Memorial Day in Big Bear Lake

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Memorial Day weekend is often a family-centered time to get out of the grind of the everyday routine and spend some time with those you love, reflecting on those you’ve lost. While picnics, barbeques and days spent on the beach tend to be the tradition for this important holiday, Big Bear Lake invites you to change things up a bit this year and head to sunny, southern California in the name of excitement and adventure. Memorial Day weekend is packed with potential for activities and outdoor excursions when you come to Big Bear Lake. Take part in some of the most well-loved Memorial Day in Big Bear events by adding these stops to your ideal itinerary!

Grill and Chill During Memorial Day in Big Bear

Hosted at the Bartlett Event Arena in Big Bear Village, the Memorial Day Grill and Chill is a no-cost event that invites guests to come enjoy some fun competition alongside food, drinks, and games! This family-friendly Memorial Day Big Bear Lake activity comes with the added bonus of crafts, BBQ, a DinoLand crafted for kids and a market where local vendors display handmade wares. Whether you like to browse or get swept up in athletic competition, the Grill and Chill is an event that promises big fun for everyone.

Snow Summit Opening Weekend

Snow Summit celebrates its seasonal opening Memorial Day in Big Bear Lake weekend with a kick off party at Big Bear Mountain Resort. Everyone is invited to come and celebrate between the hours of 10:00 am and 5:00 pm. Guests will enjoy live music, bouncy houses, backyard games and plenty of on-site food vendors during the day’s activities. Make sure to get here early to put your name in for raffle drawings that will happen throughout the day.

Big Bear Scavenger Hunt

Those who find thrill in the hunt will enjoy spending Memorial Day participating in a city-wide scavenger hunt that begins at 9:00 am at 630 Bartlett Road. All you need to do is download the Urban Adventure Quest app and register for this particular hunt to get the digital details at your fingertips. While you search for major landmarks, you’ll be part of a two-hour city tour that brings travelers and locals together in the name of holiday fun. Learn about Big Bear’s history while solving intriguing clues and racing other teams to the finish.

Book Your Stay in Big Bear

If you find yourself in Big Bear Lake over Memorial Day, the professionals at Big Bear Vacations are happy to help you book a beautiful, conveniently located and customized vacation rental for your stay. Our large portfolio of properties encompasses some of the most scenic areas of this destination, meaning your comfort comes with a view! Contact us today for more information and to begin planning your next trip.

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