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A beautiful, early fall weekend is in store for Big Bear Lake with high temps in the low to mid 70’s. We have clear blue skies and cool evenings. Ideal mountain getaway weather!

Willkommen to the 52nd Annual Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest! The fun continues this weekend so grab some friends and head on up for some fun, food, music and BEER! Come and see what this fantastic annual event is all about! RS Vacations has cabins available, and we are featuring lower off-season pricing as well as some awesome specials! Head over to our website and book today!!

There is still so much to do and enjoy in Big Bear! Fall is the perfect time for Fishing, Hiking, Mountain Biking, strolls through The Village, Zip Lining, listening to live music, and so much more. The crowds have thinned, our prices have dropped, and the weather is gorgeous!! Come on up!

If you are planning to join us for the holidays, be sure to book your cabin with us soon, as our calendar is starting to fill up. Don’t miss your opportunity to experience the magic of the holidays in Big BearRS Vacations has all sizes of cabins with awesome amenities and unmatched customer service! You will not be disappointed!! Book a Big Bear Cabin today!

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Oktoberfest – Herzlich Willkommen!

Sept. 10 – Nov. 5, 2022

Located in a quiet, forested town, Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest continuously ranks among the top Southern California festivals year after year. This authentic German celebration highlights family, friendship, and togetherness.

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German Feast & Beer, Prost!

Come hungry for a German feast fit for a king. Enjoy bratwurst, knockwurst, or kielbasa with home-style sauerkraut or German potato salad (served warm), Bavarian potato dumplings, beer cheese soup, and colossal, mega-sized pretzels. Save room for desert because the fresh German apple strudel with warm vanilla sauce drizzled on top is a dream come true for taste buds!

Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest also has a solid reputation for its wide selection of German beers like Spaten (lager and Oktoberfest), Franziskaner, Warsteiner (pilsner and dunkel) and Konig Ludwig. There are two full-service bars located inside the Convention Center and four different beer gardens outside, which includes The High-Altitude Beer Garden, The Sports Garten, Warsteiner Bier Garten and the Tiki Bar.

Traditional Contests & Live Music

Oktoberfest contests and games are designed to give revelers a chance to compete for prizes and bragging rights, which include stein holding matches, log sawing competitions, the safe slam beer drinking races (non-alcoholic), and the annual Queen Stein Carrying Contest.

Children’s fun-and-games include the pretzel toss, kiddy mug-holding matches and Midway carnival-style games. The only thing that matters about Oktoberfest contests is people have tons of fun!

Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest is proud to bring traditional live German music to the 2022 festival!

Frankenrebellen Express from the Franconia region of Bavaria is slated to perform October 1-2 and October 7-9. They sing with thick German accents and deliver exuberant party music that’s driven by a hearty, rhythmic oompah-pah sound. Oktoberfest’s other seven weekends are booked with Southern California’s top German-style bands including Die Sauerkrauts, Hazelnuss Das Music, Da Stuben Buden, and Ladyhosen featuring international yodeling sensation Kathrin Jakob.

These bands perform on the main stage inside the Big Bear Lake Convention Center. Each band is known to stir up good times with a mix of popular cover songs, original tunes, and of course traditional Bavarian sing-alongs like “Ein-Prosit,” “Hands to Heaven,” and “Das Esellied” that are certain to bring plenty of smiles and cheers. A second stage located outside, in the High-Altitude Beer Garden, features a variety of regional bands that perform rock ‘n’ roll and country music.


Sunset Concert Series

X Ambassadors play to the crowd at the 2022 sunset concert series in big bear lake

Visit Big Bear presents…

Sunset Concert Series round 2 this September at Veteran’s Park. Bring the whole family to enjoy this free concert series featuring three performance dates showcasing some of the music industry’s brightest stars right here in Big Bear Lake. See who’s coming to town!

Admission: All concerts are free to attendees of all ages! Snacks, beer & wine, and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase. Picnicking is welcome, however outside alcohol will not be permitted.

You asked and we listened! Lawn chairs will be permitted in a designated area and well-behaved dogs on a leash will also be permitted on the grounds. Also! We’re proud to feature a selection of local Big Bear musicians in our Opening Talent roster.

Veteran’s Park is located at 40870 Big Bear Blvd.

Date: Sept 24 – Headliner: The English Beat; Opener: To be announced

Schedule:

2 PM – Gates Open
3 PM – 
Opening Act
5 PM –
 Headliner Act

Parking:

Free parking is available in The Village at Bartlett Parking Lot, Knickerbocker Parking Lot, and Pennsylvania Parking Lot. ADA Parking is available onsite in the Community Church parking lot.

Get Your Oktoberfest Voucher!

Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest begins Sept 10! Head over to the Big Bear Lake Convention Center for traditional German fare, fun, and live music after the Sunset Concert Series. Pick up your 50% OFF admission voucher when you arrive at Veteran’s Park. Vouchers are good for current weekend only.

