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Merry Christmas Weekend!

Time to Party!

Big Bear is the place to be this holiday weekend, especially because Ignite and Kottonmouth Kings will be performing live in town!  The town of Big Bear has all types of events going on all week long. Check out our schedule here!

Ignite | Eken is Dead & Chaser

Fri, Dec 21 | 6:30pm | $18 | Full Bar | All Ages

“A War Against You” is the sound of IGNITE taking a stand and delivering a record without borders or boundaries. The much-anticipated follow-up to the Southern California band’s 2006 watershed moment, “Our Darkest Days”, “A War Against You” affirms that IGNITE is still rooted in the energy and melodicism of hardcore’s salad days, while proving themselves not merely a great punk or hardcore band, but a great band in their own right.

Grab your tickets HERE!

Kottonmouth Kings | Twenty Dollar Prophets

Sat, Dec 22| 6:30pm | $20 | Full Bar | All Ages

On Aug 14, 2012 The Kottonmouth Kings released their most prolific and smashing record to date, “Mile High”. It includes 18 certified bangers that will cement the Kottonmouth Kings legacy, as one of the most influential and underrated groups of our time. “Mile High” is the Kottonmouth Kings on steroids with a twist of ecstasy and a pot brownie! Grab your tickets HERE!

Other Events

Merry Valley Farms Winter Holiday Celebration at Bear Valley Farms

Dec 21, 2018 | 04:00PM – 08:00PM

Bear Valley Farms is bringing back its Merry Valley Farms winter holiday celebration with a few new twists to make it extra special for the entire family. The event, held from 4pm to 8pm Friday and Saturday evenings from November 23rd through December 22nd, will feature Santa’s workshop and a chance to meet Santa, a sleigh/hay ride through the Farm’s fantastic light display, crafts and treats, and more. Peak days and times do sell out. 

Tickets are $15 per person- children 2 and under are free- and are available at https://merryvalleyeventbrite.com. Please call or visit webiste for more details.

Location: Bear Valley Farms at 1601 E Big Bear Blvd Big Bear City, CA 92314

Contact: Tel: (909) 547-5424 Website: www.bearvalleyfarms.com

“A Christmas Carol… Askew” at the PAC

Dec 21, 2018 | 07:30PM – 09:30PM

The Big Bear Theatre Project presents it’s own hilarious version of the classic tale of Ebenezer Scrooge at the PAC on December 21st and 22nd  at 730pm and December 23rd for a 2pm matinee

When asked for a brief description of A Christmas Carol …. Askew, Steve Cassling’s response is ”It’s indescribable!” A Christmas Carol … Askew is an original panto written by Steve Cassling. The show contains bold humor but stays family friendly with some slapstick humor for the kids. The show closely follows the story of the original Charles Dickens classic ”A Christmas Carol” with a few twists and turns. There is improvisation from the actors and the direction can vary from show to show depending on something as small as someone wearing a silly sweater in the audience. The show involves teasing and is extremely interactive.  Shows start at 7:30pm Friday and Saturday and Sunday at 2pm   Come laugh until your face hurts!     Ticket Prices: General $15.00 – Seniors and Students $10.00 Tickets at The PAC Box Office or thru website

Location: The Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center at 39707 Big Bear Blvd

Contact: Tel: (909) 866-4970 Website: www.bigbeartheaterproject.com

Guided Snowshoe Eco Tours at the Big Bear Discovery Center

Dec 22, 2018 | 09:00AM – 04:00PM

Join a naturalist for a guided snowshoe tour in the San Bernardino National Forest. You will learn how to snowshoe, go for a guided trek through the forest, and have some exploration time as well! Dependent on snow conditions, call for more details. Reservations required. 

Dates: December 15th- March 3rd weather depending Saturdays, 9am-12pm & 1-4pm, and Sundays 9am-12pm Reservations required.  Go towww.mountainsfoundation.org to reserve your spot today.  Fee: Adults $30, Kids (8-12 yrs. old) $20. Dates and fees subject to change Please call for more information.

Location: Big Bear Discovery Center at 40971 North Shore Drive/ Hwy 38, Fawnskin CA 92333

Contact: Tel: (909) 382-2790 Website: www.mountainsfoundation.org

We’re Gettin’ LIT this Weekend!

 

Time to get Lit!

We are getting Lit this weekend! With the events and activities building up, we are having Lit and Alien Ant Farm this Saturday at The Cave! Check out these amazing bands, amazing restaurants, the local brewery, and other activities throughout the weekend! 

Lit | Alien Ant Farm

Sat, Dec 15th | 6:30pm | $38+ | Full Bar | All Ages

 

A major player throughout the post-grunge boom of the late ’90s, Lit featured the combined talents of frontman A. Jay Popoff, his guitar-playing brother Jeremy, bassist Kevin Baldes, and drummer Allen Shellenberger. The group formed in 1990 in Orange County, California, where it initially performed metal-influenced music under the name Razzle. After changing their name, Lit began embracing a spunky brand of punk-pop that helped attract a local following in California. The group sold out local venues (including Club 369 in Fullerton) and issued two recordings: an EP, Five Smokin’ Tracks from Lit; and the full-length Tripping the Light Fantastic, which arrived during the spring of 1997 and became a college radio hit.

  Grab your tickets HERE!  

Jonny Lang

Other Events

The Nutcracker Ballet at the PAC

 

Merry Valley Farms Winter Holiday Celebration at Bear Valley Farms

Dec 14, 2018 | 04:00PM – 08:00PM

Bear Valley Farms is bringing back its Merry Valley Farms winter holiday celebration with a few new twists to make it extra special for the entire family. The event, held from 4pm to 8pm Friday and Saturday evenings from November 23rd through December 22nd, will feature Santa’s workshop and a chance to meet Santa, a sleigh/hay ride through the Farm’s fantastic light display, crafts and treats, and more. Peak days and times do sell out. 

