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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Outdoors Night with the St. Louis Cardinals

St. Louis, MO

The Missouri Conservation Heritage Foundation (MCHF) and the Conservation Federation of Missouri (CFM) are excited to bring you Outdoors Night with the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium on Monday, June 17. Sara Parker Pauley, Director of the Missouri Department of Conservation, and Smokey Bear, who is celebrating 75 years of preventing wildfires, will throw…

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Hokey Pokey with Smokey at the Ozark Empire Fair

Springfield, MO

The Missouri Department of Conservation and the Missouri State University Band invite you to do the Hokey Pokey with Smokey on four nights of the Ozark Empire Fair. The Hokey Pokey will take place at the MDC building on the west side of the fairgrounds. Weather permitting, the dance will happen at 6:30 p.m. on…

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Smokey Bear Birthday Bash

Kirksville, MO

Join the Missouri Department of Conservation in celebrating Smokey Bear’s 75th birthday! This is a free event for all ages. There will be all kinds of fun and games including archery, tree climbing, photo ops with Smokey, and t-shirt designing with special Smokey Bear iron-on transfers. Event runs 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the…

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Smokey Bear Dance Party at the Missouri State Fair

Sedalia, MO

Join the Missouri Department of Conservation at a special dance party for Smokey Bear's 75th birthday! Learn easy dance moves and then join Smokey in a dance that celebrates wildfire prevention. Come by the Conservation building at the state fair at 1 p.m. to join in the fun.

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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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