memorial Day is right around the corner, so kick off your summer right and spend it in Big Bear Lake. May is one of the most beautiful months to visit Big Bear Lake because the weather is amazing and the lake activities are already in full swing! It is the best time of year for kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, boat tours, and much more!

Don't forget that Big Bear also has a variety of hiking and biking trails for anyone looking for an adventure! The Scenic Sky Chair will also be opening Memorial Day Weekend so you can take a relaxing ride on the chair lift to the top of Summit, have lunch at the View Haus and take a leisurely ride or hike back down to the base. Big Bear Vacations has over 300 vacation rentals including luxury lakefront rentals with game rooms, boat docks, and much more!

Call us to view our latest specials, or check availability for your perfect vacation rental. Don't forget you can also purchase other activities with your lodging!