Tickets are $15 per person- children 2 and under are free- and are available at https://merryvalleyeventbrite.com.

Please call or visit webiste for more details.

Location: Bear Valley Farms at 1601 E Big Bear Blvd Big Bear City, CA 92314

Contact: Tel: (909) 547-5424 Website: www.bearvalleyfarms.com

Paint and Sip at Barrel 33 in the Village

Dec 14, 2018 | 06:00PM – 08:00PM

Join us for an evening of painting, wine tasting, and fun with new friends! Barrel 33 is now hosting Bi-Weekly Paint and Sips with Craft to Treasure! 

Call in advance, we book up fast! The event includes paint instruction, all materials, delicious refreshments, and a glass of wine! 

Admission is $40  Reservations Required.

Additional wine and merchandise is available for purchase.

For more details please call or visit website

Location: Barrel 33 at 40754 Village Dr Big Bear Lake Ca 92315

Contact: Tel: (909) 878-0838 Website: www.barrel33bigbear.com

Bald Eagle Volunteer Count at the Big Bear Discovery Center

Dec 15, 2018 | 11:00AM – 12:00PM

Join Forest Service Biologist for a 1-hour presentation on the biology of eagles and why they winter in the Big Bear Valley; great for families to learn together about our National Bird! 

Dates this season are December 15th,  January 12th ,February 9th, March  9th

From 11am-12pm   Free to the Public. Donations appreciated!

Please call for more details

Location: Big Bear Discovery Center at 40971 North Shore Drive/ Hwy 38, Fawnskin CA 92333

Contact: Tel:(909) 382-2790 Website: www.mountainsfoundation.org

Christmas in the Village with Santa and Mrs. Claus

Dec 15, 2018 | 10:00AM – 04:00PM

Christmas in the Village with Santa and Mrs. Claus 

The Village of Big Bear Lake presents Christmas in the Village every Saturday and Sunday up to December 23rd. Visit Santa and Mrs Claus at the Christmas Tree Lot from 10-4pm at the Corner of Pine Knot Blvd and Village Drive as well as all the shops and restaurants throughout the Village that will be open all day into the evening.  

Every Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 4pm from November 24th until December 23rd

For more details please call (909) 878-4747 or visit website.

Location: The Christmas Tree Lot in the Village at Pine Knot and Village

Contact: Tel: (909) 878-4747 Website: www.bigbearlakevillage.com

Happy Holidays!

Time to Celebrate the Holidays!

Welcome to the beautiful month of December in Big Bear 🙂 With the time of year comes constant festivities in our town! The ski resorts are open, the bars are ready, events and activities all week long, and Santa is here! If you want some world class entertainment, the place to be is The Cave. They have national acts every weekend in a beautifully crafted concert hall. This weekend is Logan Mize on Friday, and Jonny Lang on Saturday! The town of Big Bear has all types of events going on all week long. Check out our schedule here!

Logan Mize | Keeland Donovan

Fri, Dec 7th | 6:30pm | $15 | Full Bar | All Ages

Logan Mize is an accomplished country singer/songwriter from Clearwater, Kansas, who has deep musical roots in his family tree. His great uncle was Billy Mize, largely known for crafting and evolving the legendary Bakersfield sound, which included musical pioneers Merle Haggard and Buck Owens.  In 2009, his first self-titled album was released and shortly thereafter, in 2010, Logan signed a publishing deal with Big Yellow Dog Music. In 2012, his second album “Nobody in Nashville” was released, which peaked at #49 on the US Country chart. Over the next five years Logan hit the road and toured the US and UK, attracting and winning over new fans at every stop along the way.

  Grab your tickets HERE!  

Jonny Lang

Sat, Dec 8th| 6:30pm | $58 | Full Bar | All Ages |

  Easier to believe when you learn he released his first platinum record at 15—an age when many young people are just beginning to play music. Lie to Me revealed a talent that transcended the crop of blues prodigies floating around in the late Nineties. No flashy re-hasher of classic blues licks, even at that early age Lang was a full-blown artist with a style of his own. Also, setting Lang apart from the wunderkind crowd was a 15-year-old voice that sounded like a weathered soul shouter. Actual life experience was yet to come, and has been subsequently chronicled in a series of five uniformly excellent recordings. “I got married, had kids, and that arc has been recorded on albums along the way,” says Lang. “There is a lot of personal history in there, and also some things that relate to world events.” Grab your tickets HERE!  

Other Events

Merry Valley Farms Winter Holiday Celebration at Bear Valley Farms

Dec 7, 2018 | 4:00 – 8:00 PM

Bear Valley Farms is bringing back its Merry Valley Farms winter holiday celebration with a few new twists to make it extra special for the entire family. The event, held from 4pm to 8pm Friday and…

Location: Bear Valley Farms at 1601 E Big Bear Blvd Big Bear City, CA 92314

Contact: Tel: (909) 547-5424 Website: www.bearvalleyfarms.com

 

A Winter Celebration with the Visual and Performing Arts Department of Big Bear High at the PAC

Dec 08, 2018 07:00PM – Dec 09, 2018 05:00PM

Come ring in the season with A Winter Celebration presented by the Visual and Performing Arts Department of Big Bear High School.  Saturday December 8th at 7pm and Sunday December 9th at 2pm.

