Big Bear: The Old Time Bear County Fair
Big Bear, CA – We are EXPANDING our annual Bear Country Fair. It is now the Old Time Bear Country Fair. It will be held both in and outside of the Moonridge Animal Park. Yes outside across the street in the Bear Mountain Parking lot will be a free festival with fun carnival games including Panning For Gold, many antique craft and food vendors, artists, Miss Big Bear and her Court of Princesses, plus live demonstrations and entertainment throughout the weekend. Of course you can walk across the street and for regular admission, enter the Moonridge Animal Park to visit the animals and find more activities, local artisans, and more craft vendors. That’s not all! Also enjoy tasty Mexican food from the Azteca Grill, see live animal presentations, hear John 3 Hawks’ animal stories, and attend the popular 3:00 PM Animal Feeding Tour.
The Old Time Bear Country Fair will be held on during Memorial Weekend – Saturday and Sunday – May 28-29, from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Park admission is $9 for ages 11 – 59; $6 for ages 3-10 and seniors 60 plus, and free to children under 3. Members of the Friends of the Moonridge Zoo are admitted free. If you are not a member, you can join. Parking is also free in the Bear Mountain Ski Resort parking lot. For more information call the Friends of the Moonridge Zoo (909) 878-4200 or visit our website www.moonridgezoo.org.
The Moonridge Animal Park has been saving alpine wildlife since 1959. The Friends of the Moonridge Zoo was formed in 1989 as a non-profit public benefit corporation whose purpose is to support the Moonridge Animal Park through: (1) Educating the public regarding treatment, protection, and conservation of wildlife; (2) Recruiting and coordinating park volunteers; and (3) Fundraising.