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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Ron Adamson's 2nd Annual Libby Chainsaw Event

Libby, MT

This event is a celebration of wood arts, but also a recognition of our cultural heritage, as timber is truly at the heart of Libby, Montana. Join us for a chainsaw carving demonstration and art show, and don't forget to grab a free piece of birthday cake and a photo with Smokey Bear.

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Smokey's Birthday!

Missoula, MT

Join us at this free family celebration at the Western Montana Fair Grounds starting on Wednesday, August 7th through Sunday, August 11th. There will be a Smokey Bear hot air balloon launch on Friday, August 9th at 7:00am from Sentinel High School's Stegner Field (directly adjacent to the fair grounds and Playfair Park). The Smokey…

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Celebrate Smokey Bear’s 75th Birthday

Hamilton, MT

The Bitterroot National Forest invites kids and their families to celebrate Smokey Bear’s 75th birthday with activities for all ages on Friday August 9, 2019. The celebration will take place at the Bitterroot National Forest Supervisor’s Office in Hamilton at 1801 N. First Street, just north of Mildenberger Motors, from noon to 3:00pm. Come join…

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Celebrate Smokey Bear's 75th Birthday

Billings, MT

Hotdogs, Baseball, and Smokey Bear! Join the Interagency Fire Community as they celebrate Smokey Bear and 75 years of fire prevention. This celebration will take place at Dehler Park during the Billings Mustangs baseball game. Gates open at 5:30 PM. The first 500 people through the gate will receive a 75th Smokey Bear Birthday cap.…

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Historic Smokey Portraits on Display at Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests

Lolo, MT

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 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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