The evening will include holiday favorites performed by the Big Bear High School Concert Choir and other featured performers. There will also be an Art Show and Sale with items created by the students of the Visual Arts Department. Wintery dessert selections created by Rose Sage Kitchen Creations will be provided along with admission to the concert. Tickets are $5.00 per person and can be purchased at the door. Children under five are free. Seating is limited so arrive early!

Location: Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center at 39707 Big Bear Blvd

Contact: Tel: (909) 966-4970 Website: www.citybigbearlake.com

 

Christmas in the Village with Santa and Mrs. Claus

Dec 8 & 9, 2018 | 04:00 – 08:00PM

Bear Valley Farms is bringing back its Merry Valley Farms winter holiday celebration with a few new twists to make it extra special for the entire family. The event, held from 4pm to 8pm Friday and Saturday evenings from November 23rd through December 22nd, will feature Santa’s workshop and a chance to meet Santa, a sleigh/hay ride through the Farm’s fantastic light display, crafts and treats, and more. Peak days and times do sell out.

Tickets are $15 per person- children 2 and under are free- and are available at https://merryvalleyeventbrite.com.

Location: Bear Valley Farms at 1601 E Big Bear Blvd Big Bear City, CA 92314

Contact: Tel: (909) 547-5424 Website: www.bearvalleyfarms.com

 

Get Ready for December in Big Bear!

It’s Almost December!

The resorts are open and the mountain is ready for another beautiful December! Hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving! We had an amazing time with the tree lighting ceremony, Warren Miller’s film premiere and Johnny Cash tribute at The Cave, and the Big bear Turkey Trot! Now that we only have one more week in November, we are celebrating the end of another amazing month this weekend and the beginning  of December! Los Lonely Boys will be performing at The Cave this Friday Nov 30th! Fleetwood Mac and Heart tribute bands will also be performing this Saturday, Dec 1st! It’s shaping up to be a beautiful weekend in Big Bear! Check out the other events below 🙂

Los Lonely Boys

Fri, Nov 30 | 6:30pm | $45 | Full Bar | All Ages   AUSTIN, Texas—“We decided to call this album Revelation because we want to make music that reveals something to people about their lives and their world,” says Jojo Garza. He’s talking about the new release by Los Lonely Boys, the close-knit Texas trio that the bassist/vocalist shares with his brothers Henry (vocals, guitar) and Ringo (drums, vocals). “As musicians and artists, we’re here to connect with people, and to share our view of things.” Revelation — to be released on the band’s own LonelyTone imprint Jan. 21, 2014, in association with the respected Austin-based indie Playing in Traffic — is a landmark release for the siblings. While maintaining the infectiously melodic mix of bluesy rock ’n’ roll and rootsy brown-eyed soul that’s long endeared Los Lonely Boys to its fiercely loyal fan base, Revelation adds an expansive range of new sonic elements, e.g. the conjunto touches of “Blame It On Love,” the reggae groove of “Give A Little More,” the rustic acoustic textures of “It’s Just My Heart Talkin’ and the baroque pop elements of “There’s Always Tomorrow.” Check it out Here!  

Fleetwood Mac vs. Heart

Sat, Dec 1st| 6:30pm | $20 | Full Bar | All Ages |

It’s a battle of the classic-rock cover bands when Fleetwood Mac tribute Mirage takes on Heart band Dog ‘n’ Butterfly at The Cave in Big Bear Village. With longtime Stevie Nicks impersonator Michelle Tyler at the helm, Mirage re-creates the look and sound of the ’70s icons with spot-on live versions of memorable hits like “Go Your Own Way,” “Don’t Stop,” “The Chain,” “Dreams,” “Rhiannon,” and more. Ann and Nancy Wilson themselves have given their stamp of approval to the Heart tribute group Dog ‘n’ Butterfly, who perfectly capture the original band’s high-energy concert experience, complete with retro-inspired costumes and renditions of songs like “Barracuda,” “Crazy On You,” “Magic Man,” “These Dreams” and more.   Check it out Here!

Other Events

Merry Valley Farms Winter Holiday Celebration at Bear Valley Farms

Nov 30, 2018 | 4:00 – 8:00 PM

Bear Valley Farms is bringing back its Merry Valley Farms winter holiday celebration with a few new twists to make it extra special for the entire family. The event, held from 4pm to 8pm Friday and…

Location: Bear Valley Farms at 1601 E Big Bear Blvd Big Bear City, CA 92314

Contact: Tel: (909) 547-5424 Website: www.bearvalleyfarms.com

 

Paint and Sip at Barrel 33 in the Village

Nov 30, 2018 | 6:00 – 8:00 PM

Join us for an evening of painting, wine tasting, and fun with new friends! Barrel 33 is now hosting Bi-Weekly Paint and Sips with Craft to Treasure! Call in advance, we book up fast! The event …

Location: Barrel 33 at 40754 Village Dr Big Bear Lake Ca 92315

Contact: Tel: (909) 878-0838 Website: www.barrel33bigbear.com

 

Christmas in the Village with Santa and Mrs. Claus

Dec 01, 2018 | 04:00 – 08:00PM

Bear Valley Farms is bringing back its Merry Valley Farms winter holiday celebration with a few new twists to make it extra special for the entire family. The event, held from 4pm to 8pm Friday and Saturday evenings from November 23rd through December 22nd, will feature Santa’s workshop and a chance to meet Santa, a sleigh/hay ride through the Farm’s fantastic light display, crafts and treats, and more. Peak days and times do sell out.

Tickets are $15 per person- children 2 and under are free- and are available at https://merryvalleyeventbrite.com.

