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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 on Friday. Gorgeous!

This weekend brings several special events to the Big Bear Valley, and there really is somethingwaterskier 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!

 

7.19.18
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Weekend Events

 

“Rainbow of Flowers” The 77th Annual Big Bear Women’s Club Flower Show at the PAC

Jul 20, 2018 12:00PM – Jul 21, 2018 02:00PM

The 77th Annual Flower Show 2018 hosted by The Woman’s Club of Big Bear Lake on Friday and Saturday, July 20-21 at the Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center (Hofert Hall).

This year’s show has been named ” Rainbow of Flowers”.

The show is from 12:00pm to 5:00pm on Friday July 20th, and 9:00am to 2:00pm on Saturday July 21st.

This is event is  FREE to participants and spectators.

Location: Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center at 39707 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
Contact: Tel: (909) 584-7662

 

“80’s Night” at the Cave

Jul 20, 2018 | 06:30PM – 11:30PM

“80’s Night at the Cave with Groove Kitty and Atomic Blond

The Cave is a new, intimate music venue in Big Bear that promises to bring you up close and personal with its performers. Doors open at 6:30 pm Concert starts at 7:30pm. Call or visit website for ticket information.

Location: The Cave at 40789 Village Drive, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
Contact: Tel: (909) 878-0204 Website: www.thecavebigbear.com

 

Public Star Party and Telescope Clinic at Erwin Lake Park

Jul 20, 2018 | 07:00PM – 11:30PM

Public Star Party and Telescope Clinic at Erwin Lake Park

Have a telescope in your closet that you bought or were given and have no idea how to use it?  Or a telescope that you’ve not used in years and don’t know if all of the parts are there?  Well, the Big Bear Valley Astronomical Society (BBVAS) has the solution.

On July 20, 2018, the BBVAS will be holding a Public Star Party and Telescope Clinic at Erwin Lake Park, 1140 Hatchery Drive, Big Bear City.

Bring your telescope and our experts will check it over and show you how to get the most out of it.  If you don’t have a telescope, come on out and look through ours!… The event will begin at 7pm, weather permitting.  The only requirement is to bring your enthusiasm and questions!

Location: Erwin Lake Park, 1140 Hatchery Drive, Big Bear City.
Contact: Website: http://www.BearValleyAstronomers.org

 

The 16th Annual Xeriscape Garden Tour – Join the Drought Resistance

Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Location: Check-in Emingers Mountain Nursery at 41223 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
Contact: Tel: (909) 866-1067 Website: www.sierraclubbigbeargroup.com

 

Big Bear Lake Summer Artwalk Fine Arts Festival in the Village FREE to the Public

Jul 21 & 22, 2018 | 10:00AM – 05:00PM

The Big Bear Summer Artwalk takes place July 21-22 in the heart of the Big Bear Village.

The Artwalk Festival showcases exhibits by regional and local artists selling their works in Oils, Acrylics, Mixed Media, Photography, Ceramics, Glass, Wood, Metal and Jewelry.

Beer, Wine and Food Garden with shaded seating on site as well.

Make plans to visit the Artwalk Festival, meet the Artists and enjoy the weekend supporting the Arts in Beautiful Big Bear Lake, SoCal’s Leisure Travel and Getaway Destination!

Location: Bartlett Events Area in The Village of Big Bear Lake at 630 Bartlett Road, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
Contact: Tel: (818) 621-1350 Website: www.westcoastartists.com/events

 

The 17th Annual Big Bear Valley Renaissance Faire in Fawnskin

Jul 21 & 22, 2018 | 10:00AM – 06:00PM

The Big Bear Valley Renaissance Faire takes place July 14-15, 21-22, 28-29 and 4-5, 11-12 at Pederson’s Mill in Fawnskin. Our Faire is a continual day of mirth and merriment, excitement and education. The village streets lead you past crafts, costumes, food, stages, and games. The Enchanted Shire has six stages of ongoing shows performing every half-hour. There is also an arena for the jousts and the Great Square for pirate battles, maypole dances, and other fun!

For complete schedule details please call or visit website

Location: Pederson’s Mill at 39115 Rim of the World Drive in Fawnskin
Contact: Tel: (626) 623-9907 Website: www.bbvrsinc.com

 

Music in the Mountains #2 The Garth Guy (Garth Brooks Tribute) with special guest Vegas McGraw

Jul 21, 2018 | 05:00PM – 10:00PM

Music in the Mountains #2 at the Discovery Center will take place on Saturday July 21st with the Garth Guy  ( Garth Brooks Tribute) and special guest Vegas McGraw.

