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 Salmon-Challis National Forest

Salmon, ID

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 Bear in 3D Chalk Masterpiece

Moscow, ID

Join the Moscow Chamber of Commerce for the 2019 Artwalk where we will be hosting the infamous chalk artist, Chris Carlson. Chris will be joining us from Denver, Colorado, to create a 3D chalk masterpiece featuring none other than Smokey Bear. In honor of Smokey's 75th birthday, we will be featuring an interactive display, an…

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Smokey Bear's 75th Birthday

Meridian, ID

Join us for Smokey's birthday in the park with the Treasure Valley Fire Prevention Co-op! Games, Smokey Bear birthday items, ice cream and cookies will be there!

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Happy 75th Birthday, Smokey!

Cascade, ID

Smokey Bear will be celebrating his 75th birthday at the Valley County Fair on Friday, August 9th. Throughout the week, craft tables will be set up at the fair and Lake Cascade State Park Visitor Center so well-wishers can make birthday cards. Join Scout, Idaho Parks and Recreation's mascot, Friday night at 5:30 on the…

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Smokey Bear LIVE

(Video Curriculum Available Nationally) The Smokey Bear LIVE video will be released October 6, 2019 and broadcast on November 7, 2019 in Capitan, New Mexico.

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Smokey in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

(Nationally Televised Event) The celebration of Smokey’s legacy will continues with the debut of his new character balloon in the 93rd annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®. On Thursday, November 28, more than 3.5 million spectators and more than 50 million viewers nationwide will witness America’s national champion of wildfire prevention fly through the streets of…

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