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It’s Official – The Pass is Closed and Bear Valley is Open!

Bear Valley will kick off the 2016-17 winter season this Friday, November 25, thanks to snowmaking and a little help from Mother Nature. Cub Chair lift will start turning at 9 a.m. and guests will have the opportunity to enjoy an entire … Read More

2016 Winterfest in Bear Valley

Thanksgiving weekend means WINTERFEST CELEBRATION and we are making plans for winter excitement that will kick-off on Friday Nov. 25th.   You can expect fun activities like downhill skiing and snowboarding, bonfires, movies, live music and great food.  Now is … Read More

Big Trees Winter Wonderland Carnival

December 28, 2016 – 7th Annual Winter Wonderland Carnival at Big Trees State Park – Ticket includes a carriage ride and park entrance fee – stop by jack Knight Hall for hot cocoa, hot cider, cookies, hot dogs and other … Read More

2nd Annual Christmas in White Pines

November 25, 2016 – Christmas in White Pines – Join the folks of White Pines for their 2nd Annual Parade of Lights – Parade begins at Dunbar Road and proceeds down Blagen Road to White Pines Park – Blagen Road … Read More

A Walk in the Park Film Showing with David Vassar

November 25, 2016 – A Walk in the Park with David Vassar – Bear Valley Resort and Backcountry Pictures presents “A Walk in the Park with David Vassar” featuring the Academy Award®-nominated and Emmy® Award-winning writer, director, producer, and documentarian, … Read More

Fifth Annual Magical Markleeville Christmas Faire

November 26, 2016 from 10am to 3pm in downtown Markleeville – Join the merchants of Markleeville in kicking off the holiday season. From 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM Get your Christmas Tree permits at the Markleeville General Store and Hope … Read More

Live Music at Sequoia Woods

November 18, 2016 – Bill Welles and the Distractions at Sequoia Woods Country Club from 8-11pm Friday night.

BV Live Presents Brian Jirka

November 26, 2016 – Right after the Warren Miller film gets you fired up, be sure to stick around to enjoy the sounds of the cool band called  “Cabby featuring Brian Jirka” More on the Band No Cover Charge Where: … Read More

The Pass is Closed

November 1, 2016 – The pass is closed due to recent storms but is likely to re-open soon.  At this time of year we can expect the pass to close and re-open several times before being closed for the season … Read More

Fall Family Festival at Cameo Plaza

The Cameo Plaza Merchants Present their Fall Family Festival at the Cameo Plaza in Arnold on Saturday October 22nd, 2016 from noon to 3pm.  Face Painting, Coloring contest, Bracelet Making, Free Pumpkins, Cookies and Dog Treats and More – Costumes … Read More