The Big Bear Fun Run™ is a 3 day car show held in the Village of Big Bear Lake California. The event includes about 500 pre-assigned parking spaces, a Saturday afternoon 'Cruise Around the Lake' and a Sunday morning drive through awards presentation. The event will be our 30th annual show, and over the years has earned a very favorable reputation. The Fun Run is always held over the second weekend in August. The streets are generally full of spectators, and a summer shower may develop. This is a fun event.
You're always welcome to come and check out all of the beautiful classic cars every Fun Run as well as other BBLACC car shows even if you're not a contestant! There is absolutely no charge nor admission fee for attending as a visitor. Please come and enjoy the event!
Older Fun Run pages have descriptions of what past years look like. There are more than 500 cars on display, many vendors for food/drinks and souvenirs as well as Big Bear Village businesses, great live music, many people with similar interests and beautiful weather. The "Cruise Around the Lake" event is a fun way to see all of the cars driving by. For more Big Bear information, please visit:
2019 Fun Run Registration is $60.00. Limited to the first 500 entrants. Spectators are, of course - FREE!
Enter your car in the show:
Fun Run 2019 Application
Print and mail in, with a check for $60 payable to BBLACC, to:
Big Bear Lake Antique Car Club
Attn: Fun Run
P.O. Box 6311
Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
For Registered Cars, tthe FUN RUN registrar will try to park you with your car club and/or friends, provided you have completed information on this registration form. However, we will be unable to honor any request to park your group or club in a specific space or location. Your best chance to get a preferred space is to be prompt when you return this application. All spaces not claimed by 9:00 AM Saturday are subject to resale. Trailer Parking will be made available.
Schedule of Events 2019
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM - Check-in at the registration booth in Bartlett Lot. Visit our beautiful valley; see the Zoo and the Museum.
7:30 AM - Gates open for show cars to enter, locate your pre-assigned parking space, and shine them up.
8:00 to 9:00 AM – Registration for late arrival parking spaces located at the Bartlett Parking Lot.
9:00 to 9:30 AM - Resell unfilled parking spaces in the Bartlett Parking Lot.
10:00 AM- Gates close.
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM - The "judges" will be out and around looking to pick our award winners.
12:00 PM - Judges turn in their results.
At about 2:30 PM, the award winners will be posted and notification sheets handed out.
3:00 PM - Draw and announce the winner of the 50-50 raffle prize. Winner must be present.
3:45 PM – (This time is FIRM) The west gate will open for the "Cruise around the Lake." This is a special feature of our show as many people will be lining the roads waiting to see and hear your car with enthusiastic waves. This cruise will take about 30 minutes. It will go west on Hwy. 18 for about 4 miles, across the dam, east on Hwy. 38, through Fawnskin, for about 5 miles, right onto North Shore Lane to Stanfield Cutoff where the cruise is over.
5:00 PM - Return the streets and Bartlett lot to normal traffic.
Sunday7:00 AM - Gates open for our "Awards Ceremony." Award winners must line up in their pre-assigned positions.
9:00 AM - The Awards Ceremony where you will see and hear the finest cars in our show. This ceremony generally lasts about an hour.
Engine Drawing follows the Awards Ceremony. Winner need not be present.
Cruise line up starts at 3:45 PM, Saturday, August 10th. Village Drive & Big Bear Boulevard.
The Cruise goes West from the Village entrance on Hwy 18, across the Dam. Turn right on Hwy 38 and go through Fawnskin. Continue on Northshore, turn right on Northshore lane, and turn right on North Shore (Hwy 38) to Stanfield Cutoff and turn right, go across the cutoff to Big Bear Blvd. and turn right, and back to the Village.
New Rule Additions:
Due to insurance liability issues, the follow new rules are being enacted for Fun Run 2018 and thereafter. Your cooperation will be greatly appreciated.
1. No vehicles will be allowed entry after 9:30 AM or exit before 3:45 PM from designated show area. There will also be no vehicle movement allowed (i.e.: pin stripping appointments, etc.) within the show. Medical emergencies will be the only exception, see the information booth to make arrangements.
2. Burn outs will not be allowed within the show area or on the cruise around the lake. Failure to comply will result in not being allowed to participate in future shows.
3. Pop-ups are not to be set up in assigned/numbered parking spaces on the streets or parking lots. They may be used on sidewalks, and dirt/open areas where space allows.
4. All pop-ups must be weighted down to protect cars and participants from damage and injury caused by movement from wind.