Location: Bear Valley Farms at 1601 E Big Bear Blvd Big Bear City, CA 92314

Contact: Tel: (909) 547-5424 Website: www.bearvalleyfarms.com

 

The Resorts are Open, Let the Snow play Begin!!

Time to Hit the Slopes!

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! We are excited to announce that Snow Summit is now open. and Bear Mountain will be opening on November 23rd! Big Bear is the perfect place to enjoy the holidays, and we offer the best live entertainment on the mountain! We have a badass weekend planned. On Friday, we will be having one of the legendary Warren Miller films, Face of Winter! Go tear it up on the mountains and then come enjoy one of the best films every made! On Saturday, Johnny Cash tribute, Cash’d Out will be performing live.

Warren Miller Face of Winter

Fri, Nov 23 | 6:30pm | $15 | Full Bar | All Ages Loving the pure joy of winter is something we have in common with the late, great Warren Miller—who helped create and capture the magic of skiing. This year, “Face of Winter,” the 69th installment from Warren Miller Entertainment presented by Volkswagen, will bring new and veteran athletes alike together to pay tribute to the man who started it all. Watch as the world’s best skiers and riders cover ground in some of the most legendary destinations to honor a face that launched a thousand quips and got us all started on this long, crazy ride. Visit some of Warren’s favorite locations from Switzerland to Chamonix, British Columbia to Alaska, Chile, Iceland, New Zealand and more. Check it out Here!

Cash’d Out: tribute to Johnny cash

Sat, Nov 24| 6:30pm | $15 | Full Bar | All Ages | R Rated

“Some people are impressionists. These guys leave an impression”. Says Bill Miller, owner of Johnny Cash.com about Cash’d Out (Douglas Benson vocals, George Bernardo drums, John Heussenstamm guitar, Nate Lefranchi bass), a San Diego based band that channels Johnny Cash in about as close a manner to the real thing as it gets. After thirteen years, traveling hundreds of thousands of miles on the road and winning over as many fans, fans who still continually tell the group how grateful they are that Cash’d Out so rightously carries the torch of the Johnny Cash Show.   Check it out Here!

Other Events

The 6th Annual Big Bear Turkey Trot

Nov 22, 2018 | 07:00AM – 12:00PM

The Big Bear Turkey Trot is 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!Join us for the  6th Annual Big Bear Turkey Trot presented by theOpen Air Big Bear. EARN your turkey dinner with 3 , 6 , or 9 miles starting at Meadow Park on Thanksgiving morning.

To Register CLICK HERE

34th Annual Mountain Christmas Boutique at the Big Bear Convention Center

Nov 23, 2018 | 10:00AM – 05:00PM

Let the shopping season begin!  The 34th annual Mountain Christmas Boutique kicks-off the holiday shopping season at Big Bear Lake.  This year’s arts and crafts show once again takes place over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, November 23-24 at the Big Bear Lake Convention Center and features 40+ vendors, FREE arts & crafts for children, and holiday libations and food. For additional information, call (909) 585-3000 or visit www.bigbearevents.com.

Location: Big Bear Convention Center at 42900 Big Bear Blvd.

Contact: Tel: 909-585-3000 Website: www.bigbearevents.com

Southern California Mountains Foundation Volunteer Arts & Crafts Sale at the Discovery Center

Nov 23, 2018 | 10:00AM – 04:00PM

The nonprofit Southern California Mountains Foundation is pleased to announce it will be hosting a Volunteer Arts & Crafts Sale on Friday, November 23rd and Saturday, November 24th, 2018 from 10am to 4pm Friday and 9am-4pm Saturday at the Big Bear Discovery Center. All arts and crafts are made by the talented volunteers of the Discovery Center and will offer some one of a kind holiday shopping! The Adventure Outpost store will also offers maps, books, Jr Ranger items, snacks and unique merchandise for sale.  A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Discovery Center which offers forest information and nature education to its thousands of visitors.

Location: Big Bear Discovery Center at 40971 North Shore Drive/ Hwy 38, Fawnskin CA 92333

Contact: Tel: (909) 382-2790 Website: www.mountainsfoundation.org

Merry Valley Farms Winter Holiday Celebration at Bear Valley Farms

Nov 23, 2018 | 04:00 – 08:00PM  

Bear Valley Farms is bringing back its Merry Valley Farms winter holiday celebration with a few new twists to make it extra special for the entire family. The event, held from 4pm to 8pm Friday and…

Location: Bear Valley Farms at 1601 E Big Bear Blvd Big Bear City, CA 92314

Contact: Tel: (909) 547-5424 Website: www.bearvalleyfarms.com

Santa’s Grand Entrance and Tree Lighting

Nov 23, 2018 | 05:00PM – 08:00PM

Come and Enjoy the Festivities at Santa’s Grand Entrance in the Village. Entertainment starts at @ 5:00pm  with  the Mountain Marvelettes and Nikki Sparks. Santa and Mrs Claus will arrive at @  5:45pm and 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. Please call or visit website for more details

Location: Pine Knot Blvd and Village Drive

Contact: Tel: (909) 878-4747 Website: www.bigbearlakevillage.com

 

Festival Weekend in Big Bear!

It’s Festival Weekend!

Happy November, everybody! We are celebrating this beautiful time of year with festivals to celebrate our community. On Friday, we are hosting the Big Bear Mini-Fest, where we will have music, art, vendors, and more all night! This will be a fundraiser for our local high school’s art department, and your support for that is much appreciated! The night after will be our Big bear Comedy Fest with so many amazing comedians who will surely help you work our your abs 🙂

Big Bear Mini Fest

Fri, Nov 9 | 6:30pm | $10 | Full Bar | All Ages

It’s time for some festival vibes up in Big Bear! On November 9th, we are hosting a party with music, art, and vendors all night long. Along with music and activities, we will also be doing a raffle with some high value giveaways like prints by Bending Energy Photography, merch and gadgets from Monkey Shines, and a 2 night stay at Lagonita Lodge!

