Christmas in Big Bear


Make the most of Christmas and the holidays in Big Bear Lake!

Holidays in Big Bear Lake are a must, with winter snowfall making the season all the more special. Take advantage of lodging specials and let our local businesses help with holiday shopping and seasonal savings.


The Village Tree Lighting Ceremony
Head to The Village for the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony Nov. 20 at 5 PM. Santa and Mrs. Claus will make a special appearance and attendees can enjoy performances by Nikki Sparks, The Mountain Marvelettes, and carolers. The Village will be decorated with twinkling lights along with seven expertly carved bears and other woodland creatures scattered throughout The Village making for some ideal selfie opportunities!

Mountain Christmas Boutique
Join in the Thanksgiving holiday tradition that’s been bringing Christmas spirit to the community for 35 years! This year’s Mountain Christmas Boutique is featuring 40+ vendors, visits with Santa, and arts & crafts for the kids. Dates are Nov 26-28 from 10 AM – 5 PM Fri & Sat and 10 AM – 4 PM Sun. 42900 Big Bear Blvd ​909 585-3000


Big Bear Mountain Resorts
Both Snow Summit and Bear Mountain ski resorts are open through the Christmas holiday. Reserve your tickets, and or lessons, and spend your holiday season tearing it up on the slopes!

Snow Tubing
Not into skiing or riding? Enjoy the snowy slopes on a snow tube at three locations in Big Bear! Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain and Big Bear Snow Play are open daily from 10 AM – 4 PM. Nighttime Glow Tubing will begin at both locations Nov. 29.

Year-Round Adventure Tours
Book off-roading Jeep tours, zipline and Segway tours, snowshoe tours, horseback tours, and helicopter tours 365 days a year! Book your adventure before they fill up and be ready to feel a real rush!


Earth’s Elements

Shop stones, crystals, incense and valuable gifts from Mother Nature to support healing and balance of mind, body, and spirit. Take a journey into the realm of self care, consciousness, and spiritual strengthening from Thanksgiving Day through Christmas and enjoy 20-50% off select items.

560 Pine Knot Ave 909-878-0433