​Big Bear Discovery Center Amphitheater 


Trolley ~ Parking ~ Tickets  


Trolley Schedule below​                     

Located in the San Bernardino Mountains the Big Bear Discovery Center and along the north shore of beautiful Big Bear Lake is one of the busiest visitor and environmental learning centers in a United States national forest. Approximately,  190,000 visitors are welcomed annually; with the 3-millionth visitor crossed the threshold in January of 2016.  Year-round programming and eco-tours are offered to visitors of all ages with the aim of creating greater stewardship for our forest lands, recreating more responsibly and safely, and conservation of our natural resources for future generations to enjoy. 

The Gates to the Big Bear Discovery Center Amphitheater will open Saturday July 16th at 5:00 P.M. for another Music In The Mountains Live-Concert.  Fans with pre-sold and reserved tickets will be greeted into the outdoor theater, as well as Concert tickets will be available for purchase at the gate until 6:00 P.M.

The 2016 Summer Concert series is presented by Big Bear Vacations and co-produced in collaboration with Stone Entertainment Group.         

Concert tickets are available online at: MountainsFoundation.org or online at: TheCaveBigBear.com for July 16th Wild Child Concert. Those prices are: General Admission are $30; Premium Bench tickets are $40.  Teen (ages 13-18) tickets are discounted to $5; Youth 12 years old and under are admitted free. 

Walk-up ticket sales are available at The Cave Box Office located in the Village of Big Bear Lake. The box office is open Wednesdays through Sundays, from 12:00 Noon until 5:00 P.M. except Saturdays it stays open until 9:00 P.M. 

Discounted General Admission (GA) tickets, for all concert are available for full-time Big Bear Valley residents, military; First Responders (police & fire); and Mountains Foundation volunteers at $24 each adult (a 20% savings) available at The Cave with proper identification.    

Parking near the Big Bear Discovery Center is available at $20 per vehicle on a first-come basis.  Service fees are applicable online.  Limited and free handicap parking available at the Discovery Center on a first-come basis; valid license plate or placard required.  Free off-site parking available at Meadows Edge Trailhead, located ¼ mile west of the Discovery Center front gate, with free shuttle pick up and deliver, from 5:00 P.M. until 10:00 P.M.

The Mountain Transit Trolley offers service each hour from Big Bear Lake to the Discovery Center MountainsFoundation.org for schedule. Also, see Trolley’s schedule, this article.

Presenting sponsor, Big Bear Vacations, offers a 2-Night Mountain Get-away Package with 2 free Music In The Mountains Live-Concert Tickets to music lovers with 5% of their lodging fee donated to the Big Bear Discovery Center (donation excludes applicable taxes). 

Packages include some restrictions; booking available online at:  BigBearVacations.com and 877-713-5692; use promotional code TXMIM for the 5% donation.