Shopping

Shopping

Whether you’re hunting for bargains or looking for handcrafted wares or boutiques, Bellingham has many different places to shop.  Don’t forget to BOB (bring your own bag, due to a new City of Bellingham ordinance put into effect Aug 2012).

Value-driven shoppers will enjoy Bellis Fair Mall, Meridian Street, Sunset Square, Birch Bay Square and Duty Free Americas. Those moving at a more leisurely pace or looking for locally-made or specialty items may take in the small town charm of Downtown Bellingham, Fairhaven, Lynden, Barkley Village and Ferndale.  See our resources below for a complete list of ‘where to shop.’

Bellis Fair Mall – I-5, Exit 256

A regional shopping mall with five major department stores including Macy’s, Kohl’s, Old Navy and Target; and nearly 150 smaller shops (including Gap,Victoria Secret, and Forever 21). Features a six-plex theater, a food court with 16 vendors, and an Old Country Buffet.

Downtown Bellingham – I-5, Exit 253, 254

A traditional downtown district with cultural flair. Features specialty shops, antiques, galleries, cafes and restaurants.  Shops include Michael’s Books, The Greenhouse, Allied Arts of Whatcom County and Bella Flora. The Bellingham Farmers’ Market is on Saturdays. On James Street find VIS Seafoods, Hardware Sales and Trader Joe’s.

Meridian Street (Guide Meridian) – I-5, Exit 256

Running adjacent to Bellis Fair Mall, this major arterial offers local and nationally recognized stores. There are seven motels and many restaurants. Nationally known Costco offers a great variety to it’s members. Nearby are Wal-Mart, TJ Maxx, Marshalls, DeWaard and Bode, and Best Buy. Also, for the finest hand-crafted chocolate visit Chocolate Necessities.

Historic Fairhaven District - I-5, Exit 250

Tucked into turn-of-the-century buildings with classic brick facades, find upscale galleries, clothing, jewelry,  books, gifts and some of Bellingham’s best restaurants. Don’t miss Bead Bazaar; Paper Dreams; Good Earth Pottery; Gallery West and Village Books.

Sunset Square – I-5, Exit 255

Features K-Mart, Joann’s Fabrics, grocery store, drug store, four-plex theater, a Goodwill and several specialty shops. There are a variety of restaurants including The Grace Cafe. Across the street is Lowe’s.

Barkley Village – I-5, Exit 255 (Barkley & Woburn Streets)

A newer shopping village which brings “a little bit of old-world charm” through its architectural design. The plaza features specialty shops, a fine grocery store with a food court and wine shop. In addition, there are unique restaurants including Scotty Brown’s and Jalapenos, and a 16-plex movie theater with Imax.

Downtown Ferndale - I-5, Exit 262

Samuels’s, a major furniture store, and locally-owned shops line Ferndale’s Main Street and the seasonal Farmers’ Market is on Saturdays. Red Barn Lavender is located just west of town.

Downtown Lynden – 10 miles north of Bellingham off Highway 539

Front Street in downtown Lynden highlights its Dutch heritage with Dutch-style architecture. The Jansen Art Center, bakeries, restaurants, an exceptional museum, antique shops and frequent events makes a day in Lynden delightful. Just out of town is the Samson Estates Winery featuring fine wines and liqueurs.

Birch Bay Square – At I-5 Exit 270, Birch Bay Lynden Road

Businesses include popular local restaurants like Bob’s Burger & Brew, trendy cafés, home and garden shops, some name-brand outlet stores, unique gifts, a grocery store and lots more.

Duty Free Shopping

Duty free stores sell alcohol, tobacco, perfumes and gift items that are duty free. Restrictions apply, such as, length of time out of the country and total personal declarations.
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Shopping Links & Resources

