Let your imagination run free during the Halloween season in Big Bear Lake! Fall colors turn the Valley into a living postcard, full moon nights illuminate the forest, and Halloween events make the community a family friendly destination where everyone is invited.

At the Zoo

Twilight Safari - Join Big Bear Alpine Zoo for evening guided tours focusing on nocturnal animals. Hot Chocolate and cookies will be available. Tours begin at 6 PM, 6:30 PM, 7 PM, and 7:30 PM on Oct. 8, Oct. 9, Oct. 15, Oct. 16. 25 tickets are available for each time slot so be sure to book your space online in advance. No tickets will be sold at the door. Tickets are $15 each.

Boo at the Zoo - Go trick-or-treating at the Zoo! Boo at the Zoo returns October 30 from 10 AM - 3 PM and everyone is invited to show up their Halloween costumes (no sound effects please) with a bag to collect candy!

Live Music at The Cave

Whip your hair back 'n forth at The Cave's 2021 Punktober Fest night on October 23, 5 PM - 10 PM. Zero Authority, No Consent, and the Angry Samoans will take the stage with Bill V and friends.

But it doesn't end there, Halloween Metal Fest rocks The Cave on October 29, from 7 PM - 11:30 PM with Slaytanic (Slayer Tribute), Woke Up Dead (Megadeth Tribute) and Far Beyond Hostile (Female Pantera Tribute).

See more October music events at The Cave and book tickets today.

The Mystery Maze presented by the Big Bear Moose Lodge is back at 39247 North Shore Dr. It's the perfect activity for the whole family to enjoy as we inch closer to Halloween. The Mystery Maze is open Fridays and Saturdays from 5-9 PM with a special opening on Halloween from 5 PM - 9 PM. Tickets: $5 Adults; $3 Children under 12. Tickets may be purchased at the door!

Barrel 33 invites you to join in their Pumpkin Paint on Oct. 22 on their Witching Hour Paint & Sip on October 29. Both events run from 6 PM - 8 PM. Call (909) 878-0838 for info on tickets and pricing.

Community Halloween Fun

Halloween in The Village! This community favorite is back after a one year hiatus. Everyone is invited to head to The Village from 5-7 PM on Halloween to trick-or-treat from store to store. Oh - And don't forget your costume!

Southern California Mountains Foundation - Our local trails and environment advocates are hosting a Trick-or-Treating event at the Rathbun Creek Trail on October 31 from 12 PM - 2 PM.

Free Pumpkin Patch by Big Bear Lions Club - The Big Bear Lions Club is hosting a Free Pumpkin Patch event at Bear Mountain for community members Oct. 23 from 10 AM - 2 PM. Kids can enjoy a bounce house, a hay maze, carnival games, and a FREE pumpkin for every child under 12 years (while supplies last).

Spooky Fun for All!

Big Bear Escape Room features a hair raising Big Bear Asylum puzzle room where your team must rescue your missing friend from a ghoulish fate at the hands of an evil doctor. You have 60 minutes to complete your mission with a team of 2-6 people. Children 12 and up may participate with parental permission. Two additional escape room experiences are also available at this location.

Mountain Room Escapes, Big Bear features 3 escape room experiences of varying difficulty. Will you make out of your snowed in Alpine Ski Lodge before the cold truly sets in? Or, will you find your way home after becoming hopelessly lost on a hike and seeking shelter in an abandoned cabin - that maybe isn't abandoned? Will you save Moonbeam Hollow from an evil wizard's spell with the help of an Inventor's Workshop? Book your experience.