Top Reasons to Have Your Wedding in Big Bear

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Enjoying a great getaway to Big Bear, California is a treat any time of year but beyond the family fun that awaits here, Big Bear is also a beautiful destination to host your wedding. Couples come here for the scenery, the flavor, and the fun—all of which work in tandem to make getting married in Big Bear unforgettable. When you’re ready to say, “I do,” these are the top reasons Big Bear is the wedding destination for you.

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You’ll Enjoy a Ceremony Fit for Any Season

Planning your wedding in Big Bear means you can enjoy designing a ceremony that’s suitable for any season you prefer. Big Bear is a four-season vacation destination so if you’re looking for a gorgeous spring ceremony when the flowers are starting to bloom, you’ll find it within reach here. Big Bear is also a prime place for a winter wonderland ceremony and just as lovely as a wedding destination in the fall when the forests begin to change colors. Those couples who can’t wait to exchange vows in the summer will love Big Bear for its off-the-beaten-path vibe, beautiful views, and inviting summer temperatures ideal for an outdoor event.

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You Can Make Your Lakeside Wedding Dreams a Reality

For many couples, nothing is more romantic than a lakeside wedding. When you plan your big day in Big Bear, you can say, “I do,” in front of family and friends with scenic Big Bear Lake as your backdrop. This natural scenery is breathtaking and offers up a pristine way to exchange vows that promises to be unforgettable. You can even continue the lakeside fun with a waterfront reception enjoyed under the stars.

Big Bear is a Convenient Travel Destination for Family and Friends

When you plan your destination wedding in Big Bear, you’ll find it’s an easy-to-reach destination for family, friends, and guests from near and far. Big Bear is situated in the scenic San Bernardino Mountains but is an easy drive from big cities in Southern California. It sits just 93 miles northeast of Los Angeles which takes about two hours to drive at most with traffic. Guests coming in from San Bernardino will only have to venture 45 minutes by car to reach Big Bear for your big day. Close to vibrant cities, yet feeling worlds away, Big Bear is a convenient and captivating place to exchange vows. Easy access to I-10, CA-38, and CA-18 makes getting in and out of the Big Bear Valley a breeze any time of year. Those who are flying into Los Angeles International Airport can expect to reach Big Bear in about two hours and 15 minutes, making it a great hub for guests coming in from far away.

You’ll Have Easy Access to Amazing Eateries

Big Bear is home to a variety of mouthwatering restaurants that are great for vacationers and also ideal for couples planning a wedding here! Whether you’re looking for local fare or dishes inspired by international destinations, Big Bear has the eateries that are perfectly suited for a rehearsal dinner, a family meal before the big day, or a post-wedding place to wind down and relax with drinks. You’ll also find Big Bear hosts plenty of local catering companies when you’re looking to make your food selection process for your wedding seamless and streamlined. Companies like Sister My Sister Bake Shop and Ardent Oso Chocolate Experiences & Education offer wedding catering upon request.

Entertainment Options Enhance the Experience for Your Guests

In every season, Big Bear offers up an amazing array of options for entertainment and exploration. This means that your guests can enjoy customized fun while they’re in town for your wedding. In the winter, Big Bear is a mecca for skiing and snowboarding at Snow Summit and Bear Mountain alike. There are tubing hills to discover and mountain trails that are perfect for snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, or snowmobiling. In the spring, snowy terrain turns to idyllic hiking trails in full bloom with opportunities for wildlife watching and fishing alike. Fall is a great time to enjoy guided hikes with a focus on fall foliage while summer opens up options for swimming, paddleboarding, boating, and relaxing on the shoreline.

You’ll be Entirely Immersed in Natural Beauty Which Means Amazing Photos

In Big Bear, you never have to worry about unfortunate wedding photos because nature works as the ultimate backdrop. From snow-capped mountains and green leafy trails to waterfront vistas alike, you can count on capturing a scenic moment that’s beautiful and meaningful no matter where you host your ceremony.

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When you’re planning a wedding in Big Bear, the team at Big Bear Vacations has the luxurious retreats you need to top off your event with impeccable style. Reach out today to learn more about our many inviting Big Bear vacation rentals and how we can help you elevate your wedding day at every turn.