Here are the headliners and dates for the 2018 season:
#1 July 7: LED ZEPAGAIN with Mountaintop Stings
#2 July 21: THE GARTH GUY with Vegas McGraw
#3 August 4: DSB with Live From Earth
#4  August 18: MIRAGE with Petty and The Heartshakers
#5 September 1: THE LONG RUN (TLR) with Shannon Rae & 100 Proof

Music in the Mountains proceeds will continue to benefit the Mountains Foundation’s six powerful programs that focus on conservation, recreation, and education programs; many benefiting the Big Bear Valley.

Tickets prices represent all five concerts and are available online at MountainsFoundation.org.

Location: Big Bear Discovery Center at 40971 North Shore Drive/ Hwy 38, Fawnskin CA 92333
Contact: Tel:(909) 382-2790 Website: www.mountainsfoundation.org/music-in-the-mountains

 

Movies in the Meadow at Snow Summit: Coco

Jul 21, 2018 | 08:00PM – 11:00PM

Movies in the Meadow Summer Series at Snow Summit

Join us at Snow Summit on select dates for our Movies in the Meadow series and enjoy your favorite movies under the stars for FREE

All screenings are hosted in the Snow Summit base area and feature family-friendly films throughout the year

Admission is FREE with concessions available for purchase at Bighorn Smokehouse. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Folding camping chairs and blankets are permitted. Outside food and beverages are not allowed.

Upcoming screenings:
Saturday, June 16 at 8 p.m. Rango
Saturday, June 30 at 8 p.m. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Saturday, July 7 at 8 p.m. Wonder Woman
Saturday, July 21 at 8 p.m.  Coco
Saturday, August 4 at 7:45 p.m. WALL-E
Saturday, August 11 at 7:45 p.m. A Wrinkle in Time

Click Here for more details

Location: Snow Summit Resort at 880 Summit Blvd
Contact: Tel: (844) GO2 – BEAR Website: https://bit.ly/2qjb13s

 

 

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mark-your-calendarBig Bear Lake has so many events happening all the time, it can be hard to keep up! On the first Tuesday of every month, we will dedicate Tuesday’s Topic to upcoming events so that you can plan ahead to join us for the fun!

We received several inches of much-needed snow last weekend and the Ski Resorts and Snow Play Areas are still going strong! Beautiful weather is expected this coming week – mild days, cool nights and blue skies.

Check out just some of the upcoming Big Bear Events and when you see something you would like to take part in, head on over to RSVacations.net and book a Big Bear Cabin for your trip. We have dozens of cabins to choose from and we run specials on a pretty regular basis. Book today!!

 

March

 

Bald Eagle Volunteer Count at the Big Bear Discovery Center

Mar 10, 2018 | 08:00AM – 10:00AM

Volunteer to help the USFS count the bald eagles wintering on the San Bernardino National Forest.  Please dress warm and bring your own binoculars.  All volunteer eagle counts meet at the Discovery Center between 8-8:30 am. Actual count 9am-10am

Location: Big Bear Discovery Center at 40971 North Shore Drive/ Hwy 38, Fawnskin CA 92333
Contact: Tel:(909) 382-2790 Website: www.mountainsfoundation.org

 

USARC Ski-A-Thon at Bear Mountain

Mar 10, 2018 | 09:00AM – 04:30PM

United States Adaptive Recreation  Center Presents their annual Ski-A-Thlon at Bear Mountain

When: Saturday, March 10th, 2018
Where: Bear Mountain Resort
Who: Skiers & Snowboarders (You!)

Online Registration:$150 Individual or $500 Teams of Four
Onsite Registration: $200 Individual or $600 Team of Four

To register online or make a pledge to a registrant click HERE

The hot FUNdraiser of the winter season is the Skiathon, enabling winter fanatics to have fun on the slopes while working toward the estimable end of supporting the USARC. The fundsraised in the annual Skiathon offset the expense of purchasing adaptive ski equipment, training 200 volunteers and professional staff members, and subsidizing the cost of every lesson! Everybody wins!

Participants receive a full-day ticket to Bear Mountain with lift-line cutting privileges, a Survival Kit, a 100% cotton Skiathon 2018 T-shirt, lunch, aprés-ski party with refreshments, hors-d’oeuvres, raffle ticket(s), auction and entertainment.  Sponsors receive a tax deduction and the USARC can continue to provide opportunities for challenges and success.

