Big Bear Lake is proud to host the 2017 Amgen Tour of California Individual Time Trial. To celebrate, we have an entire weekend packed full of exciting activities in Big Bear Lake!  Bring your friends and family and join us for the fun!

Thursday, May 18

Tour of California Welcome Celebration

  • Tour of California Expo opens Thursday evening in the Big Bear Lake Village
  • Big Bear Welcome Festival with participating Village restaurants & bars
  • Tour of California cycling celebrity guest appearances
  • Mount Baldy Tour of California Stage replay in participating restaurants/bars
  • Amateur Time Trial Qualifying Event
    • Top men and women advance to race course on Friday morning
  • Welcome Celebration at The Cave – 5 pm
    • Live Entertainment – FREE for all ages! The Morgan Leigh Band
    • Free appetizers
    • First 50 guests receive free admission to PubFest
    • Meet and Greet with special guests

Friday, May 19

Stars of Tomorrow . . . Racing Today

Don’t miss the the Redlands Bicycle Classic Domestic Pro and Amateur Time Trial which will be held prior to the Tour of California Individual Men’s Time Trial.  Plus the Big Bear Lake Pub Fest continues with food and beer specials in the Village!

On Course Activities

  • 8:00AM – 9:00AM – Time Trial event warm up
  • 9:00AM – 11:30AM – Redlands Bicycle Classic – Domestic Pro / Amateur Time Trial
  • 12:00PM – 4:00PM – Amgen Tour of California Big Bear Lake Individual Time Trial

Legends of Amgen Tour of California

Post Time Trial Reception from 4 to 6 PM in the large tent at Marina Resort.  Tickets available FREE through for those with overnight stay (two tickets for two night stay) in Big Bear Lake. Limited additional tickets may available for purchase.

4:00 – 4:30PM
Spectators gather to enjoy light appetizers and beer/wine
Photo opportunities and autographs with “Legends of Amgen Tour of California”

4:30 – 5:30PM
Q & A Session with casual panel of “Legends”.  Invited Guests to include:

  • Freddie Rodriguez
  • Jens Voigt
  • Kristin Armstrong
  • Phil Liggett
  • Paul Sherwin
  • Phil Gaimon
  • Robert Gesink
  • Others to be announced

Bike Valet available at Marina Resort for cycling attendees

Discount tickets to “Los Lonely Boys” concert at CAVE

Saturday, May 20

L’Etape Tour de Big Bear

  • FREE Organized Ride
  • Tour of California Pasadena Finish Viewing Party (12:00Pm – 2:00PM – NBC Sports)
    • Restaurant/bar Viewing party locations with food and beer specials
    • Big Bear Lake Pub Fest – Continuation of restaurant and beer specials throughout the Village
  • Kids Event