Shopping this Holiday Season at Big Bear Lake


Big Bear is a wonderful town year-round, but during the holiday season, it boasts quaint décor that enhances the holiday spirit.  And, in The Village, the heart of Big Bear, there’s a variety of shops that feature unique gift items.  So, take a break this holiday season and visit this beautiful winter wonderland.  

Shopping this Holiday Season at Big Bear Lake

Here are a few of the shops you can experience during your stay: 

The Red Barn – A one of a kind store showcases an unsurpassed collection of farmhouse accessories, furniture, and décor. Shoppers can browse gourmet food items including party dips, no bake desserts, chocolates, candy, pie fillings, jams, honey, maple syrups, and grilling sauces. The shop also features over 20 gourmet Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegars in a unique Tasting Bar ideal for  foodies who can sample for free! This shop is perfect for hostess gifts and items for that hard-to-buy-for person.

Chirp Nature Center – Have a nature lover in your family?  This store features carefully curated wild bird supplies, guides & gifts, bird-themed treasures for home and garden, and educational books & toys. This is a perfect store to find a unique gift for that “hard to buy for” outdoor person.  


Barrel 33 – This wine bar features some of California’s finest wines and features one-of-a-kind gifts for family and friends. Barrel 33 has something for everyone – even dogs! The ambiance is warm, welcoming and features beautifully handcrafted wine barrel furniture and unique home decor made with the highest quality craftsmanship. Barrel 33 also offers fun and exciting wine accessories that make great gifts for wine enthusiasts.


Earth’s Elements – Learn about the many benefits and healing power of aromatherapy, oils, incense, and healing crystals.  Experience the spiritual connection in Earth’s Elements.  The staff will help educate you and provide guidance on the products and solutions ideal for achieving your goals and addressing your needs.  The store also features a variety of skin care products as well.   

Souvenirs & Unique Shopping

Big Bear Discount – A unique emporium within The Village that features a variety of gift items from stained glass to custom clothing, t-shirts, frames, magnets, key chains, and more.

Brown Bear Gift Shop – This is thought of as a one stop shop for souvenirs, gifts and home décor and is located in the heart of the Village.

Shirt Shanty – This store carries specialized t-shirts, sweatshirts, hats, jewelry, and more!

Bear Essentials – This is a boutique-style souvenir shop featuring a collection of classic mountain themed décor and a variety of other must-have items.

Gold Rush Mining Adventures – This store honors Big Bear’s rich gold mining history with items dedicated to mining and elements of the Earth. You’ll find personalized gemstones for your astrological sign, birth month or planetary stone. Gain insight into chakra and healing gemstones, and you can also gain an understanding of the power of your aura and how colors affect your body.


Yarn Designers Boutique – This is referred to as Big Bear’s largest yarn and raft supply store for that person who has a creative mind. This shop has a wide selection of yarn, a variety of knitting and crocheting supplies, and features sewing and felting must-haves, and even has cross stitch kits. If you have a crafty person to buy for…this is the shop.  

Sporting Goods

Goldsmith’s Sports – This shop offers equipment sales and rentals, stylish and practical clothing, expert ski boot fittings, and every accessory your sports lover will need to stay on the slopes or snowshoe trails.

Bear Valley Bikes – During the winter months, this store features snowshoes for both men and women.

Big Bear Sporting Goods – If you have an avid fisherman in your life, this is Big Bears fishing headquarters. They feature high quality equipment, bait, and tackle.  Their staff are expert anglers so you can learn the best tips for freshwater fishing and get assistance in selecting the most appropriate gear as a gift or for yourself.  

Big Bear provides fun for the whole family. There is much to do here for the avid nature lover who enjoys the beautiful Southern California Mountain community. Make Big Bear more than just a weekend getaway. Make it your home. Look here to find available homes Krause Real Estate.

Feel Free to call or text us: 

Jason Krause 909.649.4438 

Ed Krause 909.725.4382

We look forward to helping you make Big Bear your home. 



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