Memorial Weekend Grill & Chill Festival

Welcome to the 2024 Memorial Day Weekend Grill & Chill Festival!

This Memorial Day Weekend bring the family out to enjoy this annual festival. Attendees will enjoy the best BBQ and craft beers around plus live music, shopping, kids activities and more!

Festival Details

Dates: May 25-26, 2024
Location: 630 Bartlett Road in The Village at Big Bear Lake
10 AM – 5 PM both days
Tickets: Admission is FREE! But boost your Grill & Chill experience when you reserve one of these event packages:

  • $55 Unlimited beer tasting (early bird pricing)
  • $100 VIP Package includes 1 BBQ meal ticket and commemorative beer stein with unlimited beer tastings (early bird pricing)


Parking shuttles will be making the rounds from all parking lots in The Village to the event site on Bartlett Rd. Save yourself from any parking hassles and take the Free Big Bear Trolley from your accommodations to The Village to enjoy the Grill & Chill.

A man and woman stand in the street at the Grill & Chill BBQ Festival in Big Bear Lake, CA hold two plates of food forward.

The Grill - Sizzlin' BBQ

Bring your appetite to this year's Grill & Chill. This mouthwatering event brings the best of America's BBQ to Big Bear! Dig into sizzling ribs, brisket, pork butt, and more at dedicated food trucks. This year, all food sales will take place directly with food truck vendors on site. No ticket books will be sold.

The Chill - Ice Cold Beer

A BBQ just isn't a BBQ without a beer in hand. The Big Bear Lake Grill & Chill includes a two-day beer tasting event in tandem with the BBQ festival. Over 40 breweries are lined up to give attendees a sample pour of their craft beers and special brews. So raise a glass and sip to the servicemen and women who defend us everyday.

Kids Zone

Grill & Chill is always a family friendly event, so bring out the kids to enjoy a range of activities including:

  • Bounce Houses
  • Balloon Animals
  • Climbing Wall
  • Face Painting

Kids' activities wrist bands are $10 at any ticket booth.

Music & More

Last year's popular band Tommy Drinkard & The Remedy return to entertain patrons of the Grill & Chill on both days! Admission to the festival is free so stop by for some great live music and enjoy some beer and BBQ along the way.

Shop vendor booths among the food trucks and brewery stalls. Each year, the Grill & Chill festival hosts jewelry, clothing, candy, and other unique vendor booths.