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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Reading Week with Smokey

Carson City, NV

The Fremont Elementary School is holding its first ever 'Reading Week!' The school has seen a steady decline in reading achievement in recent years, so to empower students, Smokey Bear and firefighters from the Nevada Division of Forestry will share Smokey Bear's story, read to the students, and talk about wildfire prevention.

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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's 75th Birthday Bash

Las Vegas, NV

Swing by the Red Rock Canyon Visitor Center anytime between 9:00am and noon to wish Smokey Bear a happy 75th birthday! Smokey will be joined by Bureau of Land Management wildland firefighters and a fire engine, allowing you to meet wildfire prevention professionals and see their equipment. Come learn how you can prevent wildfires and…

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Smokey Bear 75th Birthday Celebration

Reno, NV

This celebration of Smokey Bear's 75th birthday will begin at 2:00pm. Join us to learn the story of Smokey Bear, his legacy, and his fire prevention tips. A special visit by Smokey is also in store.

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An Evening With Jackson Browne and Smokey Bear

Stateline, NV

Please join Smokey Bear on August 10, 2019, at Harvey’s Outdoor Arena in beautiful Lake Tahoe beginning at 6pm for An Evening With Jackson Browne. Smokey Bear, the Tahoe Douglas Fire Protect District, and USDA Forest Service firefighters will be available for hugs and photos! A special thank you to Jackson Browne and Harvey’s Lake…

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Great Reno Balloon Race


Our Smokey Bear Balloon is taking to the skies as part of the Great Reno Hot Air Balloon Race! Each time the Smokey Bear Balloon appears, it seems to spark the imagination and curiosity of younger generations, and often leads to important questions about Smokey Bear. Older generations familiar with Smokey Bear's history are challenged to…

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