SoCal’s official gay winter weekend
February 22-24, 2019
It’s an opportunity to meet new guys and enjoy the natural beauty of Big Bear with a full line-up of special events. On tap is a weekend of social activities including “glow” bowling, snow tubing, “après ski” cocktail mixers, group dinners and more designed to create a memorable adventure like no other.
Meet new guys at intimate events while enjoying the natural beauty of SoCal’s premier mountain resort town.
Get ready! There’s tons to do from the moment you arrive, from cocktail socials to group activities like the Escape Room – it’s your weekend to ROMP!
From boarders to ski bums, tubers to spa lovers, there’s something for everyone during the day. Save some energy for later, though!
Cuties everywhere and your chance to get social! Lounging, shopping, and great eats – you’ll find it during SoCal’s gay winter weekend.
Friday Apres Ski Cocktail Mixer
3-6pm, Nottinghams Tavern
40797 Big Bear Boulevard
The official first cruising event of the weekend – check-in, grab a cocktail and warm up at this intimate spot. See details.
Friday ROMP ‘n Bowl
9pm – 11:30pm, The Bowling Barn
40625 Big Bear Boulevard
We’re heading over to the bowling alley for a special black light “glow party,’ complete with rockin’ tunes.
Wear bright colors to stand out from the crowd and grab your balls to join the fun! See details.
Saturday Apres Ski Cocktail Mixer
3-6pm, Mountain Room Escapes
40729 Village Drive – Suite 6 in the Village Mall
All new for 2019! Meet up for wine, cheese and charcuterie at Mountain Room Escapes in Big Bear Village, and try your hand as a group at an interactive adventure of puzzles and challenges. See details.
Saturday ROMP Chomp Group Dinner
8pm, Big Bear Vacations Lodge
41693 Big Bear Boulevard
This group dinner is always a highlight of the weekend. Spend the evening at the fantastic rustic Big Bear Vacations Lodge. See details.
Map & Driving Directions
Prone to Motion Sickness? Take This Route!
Take I-10 East to Exit 85 / Oak Glen Rd, CA-38 E. At the end of the ramp turn left and proceed approx. 4.3 miles, and turn left onto Bryant Street. Go approx. 2.4 miles and turn right onto CA-38 E. Proceed approx. 40 miles and watch for signs for Big Bear City. CA-38 E turns into Big Bear Boulevard after a sharp left turn.
From the L.A. Area/ Points West:
Take I-10 East to 210 North, to Hwy. 330 East. The 330 goes through Running Springs and then becomes Highway 18. Continue on Highway 18 East and proceed across the Big Bear Lake dam. Highway 18 will turn into Big Bear Boulevard.
From San Diego / Points South
Take the 15 North to the 215 North, to the 10 East, to 210 North, to Hwy. 330 East. The 330 goes through Running Springs and then becomes Highway 18. Continue on Highway 18 East and proceed across the Big Bear Lake dam. Highway 18 will turn into Big Bear Boulevard.
From Las Vegas / Points North
Take the 15 South to the 247, which becomes Highway 18. Continue on Highway 18 up the mountain, and follow around Baldwin Lake. Proceed approximately 2 miles and go left onto Greenway Drive. Go 1/2 mile to E. Big Bear Boulevard and go right. Follow approximately 4 miles into town.