Saturday Afternoon


The Village of Big Bear Lake will liven-up once again for the traditional Fall Wine Walk, Saturday September 24th.  The Village Business Association (VBA) of Big Bear Lake will host the 2016 event that attracts residents and Big Bear Valley visitors.

Beginning at 3:30 P.M. walkers can stroll the Village of Big Bear Lake and browse the variety of shops while sampling the selective wines.  Saturday will be an afternoon of great wines, wonderful hors d'oeuvres, live-music, fresh mountain, lake views and socializing and meeting friends. 

Guest check-in will begin at 2:30 P.M. at the corner of Pine Knot Avenue and Village Drive.  Wine Walk-ers (participants) must be at least 21 years old.

New this year, the Village Business Association will be offers a VIP ticket, including $5.00 transportation to the event and free rides home, double raffle tickets, express VIP check-in and a complimentary wine yoke.

“Food Only” tickets can be purchased for $20 each and sold at or at The UPS Store, located on Village Drive. 

The merchant-organized Fall Wine Walk showcases fine wines from around the world and the Village’s unique businesses. The VBA welcomes Classic Wines of California, Southern Wine and Spirits, Wilson Creek Winery and Joseph Filippi Winery and Vineyards and many more as participants in our 2016 Village Fall Wine Walk.

Ticketholders will receive a map of the 28 participating businesses, a commemorative wine glass, raffle ticket and badge, 12 wine tasting tickets and a wristband, at check-in.

The Wine Walk will end at 7:00 P.M., shortly followed by a Prize Drawing that will be held in front of Home Warehouse Design Center for event attendees.

 “The Wine Walk has grown into a fabulous event that we designed to feature merchants here in the Village, but to also showcase all businesses and organizations in the valley.” said Cheri Wilson, chair of the VBA Wine Walk and owner of Home Warehouse Design Center, a participating store in the event. “The Fall wine walk is a great opportunity to taste a variety of wines you might not ever have a chance to taste.”   

A portion of the proceeds to be donated to Big Bear Valley Education Trust, Christmas in the Village, Fourth of July Fireworks and numerous other events for the Big Bear Lake. 



Walking and Wine



Participating Businesses – Hunter Hall’s, Charleze, Chad’s Place, Artisans, Etc., O Koo Ran, The Copper Q, Village Sweet Shoppe, Belladonna Clothing, Amangela’s Deli, Del Lago’s Boutique, The Bath Workshop, Murray’s Saloon & Eatery, Home Warehouse Design Center, Paisley Boutique, The Cave, AV Nightclub, Nottingham’s Tavern, Brown Bear Gift Shop, Big Bear Village Trading Post, Whiskey Dave’s, Wild Coyote Gallery, Village Day Spa, Bear Skins, Wheeler Steffen Sotheby’s, The Village Quilt Shop, The Crib, The Lodge at Big Bear Lake, a Holiday Inn Resort and 572 Social Kitchen and Lounge.        Contributing Restaurants – Sonora Cantina, The Captain’s Anchorage, Sugar Pine Bake Shop, Stillwell’s, Azteca Grill and Knickerbocker Mansion Bistro.