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4th of July Fireworks Spectacular - July 2-4

Big Bear's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular & Events

Come see the biggest 4th of July fireworks display in Southern California. The fireworks are shot off from a barge on Big Bear Lake and are viewable from any of our public parks or the best spot, from a boat on the Lake. 

When:
July 4, 2016
Time: Fireworks start at 8:45 p.m. on July 4th
Where: various locations throughout the Big Bear area
No personal fireworks allowed in mountain communities.
BBQ Tickets On Sale Now: $27-$34 for Meal Tickets, $54 for Reserved Seating, $100 for VIP/Reserved Seating. All tickets will have an additional $1.00 administrative fee added to the price. Limited tickets available in the Big Bear Visitors Center inthe Village at 630 Bartlett Rd., Big Bear Lake 92425.
More Info: (909) 866-4607 or  visit Big Bear's Fireworks Spectacular Show

Best Spots to Watch the Fireworks Show:

Big Bear Lake 4th of July Lakefront Fireworks & BBQ at Marina Resort
Marina Resort, 
July 4; Starts 4:30 p.m.
(909) 866-4907
The annual Rotary Club Big Bear Lake Fourth of July Lakefront Fireworks and BBQ at the Marina Resort on Lakeview Drive provides a great spot to view the fireworks display and enjoy food and live entertainment. Live entertainment provided by DJ Vonesh. Food Tickets: $27, for hamburger or hot dog meal; or $34 for steak or grilled chicken meal. Each meal is served with two side dishes, soft drink or water. Beer and wine will be available to purchase separately (21 and over). Reserved seats for $54 or VIP seating $100 available and includes steak or chicken meal service and preferred/premium seating. All tickets will have an additional $1.00 administrative fee added to the price. Visit the Big Bear Visitors Center at 630 Bartlett Rd., Big Bear Lake to purchase tickets.

Above the Boom: 4th of July at 8,200 Feet!
Snow Summit
880 Summit Blvd., Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
844-GO2-BEAR
Festivities Start 5:30 p.m.  
Take the 4th of July to new heights this year at Snow Summit's Inaugural Fireworks Viewing Party, featuring on-site catering, live music, and awe inspiring views of Big Bear Lake's Annual Fireworks Spectacular. Take a ride on Snow Summit's Scenic Sky Chair as you climb to 8,200 feet for an evening of food, fun, and fireworks.  The festivities start at 5:30 p.m. with BBQ dinner at Hog on the Rocks, Live Blues Music by 60 Grit, and a complimentary glass of champagne when the fireworks begin at 8:45 p.m. Dinner and entertainment are included in the ticket price. Tickets are $49 for adults, $19 for children(ages 5-12) Children 4 and under are FREE.   

Captain John's Independence Day Extravaganza
39369 North Shore Dr., Fawnskin
July 4, Starts 7 a.m.
(909) 866-6478
Live Reggae music, bring your picnic and BBQs or buy your picnic from Tropical BBQ (Hawaiian BBQ). Huge beach so bring your chairs, beach blankets and umbrellas to get your spot early. View the Big Bear Lake Rotary fireworks from Captain John's. Rentals start at 7 a.m. Parking fee.

Fourth of July Cruise on Miss Liberty Paddlewheel Boat
Pine Knot Marina, 439 Pine Knot Ave., Big Bear Lake, CA
July 4, Departs 8 p.m.- 10 p.m.
(909) 866-8129
Come aboard the Miss Liberty Paddlewheel Tour Boat to watch the fireworks explode above the Lake. Cruse includes a non-alcoholic drink ticket and light hors d'oeuvres. Beer, wine, soft drinks and assorted snacks available for purchase in the cash only galley. Tickets are $100 per person. Dock departure at 8 pm and tour returns to dock upon completion of fireworks. View flyer for more info.

4th Of July Weekend Events:

July 1, 2 & 3

C.A.T.S. presents "Take Me Along" The Performing Arts Center (PAC) 
39707 Big Bear Blvd. Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
Fri & Sat Show 7:30 p.m; Sun Matinee 1:30 p.m.
(909) 866-4970 

Based on Eugene O'Neill's classic comedy, "Ah, Wilderness!" the Broadway musical, "TAKE ME ALONG" is set on July 4, 1906. Originally starring Jackie Gleason, who won a Tony Awarder his hilarious performance, and also starring Walter Pigeon in his magnificent singing role, "TAKE ME ALONG" is a high spirited family musical filled with wonderful songs and delightfully funny scenes. Additional dates and times: June 24, 25, 29, July 1, 2, 6, 8 & 9 at 7:30 and Sunday matinees on June 26, July 3 & 10 at 1:30. 

July 2-4

30th Annual Big Bear Lake Independence Day Festival & Craft Show at the Convention Center
42900 Big Bear Blvd. Big Bear Lake
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
(909) 585-3000
Unique one-of-a-kind items, family fun activities, live entertainment, patio dining, and Wyatt's serving full menu & full service bar. 

July 2-4

Art on the Corner
Festival in the Big Bear Village
Located in the Big Bear Village on the corner of Village Dr. and  Pine Knot Ave.
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
(909) 585-2868
Fine Art and Craftsmanship will be features in a variety of  mediums.  Enjoy a glass of beer or wine, enjoy the music and browse the wonderful artwork.    Proceeds to benefit the Bear Valley Guild for the Arts. FREE for all to attend.  

July 2-4

Big Bear Lake Summer Artwalk Festival in the Village
Bartlett Events Area in The Village of Big Bear Lake at 630 Bartlett Road, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
(909)878-3556
The Artwork Festival showcases exhibits by regional and local artists selling their works in oils, acrylics, mixed media, photography, ceramics, glass, wood, metal and jewelry. 

July 3

Zeppelin at the Cave
The Cave in the Big Bear Village
40789 Village Drive, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
Doors Open 6:30 p.m.; Concert Starts 7:30 p.m.
(877) 825-4388 
Zeppelin USA (ZUSA for short) is all about the music and spirit of Led Zeppelin. When the members of ZUSA formed, a clear decision had to be made...much attention is spent on delivering a true sonic Zep experience.


The Rotary Club's July 4th BBQ is always the closest and best view site for the fireworks show. The 4th of July BBQ includes your choice of steak or chicken; or hot dog or hamburger; and each meal comes with your choice of soda or bottled water, two side dishes. There is a beer and wine garden for ages 21 and over, plus a carnival midway of games, crafts and entertainment all afternoon on Independence Day. The Barbeque opens at 4 p.m. with the fireworks at 9 p.m. Everyone brings their own chairs or blankets and a good appetite to join in the lakeside fun! The Rotary Barbecue is the perfect spot to enjoy the magnificent fireworks show. Limited tickets only available in the Big Bear Visitors Center at 630 Bartlett Rd., Big Bear Lake 92315.

Looking for parking? Here is a map of designated parking areas during the 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular event.


Please remember to designate a driver this holiday weekend. Have a spectacular 4th of July!


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