Let’s Kick Off the Fall!

Welcome to October in the beautiful mountain valley of Big Bear Lake! We would say this is one of our favorite season, but every corner of the year is spectacular here! For October, the city of Big Bear is throwing all types of events to celebrate the new season. From Halloween events, to Oktoberfest, to concerts at The Cave, to a flashlight safari at the Big Bear Alpine Zoo, your weekend will be packed with things to do!



Corazón De Maná: Tributo a Maná

Oct 5 | 6:30pm | $15 | Full Bar | All Ages

CDM es un tributo compuesta por 5 fanáticos de Maná que quieren ofrecer la mejor experiencia de concierto de Maná. • CDM is a tribute comprised of 5 Maná fans that want deliver the ultimate Maná live experience. Celebremos la “Revolución de Amor”.

Doors 6:30 PM | Opening Act 7:30 PM | Headlining Act 9 PM

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Dead Man’s Party: Oingo Boingo tribute

Oct 6 | 6:30pm | $18 | Full Bar | All Ages

OINGO BOINGO tribute band Dead Man’s Party has been bringing you Boingo tunes LIVE – the way you remember ’em from actual Oingo Boingo shows – for over a decade! This 8-PIECE BAND has been fashioned after the ORIGINAL OINGO BOINGO LINE-UP, featuring a THREE-PIECE HORN SECTION, GUITAR, BASS, KEYS, DRUMS and a front-man so convincing that people sometimes believe that they are actually watching DANNY ELFMAN himself!

Not only has DMP been “ELFO-APPROVED” by Oingo Boingo founder & DMP supporter RICHARD ELFMAN, but at times the band has been joined on stage by FORMER OINGO BOINGO BAND MEMBERS, such as STEVE BARTEK, JOHNNY “VATOS” HERNANDEZ, and JOHN AVILA.

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Rebel Souljahz

Oct 7 | 6:30pm | $25 | Full Bar | All Ages

Rebel SoulJahz hail from the urban streets of Waipahu, Hawaii. Since the bands inception in 2006 they have arranged, written and performed several number 1 hits such as “Nothing to Hide”, “The One”, “Play me like a Fool” and “Ms. Beautiful”. They have traveled to over 18 countries with headline performances to as many as 15,000+ attendees.

Doors 6:30PM | Opening Act 7:30PM | Headliner 9PM

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Other Events

Big Bear Scare Weekend

Oct 05, 2018 – Oct 07, 2018
Big Bear Lake is the place to eat, drink, and be scary.  We’ve been communicating with spooks and spirits to bring you your favorite Halloween activities every weekend September 14th through October!

Join us for the Big Bear Scare and plan your Mountain Lake Escape…if you dare!

More information at here!


Big Bear Falltacular Weekend

Oct 05, 2018 – Oct 07, 2018
For the true beleafers, this is the best time to visit Big Bear.  As the mountain air turns crisp and cool, golden hues emerge to cast a warm glow over Big Bear Lake making it Southern California’s most popular location to capture autumn’s beauty.  The Falltacular is the celebration of pumpkin spice everything, the glory of sweater weather and all the ways you can enjoy this wonder-fall time of the year.

Find more information here!

Celebrate Harvest & Halloween at Gold Rush Mining Adventures

Oct 04, 2018 | 10:00AM – 05:00PM

Daily September 10 – November 3rd from 10am to 5pm

A visual extravaganza awaits! Enjoy the “spirit” of the season.  Learn the science behind “Slime”, have fun creating your own, and discover other fun treasure adventures.  Visit our Ghost Town for free photo opts.

Location: Gold Rush Mining Adventures at 40016 Big Bear Blvd

Contact: Tel: (909) 866-5678 Website: www.goldrushminigadventures.com

Flashlight Safari at the Big Bear Alpine Zoo

Oct 05, 2018 | 06:30PM – 08:30PM

Gates open at 6:30 pm.  No entries after 7:00 pm.  Regular Admission Rates apply.
Dress Warmly! Experience the Big Bear Alpine Zoo’s nocturnal animals. As soon as the sun sets and the stars begin to shine the nocturnal animals activate, and their natural instincts take over.

Location: Big Bear Alpine Zoo at 43285 Goldmine Drive

Contact: Tel: (909) 584-1299 Website: www.bigbearzoo.org


Oct 05, 2018 | 06:30PM – 11:00PM

Bear Valley Farms is bringing back its annual Halloween Haunt, this time under the banner of “Scare Valley Farms.” A highly-produced haunt created in partnership with RWB Party Props, known for such haunts as Queen Mary and Universal Studios, Scare Valley Farms aims to terrify guests from mid-September through just after Halloween.

Find more information here!

Occupy Big Bear Car Show at Big Bear City Airport

Oct 06, 2018

Join us for the incredibly fun weekend in Big Bear, California!    #OccupyBigBear is a symbol of all things good about the European car culture. With so many of us Euro car guys growing families and filled with daily life, #OBB gives us all a chance to see the many friends who share the love of European car life. The cars that make the trek up the mountains range from the new daily drivers to the dust-off sitting in the garage rarity.

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The 14th Annual Western Outdoor News Big Bear Lake TroutfesT

Oct 06, 2018 06:30AM – Oct 07, 2018 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!

Find more information here!

39th Annual Soroptimist’s Hearth & Home Tour

Oct 06, 2018 | 09:00AM – 03:00PM

Big Bear Valley shows off its charm during the 39th Annual Hearth and Home Tour, sponsored by Soroptimist International of Big Bear Valley. On Saturday, October 6, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., delight in remarkable homes and enjoy Big Bear’s fall foliage as autumn settles into the mountains.

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Big Bear Yoga Festival at the Performing Arts Center. Register for FREE Saturday Sessions!

Oct 06, 2018 09:00AM – Oct 07, 2018 12:00PM

Everyone is welcome and FREE for all to attend! Anyone new to yoga is especially welcome – we have beginning, easy and introductory classes just for you! This is a wonderful opportunity to explore and try something new! More experienced students will also have a wide range of classes to pick from, and an opportunity to deepen your practice. Bring an open mind!

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Fall Pumpkin Patch and Petting Zoo at Bear Valley Farms

Oct 06, 2018 | 10:00AM – 01:00PM

Bear Valley Farms will be holding special Pumpkin Patch and Petting Zoo events every Saturday in October. Scheduled from 10am to 1pm each Saturday of the month, guests are invited to come enjoy the fall atmosphere of the Farm, meet the animals up close and personal, and pick their own pumpkins.

Find more information here!