August is a great month to come up to Big Bear Lake to celebrate summer before the kids go back to school, to escape the hustle of the cities or just spend a weekend away with nature. Here are 7 reasons to book a cabin in Big Bear Lake in August.
Tour De Big Bear – August 1st
The month kicks off with the 6th annual Tour de Big Bear with routes stretching from 25 miles to 100 miles! The event starts and ends in The Village with aid stations along the way. Tour de Big Bear is a challenging ride at elevation and experienced riders can choose to climb to almost 8,500 feet. Spectators can cheer on the participants and enjoy the festivities and congratulate the winners of the King & Queen of the Mountain at the finish line. For more information visit www.tourdebigbear.com
Ice Cream Safari at The Zoo – August 1st
Kids of all ages are sure to enjoy the Big Bear Alpine Zoo’s ice cream safari. Cool off with 5 different scoops from stations around the zoo while you learn all about the animals that are rescued or call the zoo their home. See bears, coyotes, eagles and more up close! Most animals are native to the area and are being rehabilitated for release. Tickets are $5 plus admission. Stop by the zoo at 43285 Goldmine Drive, next to Bear Mountain or visit their website at www.bigbearzoo.org for more information.
Renaissance Faire – First 3 weekends in August
Leave your Big Bear Lake vacation rental and step back in time and witness the Imperial Knights take on the joust, be amazed by the the magicians or sing along with the musical groups while enjoying a cold beer. This event is fun for the whole family with entertainment, food and craft vendors. The faire is located at 39115 Rim of the World Dr, Fawnskin, California 92333. The Big Bear Renaissance Faire is located on a 4-acre site in historic Fawnskin, California. The site was once the Pedersen Saw Mill, which operated from 1938-1965. PARKING is FREE and located in front of or behind the Fawn Lodge or anywhere along the streets of Fawnskin. Get all the details at www.bbvrsinc.org
26th Annual Antique Car Club Fun Run – August 7-9th
Rev up those engines! Take the drive up to your cabin in Big Bear and admire all the classics from days gone by like roadsters, antiques and hot rods all weekend in Big Bear Lake. The event takes place in The Village and on the roads around the lake. It’s free for spectators or enter your ride for a chance to win prizes! Visit www.antiquecarclub.org for information.
Air Fair 2015 – August 15th
For more than 30 years the Big Bear City Airport has been the destination for aviation fans around the valley. Take to the skies for helicopter and bi-plane rides, look out for sky divers or just keep your feet on the ground and enjoy the food, souvenir vendors and classic cars. This is a free event! Zoom over to bigbearairfair.com to plan for all the fun.
Yoga Festival – August 21-23rd
Retreat to the mountains for the Big Bear Yoga Festival at Camp Oaks. Spend the weekend submersed in dance, music, yoga, meditation and food. Experienced yogis and beginners are encouraged to come and learn from fellow students and teachers from all around the globe. This is a welcoming environment in a beautiful setting that’s easy to get to from your cabin in Big Bear. Purchase tickets at www.bigbearyogafestival.com
Big Bear Art on the Lake – August 22-23rd
Since 2000, Big Bear Lake has been welcoming artists from Southern California. This walking event features fine artists, craft artisans, gourmet food vendors, a beer and wine garden and live music. This great laid-back event is the perfect way to enjoy the fresh air and lazy days of summer from your Big Bear Lake cabin rental. Visit bigbearlakearts.org for details and more information about the Arts Council of Big Bear Valley.
Escape to the mountains for fresh air and fun in a Big Bear Lake cabin rental. It’s a great way to end the summer! We have wonderful vacation rentals on Big Bear Lake, amongst the trees or close to The Village. No matter what you are looking for we can help you find a budget cabin rental in Big Bear, a luxury cabin or a great pet friendly cabin. Let our experienced booking agents help you plan your getaway by calling (909) 752-0234 or visit our website at www.destinationbigbear.com. See you soon!