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Halloween in Big Bear

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When you need to take a break this Halloween, make that getaway to a four-season locale full of fun. When your escape comes during the spooky season of Halloween, you’ll get all of the fall and Halloween fun you hope for and more when you point your compass toward the shores of Big Bear Lake. There is a myriad of fun Halloween events in Big Bear and activities in addition to our year-round activities and attractions you won’t want to miss.

Halloween Events in Big Bear in The Village

Celebrate Halloween in The Village. Guests of all ages are invited to The Village for a store-to-store trick-or-treat. From 5-7 p.m. on Halloween you’ll be able to score some delicious treats from participating stores. Wear your spookiest costume! If you brought your pup with you, they can join in on the festivities. There’s a special dog Halloween costume contest! Head over to the Copper Q for the event that takes place 4-4:30 p.m. before hitting the streets and shops for trick-or-treat.

Treats & Trails

Join the Southern California Mountains Foundation for Halloween in Big Bear this fall season. They’ll be hosting the annual event on the Rathbun Trail in nearby Moonridge. Dress in your Halloween best and bring the family to enjoy the event that includes trick-or-treating! The event takes place October 28, 12-2 p.m.

Howl at the Moon Halloween Party

Join in the Halloween fun at Barrel 33. All ages are welcome to enjoy the party that includes a DJ, seasonal drinks and foods, raffles, prizes, and a costume contest. Adults: the first drink is free! Also, kids in the group get in free. The event takes place 5-8 p.m. on October 28. Check out their website to register for the ticketed event.

Escape Rooms

The Big Bear Escape Room goes spooky for Halloween. Try their Halloween “Big Bear Asylum” puzzle room or try another regularly available room. Mountain Room Escapes also offers escape room experiences with a variety of stories. No matter where you go, you’ll need to solve the clues and break out of the room in 60 minutes or less to win. Each room is rated by difficulty and has an advised age and number of participants to solve, so choose the appropriate room for you and your group when you book online.

Alpine Pedal Path

Stretch your legs and set out on foot or rent some bikes and point yourself in the direction of the Alpine Pedal Path. The 2.5-mile path is located on the north shore of Big Bear Lake. It’s perfect for all ages and skill levels, since it is mostly asphalt and mostly flat. There are sections that cut close to the water for a beautiful view of the lake, as well as through trees and beautiful scenery for a fun way to get a breath of fresh mountain air and sunshine. The adventure starts at the Stanfield Cutoff and ends near the Solar Observatory. No matter what mode of transportation you choose, make sure to watch for walkers, joggers, bikers, and others gliding along the path on rollerblades.


A breath of fresh mountain air, beautiful mountain scenery, pine forests, and open landscape as far as the eye can see. That’s what you’ll get when you lace up your hiking shoes or boots and head out. Make sure to also pack plenty of water, snacks, and sun protection and before you set off to explore the nature of Big Bear and the surrounding area. You’ll find many parks and trails in and around Big Bear to hike and experience nature’s beauty at its best. Don’t forget to bring your camera to capture pictures of breathtaking landscapes and local wildlife in their natural habitat.

Jeep Tours

While you’re Big Bear Halloween adventure will likely have you spending some time in and around the lake, going for scenic drives, and enjoying other outdoor activities, you can add some thrills while you’re at it, too. Pack up your group and explore places around Big Bear where your rental car and even a bike or your own two feet can’t go. Big Bear and the surrounding area is full of nooks and crannies, like the Holcomb Valley Gold Fever Trail, “The Squeeze” – featuring skinny pathways and rough terrain, and many more routes you can combine for a custom route all your own. Take a guided tour or rent a vehicle for your own off-road fun.

Halloween Fun in Big Bear

Extend the fun and relaxation you crave this Halloween to your accommodations when you book a vacation rental with Big Bear Vacations. Make a home-cooked meal in the fully equipped kitchen. Gather together on the couch and watch a spooky movie or spend some time outdoors relaxing in a private outdoor space. Choose a cozy one-bedroom for your small family Halloween retreat. Combine multiple cabins to create a 19-bedroom resort to share with all of your love ones!

Contact us today to book and take the first step toward planning your Big Bear Halloween adventure!