Welcome sign at The Village in Big Bear

In 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 entertainment. 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 destination - in every season - for a stroll or afternoon of window shopping. In the spring and summer, trees lining the streets are leafy and full, offering shade to visitors while manicured planters are bursting with colorful flowers. In the fall, the leaves show off their crimson, orange, and yellow tones bringing a warm autumn glow to the Valley. Wintertime turns The Village into a snowy wonderland with holiday lights twinkling among the trees. Yes, you'll want to add this little spot to your getaway bucket list.

Big Bear features a large variety of meal choices for any palette

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.

Fall colors in The Village in Big Bear Lake

Village Shopping

Walk off the evening's meal and browse the dozens of unique shops and emporiums around The Village. From cooking and kitchen supplies, to athletic wear, and art galleries, there's little you won't find in Big Bear's shopping hub. You can even shop for your canine friend and create your own candles and stain glass artwork. So go ahead and get lost in it all; it's when you find the best things! Explore shopping in and around The Village.

Glow bowling at the Bowling Alley in Big Bear

Village Entertainment

Enjoy a night out in The Village at a variety of entertainment venues. Groove to your favorite band or tribute at The Cave - SoCal’s premiere live concert venue in the mountains. Or 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 Big Bear Escape Rooms' games?

Parking in The Village

The Village has free parking in multiple city lots and in front of shops on Village Dr. and Pine Knot Ave. There are public parking lots located on Bartlett Rd., Knickerbocker Rd., Pennsylvania Ave., Alden Rd. and behind the Oakside Restaurant.


Business Services


654 Bartlett Rd., 5 & 6
Big Bear Lake, California 92315