We are excited you decided to come to Big Bear Lake for your holiday!   There are plenty of things to do to around town after the presents have been unwrapped.  If you have already spent your days snow tubing, your nights snuggling by the fire and just want to get out of the cabin for awhile then you might find something for the whole family on this list!  Here are 5 fun things to do for your Christmas weekend in Big Bear Lake!


Guided Snowshoe Eco Tour

Big Bear Lake Discovery Center

Big Bear Lake Discovery Center

Strap on those funny looking tennis rackets to your feet and get ready to hit the trails, winter style!  The Big Bear Discovery Center offers guided snowshoe tours every Saturday from 9 a.m.- noon and again from 1 p.m.-4 p.m.  and Sunday from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. through the winter months.  Depends on snow conditions so keep your fingers crossed.  Fees are $30 for Adults and $20 for kids (8-12 yrs).  Call (909) 382-2790 to reserve your spot.



Riglet Park Camp at Bear Mountain


Bear Mountain is #1 for Snowboarding

Now kids age 3-6 have the opportunity to snowboard like the grownups!  Once a month Bear Mountain is transforming a small area into Riglet Park which uses Burton’s Learn-To-Ride technology and concentrates on safety in a fun environment.  The pop-up park includes mellow rollers, small berms and ground level features.  Call (909) 585-2519 for more info and scheduling.



Point Break and The Chipmunks

The Village Theaters North

Big Bear Lake has a great movie theater without having to spend a fortune!  You and your family can enjoy new release movies with surround sound, tasty snacks and it’s only $10 a ticket for adults and $6.50 for kids 11 and younger.  The Village Theaters North are located on Pine Knot in the Village.  Visit  www.villagetheaters.com for more show times.



Goldsmith’s Board House Race Series #1

Big Bear Lake Pro Shop

Big Bear Lake Pro Shop

Snow Summit is hosting the first of Goldsmith’s annual race series on Sunday, December 27th.  Registration is from 8 a.m.-9:30 a.m. with the race at 10 a.m.  The event is open to anyone ages 6-20.  Call (909) 866-5766 for all the details.



The Rising- Springsteen Tribute at The Cave

Live Music at The CAVE in Big Bear Lake

Live Music at The CAVE in Big Bear Lake

Finish off your weekend at The CAVE for a rocking good time with The Rising- Springsteen Tribute band.  The CAVE is Big Bear’s state-of-the-art music venue with food, drinks and guaranteed great sound!  Located in The Village.  Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with the show at 7:30 p.m.  Visit  www.thecavebigbear.com for ticket information.   Checking into your cabin on the 26th or 27th?  We are giving away FREE show tickets!  Raffle drawing at time of check-in.



We are excited you want to spend your holiday weekend with Destination Big Bear.   Ready to book your next stay?  We have cabins close to The Village, Bear Mountain, Snow Summit and all Big Bear has to offer.  Call (909) 752-0234 to book your vacation rental in Big Bear Lake.  Let us know if you are looking for a pet friendly cabin, luxury cabin rental or budget friendly cabin rental in Big Bear Lake.