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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Smokey Bear 75th Birthday at Filson - Boston

Boston, MA

Come to Filson to honor an American symbol of forest protection: Smokey Bear. We’ll have new limited-edition Smokey T-shirts, hats and more available. Come early for free limited-edition Smokey patches, bandanas, and koozies. Event will also include a S’mores bar and refreshments from New Belgium Brewery, plus “Protectors of the Forest” prints for sale, with…

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49th Annual Plainfield Firefighter's Barbecue

Plainfield, MA

The Town of Plainfield's largest annual event, the 49th consecutive Firefighters Barbecue, is the real deal! Each attendee gets a full barbecued chicken dinner, including 1/2 chicken, corn on the cob, locally grown baked potato, homemade coleslaw, dinner roll, slice of watermelon and beverage. Tickets can be purchased from any firefighter or EMT. $12/adult, $6/children…

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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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