This Week in Big Bear | September 5 – 11, 2011

Looks like a mix of rain and sun this week in Big Bear Lake, California. Isolated thunderstorms will develop early Monday morning and continue on through Tuesday. The week will brighten up on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. On Saturday, look for lightning in the sky all day long.

Big Bear Lake Weather

Monday, September 5- High 77°, Low 50°

Tuesday, September 6- High 80°, Low 53°

Wednesday, September 7- High 82°, Low 52°

Thursday, September 8- High 80°, Low 48°

Friday, September 9- High 76°, Low 45°

Saturday, September 10- High 69°, Low 43°

Sunday, September 11- High 70°, Low 44°

What to do in Big Bear this Week

Monday, September 5– Stay out of the rain today and take the family to the Big Bear Bowling Barn. There is fun for the whole family with an arcade, snack bar, and a sports bar. The Funplex is located right next door if you would like a challenging game of laser tag. For more information go to their online site at

Tuesday, September 6– Today would be a great day to go that movie you have been planning to see at one of two local movie theaters here in Big Bear. Both theaters are in the village within walking distance of a variety of restaurants and shops. Tuesday is Family Fun Day and all tickets are $3.50 each. To check show times and what is playing visit

Courtesy of Big Bear Cycling Association

Wednesday, September 7– It promises to be a beautiful day today so take a cycling ride hosted by the Big Bear Cycling Association. These rides are for the serious bicyclist. For more information go to

Thursday, September 8– The sun will be shining today so head over to the Moonridge Zoo. Big Bear’s one and only zoo houses rescued animals such as bears, wolves, raccoons and an assortment of reptiles. Oh my! Visit the zoo’s website for hours and entry information.

Friday, September 9- . Enjoy great dining, shopping, live entertainment, arts and crafts and more every Friday in Big Bear village during Friday Nights in the Village.

Saturday, September 10- 16th  Check out the annual Harley Bike Run fundraiser for our Grizzly Bears. This event gets better very year! Open to the public and all bikes welcome! From 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM. enjoy a poker ride, prizes, vendors, BBQ and live music. Register at Chad’s Place in the Village 40740 Village Drive. All proceeds to benefit the Grizzly Bears at Moonridge Animal Park.

Also this weekend is the 2012 Miss Big Bear contest. From 5P.M- 10P.M, twenty young women from across Big Bear Valley will compete in this year’s scholarship competition. The young woman to win the title of Miss Big Bear will receive a $2,500 college scholarship! The 1st runner up will receive a $1000 scholarship, 2nd runner up a $750 scholarship, 3rd runner up will receive a $500 scholarship and the 4th runner up will receive a $250 scholarship. Contestants include: Kelly Anderson, Cara Burks, Ashley Chicca, Sarah Contreras, Brenda DeLaRosa, Shaylee Hall, Tara Hubbard, Nadia Jenkins, Annika Keeting, Megn Lona, Lauren McKinley, Hayley Natzic, Brianna Piper, Mikaela Powers, Carly Jo Reeves, Samara Rickman, Jennie Silva, Samantha Swanson, McKinzee Wolf, and Randynn Young.

The Miss Big Bear Competition dates back to the mid-1970’s. Prior to Miss Big Bear local girls competed in the Snow Queen competition. This year the Miss Bear Bear Pageant is inviting all Snow Queens to be a part of the festivities! Good luck to all the contestants!

Sunday, September 11– Enjoy the end of the week with some fishing in Big Bear Lake. Big Bear has a variety of fishing holes throughout the valley. We’ve done our research for you and found the 7 Best Spots to Fish in Big Bear Lake. If we’ve missed any spots let us know in the comments section here or on our Facebook page.

Enjoy the week!


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