In addition, grand prizes and raffle prizes include lodging, lift tickets, gift cards, ski clothing, and more! The real winners of the Skiathon are thousands of disabled children and adults who discover their potential through opportunities created by the generosity of each participant and sponsor.

USARC has partnered with FirstGiving to enable on-line registration and fundraising. Skiathon participants will be able to create their own personal fundraising website where supporters may pledge directly with credit cards, e-checks, or Pay-Pal! To register by mail for the Ski-A-Thon, or make a donation, download:  2018 Ski-A-Thon Brochure

Location: Bear Mountain Resort at at 43101 Goldmine Drive
Contact: Tel: (909) 584-0269 Website: www.usarc.org/skiathon

 

SuperGirl SnowPro at Bear Mountain – FREE TO ATTEND!

Mar 16, 2018 12:00AM – Mar 18, 2018 12:00AM

The Supergirl Pro Series will once again feature the Supergirl Snow Pro, a top-level Boardercross (SBX) and Half-pipe competition with the world’s top female pros and a slew of up-and-coming amateur talent. The event is designed to not only showcase the best female snowboarders on the planet, but also to also serve as a developmental contest to help locate, nurture, mentor and encourage the next generation of aspiring snowboarding pros.

The SBX event will be led by 10-time X Games Gold Medalist and 4-time US Olympian, Lindsey Jacobellis, as the voice of the event and its inspirational leader. The half-pipe competition will be hosted by 3-time US Olympian and Olympic Gold Medalist, Hannah Teter.

EVENT SCHEDULE:
Friday, March 16

12:00p – 4:00p SBX practice
12:00p – 4:00p Event athlete registration

Saturday, March 17
7:00a – 11:00a Event athlete registration
9:00a – 4:00p Festival Village Open
9:00a – 2:30p
SBX competition in 4 divisions: Pro, 16+, 12 – 15, 8 – 11
2:30p – 2:45p SBX Awards
2:45p – 4:00p Two live concerts (artists TBA)
2:30p – 4:30p Pipe practice and pipe athlete registration

Sunday, March 18

7:00a – 10:00a Half-pipe practice and event athlete registration
10:00a – 3:30p Festival Village Open
10:00a – 2:00p
Half-pipe competition in 3 divisions: Pro, 16+, 10 – 15, Team
2:00p – 2:15p Half-pipe Awards
2:15p – 3:30p Two live concerts (artists TBA)

THE EVENT, THE SNOWBOARDING CONTEST, AND THE CONCERTS ARE FREE TO ATTEND!!!

Location: Bear Mountain Resort at at 43101 Goldmine Drive
Contact: Tel: (844) 462-2327 Website: www.supergirlsnowpro.com

 

“Red Jump Suit Apparatus” at the Cave

Mar 30, 2018 | 06:30PM – 11:30PM

Doors open at 6:30pm  Concert starts at 7:30 pm. Headliner at 9:00 pm.Please call or visit website for ticket information.

Location: The Cave at 40789 Village Drive, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
Contact: Tel: (909) 878-0204 Website: www.thecavebigbear.com

 

April

 

Tuesday Farmers Market Opens for the Season

Apr 03, 2018 | 08:00AM – 01:30PM

Enjoy farm fresh fruits, vegetables and flowers all summer long. The Farmer’s Market also features unique arts, crafts and handmade items by local artisans.

Every Tuesday from April 3rd until September 25th.

Location: Big Bear Convention Center at 42900 Big Bear Blvd
Contact: Tel: (909) 585-3000 Website: www.bigbearevents.com

 

Moonshine Bandits at the Cave

Apr 13, 2018 | 06:30PM – 11:30PM

Moonshine Bandits is an American country rap duo composed of Tex and Bird. The duo formed in California in 2003 and has released a number of albums, the most recent being Baptized in Bourbon released in March 2017.

Location: The Cave at 40789 Village Drive, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
Contact: Tel: (909) 878-0204 Website: www.thecavebigbear.com

 

Missing Persons at the Cave

Apr 14, 2018 | 06:30PM – 11:30PM

Missing Persons is an American band that plays a blend of new wave and hard rock.

Location: The Cave at 40789 Village Drive, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
Contact: Tel: (909) 878-0204 Website: www.thecavebigbear.com

 

Raymond Vineyards Winemakers Dinner at the Black Kat

Apr 18, 2018 | 06:00PM – 11:00PM

Join us at The Black Kat on April 18, 2018, for our Raymond Vineyards, Winemakers Dinner! We will release our dinner menu a few weeks before our dinner, so make sure you subscribe to our mailing list in order to be notified as soon as the menu is released!Tickets for the Raymond Vineyards Winemakers Dinner  are $135 per person. This will include taxes and gratuity.

