San Bernardino Tourism Blog
What’s New: June Events in San Bernardino County
May 24, 2018
Monique Carter
The mountains and desert are both heating up with top things to do. From stargazing in the desert to festival fun in the mountains, each week features a different SoCal experience. Enjoy the summer nights with great concerts in Lake Arrowhead. Learn about the great outdoors in Big Bear. Soak up the California sun and check out some of these mountain and desert events in San Bernardino County.

Photo Credit: Corks and Hops



Desert Denim
The fashion trade show is back for its fourth year channeling the stylistic vibes of denim and the desert. A combination of fashion and festival fun, Desert Denim channels creativity and community showcasing denim in all its glory alongside a fun lineup of activities. Worldwide merchandisers share their knowledge of the durable fabric as attendees shop for their new favorite pair of pants and enjoy the desert festivities.
When: June 1 - 3, 2018
Where: Joshua Tree Retreat Center - 59700 Twentynine Palms Highway, Joshua Tree, CA 92252
Cost: FREE


Deep Sky Highlights
Some of the best celestial highlights including the Great Hercules Cluster, Omega Centauri, the Sombrero Galaxy and the Needle Galaxy will be visible. Three first magnitude stars and several of the easy to recognize constellations stand out against the early summer sky. Other showpieces are the brilliant blue double star Mizar and the orange pair Algieba. The planet Jupiter will offer picturesque detail and will show colorful cloud belts and four moons.
When: June 2, 2018
Where: Sky’s The Limit Observatory and Nature Center - 9697 Utah Trail, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
Cost: FREE


Outdoor Adventure Days in the Village
Explore the San Bernardino Mountains and discover the outdoors. Outdoor Adventure Days are an introduction to the great outdoors. Each day takes you on a tour of the surrounding areas, highlighting a variety of activities that allow people to have fun outside. From hiking to horseback riding, every day is filled with information on how you can discover more and map out your own outdoor adventures.
When: June 2 - 3, 2018
Where: The Xmas Tree Lot at Pine Knot and Village Drive
Cost: FREE

Fishin’ For 50K Trout Derby
Fishin' for $50K Trout Tournament is back! Everyone is invited to Big Bear Lake for a chance to win $50,000. There are a number of tagged fish in the lake, catch one and you can win $10,000 or more. Adults and children cast their lines in this friendly competition that has gained in popularity over the years.
When: June 9 & 10, 2018
Where: Big Bear Lake
Cost: Adult Entry 16 & older | $80 (price is for both days of the derby); Child Entry 15 & younger | $30 (price is for both days of the derby


One World Lantern Festival - Lake Gregory
The One World Lantern Festival is an awe-inspiring event creating cherished memories. Thousands of people come to enjoy the festival relishing in live music and great food, surrounded by good vibes. The all-ages event creates a magical experience as attendees create thoughtful moments and share experiences with others illuminated by their floating thoughts.
When: June 2, 2018
Where: Lake Gregory - 24171 Lake Dr, Crestline, CA 92325
Cost: $30

Corks & Hops 2018
The mountainside beverage bash is back for its second year of festivities in Crestline. The weekend event brings the best in brews with a growing number of tasting stations. A mix of SoCal wines and local restaurant tastings adds an extra level of mouth-watering goodness to the jam-packed day. Every stop along the way, live music plays through the air while artists work their magic creating original pieces for all to enjoy.
When: Every First Saturday | June 2 - October 6, 2018
Where: Lake Dr, Crestline, CA 92325, United States
Cost: $30


Lake Arrowhead 2018 Concert Series
Jumpstart the summer lakeside at the Lake Arrowhead 2018 Concert Series. In the heart of the Lake Arrowhead Village, lively bands take the stage to serenade the crowd. This outdoor summer concert series brings a variety of musicians and bands to the mountains for nights of fun under the stars.
When: Starting May 25, 2018
Where: Lake Arrowhead Village - 28200 CA-189, Lake Arrowhead, CA 92352
Cost: FREE

Antique and Wooden Boat Show
The Antique and Wooden Boat Show gives a home to vintage woodie cars, hot rods, and wooden boats. On the docks of Lake Arrowhead Village, floating vessels lay on the shore for all to admire. The craftsmanship of each ship is a wonder to enjoy. Visit Lake Arrowhead Village and keep your eyes peeled on a prized craft that you may want to take home to enjoy your own waterfront adventure.
When: June 9, 2018
Where: Lake Arrowhead Village - 28200 Hwy 189, Lake Arrowhead, CA 92352
Cost: FREE
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