8 Reasons to Visit Big Bear in July

July is one of the best months to come up the mountain to Big Bear Lake and stay in a cabin rental.  Big Bear Lake is a great family vacation destination that is easy to get to from almost any southern California major city.  Get entered to WIN a $30 gift card to 572 Social, one of Big Bear Lake’s top restaurants, when you stay with us in July to use during your next visit.  Celebrate summer and avoid the crowds in the city with lazy days by the lake! Here are 8 reasons to visit Big Bear in July! Lake Views from Ski Beach in Big Bear Lake

The Weather

Yep! It’s HOT in southern California during the summer months, especially in the desert. Big Bear Lake weather is beautiful this time of year with daytime temperatures in the 80’s and evenings cooling off into the high 50’s.  Why not spend the day out on the water then head back to your cabin rental in Big Bear for an evening spent relaxing on the deck?  It’s the perfect summer getaway.

4th of July

4th of July in Big Bear Lake cabin rentalThe month kicks off with the Big Bear Lake 4th of July festivities. Your family can enjoy numerous activities including arts and craft fairs, barbeques, an ice cream safari at the Alpine Zoo and of course the spectacular fireworks show!  Gather your family and friends for a weekend of fun at a Big Bear Lake cabin rental with a private hot tub, game tables and outdoor space.  You’ll want to make it a yearly tradition!

Chili Cook Off

Celebrate the history and community spirit at the Old Miner’s Association’s chili cook off July 11th featuring over 100 chili cooks, vendors and outhouse races!  It’s delicious fun for the whole family. Enjoy live music and a wild west show with professional stunts and gun safety demonstrations. Visit www.oldminers.org for all the details.

Live Theater

C.A.T.S. (Community Arts Theater Society) is putting on a fantastic show of “Annie Get Your Gun”  June 26th through July 12th.  Many members are continuing their love of entertainment in the mountains after working in Hollywood and the professional theater ensuring a fabulous show that is sure to leave you singing and dancing on your way home.  Visit www.bigbeartheater.org for tickets and show information.


SUP in Big Bear LakeBack by popular demand, the 8th Annual PaddleFest is July 18th at The Pines Lakefront.  Enjoy a day of fun on the water during your stay at a Big Bear Lake vacation rental with fun races, music food and expo.  No experience required! Try kayaking and stand up paddle boarding in the calm waters of the lake.  Visit www.openairbigbear.com

Gran Fondo & Grizzly 100

Whether you are new to mountain biking or an old pro, come on up to a cabin rental in Big Bear and challenge your abilities with 20/30/70/100 kilometer mountain bike rides through the trees.  Cheer on the professionals as they tackle the Big Bear Grizzly 100, a national endurance race series event.  Prizes and fun to be had by all! Visit www.openairbigbear.com or www.bigbeargranfondo.com to enter.

Live Music

Live music in Big Bear LakeJuly is filled with live music!  With local and national acts appearing at The Cave, Nottingham’s Tavern and The Discovery Center for the Music in the Mountains series, there is sure to be something for everyone no matter what weekend you decide to rent a cabin in Big Bear Lake.


Family Fun

When you book your cabin in Big Bear Lake whether it’s a weekday or weekend, there are tons of family fun activities and adventures to be had.  Take flight in a helicopter or on a zip-line, catch your dinner out on the lake fishing or get your adrenaline flowing with an off-road Jeep tour.  For all the fun ideas visit our guide HERE! Family vacation in a Big Bear cabin rental


Get your vacation started by booking your cabin rental in Big Bear Lake before summer is over!  We have lakefront cabin rentals, pet friendly cabin rentals, budget or luxury cabins and can meet any budget.  Call (909) 752-0234 and let our vacation experts help you plan the perfect getaway!