Reserve your table today at www.blackkat.com or by calling The Black Kat at (909) 878-0401.

Location: The Black Kat at 560 Pine Knot
Contact: Tel: (909) 878-0401 Website: www.theblackkat.com

 

May

 

Spartan Race Big Bear at Snow Summit Resort

May 19, 2018 – May 20, 2018

Spartan Returns to Big Bear Lake on May 19-20, 2018 with a Beast and Sprint Weekend.  This is a Spartan United States National Series Event.

Taking place on Snow Summit  Resort the race can access elevations as high as 8,200 ft and take you back down 1,200 ft of vertical drop

Please visit website to register and for updates.

Location: Snow Summit Resort at 880 Summit Blvd
Contact: Website: www.spartan.com/en/race/detail/3456/overview

 

“Art on the Corner” in the Village

May 26, 2018 | 10:00AM – 06:00PM

Art on the Corner in the Heart of Big Bear Village on the corner of Village Drive and  Pine Knot Avenue.  Fine Art and Craftsmanship will be features in a variety of  mediums.  Enjoy a glass of beer or wine, enjoy the music and browse the wonderful artwork.   Proceeds to benefit the Bear Valley Guild for the Arts and the Open Sky Music Foundation. FREE for all to attend.

Hours are 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Monday, May 26-28th.

Location: Art on the Corner at the Xmas Tree Lot at Pine Knot and Village Drive
Contact: Tel: (909) 585-2868

 

 

 

 

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WelcomeFebruaryWe are enjoying beautiful, spring-like weather here is Big Bear, and while that means Mother Nature is still being stingy with the snow this season, it also means that you can enjoy our beautiful mountains in many different ways! The ski and tubing resorts are making snow every chance they get, so you can still come on up and enjoy the white stuff! You can also take a hike, go on a mountain bike ride, walk or bike around the lake, go bald eagle watching, take a stroll though the Village, and so much more!!

We have added a couple of great specials to our website so whether you are coming up for a quick last-minute getaway or want to plan a long weekend, we’ve got you covered. Head over to RSVacations.net and book your Big Bear Getaway today!!

 

This Weekend’s Events

 

“Kissed Alive” Kiss Tribute at the Cave

Feb 02, 2018 | 06:30PM – 11:30PM

They bring the full KISS Concert Experience with costumes, makeup, stage show & 40 years of ROCK & ROLL!

KISS is the most successful American rock band of all time.

KISSED ALIVE honors this legacy by performing material from the band’s entire catalog-from the 1st album to it’s most recent releases!

Onstage, you’ll see the classic costumed characters-The Spaceman, The Demon, The Starchild & The Catman!

Location: The Cave at 40789 Village Drive in the Village
Contact: Tel: (909) 878-0204 Website: www.thecavebigbear.com

 

Bear Bowl at Bear Mountain

Feb 03, 2018 | 10:00AM – 12:00PM

Watch as teams from some of the ski and snowboarding biggest industry’s companies face off in a one-of-a-kind competition to determine who will take home the coveted Bear Bowl trophy and be named the masters of the mountain for 2018.

Please call or visit website for more information

Location: Bear Mountain Resort at at 43101 Goldmine Drive
Contact: Tel: (844) 462-2327 Website: www.bigbearmountainresorts.com

 

“Motley 2” Motley Crüe Tribute at The Cave

Feb 03, 2018 | 06:30PM – 11:30PM

Based in Los Angeles California, Motley 2 is the premiere, internationally touring tribute to Motley Crüe that captures the entire look , feel and sound that hard core Crüe fans know and love. We have toured extensively across the nation, and have performed at casinos, bars, clubs, festivals, state fairs, concert in the parks, and corporate events, and are available for everything from family friendly events, or we can heat it up with an adult oriented show that leave crowds wanting more. Are you ready? then, let us “Take You to the Top”

Opening Act: Dianthus Band

Doors open at 6:30pm Concert starts at 7:30pm.  Headliner at 9:00 pm.  Call or visit website for ticket information.