Bead Bazaar | 360-671-5655
1001 Harris Avenue, Bellingham
Located in the charming Historic Fairhaven District of Bellingham. Our vision is to supply you with beads, charms & jewelry findings that aren't your standard fare. Providing supplies for over 25 years to “beaders” from the Lower Mainland to the greater Seattle area. Drop by and see us!
Duty Free Americas | 360-332-5223
20 - 12th Street, Blaine
Duty Free Americas operates more than 90 duty free and news & gift stores in United States Airports, and along the U.S. borders with Canada and Mexico. | store213@dutyfreeamericas.com
Duty Free Americas | 360-988-9413
108 Harrison Avenue, Sumas
Duty Free Americas operates more than 90 duty free and news & gift stores in United States Airports, and along the U.S. borders with Canada and Mexico.
Duty Free Americas | 360-354-2481
9948 Guide Meridian Road, Lynden
Duty Free Americas operates more than 90 duty free and news & gift stores in United States Airports, and along the U.S. borders with Canada and Mexico.
Greenhouse | 360-676-1161 or 800-446-0104
1235 Cornwall Avenue, Bellingham
Experience a spirited collection for the home at Greenhouse in downtown Bellingham, owned locally since 1972. Our distinct lines of exceptional furniture, lighting, rugs, art, cookware, entertaining, tabletop dining, kitchen and bath accessories will inspire your own creative vision. | info@greenhousehome.com
Hardware Sales | 360-734-6140
2034 James Street, Bellingham
Family owned since 1962, we carry over 120,000 items and provide exceptional customer service. Come see us for all of your hardware, rental equipment, and office furniture needs. Delivery available. It doesn’t get any more local than Hardware Sales. | info@hardwaresales.net
Historic Fairhaven Association
1106 Harris Avenue Suite #313, Bellingham
This shopping and dining area on the south side of Bellingham is a National Historic District. A dozen buildings from the 1890s are now renovated and in use as shops and restaurants. It is a compact and enjoyable to walk. | hfa@fairhaven.com
Lucky's Border Bargains | 360-733-3666
PO Box 2976, Bellingham
One-stop 'shopping' for all your local dining and merchandise needs. Lucky's map provides the most sought-after coupons and retail ads to make your day in Bellingham a stess free and memorable adventure. User-friendly map, also! | borderbargains@hotmail.com
Village Books | 360-671-2626
1200 - 11th Street, Bellingham
Village Books is a community-based, independent bookstore in Bellingham's Historic Fairhaven District. It was awarded Tourism Business of the Year and named Washington State's Outstanding Philanthropic Business. It has new, used and bargain books and sells eBooks through its website. | biblioinfo@villagebooks.com
Yeagers Sporting Goods | 360-733-1080
3101 Northwest Avenue, Bellingham
Whatcom County's home store for the outdoors! Our knowledgeable and friendly staff will help you find what you need, no matter what you are looking for. We are your source for hunting, fishing, boating and more. Come visit us today. | YeagerTerri@Hotmail.com

