It’s wine walk time in Big Bear Lake!
The Village Business Association of Big Bear Lake hosts its annual Fall Wine Walk on Saturday, September 15, 2018, from 3:30 pm to 7:00 pm in the downtown Big Bear Lake Village shopping district. Check in for the event begins at 11 a.m. in the Christmas tree lot the corner of Village Drive and Pine Knot Avenue in the heart of the Big Bear Lake Village.
This merchant organized event showcases fine wines from around the world and the Village’s unique businesses. For 2018, the Village Business Association is happy to welcome Classic Wines of California, Vines on the Mary Crest and Joseph Filippi Winery and Vineyards as participants.
Ticketholders receive a map of participating businesses, a commemorative wine glass, 12 wine tasting tickets and a wristband at check-in. 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 community.
Presale tickets for the Village Fall Wine Walk will be $45. This was a sold-out event in June. Tickets can be purchased online at www.bigbearlakevillage.com, The Visitors Bureau on Bartlett or at The UPS Store on Village Drive.
The Wine Walk will begin at 3:30 and end at 7:00 p.m., shortly followed by a raffle prize drawing for event attendees. Wine Walk participants must be at least 21 years old. Again, check in for the event begins at 11 a.m. in the Christmas tree lot the corner of Village Drive and Pine Knot Avenue in the heart of the Big Bear Lake Village.
The Village Business Association is also offering a VIP ticket for $5 additional. Participants will receive free pick up and drop off to and from the wine walk from your location within the Big Bear Valley, expedited VIP check in, double raffle prize tickets and a wine yolk to hold your glass. Free rides home will be offered to all that attend. New this year, we will open for check-in at 11 a.m. to encourage guests to check-in early and enjoy all that the Village has to offer.
The VBA is anticipating a sellout event of 1400 participants to enjoy an afternoon of great wines, wonderful hors d’oeuvres, music, mountain air and lake views.
Participating Businesses – Artisans, Etc., O Koo Ran, The Copper Q, Village Sweet Shoppe, Amangela’s, Del Lago’s Boutique, The Bath Workshop, Murray’s Saloon & Eatery, Home Warehouse Design Center, AV Nightclub, Brown Bear Gift Shop, Whiskey Dave’s, Wild Coyote Gallery, Bear Skins, Wheeler Steffen Sotheby’s, Camp Crib, Oakside Bar and Grill, The Lodge at Big Bear Lake, a Holiday Inn Resort, Gems of the West, The Club, Bear Mountain Resorts, Turn Key Vacation Rentals and Barrel 33
Contributing Restaurants – Sonora Cantina, The Captain’s Anchorage, Sister My Sister Bake Shop, Stillwell’s and Gaby’s Latin Flavors.
Event takes place in the Village of Big Bear Lake. Registration at the Corner of Pine Knot Ave and Village Dr.