We have a full night of music planned from 7:00 PM to midnight with Low Lake Mountain FireQuintHilltop320Loose Affiliates, and OBSCR. We will also be having vendors and artists throughout the night! on the left is a piece of work by James Hammons, who will be set up with his art during the event!

Check it out Here!

 

Big Bear Comedy Fest

Sat, Nov 10| 6:30pm | $15 adv, $20 at door | Full Bar | All Ages | R Rated

If you are not 100% completely satisfied with the first 90 minutes, we’ll throw in an extra minute of comedy absolutely free!

LINE UP

Sid Davis

Ryan Stout

Jennifer Murphy

Lamont Ferguson

Steve Jessup

Cheryl Anderson

Bill Santiago

Jimmy Shubert

Advance $15 | Door $20
Rated R

Check it out Here!

 

Other Events

Big Bear Falltacular Weekend

Nov 09, 2018 12:00AM – Nov 11, 2018 12:00AM

Falltacular Big Bear Lake 

For the true beleafers, this is the best time to visit Big Bear.  As the mountain air turns crisp and cool, golden hues emerge to cast a warm glow over Big Bear Lake making it Southern California’s most popular location to capture autumn’s beauty.  The Falltacular is the celebration of pumpkin spice everything, the glory of sweater weather and all the ways you can enjoy this wonder-fall time of the year.

Find Out More!

 

Yoga and Mimosa Sundays at Barrel 33 in the Village

Nov 11, 2018 | 10:00AM – 11:00AM

Yoga and Mimosa Sundays at Barrel 33 in the Village.

Admission is $25. Please call or visit website for more information

Location: Barrel 33 at 40754 Village Dr Big Bear Lake Ca 92315

Contact: Tel: (909) 878-0838 Website: www.barrel33bigbear.com

 

First Weekend in November!

The Trees are Ripe!

The deciduous trees are ripe, and it is the perfect time to enjoy their beauty! With all of the events going on this weekend, you will never be bored, and will be yearning to come back for more! Big Bear is just a coupe hours away from LA, Las Vegas, and San Diego! We have a plethora of events going on every weekend in all shapes and sizes. Family activities, bachelor / bachelorette get away’s,  high energy concerts, and great places to chill and relax! We have everything you will need here, and The Cave is usually the heart of the experience, with a high quality million dollar stage and some of the best acts in the country!

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, and of course amazing acts are not common for such an intimate venue. It is this perfect mix of location, amenities, and amazing live entertainment that make The Cave a venue that will bring you closer to your favorite bands than you ever thought possible.

 

Concerts

Monsters of Metal

Nov 2 | 6:30pm | $15 | Full Bar | All Ages

Mr. Crowley was born back in 1999, a time when there weren’t any Ozzy or Black Sabbath tribute acts around yet. After almost two decades of paying tribute to The Prince Of Darkness, the passion for performing these incredible works burns stronger than ever in every one of the members… Through the last 19 years, the band has gone through countless members and incarnations, many whom have gone on to join up with larger than life acts making Mr. Crawley somewhat of a breeding ground.

Other Acts: Maiden USA | Big City Nights | Dirty Deeds

Grab your tickets here!

 

Dokken

Nov 3| 6:30pm | $30 | Full Bar | All Ages

Dokken exploded out of the boiling hard rock/heavy metal scene in Los Angeles in the early 1980s. 1983’s “Breaking the Chains” with its catchy title track, set the stage for Dokken becoming the most dominant creative and commercial force in the world of Melodic Hard Rock for the following years. Such classic albums as “Tooth and Nail”, “Under Lock and Key” and “Back for the Attack” all became Multi-Platinum selling smashes and the live “Beast from the East” went gold in Europe and Japan. Songs like “Alone Again”, “Just Got Lucky”, “Into the Fire”, “In My Dreams”, “Unchain the Night”, “Dream Warriors”, “Burning like a Flame” and “Heaven Sent” are still nowadays regarded among the genre’s finest.

 

Grab your tickets here!

 

Other Events

Big Bear Falltacular Weekend

Nov 02, 2018 12:00AM – Nov 04, 2018 12:00AM
For the true beleafers, this is the best time to visit Big Bear.  As the mountain air turns crisp and cool, golden hues emerge to cast a warm glow over Big Bear Lake making it Southern California’s most popular location to capture autumn’s beauty.  The Falltacular is the celebration of pumpkin spice everything, the glory of sweater weather and all the ways you can enjoy this wonder-fall time of the year.

Find more information here!

Celebrate Harvest & Halloween at Gold Rush Mining Adventures

Nov 02, 2018 | 10:00AM – 05:00PM
Daily September 10 – November 3rd from 10am to 5pm

A visual extravaganza awaits! Enjoy the “spirit” of the season.  Learn the science behind “Slime”, have fun creating your own, and discover other fun treasure adventures.  Visit our Ghost Town for free photo opts.

Location: Gold Rush Mining Adventures at 40016 Big Bear Blvd

Contact: Tel: (909) 866-5678 Website: www.goldrushminigadventures.com

 

Paint and Sip at Barrel 33 in the Village

Nov 2 | 6:00 – 8:00 PM

Join us for an evening of painting, wine tasting, and fun with new friends! Barrel 33 is now hosting Bi-Weekly Paint and Sips with Craft to Treasure! Call in advance, we book up fast! The event …

Location: Barrel 33 at 40754 Village Dr Big Bear Lake Ca 92315

Contact: Tel: (909) 878-0838 Website: www.barrel33bigbear.com

 

Yoga and Mimosa Sundays at Barrel 33 in the Village

Nov 04, 2018 | 10:00AM – 11:00AM

Yoga and Mimosa Sundays at Barrel 33 in the Village.

Admission is $25. Please call or visit website for more information

Location: Barrel 33 at 40754 Village Dr Big Bear Lake Ca 92315

Contact: Tel: (909) 878-0838 Website: www.barrel33bigbear.com

Mid-October in Big Bear!

Let’s celebrate the changing of the leaves!

Welcome to mid-October Big Bear! We have year-round activities, events, hot spots, and a beautiful forests! Whether you are coming to party with your friends, or to enjoy a beautiful vacation with your family, Big Bear has everything you could ask for. This weekend, we have concerts, MANY fall events, haunted houses, Oktoberfest, win and painting, a flashlight safari at the zoo, and much more! Check out the events below for more information!

 

Concerts

80’s Night with Groove Kitty

Oct 19 | 6:30pm | $10 | Full Bar | All Ages

A night of your favorite 80’s music with Groove Kitty, Atomic Blonde, and Cheez Wiz!

Doors 6:30PM | Opening Act 7:30PM | Headlining Act 9PM

$10+ applicable fees.

Tables are available for reservation. Call the box office for more information.

 

Check out here!

Bee Gees Gold

Oct 20 | 6:30pm | $20 | Full Bar | All Ages

John Acosta as Barry Gibb has performed in Bee Gees Tributes all over the world. His portrayal of lead singer Barry Gibb is with a zest for detail, like no other. From the look to the falsetto you will close your eyes and say its Barry! John Acosta’s Bee Gees Gold tribute Is the ultimate salute, and experience of seeing the Bee Gees in their prime, LIVE ONCE AGAIN! With the detailed vocal stylings of John Acosta (Barry) , Daryll Borges (Robin) , Jeff Celentano (Maurice) as the brothers Gibb, there is a sensation that will make you blurt out , Wow.. I just seen and heard the Bee Gees! Backed by a live band, the Vegas Bee Gees tribute recreates the look and sound of the Bee Gees from the 60’s to the late 70’s, with their unique falsettos that made them legends.

 

Check out here!

 

Other Events

Big Bear Scare Weekend

Oct 19, 2018 – Oct 21, 2018
Big Bear Lake is the place to eat, drink, and be scary.  We’ve been communicating with spooks and spirits to bring you your favorite Halloween activities every weekend September 14th through October!

Join us for the Big Bear Scare and plan your Mountain Lake Escape…if you dare!

More information at here!

 

Big Bear Falltacular Weekend

Oct 19, 2018 – Oct 21, 2018
For the true beleafers, this is the best time to visit Big Bear.  As the mountain air turns crisp and cool, golden hues emerge to cast a warm glow over Big Bear Lake making it Southern California’s most popular location to capture autumn’s beauty.  The Falltacular is the celebration of pumpkin spice everything, the glory of sweater weather and all the ways you can enjoy this wonder-fall time of the year.

Find more information here!

Celebrate Harvest & Halloween at Gold Rush Mining Adventures

Oct 19, 2018 | 10:00AM – 05:00PM

Daily September 10 – November 3rd from 10am to 5pm

A visual extravaganza awaits! Enjoy the “spirit” of the season.  Learn the science behind “Slime”, have fun creating your own, and discover other fun treasure adventures.  Visit our Ghost Town for free photo opts.

Location: Gold Rush Mining Adventures at 40016 Big Bear Blvd

Contact: Tel: (909) 866-5678 Website: www.goldrushminigadventures.com

 

Paint and Sip at Barrel 33 in the Village

10/19/2018

Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Join us for an evening of painting, wine tasting, and fun with new friends! Barrel 33 is now hosting Bi-Weekly Paint and Sips with Craft to Treasure! Call in advance, we book up fast! The event …

Location: Barrel 33 at 40754 Village Dr Big Bear Lake Ca 92315

Contact: Tel: (909) 878-0838 Website: www.barrel33bigbear.com

 

Flashlight Safari at the Big Bear Alpine Zoo

Oct 19, 2018 | 06:30PM – 08:30PM

Gates open at 6:30 pm.  No entries after 7:00 pm.  Regular Admission Rates apply.
Dress Warmly! Experience the Big Bear Alpine Zoo’s nocturnal animals. As soon as the sun sets and the stars begin to shine the nocturnal animals activate, and their natural instincts take over.

Location: Big Bear Alpine Zoo at 43285 Goldmine Drive

Contact: Tel: (909) 584-1299 Website: www.bigbearzoo.org

SCARE VALLEY FARMS HALLOWEEN HAUNT!

Oct 19, 2018 | 06:30PM – 11:00PM

Bear Valley Farms is bringing back its annual Halloween Haunt, this time under the banner of “Scare Valley Farms.” A highly-produced haunt created in partnership with RWB Party Props, known for such haunts as Queen Mary and Universal Studios, Scare Valley Farms aims to terrify guests from mid-September through just after Halloween.

Find more information here!

Country Weekend and More in Big Bear Lake

 

Who’s Ready for a Country Weekend??

