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Bear Mountain and Snow Summit are open with a fresh blanket of snow overnight and more on the way. Chairs turned on at 9 AM and will roll late into the night with Night Sessions. Get up here for the long holiday weekend. Restrictions are in effect for roads to Big Bear. Take Hwy 18. Get an alternative route from the latest blog. Click blog in the upper right-hand corner for details.

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54th New Year's Eve | Torchlight Parade | 2018

Date / Time
Dec 31 / 7:00 PM - 11:59 PM
Location
Snow Summit

THIS EVENT HAS ENDED.


Snow Summit will host the 54th annual Torchlight Parade on Monday, December 31, 2018 with a New Year’s Eve party to follow in the base area with kids activities and a live performance by Digital Underground. Admission to the parade viewing area and New Year's Eve party is FREE and open to all ages.

About the Torchlight Parade


Watch 200+ skiers and snowboarders light up the night as they make their way down the face of the mountain in the dark with torches to create a spellbinding spectacle of light before the (snow)ball drops. The show will begin around 7PM.

About the NYE Party


After the Torchlight Parade, stick around for a live performance by Digital Underground, most known for the 1990 hit, "The Humpty Dance". Other activities include:

  • DJ entertainment
  • Activation booths
  • Face painting
  • Champagne toast
  • Stilt walkers
  • Fire dancers
  • Photobooth
  • Bounce house

Make it a full day party. On New Year's Eve, lifts will start spinning at 8:30AM. Bring the whole family and enjoy skiing/snowboarding, lessons, rentals, on-site dining, snow tubing at the Grizzly Ridge Tube Park, and more! Start planning your trip today.

Official Schedule
  • 5:30PM: DJ entertainment
  • 6:30PM: Bounce opens
  • 7:30PM: Chairlifts close to public
  • 8:15PM: Fire Dancers
  • 8:30PM:Torchlight Parade begins
  • 10:30PM: Digital Underground Concert
  • 11:30PM: DJ entertainment

Snow Summit's Base Area during the New Year's Eve Event


view of Snow Summit base area during the NYE Torchlight Parade

Live Performances


view of Snow Summit base area during the NYE Torchlight Parade's live performances

Parade Participants Lighting their Torches


view of Snow Summit hill during the NYE Torchlight Parade

View of the Event from Across the Big Bear Lake


view of Snow Summit hill during the NYE Torchlight Parade

Getting Ready to Rock in the New Year


view of Snow Summit hill during the NYE Torchlight Parade

Parade Begins


view of Snow Summit hill during the NYE Torchlight Parade

Parade in Action


view of Snow Summit hill during the NYE Torchlight Parade

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