Finding the perfection Christmas getaway is as easy as making the trek to Big Bear. Our Southern Californian city is home to magical holiday experiences and thrilling winter attractions that will make your vacation one to remember. Explore below to see why we think the holidays are best spent in Big Bear during Christmas:
Never Too Many Snow Days
The Christmas season is typically when Big Bear starts to see snowfall. If you are traveling from the Southwest, you may not often get to experience this magical moment. Take a snow-covered hike around the area or snap on some snowshoes for an outdoor adventure. Big Bear is famous for our incredible skiing and snowboarding. See what the fun is all about by taking to the mountain and its many ski trails. There is no wrong way to celebrate the holidays with a little snow around you!
Movies in the Meadow – A Christmas Story
Get an exciting viewing of the holiday classic, A Christmas Story, at our free movie screenings. Snow Summit hosts the Movies in the Meadow event all year round for free family fun. The excitement keeps going during the holiday season with a screening of A Christmas Story for your enjoyment! This year’s screening will take place on December 21st at 6:00 PM!
Big Bear During the Christmas Tree Lighting
The Village is your one-stop shop for all things Christmas related in Big Bear. Get started on the holiday season with the official Tree Lighting Ceremony taking place on November 29th at 5:00 PM. Most of Big Bear comes together for this special event as the gigantic tree in the center of The Village gets turned on for the first time of the season. This is a can’t-miss spectacle!
Andrew McMahon’s Christmas in California
If you have been a fan of indie pop for the last 10 years, you may have heard of Andrew McMahon. His catchy tunes will be coming to Big Bear on December 20th for a holiday-themed show only found here. Do not miss this exclusive Big Bear event!
Christmas Done Right in Big Bear
Now is the perfect time to see why visitors keep coming back to Big Bear every holiday season. Our exclusive Big Bear cabins are ready to host you and your family for Christmas. Simply take a look at which rentals will be available for you and pick out your favorite for a memorable holiday getaway!