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 Birthday Party!

Freesoil, MI

Join Smokey Bear at the Lake Michigan Recreation Area along with his friends from American Land & Leisure, the Grant Township Volunteer Fire Department, and the Cadillac/Manistee Ranger District Fire Crew to celebrate 75 Years of Wildfire Prevention. Activities begin at 3:30 PM and go until 5:30 PM.

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Smokey Bear’s 75th Birthday Party

St. Ignace, MI

Meet Smokey Bear and wish him a happy 75th birthday! There will be fire prevention games and information, refreshments, and fire trucks to look at. And, of course, the birthday bear himself will meet and greet guests.

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Smokey Bear 75th Birthday Celebration

Saint Ignace, MI

A family-friendly birthday party for Smokey Bear will be held at Straits State Park from 1-3pm. This special event will feature a fire truck open-house, giveaways, fire-prevention games, refreshments, and a chance to meet Smokey!

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Smokey Bear Birthday Bash!

Watersmeet, MI

Help us celebrate Smokey Bear's birthday! The Ottawa National Forest is hosting a birthday bash for our favorite bear on Saturday, August 10 at our Visitor Center in Watersmeet, Michigan. Games, food, activities, movies, and a surprise visit from the birthday bear himself!

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Smokey Bear 75th Birthday at Filson - Detroit

Detroit, MI

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 Filson koozies and bandanas (supplies limited). Event will also include a s’mores bar, refreshments, and 20% of sales during the event will benefit the National Forest Foundation (and…

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