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Top Business Highlights and Must-Attend Events in Big Bear Valley: May 23, 2024

Big Bear Valley Business Update: May 23, 2024

Vacation Rental Market

- This video contains informatino on the current status: : Vacation rentals are the largest segment of Big Bear Valley's economy (source: airdna).

- Economic Strategy: To boost the local economy, efforts should focus on enhancing the vacation rental market or attracting new businesses and industries. Improving the short-term rental market could yield immediate financial benefits.

Contact: For community business news, email Theodore Trentman at

#### Memorial Day Weekend Events

- **Veterans Park**: Memorial to veterans with beautiful lakeside views. Located at Big Bear Boulevard and Knickerbocker Road.

- **Memorial Day Ceremony**: At Veterans Park on May 27 at 11 AM, hosted by the American Legion Post 584, the City of Big Bear Lake, and Marine Corp League. Free event with post-ceremony celebration including free food for vets and active-duty military.

- **Yard Sales and Church Bazaars**: From May 24-26, hundreds of homes will participate in yard sales and bazaars, offering a variety of items and fostering community spirit.

- **Big Bear Lake Grill & Chill**: Annual festival featuring BBQ, craft beers, live music, shopping, and kids' activities.

- **Big Bear Lake Maifest**: Spring celebration with traditional German food and festivities.

- **Memorial Day 5K**: Scenic run starting/finishing in The Village, honoring military service members.

- **Stay in Your Car Carwash**: Hosted by the Rotary Interact Club at Worldmark, 240 Starvation Flats, from May 25-27, 10 AM - 4 PM.

#### Community Information Meeting

- **Fire Safe Big Bear Council**: Meeting on May 23, 2024, from 6 PM - 8 PM at Hofert Hall, Big Bear Lake Performing Arts Center. No RSVP required. The meeting will cover fire safety, insurance parameters, and the role of the Fire Safe Council.

Join us in honoring Memorial Day and participating in these vibrant community events to kick off the summer in Big Bear Valley!


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