The Village at Big Bear Lake

At the heart

of Big Bear Lake you’ll find a charming district known as The Village that serves as the hub for shopping, dining and nightlife. It's also the site of annual city-wide holiday events like Halloween and Christmas in The Village.

Aside from it's unique goods and delicious dining, The Village is a beautiful sight in any season. Bright green trees in the spring and summer line the streets offering shade to visitors, while manicured planters burst with colorful blooms. In fall, the leaves show off their crimson, orange, and yellow hues, bringing a warm glow to the Valley. Wintertime transforms The Village into a snowy wonderland with holiday lights twinkling in the trees. Yes, you'll want to add this little spot to your getaway bucket list.

Village Cuisine

Cuisine throughout the Valley ranges from Latin to Italian, Chinese to Thai, Japanese to Nepalese, Tropical to American and really anything else you can imagine. Take your taste buds on a gastronomic journey and explore flavors and entrees that'll have you coming back for more! Dining and nightlife in The Village knows no limit. Local pubs and wine bars are serving up some mighty fine grub with the perfect draft or wine pairing and sweet shops have all of your apres meal options covered.

Village Shopping

Walk the colorful Village streets in any season and browse dozens of unique shops and emporiums. From cooking and kitchen supplies, to a fresh grocer, athletic wear, unique foods, and art galleries, there's little you won't find in Big Bear's shopping hub. You can even shop for your canine friend, create your own candles, load up on souvenirs, or shop for your next home. So go ahead and get lost in it all; it's when you find the best things!

Village Entertainment

Enjoy a night out in The Village at a variety of entertainment venues. Spend some time boosting your bowling average - or cringing at your gutter ball at The Bowling Barn.

Up for a challenge? Grab your friends and put your puzzle solving skills to the test! How long will it take you to escape one of Mountain Room Escapes or navigate Urban Adventure Quests' and Riddle Routes scavenger hunt?

Ready for something completely new and different? Jump into your favorite Hollywood movie and pose with the famous stars at Hollywood Studios at Santa Land. Immersive yourself in this celebration of pop-culture with endless selfies, memorabilia, and more!

Parking in The Village

The Village has free parking in multiple lots and in front of shops on Village Dr. and Pine Knot Ave. Public parking lots are located on Bartlett Rd., Knickerbocker Rd., Pennsylvania Ave., Alden Rd. and behind the Oakside Restaurant. Electric vehicle charging stations are available at the Pennsylvania Public Lot.

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