The Big Bear Renaissance Faire

The summer fun on Big Bear Lake continues on into the first three weekends of August with the  Big Bear Renaissance Faire, starting Saturday, August 1st.  Festivities will take place on Saturday and Sunday with food, entertainment and historical activities for the whole family to enjoy. If you plan to attend and need a temporary chateau …

What to do in Big Bear Lake | July 23 – July 29, 2012

Celebrating the past in Big Bear Lake and looking to the future Big Bear Lake has a long and distinct past, one that we love to celebrate and keep relevant to the visitors and people who live here. Since the 1850’s, when Bear Valley was first looked on by explorers (but not the natives who …

What to do in Big Bear Lake | February 8-12, 2012

Stay off the ice! Warmer temperatures and a deeper lake make Big Bear Lake unsafe to walk on in the winter. So even though the lake may look frozen, it is NOT safe to walk or skate on. Instead, stay on shore and enjoy a cooking demonstration or head up to Bear Mountain (there's plenty of …

This Week in Big Bear | July 18 through July 24, 2011

Big Bear Weather Another beautiful week is headed our way!  We’ll start off warm and cool off a bit for the weekend. Monday, July 18- High 80°, Low 53° Tuesday, July 19- High 81°, Low 51° Wednesday, July 20- High 80°, Low 49° Thursday, July 21- High 77°, Low 49° Friday, July 22- High 76°, …

A Virtual Tour of the Big Bear Historical Museum

As Big Bear Frontier’s Reservation Specialist I spend much of my time looking after our beautiful resort, but once in awhile I manage to get out and visit some of the great attractions we have in Big Bear. It has been at least 12 years since I visited the Historical Museum and much has changed. So …

Big Bear Lake’s Ancient Past

Approximately 2500 years ago, Big Bear Lake was populated by a group of Native Americans known as the Serrano Indian tribe.   Because of the mountains and the terrain, the Serrano Indian referred to the territory as "Yuhaviat" which means"Pine Place". The Serrano Indians inhabited large, communal dwellings of 10 to 30 round buildings Blocated along fresh …