Location: The Cave at 40789 Village Drive, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
Contact: Tel: (909) 878-0204 Website: www.thecavebigbear.com

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fall-view-of-slopesAre you looking for a way to beat the heat? We’ve got the perfect solution! Come to beautiful Big Bear Lake and experience our absolutely gorgeous late summer/early fall weather. Our high temps are in the mid-70’s right now with chance of thunderstorms each afternoon. You will absolutely LOVE IT!!

We enjoyed a wonderful Labor Day weekend here in Big Bear Lake and are looking forward to a few months of fall before the snow flies. This time of year is my absolute favorite! We have perfect weather – warm days, cool nights, and those thunderstorms!! Add to that the fact that all of the summertime activities are still going strong, there are no crowds at all, and pricing on our cabins in at the lowest of the season! It really is the PERFECT time to head up to the mountains and get away from it all.10010661_R_OKTOBERFEST_0904

This weekend we do have a few special events happening, including the opening weekend of Big Bear’s Oktoberfest! We have one of the best celebrations in Southern California, so you don’t want to miss it. Check out the details below and then head over to RSVacations.net to find your perfect Big Bear Cabin. We have a great selection for all group sizes and budgets, and all of our houses are CLEAN and ready for your arrival. Book today!!

 

9-8-2017
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Weekend Events

 

Aaron’s Big Bear Bass Tournament Championship Series

Sep 09, 2017 – Sep 10, 2017

Aaron’s Big Bear Big Bass Tournaments, Big Bear Charter Fishing and Big Bear Cool Cabins are hosting 5 bass fishing tournaments on Big Bear Lake this year. Championship Series events are on April 1, June 10, July 15, August 12 with a Two Day Tournament of Champions September  9-10.

Location: The Boathouse Lakeside Tavern at 350 Alden Road, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
Contact: Tel: 1 (800)475-3166 Website: www.bigbearbassfishing.com

 

The Big Bear Lake Troutfest

Sep 09, 2017 06:30AM – Sep 10, 2017 05:00PM

Since 2004, the Big Bear Lake Troutfest has proven to be a popular outing for all members of your family. Come on up to the crisp clean air of Big Bear and enjoy a weekend among your fellow anglers as you fish for fun and thousands of dollars in cash and prizes!

September 9th – Registration at Visitors Center 630 Bartlett Road 5pm-9pm

Event Times:
Saturday September 9th – 6:30am – 3pm
Sunday September 10th  – 6:30 am – 2pm Awards at 3:30 pm

Click Here for Full Event Details  Or Please call or visit website.

Location: Big Bear Marina at 500 Paine Rd. Big Bear Lake
Contact: Tel: (949) 366-0030 Website: www.wonews.com

 

47th Annual Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest

Sep 09, 2017 12:00PM – Sep 10, 2017 12:00AM

The Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest celebrates 47 years of German style family fun and good times this year. Rated Southern California’s #1 Oktoberfest, this Fall’s festival offers authentic German entertainment, food and beer!

The Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest runs for eight consecutive weekends, September 9 through October 28 at the Big Bear Lake Convention Center, located at 42900 Big Bear Boulevard in Big Bear Lake. The times are Saturdays 12 noon to 12 midnight and Sundays 12 noon to 5:30 p.m.

Location: Big Bear Convention Center at 42900 Big Bear Blvd., Big Bear Lake
Contact: Tel: 909-585-3000 Website: www.bigbearevents.com

Jumping Jack Flash’s “Stones and Stewart” Tribute at the Cave

Sep 09, 2017 | 06:30PM – 11:30PM

The World’s Greatest Rolling Stones Live Concert Re-Creation also featuring Martin Andrew as the legendary Rod Stewart!

The Cave is a new, intimate music venue in Big Bear that promises to bring you up close and personal with its performers. Doors open at 6:30 pm Concert starts at 7:30 pm. Call or visit website for ticket information.

Location: The Cave at 40789 Village Drive, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
Contact: Tel: (909) 878-0204 Website: www.thecavebigbear.com

AAUW Presents “Women in the Arts” at the PAC

Sep 10, 2017 | 02:00PM – 05:00PM

AAUW Presents “Women in the Arts” at the PAC a unique opportunity to meet local authors, artists, performers while supporting AAUW in funding educational opportunities for local girls.

Spend a relaxing afternoon enjoying a variety of art with Panel Discussions, Art Displays, Live Music, Hors d’oeuvres, Wine, and Silent Auction.

