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Backcountry Film Festival 2017

Backcountry Film Festival 2017 January 21, 2017 Winter Wildlands Alliance’s Backcountry Film Festival is coming to Bear Valley on Saturday, January 21st! Join us for a series of winter sports films and a short avalanche safety presentation hosted by the … Read More

Winter Explosion at Bear Valley – Live Music & More

Winter Explosion 2017 January 14, 2017 70 inches of fresh powder. Live music. Fireworks. Torch parade. 1 epic weekend. After an unprecedented amount of snow fall, Bear Valley is up, running, and excited to spend this holiday weekend with YOU … Read More

Santa Claus is Coming to Town

Tuesday December 20th, 2016 at 2pm at the Arnold Branch Library.  Stop by to visit with Santa and enjoy holiday treats.

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.