North Carolina

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 Celebration

Raleigh, NC

We're throwing a birthday party for Smokey Bear and everyone is invited. Come and watch a video on Smokey Bear on the screen inside the Daily Planet Theater, meet Smokey Bear and take photos with him, sign a giant birthday card for Smokey and other fun activities. Smokey's birthday celebration will be held from 11…

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Smokey Bear's 75th Birthday Party

Pisgah Forest, NC

Come and join Smokey and his friends in The Cradle of Forestry for his 75th birthday. This year’s red carpet event is the hottest ticket in the Pisgah National Forest with all new games and events to enjoy; it’s fun for the whole family!

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Safety Fest 2019

Thomasville, NC

Come help Sparky the Fire Safety Dog and his friends celebrate Smokey Bear’s 75th birthday! This is a free, family event with fun safety activities.

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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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