This year’s honorees are Barbara King (Pianist), Carol Mulvihill (Painter), Sharon Rizzo (Cellist/Educator), Kathy Portie (Writer/Photo Journalist), Diana Wondergem (Artist), Jeannie Antes (Artist), and Yvonne Phillips (Author)

Tickets $30 ( $35 at door if not sold out)

Location: Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center at 39707 Big Bear Blvd., Big Bear Lake
Contact: Tel: (909) 866-7304

 

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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 on Saturday. Gorgeous!

This weekend brings several special events to the 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!

8.10.17
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Weekend Events

 

Kodiak Kids Trail Run Series at Snow Summit

Aug 10, 2017 | 04:00PM – 06:00PM

Kodiak Kids present their annual 4 part Trail Run Series set to take place in 2017 at Snow Summit. Dates are Thursdays August 3, 10, 17 and 24 at 4pm  with 1.5 and 3 mile loops.

Location: Snow Summit Resort at 880 Summit Blvd
Contact: Website: www.kodiakkids.org

 

28th Annual Antique Car Club Fun Run in the Village

Aug 11 – 13, 2017 | 09:00AM – 04:00PM

The 28th Annual Antique Car Club’s Fun Run takes place Friday August 11th through Sunday August 13th. The Fun Run features a car show with 500+ cars – roadsters, classics, antiques and hot rods, lining the streets of Big Bear Village. Friday is registration day from 9-5 pm for participants at the Bartlett Parking Lot, Saturday is the day to view the cars on display from 9-4 pm and the Fun Run drive around the Lake takes place at  3pm at the end of day on Saturday, and the awards ceremonies are on Sunday starting at 9:00 am.

Location: The Village of Big Bear Lake
Contact: Tel: (909) 866-3938 Website: www.antiquecarclub.org

 

“The Spazmatics” Ultimate 80’s Show at the Cave

Aug 11, 2017 | 06:30PM – 10:00PM

The Spazmatics were born in the spring of 1983 when physics professor Kevin Stigwood of Alta Dena High in Thousand Oaks California, lost a debate over String Theory to an upstart pupil in front of the entire student body and faculty. As agreed to by both parties, the loser would have to do anything that the winner demanded, and the victorious prodigy demanded that Mr. Stigwood perform “She Blinded Me With Science” by Thomas Dolby during half-time at an upcoming state basketball championship game.

Doors open at 6:30pm; Opening Act starts at 7:30pm Headliner at 9:00 pm. Call or visit website for ticket information.

Location: The Cave at 40789 Village Drive, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
Contact: Tel: (909) 878-0204 Website: www.thecavebigbear.com

 

Aaron’s Big Bear Bass Tournament Championship Series

Aug 12, 2017

Aaron’s Big Bear Big Bass Tournaments and Big Bear Charter Fishing are hosting 5 bass fishing tournaments on Big Bear Lake this year. Championship Series events are on April 1, June 10, July 15, August 12 with a Two Day Tournament of Champions September  9-10.

Location: The Boathouse Lakeside Tavern at 350 Alden Road, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
Contact: Tel: 1 (800)475-3166 Website: www.bigbearbassfishing.com

 

16th Annual Big Bear Renaissance Faire

Aug 12 – 13, 2017 | 10:00AM – 06:00PM

The 16th annual Big Bear Valley Renaissance Faire takes place August 5-6, 12-13, 19-20 and 26-27 at Pederson’s Mill in Fawnskin. Our Faire is a continual day of mirth and merriment, excitement and education. The village streets lead you past crafts, costumes, food, stages, and games. The Enchanted Shire has six stages of ongoing shows performing every half-hour. There is also an arena for the jousts and the Great Square for pirate battles, maypole dances, and other fun!

Location: Pederson’s Mill at 39115 Rim of the World Drive in Fawnskin
Contact: Tel: (909) 301-1319 Website: www.bbvrsinc.org

 

John Acosta’s Bee Gees Gold Tribute to the Bee Gees at the Cave

Aug 12, 2017 | 06:30PM – 11:30PM

John Acosta as Barry Gibb has performed in Bee Gees Tributes all over the world. His portrayal of lead singer Barry Gibb is with a zest for detail, like no other. From the look to the falsetto you will close your eyes and say it’s Barry! John Acosta’s Bee Gees Gold tribute Is the ultimate salute, and experience of seeing the Bee Gees in their prime, LIVE ONCE AGAIN! With the detailed vocal stylings of John Acosta (Barry) , Daryl Borges (Robin) , Jeff Celentano (Maurice) as the brothers Gibb, there is a sensation that will make you blurt out , Wow.. I just seen and heard the Bee Gees! Backed by a live band, the Vegas Bee Gees tribute recreates the look and sound of the Bee Gees from the 60’s to the late 70’s, with their unique falsettos that made them legends.

