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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Historic Smokey Portraits on Display at Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest

Sedro Woolley, WA

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's Birthday Bash

Omak, WA

On Friday August 9th, 2019 from 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM, the Washington Department of Natural Resources will be hosting a 75th Birthday Party for Smokey Bear. The event will be held at the Omak Airport, 102J Omak Airport Rd, at the Washington Department of Natural Resources Airbase. Parking for the event will be on…

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Smokey Bear's 75th Birthday at Chewelah Farmers Market

Chewelah, WA

It's Smokey Bear's 75th birthday! We'll celebrate with games and giveaways. Smokey Bear himself might make an appearance, depending on the weather. We'll provide more info as the date approaches. Join us from 11:00 am to 3:30 pm on Friday, Aug. 9 at the Chewelah Farmers Market and meet Colville National Forest staff. We'll also…

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Smokey Bear 75th Birthday at Filson - Seattle

Seattle, WA

Come to Filson to honor an American symbol of forest protection: Smokey Bear. We’ll have new limited-edition Smokey T-shirts, hats and more available. Come early for free limited-edition Smokey patches, bandanas, and koozies. Event will also include a s’mores bar by Hot Cakes Molten Chocolate Cakery, a kids coloring station, and special “Protectors of the…

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Smokey Bear Birthday Celebration

Vancouver, WA

On Saturday, August 10th the Gifford Pinchot National Forest, Friends of Fort Vancouver, and the National Park Service will be celebrating Smokey Bear’s 75th birthday at the Fort Vancouver Visitor Center. Kids and their families are invited to this free event for fun activities, historic Smokey videos, wildfire prevention safety information, and of course, the…

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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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