Family enjoy summer sun as they embark on pontoon boating journey this Labor Day Weekend, waterfront Big Bear California

Labor Day Weekend in Big Bear Lake

Posted: 07/13/23 | By Kelly Garfield

Big Bear Lake is the perfect summer setting for a Labor Day celebration and end of summer fun before the new school year begins and cooler weather sets in. Big Bear Lake is close to home, yet lightyears from the grind!

Big Bear Lake Water Activities

Big Bear's central lake is a hub for summer recreation. Take a dip along the shoreline, take a boat out for an on the water picnic, or take it up a notch on a high speed jetski or water tubing adventure. Big Bear Lake's marinas are fully equipped with boats, kayaks, and more.

Big Bear Lake is also a rainbow trout fishing mecca with expert fishing guide services and quality tackle shops. Reel in the catch and BBQ fish tacos for the family!

Hike It/Bike It

Big Bear features over 100 miles of National Forest trails. From easy strolls along paved pathways to challenging treks through changing landscapes, there's a route for every ability level. Remember to help us Care For Big Bear and keep our trails clear of litter!

Have A BBQ

Renting a cabin? Host a BBQ on the patio to enjoy with friends and family. Big Bear Lake has two major grocery stores for your shopping needs. We recommend shopping early in the day to beat the crowds.

Family-Friendly Fun

Got the whole family in tow? Hit family friendly spots like Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain and Big Bear Speedway & Ropes Course.

Learn something new and get to know Big Bear history and wildlife at Big Bear Alpine Zoo. Scavenger hunts with Riddle Routes and Urban Adventure Quest also give you fun facts about our mountain community.

With the lake and gorgeous outdoor setting, you'll find Big Bear Lake to be the perfect destination this Labor Day!