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Five Must Do Winter Activities in Big Bear

It’s close to that time of year again! Christmas and the Holidays are just around the corner and will be upon us before we know it! So let’s get up to Big Bear and enjoy everything it has to offer! There‘s no shortage of exciting activities and events during the winter in Big Bear. Here are our 5 must do winter activities in Big Bear!

Santa’s Grand Entrance and Christmas Tree Lighting

If you can be in Big Bear Lake Village the evening of Friday November 27th then you are in a one of Big Bear Lake Village’s most fun traditions…The Grand Entrance of Santa Claus and the Lighting of the Christmas Tree! It’s a great event that you are the children are sure to love. Entertainment begins at 5pm and Santa arrives at 6pm in his sled to light the Christmas Tree. Be there!


Ski…Ski…Ski !!!

Big Bear is of course well known for its two main ski resorts of Bear Mountain and Snow Summit and this is the perfect time to strap on your skis or snowboard and hit the slopes. Hopefully Mother Nature will build us a huge base this year but either way both resorts work hard to produce plenty of snow to keep you shredding!


winter activities in Big Bear
The Alpine Slide and Snow Play

It’s not just skiing that you can do in Big Bear however. There are plenty of other fun ways to enjoy the snow and winter weather. How about taking a ride on the magic carpet and then snow tubing? What about a ride on the Alpine Slide, a fast paced ride down toboggan-like experience. Both a ton of fun and excitement!


winter activities in Big Bear
Helicopter Tours

See Big Bear as you’ve never seen it before…Fly with the eagles high above the the lake and mountain on a thrilling and memorable helicopter ride. With trips lasting anywhere from a short “chopper experience” to a long and ranging tour of the San Bernardino mountains there’s no doubt that you’ll have a lasting memory of the experience!


winter activities in Big Bear
Relax…It’s Massage time!!!

OK you’ve been busy all day and now you’re tired and a little achy! How about indulging yourself with a revitalizing massage and spa. And the best part? They come to you! Mountain Mobile Massage & Spa have a 5 star Yelp rating and will come to your cabin and completely pamper and revitalize you. Afterwards you’ll be completely refreshed for the evening and the next day’s activities!