At Christmastime, Big Bear In Southern California Has The Most Enchanting Main Street In The Country

Southern California isn’t exactly the first place that comes to mind when you think of a snowy Christmas village. But, if you’ve spent enough time in SoCal, you know exactly where to go to find the most enchanting Christmas town in the Golden State. There’s just something so magical and sweet about Christmastime in Big Bear in Southern California.

Whether you’ve visited this destination many times before or you’ve always had it on your bucket list, a trip to Big Bear’s main street during the holiday season is pure Christmas magic. For adults and children alike, there’s a little something for everyone here in the city. Take a look and fall in love, friends. Southern California has a little magic yet.

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What a magical place to visit! Where’s your favorite Southern California town that offers a fun and festive main street during the Christmas season? Have you ever spent Christmastime in Big Bear in Southern California?

Looking for more ways to embrace this holiday season in SoCal? We think you’ll enjoy this Christmas lights road trip through some of Southern California’s most festive areas.

Address: 40824 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315, USA
The OIYS Visitor Center

Christmastime in Big Bear in Southern California

December 11, 2020

What are the best drive-thru light shows in Southern California?

If you’re looking for a great drive through experience you have to visit San Dimas and drive through acres of 1.5 million holiday lights at the “Christmas In Color” show. It’s even synchronized to the holiday music that play through your radio. You can drive through Saddleback Church’s campus in Lake Forest for an expansive experience filled with lights and decorations, but you are required to make advance reservations online. Pico Rivera also has a mile-long holiday lights drive-through that’s perfect for the family at their “Christmas Lights in LA” experience. Looking for a true Los Angeles experience? Head to the Dodgers Holiday Festival that’s complete with a light show and interactive displays.

What are the best holiday events in Southern California?

There are all sorts of fun holiday events in Southern California during the Christmas season! Head to the South Coast Botanic Garden’s GLOW experience and walk through the incredible light show at the gardens. There are thousands of lights that entertain folks of all ages. Santa’s Speedway Drive-Through Christmas Lights is also a great experience and runs from November to January. Looking for a historic experience? Head to Mission Capistrano and experience a 10-foot wreath and a massive garden of community Christmas trees.

Where can I visit Santa in Southern California?                      

The best places to see Santa in Southern California vary depending upon what you want your experience to be. If you’re looking for the spectacular you should head to Universal Studios Hollywood for the annual Grinchmas experience, or pop on over to any Westfield mall for specials throughout the area. If you’re in Los Angeles, Santa always heads over to the American Girl store at The Grove which is fun for every little one. You can even choose to purchase brunch tickets with your mini-me! What a magical experience.

Address: 40824 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315, USA