Thanksgiving Events 2017

Visiting Big Bear Lake this weekend?

You’ll find plenty of Thanksgiving Events in Big Bear to keep you entertained.

In this blog post, we’ve listed a few highlights from the many events that are happening on the mountain.




5th Annual Big Bear Turkey Trot

Thanksgiving Events in big bear Turkey trot


Thursday, November 23rd

Feel good about that second slice of Pumpkin pie, by participating

in a 3,6, or 9 mile fun-run for charity. Dress in your best Thanksgiving

themed costume for the opportunity to win a prize! A fun activity for the

entire family!

In-person registration begins at 7am and the first race starts at 9am.

Meadow Park 

41220 Park Avenue






Big Bear Convention Center 42900 Big Bear Blvd.

33rd Annual Mountain Christmas Boutique

Friday, November 24th– Sunday, November 26th


Head to the Big Bear Convention Center, where you will find 40+ vendors selling their handmade crafts. This is the perfect opportunity to start your holiday shopping and support local artisans.






Santa’s Grand Entrance and Tree Lighting

christmas ball ornament

Santa’s Arrival = Pine Knot Avenue and Village Drive

Friday, November 24th

Kick-off the holiday season by celebrating in Big Bear Village. Live entertainment starts at 5pm, with Santa and Mrs. Clause making their grand entrance at 6pm. Grab a cup of hot cocoa and do your holiday shopping with the merchants in the village.