This coming weekend is a very special one, because we have two country legends playing right here at The Cave! We will be having Phil Vassar on Friday, and Mark Wills on Saturday, with some amazing opening acts for you. Along with an awesome weekend at The Cave, Big Bear will be having a myriad of events going on. We have events happening every day here in this beautiful town, and we would love to experience them with you! Here are some things coming up this weekend.

 

Concerts

Phil Vassar

Oct 12 | 6:30pm | $40 | Full bar | All Ages

Phil Vassar is one of a handful of musicians to have multiple hits as a songwriter AND as an artist. He has 10 Number 1s, 15 Top 10s, and 26 TOP 40s.  Top songs include Just Another Day in Paradise. Carlene, Six Pack Summer, American Child, For a Little While & My Next Thirty Years (Tim McGraw), Right on the Money (Alan Jackson), I’m All Right & Bye Bye (Jodee Messina) and many more. American Soul is Phil’s ninth album. He also recently launched “Songs from the Cellar” a wine-infused musical conversation airing across the US and Europe.

 

Grab your tickets here!

 

Mark Wills

Oct 13 | 6:30pm | $30 | Full Bar | All Ages

The Reader’s Digest version of Mark Wills’ story makes it clear he’s an award-winning singer’s singer. His matchless phrasing, passionate and meaningful delivery and right-on-the money vocals make each and every song he performs come alive. Like a picture perfect painting, Wills’ music is a vocal work of art that walks right off the canvas and into the hearts of country music lovers alike.
Bringing the Wills’ dimension to some of the greatest songs ever written, he’s not necessarily become known for being trendy, hip or even on the cutting edge, but rather and simply as a damn good singer!

 

Grab your tickets here!

 

Other Events

Big Bear Falltacular Weekend

Oct 12, 2018 – Oct 14, 2018
For the true beleafers, this is the best time to visit Big Bear.  As the mountain air turns crisp and cool, golden hues emerge to cast a warm glow over Big Bear Lake making it Southern California’s most popular location to capture autumn’s beauty.  The Falltacular is the celebration of pumpkin spice everything, the glory of sweater weather and all the ways you can enjoy this wonder-fall time of the year.

The amazing change in color can be witnessed from the land, water or air in Big Bear Lake.  Explore the beautiful trails and backroads on foot, mountain bike or jeep; take a boat tour or rent your own and cruise the lake, or soar above the trees by zip line or helicopter.

During the Falltacular, every weekend features live music and events and activities. We’ve compiled all the ways to enjoy your favorite fall activities, but don’t wait…the Falltacular is only available for a limited time…so plan a weekend to take advantage of this gourd-ous season in Big Bear Lake.

See more info here!

Big Bear Scare Weekend

Oct 12, 2018 – Oct 14, 2018
Big Bear Lake is the place to eat, drink, and be scary.  We’ve been communicating with spooks and spirits to bring you your favorite Halloween activities every weekend September 14th through October!

Join us for the Big Bear Scare and plan your Mountain Lake Escape…if you dare!   Events this weekend include…..

Scare Valley Farms Halloween Haunt
September 15 – October 27  (except September 21)
All Fridays & Saturdays 630pm – 11pm
Dare to travel back to the early 1900s for a truly frightening experience making your way through a haunted ghost town, mine shaft and cemetery, creepy carnival, skin-crawling hillbilly hayride, terrifying slaughterhouse, undead swamp, and more, all before witnessing live executions. Not recommended for children under 12. Tickets vary from $20 to $35 per person; scarevalleyfarms.eventbrite.com

See more info here!

 

Celebrate Harvest & Halloween at Gold Rush Mining Adventures

Oct 12, 2018 | 10:00AM – 05:00PM

Daily September 10 – November 3rd from 10am to 5pm

A visual extravaganza awaits! Enjoy the “spirit” of the season.  Learn the science behind “Slime”, have fun creating your own, and discover other fun treasure adventures.  Visit our Ghost Town for free photo opts.

Location: Gold Rush Mining Adventures at 40016 Big Bear Blvd

Contact: Tel: (909) 866-5678 Website: www.goldrushminigadventures.com

Flashlight Safari at the Big Bear Alpine Zoo

Oct 13, 2018 | 06:30PM – 08:30PM

Flashlight Safari – Every Friday and Saturday in October.  Gates open at 6:30 pm.  No entries after 7:00 pm.  Regular Admission Rates apply.  Dress Warmly!

Experience the Big Bear Alpine Zoo’s nocturnal animals. As soon as the sun sets and the stars begin to shine the nocturnal animals activate, and their natural instincts take over.  Many of the animals that are hard to see by day come alive by night. Come see the sights, sounds and shadows of nature when the sun sets. Imagine having the eyes of a wild animal sparkle from the light of your flashlight or listening to the wolves and coyotes howl in total darkness.

 

Check out more events at bigbear,com!

 

 

This Weekend in Big Bear

Let’s Kick Off the Fall!

Autumn is such a beautiful time for Big Bear. With the changing of the leaves, and that nostalgic scent in the air, Big Bear is the place to be to experience the Fall season. We are excited to be having Drowning Pool and a Grateful Dead tribute this weekend. Additionally, there are also lots of events to enjoy throughout our beloved town of Big Bear! Check out the activities we have listed here, and we will see you this weekend as we enjoy the beautiful season of Fall!

 

Concerts

Cubensis: Grateful Dead tribute

Sept 28 | 6:30pm | $15 | Full Bar | All Ages

Since 1987, Los Angeles-based band Cubensis has carried the torch in celebration of one of America’s most beloved touring bands, the Grateful Dead. Cubensis sets out to re-create the Grateful Dead experience by emulating the spirit of Jerry Garcia, Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, and the rest of the legendary San Francisco jam band. Cubensis plays complete shows covering all eras of the Grateful Dead, and no night is ever the same. Cubensis is far more than just your standard cover band as they bring the magic and sounds to those longing for the live vibe that only the Grateful Dead was able to deliver.

