September is a wonderful month to visit Big Bear. The mornings are cool and crisp and you escape the heat of Los Angeles. Plus, there’s a great collection of things to do. In a previous blog we detailed some of the fun events planned for Labor Day weekend, but there’s much more to do during September in Big Bear.
Cycling enthusiasts from all over the western United States trek to Big Bear each year to take part in the many scheduled rides. It’s easy to see why. Big Bear’s cool clear air is a delight for cyclists. The Big Bear Cycling Association has rides planned several times each week, and rides are available for all skill levels. Reserve one of our great vacation cabin rentals and either bring your own bikes, or rent them when you arrive. Bear Valley Bikes has a great selection of bikes tailor made for the roads and trails in Big Bear. Visit their website for more details: http://bvbikes.com/bike-rental/
Load up the family, and pack your running shoes. It’s time for the Endure the Bear mountain trail run. This starts in the Village and heads into the beautiful National Forest Trails on the south shore of Big Bear Lake. The run features routes for all levels from 50K, 30K and 15K as well as a 5k Family Fun Run & Walk. Finish Festival and activities both at Friday night registration and Saturday Race with live music, vendors and more. Friday evening September 7th and Saturday morning. Visit the website for more details on this and the many other outdoor events scheduled in September in Big Bear. http://www.openairbigbear.com/
17th Annual Harley Bike Run fundraiser for Big Bear’s Moonridge Zoo Grizzly Bears. Open to the public and all bikes welcome! Saturday September 8th from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM. Poker Ride – Prizes – Vendors – BBQ and Live Music. Register at Chad’s Place in the Village 40740 Village Drive. All proceeds to benefit the Grizzly Bears at Moonridge Animal Park. For more information call (909) 878-4200.
Grab those oversized sun glasses and floppy hat. It’s time to hit the streets of Big Bear and look like you’re a famous movie star hoping to go unnoticed. The Big Bear International Film Festival takes place September 14-16th. Film screenings and workshops will be held at the PAC and the Village North Theater. Grab some popcorn and candy. And be on the lookout for some really famous faces. Who knows who you may see? For more info please call (909) 866-3433.
Call us today 310-780-3411, and one of our friendly staff will help you plan the ideal Big Bear getaway. We also have beach homes available for rent in Laguna Beach, Corona del Mar, Manhattan Beach, La Jolla, and Laguna Niguel. Look over our cabins on our Big Bear page. Visit our Southern California Beaches page to see all our available beach properties. We also have vacation rentals available in Park City, Palm Springs/La Quinta, Mammoth Mountain, and Villa la Estancia in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico.