Big Bear Lake, CA. September 26, 2015 - The year was 1810, the place was southern Germany, Bavaria, and life was hard. It was the month of October and all of the countryside had been working day and night to finish their fall harvest and prepare for the onset of winter. While the plow horses were working and the farmers’ days were filled from … [Read more...]

Award-Winning Country Singer is Back With New Show


Big Bear Lake, CA, January 22, 2014 – Valentine’s Day weekend is luring back an accomplished recording artist to the Big Bear Lake Convention Center. Oklahoma native Brent Payne takes the stage Saturday, February 15 to deliver southern rock, country classics, and classic rock. Payne’s career has been gaining steam in recent years. Music … [Read more...]

Rolling the dice for Singing Pines

Big Bear Lake, CA, March 3, 2013 - Local St. Patrick’s Day celebrations include the 2nd annual Luck of the Irish Casino Night on Saturday, March 16 at the Convention Center.  The event is the key annual fundraiser for Singing Pines Education Center, Big Bear’s only private school. A Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament with a $25 buy-in is … [Read more...]

Holiday Fun In Big Bear Valley

Big Bear Lake, CA, November 17, 2012, 6am - This week Bear Mountain & Snow Summit officially opened for the season. Get any early start to the holidays and have some fun on the slopes with friends and family. The Community Arts Theater Society, CATS, presents Oliver at the Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center. The show will run through … [Read more...]

American Legion Hosts Children’s Holiday Party

Big Bear Lake, CA, November 13, 2012, 6am - The American Legion is holding their annual Children’s Holiday Party on Saturday, December 1, from 11am until 1pm. The party will be held at the Big Bear Lake Convention Center. The event is for children ages two to 12 years old, and all children must be accompanied by an adult. Santa will be there. … [Read more...]

Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest Starts September 15


Big Bear Lake, CA, August 3, 2012, noon - The Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest celebrates 42 years of German style family fun and good times this year. The festival at the Convention Center offers authentic German entertainment, food and fun. The Franken Power Express Band from Germany will perform and a variety of dance groups will perform throughout … [Read more...]

Wyatt’s Cafe & Saloon Celebrates National Day Of The Cowboy


Big Bear Lake, CA, July 26, 2012, 9:00am - Cowboys have been a significant piece of American history for hundreds of years. And this year, Wyatt’s Cafe & Saloon will join the National celebration of the heritage of these hard-working men & women. The National Day of the Cowboy is this Saturday, July 28. Wyatt’s Cafe & Saloon will be … [Read more...]

“Brewsfest” Beer Benefit For Saint Joseph’s Food Pantry


Big Bear Lake, CA, July 4, 2012, noon - The first annual Big Bear Lake Brewsfest will be held in conjunction with the Annual Old Miner’s Day Carnival on Saturday, July 7. The Brews For Food event is a benefit for St. Joseph’s Food Pantry and will feature sixteen different beers for sampling. Entertainment will be provided by the Blue … [Read more...]

Moonshine & Mayhem Event To Raise Money For Local Charities

Big Bear Lake, CA, February 17, 2012, 3:00pm - The Big Bear Chamber of Commerce is holding its annual Moonshine & Mayhem event on February 25th, 2012, at the Big Bear Lake Convention Center.  The Chamber has added a charity dance competition to the event that will help raise money for local Big Bear charities and the Chamber of Commerce. … [Read more...]

Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest This Weekend

Big Bear Lake, CA, September 17, 2011, noon - This year the Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest celebrates 41 years of German style family fun and good times. This Fall’s festival offers even more authentic German entertainment than in years past. Big Bear Lake’s Oktoberfest at the Convention Center began at noon today offering free admission for all … [Read more...]