Halloween in Big Bear
Spooky Season is finally upon us and what better way to spend the spookiest day of the year than the mountains! Big Bear is a great place to spend your holidays and Halloween is no exception. With the crisp mountain air and the surrounding forest setting, your sure to get in the Halloween spirit. But what is there to do? Where do you start? That’s what we’re here to help you with. We’ve got a ton of great options for you and your family to enjoy this Halloween.
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Big Bear Escape Room features a hair-raising Big Bear Asylum puzzle room where your team must rescue your missing friend from a ghoulish fate at the hands of an evil doctor. You have 60 minutes to complete your mission with a team of 2-6 people. Children 12 and up may participate with parental permission. Two additional escape room experiences are also available at this location.
Mountain Room Escapesfeatures 3 escape room experiences of varying difficulty. Will you make out of your snowed in Alpine Ski Lodge before the cold truly sets in? Or, will you find your way home after becoming hopelessly lost on a hike and seeking shelter in an abandoned cabin – that maybe isn’t abandoned? Will you save Moonbeam Hollow from an evil wizard’s spell with the help of an Inventor’s Workshop?
Big Bear Discovery Center is hosting a fun Halloween craft on October 29 from 10-11 AM. Come design a toilet paper mummy pinata to hang as a fun decoration this Halloween!
Board & Brush is hosting a Fall Pumpkin Patch Make & Take workshop. Come in, choose your pumpkin trio and add your stencils. Pumpkins will be pre-stained or pre-painted and you add the faces and a fun bow around the stem. All ages welcome! Pumpkin trios are $20 and non-refundable. INFO
Pumpkin Smash Zipline tours offer a unique zipline experience this October. Action Zipline hosts their Pumpkin Smash tours every Saturday for the month of October. Action Tours celebrates the change in seasons with daily Fall Segway tours available every afternoon in October. Guests will learn about local wildlife and how they prep for winter. A specially designed route shows off the best of Big Bear’s fall foliage. Start times are 1:30 pm & 2:30 pm throughout October. INFO
Community Halloween in Big Bear
Boo at the Zoo – Go trick-or-treating at the Zoo! Boo at the Zoo returns October 29th and everyone is invited to show up their Halloween costumes (no sound effects please) with a bag to collect candy! Boo at the Zoo takes place during regular business hours and is included with general admission on Oct 29 only.
Twighlight Tours at the Zoo return Oct 1-8, 14-15, and 21-22. These tours take place after regular business hours have closed. Visit BigBearZoo.org to purchase tickets in advance and to check for times.
Halloween in The Village! Everyone is invited to head to The Village from 5-7 PM on Halloween October 31st to trick-or-treat from store to store. Oh – And don’t forget your costume! A special dog costume contest will take place from 4-4:30 PM at the Copper Q.
Southern California Mountains Foundation – Our local trails and environment advocates are hosting a Trick-or-Treating event at the Rathbun Creek Trail on October 29 from 1 PM – 4 PM.
Free Pumpkin Patch by Big Bear Lions Club – The Big Bear Lions Club is hosting a Free Pumpkin Patch event at Bear Mountain for community members Oct. 29 from 10 AM – 2 PM. Kids can enjoy a bounce house, a hay maze, carnival games, a costume contest at 12 PM and a FREE pumpkin for every child under 12 years (while supplies last).
The Mystery Maze – Presented by the Big Bear Moose Lodge is back at 39247 North Shore Dr. It’s the perfect activity for the whole family to enjoy as we inch closer to Halloween. The Mystery Maze is open Fridays and Saturdays from 10/14 from 5-9 PM with a special opening on Halloween from 5 PM – 9 PM. Tickets may be purchased at the door.
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