February is a beautiful month to visit Big Bear Lake and embrace the fresh fallen snow in the tranquil San Bernardino Mountains. Take advantage of the winter wonderland and mark these activities on your calendar when you visit Big Bear this month.
Take a Guided Snowshoe Eco Your
There is nothing like a Guided Snowshoe Eco Tour in the San Bernardino National Forest to get you motivated to explore the snowy mountains. Bonus? You will learn how to snowshoe too. The tour starts at the Big Bear Discovery Center and runs from 9 a.m. to noon or 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 11 and every Saturday through March 4. The cost is $30 for adults and $20 for children ages 8-12. Reservations are required. For more information, call (909) 382-2842.
Celebrate the Bald Eagle
Big Bear Lake is a haven for the bald eagle, the country’s national bird. Attend a Bald Eagle Celebration 11 a.m. to noon Feb. 11, which consists of a one-hour presentation on the biology of eagles and why they winter in the Big Bear Valley. The event at Big Bear Discovery Center is free to the public. For more information, call (909) 382-2790.
Attend the Valentine’s Day Sweetheart Ball
The Big Bear Lake Rotary Club Foundation will host the fourth annual Valentine’s Day Sweetheart Ball at The Lodge at Big Bear Lake from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Feb. 11. Cocktails start at 5 p.m. and dinner is served at 6 p.m. The black-tie optional affair is $65 per person. To make reservations, call (800) 926-0409 or email BigBearRotaryClub@gmail.com.
Attend an Organized Snowboarding Event
Have you ever watched professional snowboarders fly down the mountain? It is an impressive site to behold. Check out the USASA Snowboarding event at Snow Summit 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Feb. 18 to see some boarding. For more information, call (844) 462-2327.
Read up on your snowboarding slang and your guide to Snow Summit to be prepared.
Enjoy Some Music at The Cave
The Cave, a new music venue in Big Bear that allows its audiences to be close to the performers, is hosting “The Beatles Versus The Stones” music matchup duet featuring internationally-renowned tribute bands. For more information, call (909) 878-0204.
Those that book a stay at Big Bear Frontier can add two concert tickets to any Cave concert for just $18.
Stay Warm at the Big Bear Funplex
Do you and the kids need to get some exercise in a warmer environment? Head over to the Big Bear Funplex for a day of laser tag, arcades and ice skating.
The Funplex also offers an 18-hole black light miniature golf course. For adults, the Funplex also has the Alley Oops Sports Bar, complete with beer, wine, cocktails and big-screen televisions.
Book Your February Visit Now
What are you waiting for? You have all the incentive you need now to enjoy Big Bear Lake this month and take advantage of some great February events. Now it’s time to make a reservation for a cozy cabin or luxury hotel room at Big Bear Frontier. Make your reservation today!