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When the sun goes down and it’s time to start celebrating the coming of the new year, Big Bear Lake has you covered with festive parties and places to go!  We want everyone to be safe and have a great time while enjoying their Big Bear Lake cabin rental this holiday season.  Here are 4 ways to celebrate New Years Eve in Big Bear!


Torchlight Parade – Snow Summit

Get the evening started with Snow Summit’s annual Torchlight Parade from 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm.  100 skiers and snowboarders will make their way down the “Miracle Mile” with torches that light up the mountain.  It’s a beautiful sight that is special to Big Bear Lake on New Year’s Eve.  It’s FREE to enjoy!  The Snow Summit New Year’s Eve party starts at 8:00 pm after the parade and tickets are $40.


1920’s Theme Mystery Night – Nottinghams Tavern

drink nye unsplashParty like it’s 1920 and enjoy a special menu and live music from Izon Eden.  1920’s attire is encouraged but not required for this fun, 21 and older event.  Doors open at 7:00 pm and the party starts at 9:00 pm.  Admission is only $36 (plus the cost of food and drink).  Get your tickets online at


Wyatt’s Family Friendly Party – Convention Center

There is something for everyone at the Big Bear Lake Convention Center with music by DJ Joe Vonesh and the Doo Wah Riders.  Hit the dance floor and groove the night away.  Kids entertainment include a bounce house, arts and crafts and games.  Sit down and enjoy the ranch-style menu with burgers, sandwiches and more.  Complimentary shuttle rides back to your Big Bear Lake cabin rental.  Doors open at 5:00 pm and tickets are $15 for Adults, $8 for kids ages 13-18 and free for kids 12 and under.  Visit their website at for more details.


“Times Square at Big Bear” – The Pines

guitar nye unsplashWant to ring in the New Year but don’t want to stay up late?  Reserve your spot at The Pines and say “Hello” to 2016 as the ball drops in Times Square.  This it the second annual event where you will enjoy a 5 course meal, party favors, hats and a Champagne toast.  Live music will be provided by Mike Cross and Mark Cade.  Tickets are $95 and the party goes from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm.  Visit their website at


Destination Big Bear would like to thank you for choosing to spend your holiday with us.  We know you will have a great time and will want to come back again soon!  Don’t forget to take advantage of our repeat tenant discount and other great deals for your next trip.  Prefer a luxury cabin rental?  Need a pet friendly vacation rental?  Or maybe you would like to be next to Snow Summit or Bear Mountain?  Just let our vacation experts know when you call to book your cabin rental in Big Bear Lake at  (909) 752-0234.  Happy New Year’s!