New Jersey

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 GeoTour

To celebrate Smokey Bear's 75th birthday, the Mid-Atlantic Fire Compact is hiding 75 geocaches across the seven Mid-Atlantic states: Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and Ohio. Special rewards will go to those who (1) are the first to find each geocache, (2) find all the geocaches in a given state, and (3)…

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Smokey Bear 75th Celebration - Liberty State Park

Jersey City, NJ

The New Jersey Forest Fire Service will be hosting a celebration for Smokey Bear at Liberty State Park on August 10 from 11:00am to 5:00pm. There will be plenty of activities (bounce houses, face painting, and more!), games (scavenger hunt, obstacle course, etc.), live music, food (food trucks and CAKE) and events for all ages…

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Smokey Bear's 75th Birthday Celebration

Woodbine, NJ

Join us at Belleplain State Forest for Smokey Bear's 75th Birthday Party! We have been doing this event for 39 years!!! Event is all-day beginning at 10am. There will opportunities to take photos with Smokey, participate in a Coloring Contest, watch a live Burn Helicopter demonstration (weather permitting), and much more. Prizes and Award ceremony…

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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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