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New Year's Eve Parties and Events


Snow Summit New Year's Eve Torchlight ParadeAnnual New Year's Eve Torchlight Parade at Snow Summit Ski Resort

Dec 31, 2015; 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Snow Summit ski resort, 880 Summit Blvd.
Phone: 844-462-2327
Admission: FREE to spectators
Come enjoy an annual tradition- our New Year's Eve Torchlight Parade. Take a break from skiing or riding during the Night session at Summit, or come join us slope side and watch as skiers and snowboarders descend the dark slopes of Snow Summit lit only by the torches they carry. It's a great way to kick off your New Year's celebrations. Following the Parade we will be hosting two fantastic parties at Summit. Find more info on Torchlight Parade here


Wyatt's New Year's Eve Party

Dec 31, 2015; doors open 5 p.m.- 11:55 p.m.
Big Bear Lake Convention Center
Phone: 909-585-3000
Admission: $15/person, $8 for Posse Members and Children 13-18, Under 12 FREE! and includes FREE champagne toast and complimentary shuttle rides home!
"Big Bear's Only Family New Year's Celebration!"  Live Music with DJ Joe Vonesh and the Doo Wah Riders. Dancing, Wyatt's serving up great ranch-style grub, and lots of good company. Children's activities including bounce house, arts & crafts, games and more.  Complimentary Champagne at midnight. Complimentary Shuttle Rides Home! Visit Big Bear Convention Center website for more information or call (909) 585-3000.


New Year's Eve Party with Izon Eden and 1920's Theme Mystery Night at Nottinghams Tavern

Nottinghams Restaurant, 40797 Big Bear Blvd.
Phone: 909-866-4644
Dec 31, 2015; 7 p.m. (music starts 9 p.m) - 1 a.m. (New Year's Eve Party only. For dining at the restaurant, see hours below.)
Admission: $36 includes light appetizers & dessert, champagne toast and party favors (21 and over)
Sells out early!  Join Nottinghams Tavern for 1920's Theme Mystery Night (1920's attire encouraged, but not required) to enjoy New Year's Eve. Party favors, live music and champagne toast at midnight! Pre-purchase tickets at Robinhood Resort or Nottinghams Restaurant or call (909) 866-4643. Join us for dinner to enjoy our special New Year's Eve menu!


New Year's Eve at Snow Summit

Dec 31, 2015; 7 p.m.- 12:30 a.m.
Snow Summit, 880 Summit Blvd.
Phone: 844-462-2327
Admission: $40/person includes appetizers and party favors (21 and over)
 Join us for an annual tradition in Big Bear- New Year's Eve at Summit. Come party for New Year's Eve this year at Hawks '52 and Slopeside Speakeasy. For $40.00 you will receive a wristband that gets you entry into both venues, a free champagne toast at midnight and appetizers from 9:30pm to 10:30pm. Hawks '52 will have a live acoustic act and Slopeside Speakeasy will have DJ Slipmatt spinning into the New Year.


New Year's Eve Party At The Cave

The Cave,  40789 Village Dr.
Phone: 909-878-0500
Dec 31, 2015; starts 8 p.m.
Admission: FREE; All ages welcome
Join The Cave to say good-bye to 2015 and hello to 2016! Celebrate New Year’s at this FREE event. Families of all ages are welcomed. There will be music by a live DJ, drinks specials and raffle giveaways!


New Year's Eve at the Pines with Mike Cross and Mark Cade

The Pines Lakefront, 350 Alden Rd. 
Phone: 909-866-5400
Dec 31, 2015; 6 p.m.- 9 p.m.
Admission: $95 per person plus tax and gratuity 
Join The Pines Lakefront for their 2nd "Times Square at Big Bear". Last year was a sellout and fun had by all! Party favors, hats, entertainment and a Champagne Toast at 9 pm. We will watch the ball drop in Times Square and celebrate! 5 course dinner with entertainment by Mike Cross, piano and Mark Cade, bass. This early time leaves you time to party at home or other locations. Call for Reservations. 


Activities, Recreation and Shops OPEN on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day:

Action Segway, 909-366-0890

OPEN New Year's Eve & New Year's Day

Action Tree Rope, 909-909-866-0390

OPEN New Year's Eve & New Year's Day

Action Zipline, 909-866-0390

OPEN New Year's Eve & New Year's Day

Alpine Slide, 909-866-4626

OPEN New Year's Eve & New Year's Day (Weather permitting)

Altitudes Massage, 909-747-9696

OPEN New Year's Eve & New Year's Day

Amazing Scavenger Hunt

OPEN New Year's Eve & New Year's Day
The Big Bear Tour can be played sunrise to sunset

Baldwin Lake Stables, 909-585-6482

OPEN New Year's Eve & New Year's Day (Weather permitting)

Bear Valley Ski and Board, 909-878-3268

OPEN New Year's Eve & New Year's Day

Big Bear Alpine Zoo, 909-584-1299

OPEN New Year's Eve & New Year's Day, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Big Bear Funplex, 909-866-3866

OPEN New Year's Eve & New Year's Day

Big Bear Jeep Experience, 909-420-5828

OPEN New Year's Eve & New Year's Day

Big Bear Snow Play, 909-585-0075

OPEN New Year's Eve & New Year's Day (Weather permitting)

Brown Bear Gift Shop, 909-866-2298

OPEN New Year's Eve & New Year's Day, 10 a.m.- 7 p.m.

Gold Rush Mining Adventures, 909-866-5678

OPEN New Year's Eve & New Year's Day

Goldsmith's Boardhouse & Ski Rental, 909-866-2728

OPEN New Year's Eve & New Year's Day, 7 a.m.- 10 p.m.

Helicopter Big Bear, 909-585-1200

OPEN New Year's Eve & New Year's Day

Longevity Massage & Bodywork, 909-747-7156

OPEN New Year's Eve & New Year's Day

Mountain Mobile Massage & Spa, 909-800-8103

OPEN New Year's Eve & New Year's Day

The Bowling Barn, 909-878-2695

OPEN New Year's Eve & New Year's Day

Snow Summit's annual torchlight parade is Big Bear's signature New Year's Eve event, a holiday attraction not seen anywhere else in Southern California! The mountain resort is only a two hour drive from most Southern California communities and is a great escape from the norm. Thursday, December 31 at 6 p.m. 250 skiers and snowboarders, some dressed in eccentric holiday costumes, will descend down snow capped mountains with lit torches to create a spectacular display of illumination. 

The free event can be seen from a range of vantage points throughout Big Bear. Besides the torchlight parade, Big Bear has a variety of recreational activities happening after the sun goes down including night-session skiing at Snow Summit and inner tubing under-the-lights at Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain. Festive celebrations happening throughout the valley include distinctive holiday menus, special musical guests, and reasonable admission charges. Wyatt's at the Big Bear Lake Convention Center and Nottinghams Restaurant all plan to bring down the house this New Year's Eve with a bang!

Snow Summit offers a fun festivity with DJ's spinning modern rock and hip hop music. Snow Summit's New Years Eve celebration starts at 7 p.m. and ends at 12:30 a.m. The cover charge is $40 and includes heavy appetizers.  

Guests must be 21 years or older and reservations are recommended for all Big Bear New Year's Eve celebrations. If you need assistance with finding lodging for New Years Eve and to learn more about New Year's Eve in Big Bear call 800-424-4232.

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