December in Big Bear Lake

Snow in Big Bear Lake

December is here and winter has already started!  Whether you are looking for fun on the slopes or some holiday cheer, Big Bear Lake is the perfect destination!  We have great cozy cabins in Big Bear Lake close to Snow Summit and Bear Mountain and they are already covered with snow for skiing and snowboarding!  Plan your getaway and be entertained with live music, fill your lungs with fresh air or warm your heart with friends and family for the holidays.   December in Big Bear Lake has fun for everyone!


Snowy Strings – Youth Orchestra – December 3rd, 2015

Let the talented youth orchestra help you ring in the holiday’s with their annual concert at the Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center.  The show features holiday classics as well as a few surprises that are sure to leave you humming on your way back to your Big Bear Lake cabin rental.  Tickets are just $10 for adults and $5 for students/child.  Call (909) 866-4970 for more details.


“John Denver Rocky Mountain Christmas” with Jim Curry – December 6th, 2015

The Cave in Big Bear Lake

Live music at The Cave in Big Bear Lake

The Cave is welcoming back Jim Curry as John Denver with a musical tribute not to be missed.  A local favorite, Jim has been entertaining fans for years and we are excited to have him back in Big Bear Lake.  Enjoy the show at The Cave in The Village which features state of the art sound in an intimate setting.  For tickets go to or call (877) 825-4388.


Bald Eagle Count and Celebration – December 12th, 2015

Big Bear Discovery Center

Big Bear Discovery Center

Join local experts and bird watchers on a hike through the mountains to spot and count bald eagles who are nesting in the area, then learn all about the national bird and why they call Big Bear home.  The family friendly event is free and a fun way to learn and get outdoors.  Meet at the Big Bear Lake Discover Center at 8 a.m. for the count and stay for the presentation at 11 a.m. You might even see an eagle from your Big Bear cabin rental!  Learn more at


Riglet Park at Bear Mountain – December 26-27th, 2015

Kids skiing at Snow Summit

Kids learn skiing and snowboarding at Bear Mountain

Are you a snowboarder and want to teach your little ones how to do tricks?  Bear Mountain introduces Riglet Park Camp for kids ages 3-6 years old to experience the thrill of snowboarding just like the grown-ups!  The playground setting includes mellow rollers, small berms and other ground level features using Burton’s “Learn to Ride” technology while learning safety.  This fun event will be available 4 times this season. Book a cabin rental in Big Bear close to Bear Mountain for easy access to the fun.  Contact Bear Mountain at (909) 585-2519 for pricing and lesson information.


New Year’s Eve at Snow Summit – December 31st, 2015

Say goodbye to 2015 at the annual Torchlight Parade and New Year’s Eve party at Snow Summit!  The fun starts at 7:00 p.m. when over 100 skiers and snowboarders make their way down the “Miracle Mile” with torches.  Then the whole family can party the night away with tubing, live music and DJ entertainment. We have great family cabins just steps away from Snow Summit, or book a Big Bear cabin rental with a view.  Get all the details at


Book your Big Bear Lake cabin rental early to get the best location!  Let us know if you want to be close to Bear Mountain, Snow Summit or The Village.  We have pet friendly cabins, big cabins, small cabins and everything in between!  Get your family and friends together and head up the mountain for the holidays.  Call (909) 752-0234 or visit our website at and put in your desired dates.  Happy Holidays!