Big Bear Lake Convention Center

The mountain’s event center and home to the top-rated Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest every fall! Providing the escape you deserve under the pine trees with events year-round including holiday craft shows, “Spirits of the West” brewsfest, Farmer’s Market every Tuesday spring through fall, and more. Also home to Wyatt’s Cafe & Saloon with great western grub, country dancing Wednesdays and live bands on Fridays. Call (909) 585-3000 or

Upcoming events

  • 12/31/2017 5/00 pm - 12/31/2017 11/00 pm

    Wyatt’s Family New Year’s Eve Party 5 p.m. at the Convention Center with live music by Doo Wah Riders, family activities. Call (909) 585-3000.

    Families will want to check out Wyatt’s Grill and Saloon at the Convention Center for a New Year’s bash that welcomes kids as well as adults. Big Bear’s only family celebration features indoor bounce house, arts and crafts projects for ages 3-12, and arcade games plus headliner entertainment with the nationally renowned Doo Wah Riders.

    The Doo Wah Riders recorded with Bryon Berline on his Grammy-nominated CD “Fiddle and a Song” and the band appeared in the movie “Basic Instinct,” playing their original song “Glowing in the Ashes.” The band has been featured entertainment at The Grammys, Academy of Country Awards and plays regularly at Disneyland. A medley of classic western songs is a Doo Wah Riders staple and seeing a band of this caliber just feet away is a real treat.

    The special New Year’s menu features a variety of affordable entrees, appetizers, desserts and special children’s meals. DJ Robert plays a variety of country and Top 40 tunes and there’s free country dance lessons. Midnight features complimentary champagne toast and there’s plenty of party favors to ring in 2018. Children’s activities continue till 11 p.m.

    Doors open at 5 p.m. with dancing starting at 7 and Doo Wah Riders taking the stage at 8. Wyatt’s is offering complimentary door-to-door take home service beginning at 9 p.m.

    Wyatt’s, known as one of Big Bear’s best dining values with hearty portions at wallet-friendly prices, is at the Convention Center (42900 Big Bear Blvd. at Division).

    Tickets are $18, ages 13-18 $9, 12 and under $3.