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Valley of the Falls Community Center, Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) charitable not-for-profit community organization that owns and operates the Gail D. Cox Community Center at Big Falls Lodge.  We offer a schedule of suggested donations for the use and care of the facilities.   To reserve Big Falls Lodge, simply click Reserve Now beneath the type of function you are hosting. Our coordinator will respond to answer any questions you may have and facilitate your reservation.  If you would prefer to speak with someone, please call Michelle Macri at 909.222.9067.

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Summer Bride
Full Bridal Package

For brides and grooms who would like to have their ceremony and reception in one beautiful mountain location. Our full bridal package includes exclusive use of Big Falls Lodge the day before your wedding so that you may take your time creating the perfect setting for your special day.  Choose from our garden gazebo or rustic indoor lodge with fireplace for your ceremony and enjoy the privacy of our bride's room to share the day with your attendants. You may also use our dishware for your catering.  Our coordinator will be happy to recommend places for you and your guests to stay in the mountains and can suggest a local DJ*, photographer*, hairstylist*, and bartender*.

*These services and fees are not included. 

Partial Package

For wedding parties that require only one day to host either their ceremony or reception and minimum time to decorate and set up. This package includes the use of Big Falls Lodge for a full ten hour day. Our coordinator will be happy to recommend additional services, such as a DJ,  photographer, bartender,  hairstylist and local accommodations

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On the Day

If you would like to celebrate your union in our lovely mountain landscape,  but your plans for your reception are elsewhere, we offer exceptional flexibility with an affordable hourly rate and both garden and rustic lodge settings that make for a memorable and romantic occasion. 

Private Parties


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Private Events

Whether you want to enjoy some summer fun with friends, celebrate a special occasion, host a fundraiser for your favorite charity, or enjoy live music, Big Falls Lodge offers a forested mountain setting and great indoor/outdoor gathering place for your private event.  

Family Gatherings

Life offers so many opportunities to celebrate and make memories with our loved ones. Big Falls Lodge is an ideal place for family reunions, friend reunions, christenings, bridal and baby showers, engagement parties, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, anniversaries, and even celebrations of life for the dearly departed. 

Big Falls Lodge is available to residents of Mountain Home Village, Forest Falls and Angelus Oaks for memorials at no cost. 

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Our four-seasons location in the San Bernardino Mountains makes Big Falls Lodge a uniquely beautiful venue for holiday events. Host an Easter Egg hunt among pink Spring blossoms and daffodils, a Fourth of July Americana fest, a Fall feast as the leaves turn russet and gold, or a winter holiday party by the fire with snow falling outside the picture windows. 



Corporate Events
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Getting out of the office and spending a day in the mountains for your business meetings could be just what your office needs. Or if you need a place to hold team-building and training classes, Big Falls Lodge can accommodate most kinds of meetings and activities. We offer a sound system and microphones and a large flat screen monitor for presentations. We can also provide tables if you'd like to have lunch catered. 

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Groups & Classes

If you've been thinking about starting a book club, writers or artists groups, a crafting club, a class, or want to share with others who enjoy similar interests, Big Falls Lodge makes getting together in a  community spirit easy and fun. Check out our calendar and join in, or start something new! 

Music Night Every Monday at

6:30 P.M.


Fallsvale School Movie Nights 

One Friday a Month

Annual Events

There's just no other way to say it, our residents love to party and have fun. So we keep everyone busy with our wildly popular annual fundraising events for kids, families, and adults.   

Firefighters' Breakfast

Saturday of Easter Weekend with the Easter Bunny and Sparky the Fire Dog.  

Earth Day/Canyon Clean-Up

One Saturday in April or May 

Garden Extravaganza

Plant sale, craft and art fair, flea market, bake sale. 

Mountain Jamboree

On the first weekend in July with BBQ and Live Music. 

Forest Falls Firefighters 

Labor Day Community BBQ

Haunt on the Hill

The Saturday nearest Halloween

Community Thanksgiving

On Thanksgiving Day

Breakfast with Santa

The first Saturday in December

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