Big Bear Falltacular

Fall in love with the Big Bear Lake Falltacular!

For its second year, the Falltacular returns to Big Bear Lake. It's the season to enjoy cooler temperatures, the best fall colors in Southern California and the best Oktoberfest this side of Munich!

But that's not all, this Fall, visitors can enjoy special family-friendly activities, amazing autumn deals and awesome events every single weekend through early November! There is never a better time to visit the best mountain lake escape in California - Big Bear Lake.

Check out the activities, deals and events this Fall in Big Bear, and don't miss Big Bear Lake's 49th annual Oktoberfest.

Bear Valley Farms pumpkin patch fun | frightening good times at Scare Valley Farms

Pumpkin Patch: Enjoy pumpkin patches, games, hay rides, a petting zoo and a scare crow parade every 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday Sept. 27 thru October. $15 per person, that includes a take home pumpkin or $10 without.

Action Tours zipline pumpkin smash and fall color segway escapade

Pumpkin Smash: The thrill speeding down a zipline just got more exciting! Enjoy pumpkin smash tours 1 p.m. every Saturday in October. Participants will have the chance to throw a pumpkin at a target placed on the ground, while zip lining. If you hit the target, you will win a prize package.

Segway Tour: Starting Sept. 22 and through Oct. 27 take an alternate tour with Action Tours on a segway that views area of Big Bear with large amounts of Fall color foliage. Start times vary from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. More Information: 909-866-0390 Location: 40957 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315

Fall'ing for Treasure with Gold Rush Mining Adventures

The rush is on at the Gold Rush Mining Co.! Treasure is never out of season and we have plenty to harvest! Enjoy limited edition games from 12 to 3 p.m. Saturdays Sept. 7 through Oct. 26. Visitors of all ages seeking activities that promote thrills without chills will enjoy Fall’ing for Treasure seasonal games such as Slay the Dragon, Capture the Shark, Conquer the Volcano, discover Black Beard’s Treasure and more. Cost is $3 per game and discount packages are available. Visit Big Bear’s only Ghost Town for fun without fright and photo opps. Gold Rush Mining Co. offers a variety of mining activities as well as unique gift items. Open daily for Treasure Hunters of all ages. More Information: 909-866-5678 Location: 40016 Big Bear Blvd., Big Bear Lake

Boo! Flashlight Safaris at the Big Bear Alpine Zoo

Embark on an exclusive tour exploring the more active side of the Big Bear Alpine Zoo inhabitants during the Flashlight Safari at 6:30 p.m. each Friday and Saturday during the month of October (weather permitting). The first Flashlight safari will begin on Friday, Oct. 4. Tours start at 7 p.m. and no one will be admitted after 7 p.m. Bring your own flashlights and dress warmly. Admission is $12 for adults, $9 for seniors (60+) and children from 3 to 10 years of age, and children under 3 years are free. More Information: 909-584-1299 Location: 43285 Goldmine Drive in Big Bear Lake


Big Bear Cool Cabins

Enjoy multiple Oktoberfest specials when booking with Big Bear Cool Cabins. Featuring one, two, and three night stay discounts that include Oktoberfest discount tickets, bike or kayak rentals, reduced nightly rates and more, there are six fall-tastic opportunities waiting for you!More Information: 800-550-8779Location: 40375 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315

Big Bear Lakefront Lodge

Mention "Stay and Play Falltacular" and receive one free Helicopter tour (Space available and the starting package) or one free pontoon rental (you pay the dock slip fee at check in of $35 a day ) with rental of any of our Lake Front Suites, cabins or two room suites. Must stay minimum of two nights, book directly with us at 909-866-8271 and must mention this promotion BEFORE booking your stay. Room rate cannot be discounted, thus must be a full price stay to receive the add on promotional items. Have fun and see you at The Lake. Enjoy lake front lodging, walk to the "Village" of Big Bear Lake and shopping/dining, and the use of our dock (for a small fee.) Offer expires November 15, 2019.More Information: 909-866-8271Location: 40360 Lakeview Drive, Big Bear Lake, Ca 92315

Big Bear Vacations

Save 15% on your Fall 2-night stay vacation and get free admission to Bear Valley Farms! Enjoy pumpkin patches, games, hay rides, a petting zoo and a scare crow parade every 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday Sept. 27 thru October. Use the promo code FALL, minimum booking required, not valid with any other offer or discount.More Information: 877-417-6504Location:41693 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315

Destination Big Bear

For the fall season, we are offering a third night free or up to 25% off. This excludes holidays and certain homes.More Information: 909-752-0234Location:41922 Fox Farm Rd #1, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315

Shopping & Dining

Yarn Designers Boutique

Labor Day Sale: 15% off Aug. 30 thru Sept. 2 on all items in store and free item with special yarn purchase.More Information: 909-584-9715Location: 439 W Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear, CA 92314

Earth's Elements

Carry the beauty of Big Bear Lake Fall colors home with you by purchasing a Himalayan Salt Lamp at Earth Elements. Save 20% off for a limited time during Fall.More Information: 909-878-0433Location: 560 Pine Knot Ave, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315

Old Country Inn

All German food dishes are 20% off in the spirit of Oktoberfest. Enjoy a variety of German beers with your meal.More Information: 909-866-5600Location: 41126 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315

Attractions and Things to Do

Urban Adventure Quest

Enjoy the spectacular colors of changing fall leaves in Big Bear as you solve clues and complete challenges on our scavenger hunt adventure. Use promo code: FallBB for 20% off. Only $24 (after discount) per team of up to 5 people. See the sites, learn a bit of history, have a blast. Sign up and play at:

Signature Fall and Halloween Events

Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest

Located in the mountain town of Big Bear Lake, this quaint celebration has always been based on the lore of the world’s original Oktoberfest. Over the years, the Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest has become world renown for its own traditions and old-world ambiance and good times. A festival like no other, guests are treated to German entertainment; authentic Brats and Knockwursts, and the very same beers poured at Munich’s Oktoberfest for more than 150 years!More Information: 909-585-3000Location: 42900 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315

Miss Liberty's Halloween Costume Cruise

Dress to impress at the Miss Liberty Halloween Costume Cruise 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 26. The cost is $35 per person and the cruise will have music, a costume contest, prizes and snacks and the boat will be decorated for Halloween.More Information: 909-866-8129Location: 439 Pine Knot Ave, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315

Boo in the Zoo

Bring your children (and yourself) to the Big Bear Alpine Zoo's "Boo At The Zoo!" dressed in costumes to this special afternoon of Tricks 'n Treats. The Boo in the Zoo is 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 26. Adults (ages 10 and up) are $12, Seniors (60+) are $9, Children (ages 3-9) are $9 and children under 2 are free. More Information: 909-584-1299Location: 43285 Goldmine Drive in Big Bear Lake

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