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Apple Yarns
1780 Iowa St, Bellingham
360-756-9992
Bay to Baker Trading Company
911 Harris Ave, Bellingham
360-756-6078
baytobaker@gmail.com
Bella Flora
1201 N State Street, Bellingham
360-734-8454 or 1-800362-3747
bellefloraflowers@gmail.com
Bellis Fair
1 Bellis Fair Parkway, Bellingham
360-671-5895
dennis.curtis@ggp.com
Ben Bridge Jewelers
1 Bellis Fair Parkway #122, Bellingham
360-671-6070
Best Buy Mobile
1 Bellis Fair Parkway, Bellingham
360-738-4036
Bikesport
2416 Meridian St, Bellingham
360-778-2483
Birch Bay Square
3400 Birch Bay - Lynden Road, Custer
360-366-3127 or 800-218-8482
Blooming Fashion
1 Bellis Fair Parkway #350, Bellingham
360-733-3352
Bromley's Market
315 Cherry Street, Sumas
360-988-4721
C Shop
4825 Alderson Road, Birch Bay
360-371-2070
cshop@birchbay.net
Cherry Street Market
360-988-6040
Chocolate Necessities
4600 Guide Meridian, Bellingham
360-676-0589
info@chocolatenecessities.com
Christopher & Banks
1 Bellis Fair Pkwy #340, Bellingham
360-647-6080
Costco Wholesale
4299 Guide Meridian, Bellingham
360-738-7855
Crazy 8 Kids Fashions
1 Bellis Fair Parkway #112, Bellingham
360-738-4763
Culinary Creations
1210 11th St, Bellingham
360-746-8425
Dark Tower Games
1431 Railroad Ave, Bellingham
360-599-5127
Double Crown Records
P.O. Box 4336, Bellingham
360-441-5947
Downtown Bellingham
1304 Cornwall Avenue, Bellingham
360-527-8710
Dragonfrog Gallery & Gifts
2925 Newmarket St, Bellingham
Everybody's Store
5465 Potter Road, Deming
360-592-2297 or 866-832-4695
goodbuy@everybodys.com
Fairhaven Antique Mall
1201 11th St, Bellingham
360-922-7165
Fairhaven Gold Fine Jewelry
1302 12th St, Bellingham
360-733-4667
Fairhaven Rug Gallery
901 Harris Ave, Bellingham
360-756-1616
Fairhaven Toy Garden
1147 11th Street, Bellingham
360-714-8552
info@fairhaventoygarden.com
Fairy Godmother's Unlimited
1200 10th St Suite 105, Bellingham
360-671-0545
Find Your Fashion
1863 Main Street #101, Ferndale
360-393-3190
barb@findyourfashion.com
Find Your Fashion Again
1740 LaBounty Drive, Ferndale
360-266-8047
barb@findyourfashionagain.com
Finish Line
1 Bellis Fair Parkway #473, Bellingham
360-527-9699
Floralscents Flowers & Gift Gallery
2058 Main Street, Ferndale
360-510-9833
Gap
1 Bellis Fair Parkway #354, Bellingham
360-715-0155
Grizzly Industrial, Inc
1821 Valencia Street, Bellingham
800-523-4777
csr@grizzly.com
Hats Off T-shirts & Engraving, Inc.
406 Front Street, Lynden
360-354-2877
Heather's Awesome Embroidery
1713 E Street, Lynden
360-966-6255
Heckart Junction Purses, Jewery & Accessories
PO Box 627, Allyn
360-275-1319
Inside Passage Gifts
355 Harris Ave, Bellingham
360-734-1790
JJ Melrose Total Fashion
1 Bellis Fair Parkway #111, Bellingham
360-734-1055
Lummi Gateway Center
4920 Rural Avenue, Ferndale
360-306-8554
scottk@lummi-nsn.gov
Lynden Craft & Antique Show
408 Arrowhead Lane, Everson
360-966-5573
wccinc@hotmail.com
Macy's
50 Bellis Fair Parkway, Bellingham
360-715-6000
Macy's Home Store
1 Bellis Fair Parkway #130, Bellingham
360-715-6688
Meridian Super Mart
4130 Meridian Street, Bellingham
360-671-3237
Michael's Books
109 Grand Avenue, Bellingham
360-733-6272
info@michaelsbooks.com
More Than Antiques, Inc
400 Front St, Lynden
360-354-7576
Mt. Baker Candy Co.
1 Bellis Fair Pkwy #434, Bellingham
360-756-0661
Naked Clothing
126 W. Holly Street, Bellingham
360-746-9916
Noonday Collection Gifts
PO Box 932, Lynden
360-441-8084
Originals by Chad - Jewelry Design Studio
521 Front St, Lynden
360-318-0210
Paper Dreams
1206 11th Street, Bellingham
360-671-2626
PetSmart
4379 Guide Meridian St, Bellingham
360-738-9653
Quel Fromage
1200 Old Fairhaven Parkway, Bellingham
360-671-0203
Recreational Equipment Incorporated - REI
400 36th Street, Bellingham
360-647-8955
Red Wing Shoes
117 Telegraph Road, Bellingham
360-733-2500
Renaissance Celebration Gallery of Art Glass & Designer Jewelry
915 Harris Ave, Bellingham
360-647-4592
Rustic Cottage Home & Garden Decor
310 Front St, Lynden
360-392-8101
Safeway - Lynden
8071 Guide Meridian Road, Lynden
360-318-0688
Spice Hut
131 W. Kellogg Rd, Bellingham
360-671-2800
State Street Thrift & Vintage
1051 N. State Street, Bellingham
360-671-1082
Sunset Square
1145 E Sunset Drive, Bellingham
760-727-1002
The Comics Place
221 Holly Street, Bellingham
360-733-2224
The Garden Room
1006 Harris Avenue , Bellingham
360-734-9949
The Senate Tobacconist & Smoke Shop
215 W Holly St, Bellingham
360-756-7552
Victoria's Secret
1 Bellis Fair Parkway #414, Bellingham
360-676-6614
Walker's Healthy Pet
3110 Woburn Street, Bellingham
360-734-6700
Zumiez
1 Bellis Fair Parkway #402, Bellingham
360-671-2562
 
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