Tournament of Roses Parade

Pasadena, CA

Since 1890, the Tournament of Roses Parade has produced America’s New Year Celebration, bringing the traditions of the Rose Parade and Rose Bowl Game to Pasadena and the world for nearly 130 years. This year, Smokey and his friends at the National Association of State Foresters, the U.S. Forest Service, and the Ad Council will…

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Smokey Bear Birthday Banner Challenge

(Social-Media-Based Series of Events, Available Nationally) The Smokey Bear Birthday Banner Challenge is a nationwide, social-media-based project aimed at getting as many people as possible across the country to hold up or pose with a banner (supplied by the challenge organizer) wishing Smokey Bear a Happy 75th Birthday. All the photos submitted for the SBBBC…

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Historic Smokey Portraits on Display at Los Angeles Urban Center

Los Angeles, CA

This year Smokey will celebrate 75 years at the forefront of the Forest Service’s wildfire prevention campaign. To commemorate Smokey’s contributions to the U.S. Forest Service and wildfire prevention, replicas of historic portraits by artist Rudolph Wendelin will travel to National Forests across the country throughout 2019. Mr. Wendelin created hundreds of Smokey representations that…

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Smokey's Birthday Party

Chester, CA

There will be cake, a coloring contest, fishing for prizes, a fire truck , plenty of photo opportunities, and Smokey himself. Everyone is welcome!

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Smokey Bear's 75th Birthday Celebration

Sonora, CA

Come on down and join the Stanislaus National Forest, along with CAL-FIRE, Tuolumne County Fire, local Law Enforcement and EMS for Smokey Bear’s 75th birthday celebration. “The True Story of Smokey Bear” will be told and a birthday card making station will open at 10 a.m. at the Tuolumne County Library located at 480 Greenley…

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Shasta-Trinity NF celebrates Smokey Bear's 75th Birthday!

Redding, CA

The celebration at the Shasta-Trinity National Forest Supervisors Office will be held in the front visitor lobby located at 3644 Avtech Parkway, Redding at 11:00 a.m. Children of all ages will be able to meet and get their photo taken with Smokey Bear, help him blow out his birthday candles and there will be free…

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Smokey's 75th Birthday Party and Celebration!

Kernville, CA

Join in on the fun! **12:00 noon to 2:00 pm** Enjoy refreshments, games, fire trucks and lots of fun at the Kern River Ranger Station! Come celebrate with us, take pictures with Smokey, sign his special "75th" birthday card, wish him a Happy Birthday in person, meet some of his friends that share protecting the…

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Smokey's 75th Birthday Celebration

South Lake Tahoe, CA

Please join us at the Taylor Creek Visitor Center on Friday, August 9, 2019, at 1 p.m. to celebrate Smokey Bear's 75 birthday! Meet Smokey in person and learn how he became the national symbol of fire prevention. The celebration will include story time with Smokey, fire education information, photo ops, and free gifts for…

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