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Big Bear Speedway Now Open for 2017 With Real Racing Experience

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Big Bear Speedway Now Open for 2017 With Real Racing Experience

Fast times move from snow-covered slopes to the race track as Big Bear Snow Play high in the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains opens its popular Speedway track. Big Bear Speedway offers a real-life racing experience as drivers negotiate fully-featured Sodi RT8 Karts around a fifth-of-a-mile long course filled with hairpin turns and S-curves galore. Drivers…

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Big Bear, Mammoth Resorts To Be Acquired by Aspen Skiing Company, KSL Capital Partners

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Big Bear, Mammoth Resorts To Be Acquired by Aspen Skiing Company, KSL Capital Partners

Mammoth Resorts, the owner of Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, Snow Summit, Bear Mountain and June Mountain, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by a newly formed entity controlled by affiliates of the Aspen Skiing Company, L.L.C. (“Aspen”) and KSL Capital Partners, LLC (“KSL”).  A Starwood Capital Group controlled…

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Lakeside Jazz Supper at the Pines Features Nancy Walker, All-Star Trio

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Lakeside Jazz Supper at the Pines Features Nancy Walker, All-Star Trio

Enjoy dinner served with a side of jazz courtesy of Nancy Celeste Walker and a heavyweight trio of all-star musicians she used to work with at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 11. “Jazz Supper at The Pines” held at the lakefront restaurant on Big Bear Lake features a delicious pasta buffet dinner, dessert auction and opportunity…

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2017 Guilded Wildflower Walks on Big Bear Pebble Plain Saturdays Through June 24

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2017 Guilded Wildflower Walks on Big Bear Pebble Plain Saturdays Through June 24

Baldwin Lake Ecological Reserve opens for the season on April 1 with free guided wildflower hike organized by Southern California botanists Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. Join San Bernardino National Forest botanists as they lead guided Wildflower Walks exploring unique Pebble Plain terrain. Volunteers identify some of the unique species that grow here and nowhere else…

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Dizzy Reed, Cherry Poppin’ Daddies, Tribute Shows at The Cave Big Bear

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Dizzy Reed, Cherry Poppin’ Daddies, Tribute Shows at The Cave Big Bear

Dizzy Reed from Guns and Roses. Favorites like The Old 97’s and the Cherry Poppin’ Daddies. The world’s best tribute to U2 and all-female tribute to Iron Maiden. April sees a wide-ranging lineup at The Cave Big Bear, where state-of-the-art sound and lighting plus special effects like lasers, fog and even “snow” make for an…

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Beautiful Murals, Fine Dining, Wine Room at New Black Kat

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Beautiful Murals, Fine Dining, Wine Room at New Black Kat

Beautiful murals around the room,  illuminated by LED lights that change color and intensity with the music. A door from Oscar de la Hoya’s house and zebra wood accents. Tile flooring from Italy. And yes, wine. An entire room of vintages from around the region, country and the world, held in a specially-designed cellar at…

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Bass and Trout Tournaments Kick Off 2017 Big Bear Lake Fishing Season

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Bass and Trout Tournaments Kick Off 2017 Big Bear Lake Fishing Season

First 2017 qualifier for Aaron’s Bass Tournament is on Saturday, April 1, helping get the lake season officially underway with substantially more water in Big Bear Lake. In fact Southern California’s favorite recreation lake has come up about five feet since its 2016 low and the wet season isn’t over yet. In addition to five…

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Cypress Hill Concert, Pond Skimming Key Week-Long `Bear Break’

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Cypress Hill Concert, Pond Skimming Key Week-Long `Bear Break’

A week of spring fun and events culminating in a live performance by Cypress Hill seems like a fitting way to celebrate a record-setting winter at Snow Summit and Bear Mountain. March may be here but it’s still very much winter at the resorts where all 67 runs are open and snow depths are deep….

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`Motor City Madman’ Ted Nugent Rocks The Cave Big Bear on July 3

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`Motor City Madman’ Ted Nugent Rocks The Cave Big Bear on July 3

“Motor City Madman” Ted Nugent comes to The Cave Big Bear one night only on Monday, July 3, highlighting an all-American holiday weekend at the mountain’s intimate concert venue. Songs like “Stranglehold,” “Cat Scratch Fever,” “Dog Eat Dog” “Great White Buffalo,” “Spirit of the Wild,” “Wango Tango” and many more have made Nugent a rock…

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Cutting Lift Lines Makes 2017 Big Bear USARC Ski-A-Thon Fun

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Cutting Lift Lines Makes 2017 Big Bear USARC Ski-A-Thon Fun

Cut lift lines while raising money for a good cause during the annual Ski-A-Thon benefitting the Adaptive Ski School at Bear Mountain on Saturday, March 4. This is a fundraiser with an emphasis on fun as skiers and snowboarders cut lift lines all day, enjoy a great lunch and apres party on the 13,000 sq….

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