October Events

October Events in Big Bear Lake

Big Bear Lake Fall Fishing Festival - September 29 - October 1

Big Bear Lake Fall Fishing Festival - September 29 - October 1

The Big Bear Lake Fishing Association is hosting a three day tagged trout event with fishing vendors and local businesses present. Any fish caught during the tournament, the prize can be redeemed at Bosco`s Bait and Tackle.
Location: Bosco's Bait and Tackle at 400 Pine Knot Ave, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315.
Phone: (909) 936-3913
47th Annual Oktoberfest - Every Weekend September 9, 2017 - October 28

47th Annual Oktoberfest - Every Weekend September 9, 2017 - October 28

The Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest celebrates 47 years of German style family fun and good times this year. Rated Southern California`s #1 Oktoberfest, this Fall Festival offers authentic German entertainment, food and beer! The Oktoberfest runs for eight consecutive weekends, September 9 through October 28 at the Big Bear Lake Convention Center. The times are Saturdays 12 noon to 12 midnight and Sundays 12 noon to 5:30 p.m.
Location: Big Bear Convention Center - 42900 Big Bear Blvd., Big Bear Lake
Phone: (909) 585-3000
Flashlight Safari at the Big Bear Alpine Zoo - Friday & Saturday Nights in October

Flashlight Safari at the Big Bear Alpine Zoo - Friday & Saturday Nights in October

Experience the Big Bear Alpine Zoo`s nocturnal animals. As soon as the sun sets and the stars begin to shine the nocturnal animals activate, and their natural instincts take over. Many of the animals that are hard to see by day come alive by night. Come see the sights, sounds and shadows of nature when the sun sets. Imagine having the eyes of a wild animal sparkle from the light of your flashlight or listening to the wolves and coyotes howl in total darkness.
Location: Big Bear Alpine Zoo at 43285 Goldmine Drive, Moonridge
Phone: (909) 584-1299
38th Annual Soroptimist`s Hearth & Home Tour - October 7, 2017

38th Annual Soroptimist`s Hearth & Home Tour - October 7, 2017

Big Bear Valley shows off its charm and architecture during the 38th Annual Hearth and Home Tour, sponsored by Soroptimist International of Big Bear Valley. This year, in addition to the traditional home tour, from 12 noon until 3:00 p.m., guests are offered the opportunity to experience a Wine and Cheese Tasting event in a beautiful mountain setting. The Hearth and Home Tour is a great opportunity appreciate unique Big Bear architecture as home hostesses guide you through a collection of amazing homes from historic log cabins to modern, rustic McMansions; you can find it all in the Big Bear Valley. Experience the colors and aromas of autumn in Big Bear as residents open their homes to the public.
Location: Various Locations in Big Bear
Phone: (909) 831-7654
Spartan Race Big Bear - October 28-29, 2017

Spartan Race Big Bear - October 28-29, 2017

Saturday the 28th: The Reebok Spartan Beast: This is our most difficult of the three. The Beast will test not only your endurance, perseverance and grit, but also your mind. The 12-14 Mile Beast packs more than 30 Signature Spartan Obstacles and your final hurdle to Spartan TRIFECTA glory. It won`t be easy but you can`t believe how good the medal feels at the finish line. Sunday the 29th: The Reebok Spartan Sprint: This is our shortest distance. It is perfect for athletes of all levels; from Spartan first timers to seasoned racers. The 3-5 Mile Sprint may be our shortest distance but it packs more than 20 Signature Spartan Obstacles. If you think you can`t do it, you`re wrong. Get to the starting line and show yourself what you are capable of. Saturday/Sunday 28th & 29th: Spartan Kids Races with 1/2 mile, 1 mile and 2 mile courses.
Location: Snow Summit Resort at 880 Summit Blvd, Big Bear Lake
Halloween in the Village - October 31, 2017

Halloween in the Village - October 31, 2017

Bring your kids to the safest place to Trick-or-Treat this Halloween! With 50+ places to stop for candy you are sure to fulfill your sweet tooth. 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!
Location: The Village of Big Bear Lake
Phone: (909) 878-4747