Best time to visit Big Bear Lake, CA, USA?

If you’re on a budget, the best time to visit Big Bear lake is early Fall, September or October, right before winter (when prices start surging). October is relatively dry and temperatures are mild, in the low 70s. If you like it quiet, September or October are also the least crowded months as long as you don’t visit during labor day week-end (Sept 1st - Sept 5)...

If you want to stay there during the winter (the most popular and expensive season) try avoiding Christmas and New Years weeks. These are the most expensive times to visit Big bear lake, accommodations are 3 times more expensive than average.

Summers are also a great time to visit, relatively cheap, quiet, warm (low 80s) and dry. It’s a great time for a relaxing sunny week-end get-away if don’t live too far away.

Picture of Big Bear Lake, CA, USA

Avoid the crowd

The best time to avoid the crowd in Big Bear Lake, CA, USA is October.

January

Most crowded

October

Least crowded


Save money

The cheapest time to travel to Big Bear Lake, CA, USA is April.

$84
JUL
$83
AUG
$100
SEP
$67
OCT
$154
NOV
$364
DEC
$303
JAN
$251
FEB
$139
MAR
$64
APR
$69
MAY
$90
JUN

Approximate nightly cost for a one bedroom vacation rental.

Events

Busiest dates.

09/01 - 09/05
Labor Day 136
11/22 - 11/26
Thanksgiving 2017 146
12/18 - 12/20
Pre Christmas 2017 111
12/27 - 01/01
New Years 2017 255.5
01/04 - 01/05
New Years 2017 122
01/05 - 01/07
New Years 2017 242.5
01/12 - 01/15
MLK Holiday 2018 201
01/15 - 01/16
MLK Holiday 2018 12.5
02/16 - 02/20
Presidents Day Holiday 140.5
05/25 - 05/29
Memorial Day Holiday 2018
07/02 - 07/05
4th Of July Holiday 2018 41

Weather

In Big Bear Lake, CA, USA, July is the sunniest month and July the warmest.

76
24
JUL
75
24
AUG
70
21
SEP
63
17
OCT
52
11
NOV
43
6
DEC
40
5
JAN
47
8
FEB
51
11
MAR
51
10
APR
55
13
MAY
72
22
JUN
UV index
1
7

4.8
12cm
JUL
0.9
2cm
AUG
1.0
3cm
SEP
0.9
2cm
OCT
0.7
2cm
NOV
2.6
7cm
DEC
5.4
14cm
JAN
1.9
5cm
FEB
1.2
3cm
MAR
1.0
3cm
APR
1.9
5cm
MAY
1.1
3cm
JUN
Rainfall/month
inch/centimeter