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 comes to Manzanita Elementary

Grants Pass, OR

Kindergartners and first graders at Manzanita Elementary will be learning about fire safety with Smokey Bear on April 10th. Need more information? Contact Amanda Davey at 702-301-3183 or aaschulberg@gmail.com.

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Old Fashioned July 4th Festival & Pet Parade

Bend, OR

Come down and visit with Smokey Bear, his firefighter friends, and their fire engine in the Kids & Family Fun Area from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm! We are celebrating Smokey Bear's 75th birthday all year. Smokey's friends will be able to sign a GIANT birthday card for Smokey (or make their own), plus be…

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Newberg Old Fashioned Festival - Scout Expo

Newberg, OR

Smokey Bear is making an appearance at the Newberg Old Fashioned Festival for his 75th birthday! Youth and adults alike are invited to visit with Smokey, grab free educational handouts, learn about wildfire science, and play safe outdoor recreation-themed games at the festival Scout Expo. Smokey will also be riding with scouts from various organizations…

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Happy 75th Birthday, Smokey!

Yachats, OR

Join the Cape Perpetua Visitor Center staff and volunteers in celebrating Smokey's 75 years of public service. Visitors can enjoy presentations about fire ecology in Siuslaw National Forest, birthday cake, and an appearance by Smokey!

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Smokey's 75th Birthday Bash!

Otis, OR

Celebrate Smokey's 75th birthday with us at Drift Creek Falls. Visitors will enjoy presentations on fire safety, our impact on the forest, and an appearance by Smokey himself! The festivities will take place on Friday, August 9th from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. We hope to see you there!

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Smokey Bear's 75th Birthday Party at the Tillamook Forest Center

Tillamook, OR

You’re invited to a very special bear’s birthday party! Join us at the Tillamook Forest Center on August 9th to celebrate Smokey Bear’s 75th birthday. The festivities will take place from 1:30 to 3:30, and will include cake, prizes, songs, and games to honor our furry forest defender. There will even be a special appearance…

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TREEmendous Second Saturday: Celebrating Smokey Bear!

Portland, OR

Join us in the Discovery Museum on August 10th for TREEmendous Second Saturday as we celebrate Smokey Bear's 75th birthday! Since 1944, Smokey Bear has taught millions of Americans about their role in wildfire prevention. Seventy-five years later, Smokey's message is as important as ever. We'll honor Smokey's milestone birthday with some birthday treats, Smokey-related…

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