Cubensis performs its critically acclaimed live performance of Grateful Dead show recreations to audiences and venues all over the western United States. Giving homage in a continually evolving artistic outlet, the band recreates the Grateful Dead experience with compelling accuracy. Like the Dead, the band explores and searches out all the possibilities of the music.

 

 

Drowning Pool

Sept 29 | 6:30pm | $18 | Full Bar | All Ages

Giant riffs, crowd moving grooves and monstrous vocals are the tools with which DROWNING POOL build triumph out of tragedy, steadily evolve without compromise, and remain true to their supporters with over a decade’s worth of remarkable fortitude and attitude. HELLELUJAH is absolutely the album their diehard fans demanded and the aggressive heavy rock world at large deserved.

The platinum-plus conquerors from The Lone Star State deliver their heaviest batch of hell raising anthems, each burning with fiery adrenaline destined to light the radio ablaze and ignite crowds into impassioned sing-alongs. Only a few seconds into the album’s first single, “By the Blood,” it’s evident that Hellelujah is the most aggressive, ambitious, and truly definitive Drowning Pool album since Sinner, the platinum platter that gave the world Top 20 rock radio hit “Tear Away” and the massively successful “Bodies.”

 

Things to Do

Big Bear Falltacular Weekend

Sep 28, 2018 – Sep 30, 2018

Falltacular Big Bear Lake

For the true beleafers, this is the best time to visit Big Bear.  As the mountain air turns crisp and cool, golden hues emerge to cast a warm glow over Big Bear Lake making it Southern California’s most popular location to capture autumn’s beauty.  The Falltacular is the celebration of pumpkin spice everything, the glory of sweater weather and all the ways you can enjoy this wonder-fall time of the year.

The amazing change in color can be witnessed from the land, water or air in Big Bear Lake.  Explore the beautiful trails and backroads on foot, mountain bike or jeep; take a boat tour or rent your own and cruise the lake, or soar above the trees by zip line or helicopter.

During the Falltacular, every weekend features live music and events and activities. We’ve compiled all the ways to enjoy your favorite fall activities, but don’t wait…the Falltacular is only available for a limited time…so plan a weekend to take advantage of this gourd-ous season in Big Bear Lake.

 

Big Bear Scare Weekend

Sep 28, 2018 – Sep 30, 2018

The Big Bear Scare  

Big Bear Lake is the place to eat, drink, and be scary.  We’ve been communicating with spooks and spirits to bring you your favorite Halloween activities every weekend September 14th through October!

Join us for the Big Bear Scare and plan your Mountain Lake Escape…if you dare!   Events this weekend include…..

 

Celebrate Harvest & Halloween at Gold Rush Mining Adventures

Sep 28, 2018 | 10:00AM – 05:00PM

Celebrate Harvest & Halloween at Gold Rush Mining Adventures
Daily September 10 – November 3rd from 10am to 5pm

A visual extravaganza awaits! Enjoy the “spirit” of the season.  Learn the science behind “Slime”, have fun creating your own, and discover other fun treasure adventures.  Visit our Ghost Town for free photo opts.

Location: Gold Rush Mining Adventures at 40016 Big Bear Blvd

Contact: Tel: (909) 866-5678 Website: www.goldrushminigadventures.com

 

SCARE VALLEY FARMS HALLOWEEN HAUNT!

Sep 28, 2018 | 06:30PM – 10:30PM

Bear Valley Farms is bringing back its annual Halloween Haunt, this time under the banner of “Scare Valley Farms.” A highly-produced haunt created in partnership with RWB Party Props, known for such haunts as Queen Mary and Universal Studios, Scare Valley Farms aims to terrify guests from mid-September through just after Halloween.

With the 30-acre Farm converted to a truly frightening experience, guests will travel back to the early 1900s making their way through a haunted ghost town, mine shaft and cemetery, creepy carnival, skin-crawling hillbilly hayride, terrifying slaughterhouse, undead swamp, and more, all before witnessing live executions.

Location: Bear Valley Farms at 1601 E Big Bear Blvd Big Bear City, CA 92314

Contact: Tel: (909) 547-5424 Website: www.bearvalleyfarms.com

 

5th Annual Big Bear Mountain Grizzly 100 and MTB Gran Fondo

Sep 29, 2018 | 07:00AM – 05:00PM

Bear Valley Bikes and Open Air Big Bear present the 5th annual Big Bear Mountain Grizzly 100 and MTB Bike Gran Fondo in Big Bear Lake California.

The Grizzly 100:  Race or Ride the 100 or 75K. The Grizzly National Ultra Endurance Race course offers epic technical riding on some of Southern California’s best single track right in the heart of the San Bernardino mountains. This race draws some of the top mountain bikers from around the world.

The Big Bear Gran Fondo Mountain Bike ride offers five different routes to fit all levels of riders. From the tame 20k Skyview which takes you up the Snow Summit Scenic Sky Chair to the 50k Skyline course, you’ll enjoy the best riding that Big Bear has to offer.

The Big Bear Grizzly 100 is a National Ultra Endurance Race series event. Professional mountain bike racers from all over the United States and other countries will compete for points and prizes in this national series.

To Register CLICK HERE

Please call or visit website for more details

Location: Starts and Finishes in the Village at Pine Knot Blvd and Village Drive

Contact: Tel: (909) 866-8000 Website: www.bbvrace.com