Help Us Heal Our Forest With Music
Nature is one of the smartest investments. It’s the most beautiful thing that surrounds everyone, grabs their hearts and ties them together…like a family member. Big Bear is at the heart of the San Bernardino National Forest and filled with so many natural wonders. A passion lies deep to inspire all visitors to show their love for nature by engaging in responsible recreation and caring for their national treasure. Actions today will nurture their souls and inspire those memorable moments in Big Bear they can share with future generations.
Outdoor Summer Concert Series
Big Bear Discovery Center Amphitheater
Presented by Big Bear Vacations®
June 27 The PettyBreakers ~ America’s #1 Tribute to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
Fortunate Son ~ America’s Tribute to John Fogerty & CCR
July 18 — DSB ~ An American Journey The Long Run ~ Experience the Eagles
August 1 — Mirage ~ Visions of Fleetwood Mac, with special guest Kenny Metcalf as ‘ELTON’
September 5 — Jim Curry ~ Tribute to Music of John Denver
Season Pass w/parking $170 each
Season Pass pick 2 w/parking $85 each
Bench Seats w/parking $45 each
General Admission $35 each
Teen Admission (13-18) $10 each
Youth 12 & Under FREE
(General Admission / $5 Bench Seats)
Parking & Ticket Gates: 5:00 pm
Concerts: 6:00 pm – all events
Lodging & Tickets: BigBearVacations.com / 877.713.5692
BigBear.com / 800.424.4232
Big Bear Visitors Center (walk up sales) Event Gate
2 FREE Tickets — Stay two-nights
and receive two free concert tickets,
plus 15% OFF your Rental
Big Bear Vacations offers a great selection of locations, amenities, and decor for all budgets. Their friendly and knowledgeable Vacation Planners are standing by 24/7 to ensure your time is spent enjoying this beautiful mountain setting full of connections and adventures.
*Some restrictions apply.
For reservations call 877-713-5692
Big Bear Discovery Center
Your Gateway to Adventure and Discovery!
The Discovery Center is an educational and informational portal to the San Bernardino National Forest and is located within the heart of the Big Bear Valley. This nearby mountain retreat is a one- to three-hour drive from anywhere in Southern California. Their goal is to ensure your visit to the Big Bear Discovery Center heightens your awareness on how to become a more responsible caretaker of a national forest while increasing your enjoyment and knowledge of California’s most recreated forestland.
Let our experts help you plan your next adventure.
• Hiking & Biking Maps/Camping Info
• Maps of Forest Roads & Off-highway Vehicle Adventures
• Forest Service Permits
• Naturalist-led Eco-Tours and Programs
• Environmental Education ~ school and youth organizations
Hours of Operation:
8:30 am-4:30 pm 5 days/week (Closed Tuesday & Wednesday)
40971 North Shore Drive, Hwy 38, Fawnskin
Nature Discovery Zone
The Southern California Mountains Foundation is excited to introduce the first Nature Explore Classroom in the National Forest system! The Nature Discovery Zone is an outdoor adventure space designed to enhance nature play and exploration while reconnecting children to nature. The Zone is designed to inspire creativity, connectivity and stewardship to the natural environment for children 2 to 7 years of age. Nine interactive areas to encourage outdoor exploration and unstructured play: a gathering area, nature art, messy materials, building, climbing and crawling, music and movement, pathways through planting, dirt digging, quiet area, and a large open area for unstructured play. Come get inspired at Music in the Mountains. Help show your love for the San Bernardinos and favorite outdoor retreat!
Providing the best mountain experience!
“A fundraiser for Big Bear Discovery Center programming and forest restoration; produced by nonprofit Southern California Mountains Foundation.”