The Cave is a new, intimate music venue in Big Bear that promises to bring you up close and personal with its performers. Doors open at 6:30 pm Concert starts at 7:00 pm. Call or visit website for ticket information.

Location: The Cave at 40789 Village Drive, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
Contact: Tel: (909) 878-0204 Website: www.thecavebigbear.com

 

 

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We are looking forward to perfect summer weather in Big Bear Lake this week with highs in the mid-80’s and clear skies. Ideal weather for outdoor activities and BBQs with Dad on Father’s Day!!excellent-trout

As I have talked about all week, we have dozens of different activities available throughout our beautiful valley. Check out Tuesday’s post for ideas and links! This weekend we also have a few special events, so check those out below.

If you are planning a trip to the mountains, we invite you to book one of our wonderful cabins. We have the very best owners who love their cabins and enjoy sharing them with others so they can make lasting memories with their own families! RS Vacations offers clean cabins with a wide range of amenities and superior customer service. Book your Big Bear Getaway today!

 

6.15.17
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Weekend Events

 

Golden State Rally at Big Bear

Jun 15, 2017 – Jun 18, 2017

Hwy 101 Event Co. is pleased to provide the following initial details for an exciting, inaugural, three-day rally in Big Bear Lake, CA that kicks off the summer riding season.

We are anticipating over 700 motorcycle riders to participate and are expecting riders from CA, NV, and AZ. With the emphasis on ride, shop, dine and play in the Big Bear area, the Golden State Rally looks forward to introducing rally participants to all that the Big Bear Lake area has to offer. So, mark the date on your calendar and join us in the mountains.

Please call or visit website for more details

Location: The Lodge at Big Bear Lake Holiday Inn Resort at 40650 Village Drive
Contact: Tel: (760) 766-3307 Website: www.goldenstaterally.com

 

Team Big Bear Mountain Bike Shoot Out #2 at Snow Summit

Jun 17, 2017 – Jun 18, 2017

Team Big Bear presents Mountain Bike Racing with the Big Bear Shoot-Out #2
which is also the Kenda Cup XC #6, Kenda Cup Endurance #4, So Cal Enduro #7 and Snow Summit Downhill Series #2

For more details please visit website or call (909) 633-6729

Location: Registration/Start: Snow Summit Resort at 880 Summit Drive
Contact: Tel: (909) 633-6729 Website: www.teambigbear.com

 

14th Annual Carp Round-Up at Big Bear Municipal Water District

Jun 17 – 18, 2017 | 07:00AM – 04:00PM

This two-day event is held once a year.  Two-person teams participate to catch as many carp as possible with either a pole or a bow to win cash. Prizes awarded in multiple categories including: 1st-3rd place shoreline team, 1st-3rd place boating team, biggest and smallest fish and more.  Enter a raffle to win a custom hunting bow.

CHECK-IN: Saturday starts 5:00 AM. All hunters must check-in

HUNTING TIMES:Saturday 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Sunday 7:00 AM – 2:00 PM ‘

AWARDS: Sunday, starts at 3:00 PM . Cash Prizes!!!

Visit website or call 909-866-5796 for more information.

Location: Big Bear Municipal Water District at 40524 Lakeview Drive
Contact: Tel: (909) 866-5796 Website: www.bbmwd.com/carp-roundup/

 

“Mick Adams and The Stones” Rolling Stones Tribute at The Cave

Jun 17, 2017 | 06:30PM – 10:30PM

Named one of the top ten tribute bands in the world by Backstage 360 Magazine, Mick Adams and The Stones are an authentic recreation of The Rolling Stones, live in concert!

Endorsed by former Atlantic Records President, Jerry Greenberg, Ryan Seacrest and Mark Cuban, this band must be seen to be believed! According to Jerry, “It doesn’t get any closer than this!”Mick Adams and the Stones have been featured twice on National TV’s “The World’s Greatest Tribute Bands.”This exciting seven piece, live recreation of The Stones in concert, features multiple costume changes, full choreography, and a media show.

The Cave is a new, intimate music venue in Big Bear that promises to bring you up close and personal with its performers. Doors open at 6:30 pm Concert starts at 8:00 pm. Call or visit website for more details.