Venue Information:

  • Seating in grass area available on first come, first-served basis. Bring blankets!
  • Designated seating available for guests with chairs
  • Designated ADA seating available.
  • Food and beverages available for purchase. See below for vendors.
  • Retail vendors to showcase local shops and artisans.
  • Take a free picture at the Visit Big Bear selfie booth!
  • Well-behaved dogs on leash welcome
  • No bicycles, skateboards, roller blades/skates inside venue
  • No outside beverages permitted. Sealed water ok.
  • All backpacks & bags to be searched at entrance

Featured Food & Drink

An expanded variety of restaurants will be featured at the September Sunset Concert Series! Get ready for:

Take a Selfie!

Stop by the Visit Big Bear photo booth to snap a free picture of your experience at the Sunset Concert Series!

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Independence Day is just about here and there is no better place in Southern California to celebrate America than beautiful Big Bear Lake! Not only do we have the absolute BEST Fireworks Spectacular, but we have dozens of fun activities and recreation for everyone in the family, top-notch restaurants and bars, and the weather this week will be LOVELY!

RS Vacations.net has a few clean and comfy cabins left for groups of all sizes. Check out what we have available and book today before they are all gone!

Here are just some of the fun things going on in Big Bear this week:

JULY 4TH FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR

Big Bear Lake’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular ranks Top 5 in Southern California. Viewable from on the water, along the shoreline, from the trails, and around town, the Fireworks Spectacular is a must see every Independence Day.


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See one of SoCal’s best 4th of July fireworks shows from the top of Snow Summit. The viewing party includes a ride on the Scenic Sky Chair, live DJ music, and panoramic views of the fireworks over the lake.


WYATT’S INDEPENDENCE DAY FAIR

Head to the Convention Center during the day on July 4th and experience the annual craft fair with handmade goods like home decor, jewelry, vintage clothing, candles and health products and more. Kids activities include a bounce house, a balloon artist, and crafts. Admission is free for all!


RED, WHITE, AND BOOZE

Grown ups! Sip on some wine and get into the patriotic spirit during Barrel 33’s 4th of July paint and sip event on June 24th. This 21+ only events runs from 6pm-8pm. Cost per person is $45 and includes all supplies and first alcoholic beverage.

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Big Bear has a chance for a quick snow storm tonight adding to our already fantastic snow totals received so far this year! The ski resorts and snow play areas arekeep-calm-and-think-snow-5 going strong and it is the perfect time to come up and enjoy the mountains.

In addition to skiing, snowboarding, and tubing, take some time to visit The Big Bear Lake Village. Here you will find shops of all kinds as well as a variety of food and drink options. In the evening, sip some hot chocolate next to one of the outdoor fireplaces or check out some live music at one of the local nightclubs. Take a look at the flyer below to see some of the special events happening around town this weekend.

Don’t forget that Presidents Day Weekend is right around the corner so be sure to visit our website to book the perfect cabin for your mountain getaway. We have several cabins still available including homes with spas, a cabin with an absolutely fantastic game room, pet-friendly cabins, a condo at the base of Snow Summit, and more! Book your Big Bear Cabin today before they’re all gone!!

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Beautiful fall weather continues in Big Bear Lake this week with highs in the 60’s, lows in the 20’s, and lots of sunshine. Take advantage of these fantastic conditions to see the explosion of autumn colors all around the Valley. Some suggestions? Take a hike to Castle Rock, ride the chairlift at Snow Summit and mountain bike down miles of trails, take a 4 x 4 expedition through the back country, fly through the forest on a zip-line adventure, take a lake cruise and see the colors from below or take a helicopter tour and admire the beauty of the mountains from above. There is so much to do in Big Bear and this is one of the most enjoyable times of year to experience it!

The Oktoberfest continues this weekend along with many other “spooky” themed activities such as Zombie Lazer Tag, Pumpkin Smash Zipline Tours, and more! Check out the flyer below for details and head to RSVacations.net to book a cabin for your Big Bear getaway!!

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A beautiful, autumn weekend is in store for Big Bear Lake with seasonal high temps in the upper 50’s to low 60’s and lows in the 30’s. It will be a little breezy and exactly right for a fall weekend in Big Bear!

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Willkommen to the 49th Annual Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest! The fun continues this weekend so grab some friends and head on up for some fun, food, music and BEER!

Get a jump start on the winter season and enjoy real snow, snowboarding competition, and live music at Hot Dawgz and Hand Rails at Bear Mountain.

Come and see what these fantastic annual events are all about! RS Vacations has cabins available and we are featuring lower off-season pricing! Head over to our website and book today!!

There is still so much to do and enjoy in Big Bear! Fall is the perfect time for Fishing, Hiking, Mountain Biking, strolls through The Village, Zip Lining, listening to live music, and so much more. The crowds have thinned, our prices have dropped and the weather is gorgeous!! Come on up!

If you are planning to join us for the holidays, be sure to book your cabin with us soon, as our calendar is starting to fill up. Don’t miss your opportunity to experience the magic of the holidays in Big Bear. RS Vacations has all sizes of cabins with awesome amenities and un-matched customer service! You will not be disappointed!! Book a Big Bear Cabin today!

