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Halloween in the Village - October 31 Free

Take a walk through the village seeing all the horrors that it has to offer! Don't forget your costume or you'll miss out on the trick or treating!
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Big Bear Thanksgiving Turkey Trot

Held at Meadow Park on Thanksgiving Day, is designed primarily as a family event.  It's held in anticipation of indulgent Thanksgiving feasts to run in turkey trots to burn off calories before the big feast!
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Big Bear Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest begins Saturday, September 9 and runs for eight consecutive weekends through Saturday, October 28, 2017. Location: The Convention Center of Big Bear Lake: 42900 Big Bear Blvd.
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Big Bear Farmer's Market

Every Tuesday till end of September from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm. Located at the Big Bear Convention Center at the corner of Division and Big Bear Blvd. The Market also has crafts and handmade items.
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Weather is perfect for Paddle Boarding

Paddle Big Bear launches Saturday, June 10, at a new venue - Veterans Park. The event is composed of clinics, demos,races and more. (Grizzly)
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Big Bear is Sweet!

Next time you visit Big Bear, stop in the village and treat yourself to some homemade candy or ice cream! We recommend the Sweet Shop, which always reminds us of the movie Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory. Speaking of chocolate, they have that to...
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Big Bear is a Hiker's Paradise!

We've done a lot of hiking in the big bear area so we thought we'd share some of our favorite trails with you! Big Bear has a trail for everyone: from easy meandering routes through pines and wildflowers to steep challenging trails that cli...
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Mountain Wildflowers Are Here!

Warming weather in the Big Bear mountains means summer time wildflowers. Right now you'll see beautiful flowers springing up all over, coloring the landscape with rich reds, pale whites, nectar yellows and deep blues. Come visit and see for your...
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Big Bear Fishing Tournaments Under Way

As summer approaches the fishing in big bear is heating up. Last week was the Hall Family May Trout Classic, and many more are to come this summer! Visit the Big Bear Municipal Water District website for a complete list of all fishing tournaments thi...
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What It's Like to Ski in So Cal

Today is a beautiful day in Big Bear, California, less than 100 miles east of Los Angeles, with sunny skies and lots of snow still on the ground. This live photo from the Snow Summit webcam shows stunning views of Big Bear Lake and the beautiful snow...
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Big Bear Lake is a Frozen Winter Wonderland

Big Bear Lake is frozen over for the season. During the winter months, its snowy shores offer visitors stunning views of the still, icy lake and snow-dusted mountain slopes of Bear Mountain and Snow Summit. The almost 7-mile-long reservoir is complet...
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Big Bear Mountain Receives 30+ Inches of Fresh Snow!

A total of 31 inches of fresh snow accumulated over the last three days, with more snow on Saturday! It's official: El Nino is here. Bear mountain and Snow Summit report reports 40" of snow at the base and 52" at the summit, with 12/12 lifts ope...
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Winter Snow Storm Rolls into Big Bear

Here's a live shot of from the webcam atop Bear Mountain, on Chair 9 (Goldmine Mountain). Big Bear is foretasted to have snow for three days straight. Now's the time to book your vacation rental reservation at the Green Gable Cottage for yo...
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Who Doesn't Love Cupcakes?

Next time you're in big bear, stop by our favorite coffee shop in the Village: the Copper Q. Located on Pine Knot Avenue, this coffee shop has a charming and relaxing atmosphere. While you're there, don't forget to have a cupcake...or two!...
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Seasonal Craft Beers in Big Bear

Next time you're in the Village, visit Big Bear's newest brewery: Big Bear Lake Mountain Brewing Company. Their pumpkin spice seasonal beer is our favorite! Sugar coated rim with strong flavors of pumpkin spice and a creamy top. Mmm!...
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Fall Colors in the Village

The Village in downtown Big Bear Lake, CA, is alive with the colors of fall! The leaves are changing colors as the trees prepare for another gorgeous season of snowfall.Take a walk with your loved ones through our quaint downtown streets an...
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Fall Picnic in Boulder Bay

This fall, take the family for a picnic to breathtaking Boulder Bay where you’ll find fascinating rock formations dotting the coast of this Big Bear Lake inlet.Take a lovely stroll around pristine Boulder Bay Park where you’ll find manicured grassy a...
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Ski Season at Big Bear

It's almost that time of year again! Snowboarders and skiers will be delighted to know that the slopes at Bear Mountain are now open for the winter months. Watch for new storms to bring in fresh powder. El Nino is planed to kick-in mid wint...
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We Have Wifi!

Our rental cabin is fully-equipped with high-speed internet access for your stay! Bring your laptop or tablet along with you to relax in beautiful Sugarloaf without sacrificing your connection to the web.After a long day on the slopes, mountain bikin...
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We Have a New Website!

We've just upgraded our website to better serve our guests. Our website is now 100% mobile friendly so you can now place reservations from your smart phone!Feel free to let us know how you like our new site. And of course, if you have any questions a...
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Snow Is On It's Way!

A storm is rolling into Big Bear this weekend! Temperatures at Sugarloaf and the surrounding area are supposed to drop into the high 20's/low 30's F starting Friday morning. In combination with a 90% chance of rain, that means snow is headed our...
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Keyless Entry Now Available

We just installed a keyless entry system in our vacation rental so you no longer have to worry about losing your cabin key!Upon confirmation of your reservation we will email you a key-code that you can use to access your home-away-from-home. Ju...