Location: The Cave at 40789 Village Drive, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
Contact: Tel: (909) 878-0204 Website: www.thecavebigbear.com

 

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Yesterday I mused about dads and how it might be nice to surprise them with something really special this year for Father’s Day instead of getting them yet another tie. 😉 Well, today I will give you some ideas of what kind of fun you can have this weekend (and every summer/fall weekend) in Big Bear Lake. You will be amazed at how many different things to do there are in our little slice of heaven!

Don’t forget to check out our cabins at RSVacations.net! Rates are still at the off-season level (plus we still have specials!!), so there is no better time to treat Dad to a fun, mountain getaway!

 

Lake Activities

 

Fishing – He can bring gear to fish on his own, or you can treat him to a day with an expert fishing guide. Either way, he can grill up some fresh fish for dinner after a relaxing day of fishing!
Fish Big Bear

Boating – Pontoons, Fishing Boats, and Performance Boats – our local marinas have you covered for a day of fun out on the lake!waterskier
Big Bear Marina

Wakeboarding/Waterskiing/Tubing – Ready to get wet? No problem! Dad (and the rest of the family) will have a blast in the water!
Designated Wakesports

Canoeing/Kayaking/Stand-up Paddleboarding – If he likes to have fun and get a workout at the same time, there are plenty of places to rent these types of equipment.
Captain John’s Fawn Harbor

Parasailing – Perhaps Dad is an adrenaline junkie? Flying above the lake is sure to get his blood pumping!
Pine Knot Parasail

Jet-Skis/Wave-Runners – Everyone loves personal watercraft! Spend a few hours exploring the lake and have tons of fun, as well!
North Shore Landing

Lake Tours – Is he a history buff? Take Dad on a lake tour! We have two different tour boats – the Miss Liberty Paddlewheel and the ‘Time Bandit’ Pirate Ship.
Miss Liberty at Pine Knot Marina
Time Bandit Pirate Ship at Holloway’s Marina

 

Forest Activities

 

Sky Chair – The Sky Chair takes the work out of forest fun! Take a relaxing ride up the mountain, grab some lunch at the top, then hike, bike, or ride the chair back down.
Sky Chair at Snow Summit Resort

Mountain Biking – Big Bear has miles of trails, including fire roads and single-track. We also have the Snow Summit Bike Park which offers a variety of terrain for all levels ofSummitMountainBike dads!
Snow Summit Bike Park

Hiking – If Dad is a nature lover, a mountain hike is just the thing! Explore the forest and see all types of wildlife and vegetation.
Big Bear Discovery Center

Zipline/Tree Climbing – Adventure-seeking dads will love a zipline or tree climbing excursion where they can fly through the forest and over rocky canyons or rope climb one of our towering pines.
Action Tours

Horseback Riding – Does he love horses? Take him on a tour through the hills on horseback and view some gorgeous vistas.
Big Bear Equestrian Center
Baldwin Lake Stables

4 x 4 Off-Road Tours – Get off the beaten path and do some 4x4ing. Take an Off-Road Tour and give Dad a view of the back-country or let Dad do the driving on a self-drive tour. There are sunset tours, stargazer trips, and a few historical tours!
Big Bear Jeep Experience

Big Bear Off-Road Adventures

 

Around Town Activities

 

Helicopter Tours –  If Dad dreams of being in the air, this is the perfect way to tour the Big Bear Valley!
Helicopter Big Bear

golf in the mountains_0Golfing – He can enjoy the benefits of altitude on his swing and have a beautiful backdrop to play 9 holes at our local course.
Bear Mountain Golf Course

Alpine Slide/Water Slide – For the dad that just wants to have fun, a day at Big Bear’s Magic Mountain is a great way to cool off and have a blast!
Alpine & Water Slide at Magic Mountain

Go-Kart Racing – If he likes speed, take him to Big Bear Speedway and let him compete against the clock at up to 30 mph!
Big Bear Speedway

Escape Room or Scavenger Hunt – For dads that like to use their heads, try an escape room or scavenger hunt. Super fun!
Adventure Quest
Mountain Room Escapes

Bowling – Take him to the lanes for some indoor fun. Let him show of his bowling skills as he aims for 300!
Bowling Barn

Laser Tag/Arcade – Dad can recapture his youth at the Big Bear Funplex. All kinds of family fun in one place!
Big Bear Funplex

Zoo – If Dad is an animal lover, the Big Bear Alpine Zoo is full of rescued animals that are local to our beautiful mountains.
Big Bear Alpine Zoo

Live Music/Nightlife – Take him out on the town and enjoy some live music and a variety of clubs and bars.
The Cave

 

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