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A beautiful, early fall weekend is in store for Big Bear Lake with high temps in the low to mid 70’s. We have clear blue skies and cool evenings. Ideal mountain getaway weather!

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Willkommen to the 49th Annual Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest! The fun continues this weekend so grab some friends and head on up for some fun, food, music and BEER!

The Village Fall Wine Walk is happening this weekend as well. Come and see what these fantastic annual events are all about! RS Vacations has cabins available and we are featuring lower off-season pricing as well as some awesome specials! Head over to our website and book today!!

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There is still so much to do and enjoy in Big Bear! Fall is the perfect time for Fishing, Hiking, Mountain Biking, strolls through The Village, Zip Lining, listening to live music, and so much more. The crowds have thinned, our prices have dropped and the weather is gorgeous!! Come on up!

If you are planning to join us for the holidays, be sure to book your cabin with us soon, as our calendar is starting to fill up. Don’t miss your opportunity to experience the magic of the holidays in Big Bear. RS Vacations has all sizes of cabins with awesome amenities and unmatched customer service! You will not be disappointed!! Book a Big Bear Cabin today!

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It has been a beautiful summer in Big Bear Lake so far, and this weekend will be no exception! High temps will be upper 70’s to 80° with a slight chance of isolated thunderstorms. Gorgeous!

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This weekend brings several special events to the Big Bear Valley, and there really is something for everyone. In addition to the special events, all of our summer activities are going strong – hiking, biking, lake activities, golf, shopping, and so much more!! Check out the details below and come on up!

If you have never joined us at 6,700′ for summertime fun, come and see what you have been missing! If you have spent time here in the summer before, come on back and see what’s new!! We have lots of sunshine, perfect temperatures and tons of fun all summer long!

Please let RS Vacations provide you with the perfect cabin for your Big Bear Escape. We offer clean, comfortable cabins with the very best amenities and we pride ourselves on EXCEPTIONAL CUSTOMER SERVICE! You will not be disappointed! Check out our cabin selection at RSVacations.net. Please call or email us if you have any questions. Book a Big Bear Cabin today!

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Looking to beat the heat? Our Big Bear weather forecast for the coming week boasts temps in the low 80’s and our famous summer, afternoon thunderstorms to cool things down. Not to worry though, these storms are usually fairly brief and you will still be able to have your fun on the lake, in the forest or around town. This is a great time of year to visit the mountains!!

Along with the huge number of activities to do in Big Bear during the summer months, ChiliCookOffwe have a few great events happening this weekend as well, including the Annual Chili Cook-Off.  Check out this weekend’s “Live It. Up.” below for more information.

Visit us at RSVacations.net if you are looking to beat the heat, lose the crowds, and have some fun in beautiful Big Bear Lake. Book your Big Bear Vacation Cabin today!! See you soon!

 

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Absolutely beautiful weather is expected this coming week in Big Bear Lake with highs in the mid 70’s and plenty of sunshine. Beat the June Gloom and come on up to the clear blue skies!!

Sunday is Father’s Day, so why not surprise Dad with a quick weekend trip to Big Bear? Sign him up for a Fishing Charter, a round of Golf, or a Jet Boat Ride! There are plenty of fun, family activities going on this weekend and all summer long!

RS Vacations still has cabins available, and with off season pricing and special discounts still in effect, it is the perfect time to join us! Book your Big Bear Cabin Rental TODAY!

Are you planning on joining us for Independence Day Weekend? Big Bear Lake has one of the best Fireworks displays in Southern California, plus Arts and Craft Shows, the annual Rotary BBQ, and more. We do have several cabins still available including several that are close to the Lake and Village and a home with Fireworks views from the deck. Be sure to book soon because they are filling up fast!! Check out our selection of cabins at RSVacations.net. See you soon!!

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Are you planning on joining us for Independence Day Weekend? Big Bear Lake has one of the best Fireworks displays in Southern California, plus Arts and Craft Shows, the annual Rotary BBQ, and more. We do have several cabins still available including several that are close to the Lake and Village and a home with Fireworks views from the deck. Be sure to book soon because they are filling up fast!! Check out our selection of cabins at RSVacations.net. See you soon!!

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After a cool and winter-like Memorial Day Weekend, Big Bear is finally looking at some lovely, springtime weather coming up! This weekend looks to be in the mid to upper 60’s with some afternoon thunderstorms popping up. Next week looks sunny and clear, and temps will be in the low 70’s! Perfect!!

Summertime in Big Bear is almost here and with it come dozens of special events and activities. Now is an excellent time to make your summer plans and reserve the cabin that is just right for your group! Take a look at our clean and cozy cabins – we have a great selection! Don’t forget that our SPRING SPECIAL is still running through June 30: Book 3 or More Nights and 1 Night is FREE! A great deal on already rock-bottom pricing!! Book your Big Bear Cabin today!!

Here are the details for the upcoming weekend. See you soon!!

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