Event Calendar

Bellingham Whatcom County Tourism provides a centralized online calendar for visitor-friendly events throughout Whatcom County. On the calendar below, click the dates surrounded by circle to view events for that day. Or use the search feature to find events by category, location or in a date range.

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Mar 29

Borgen Project Learning Experience

Location: Western Washington University, BellinghamWestern Washington University, Bellingham
Time: 5:00 pm - 5:20 pm
Come learn about ways to help aid those suffering extreme poverty! Theborgenproject.org allows us to build awareness and fight poverty. Fighting poverty increases job availability in the U.S, ensures national...More
Mar 30

Chuckanut Brewery Night at Fred Meyer

Location: Fred Meyers, BellinghamFred Meyers, Bellingham
Time: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Visit with representatives from Chuckanut Brewery at the Fred Meyers on Lakeway. Three Chuckanut beers will be on tap to try and growler fills will be available. Talk about craft...More
Mar 30

Shattered w/Kayleigh Finnegan

Location: Pickford Film Center, Pickford Film Center,
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
In “Shattered”, her first feature film, 8 year-old Bellingham actor Kayleigh Finnegan has garnered praise for her role as the sister of an unstable boy in the story of a...More
Apr 1


Location: Western Washington University-Red Square, WhatcomWestern Washington University-Red Square, Whatcom
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Be part of the fun at WWU’s Second Annual WWU Great Puzzle Hunt, an outdoor adventure – think scavenger hunt, but with puzzles to solve. Create a team of 4-6...More
Apr 2

Monster Bunnies at Social Fabric

Location: Social Fabric, Social Fabric,
Time: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monster Bunnies. This is about the same as making a Monster Doll, except with Easter coming right up, we thought it would be fun to make scary monster bunnies instead!...More
Apr 7 - Apr 8

RARE: Recycled Arts Resource Expo

Location: Allied Arts of Whatcom County Gallery, Allied Arts of Whatcom County Gallery,
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Each spring Bellingham is home to a half dozen creative reuse events- Welding Rodeo, Trash Fashion, Recycled Art Shows, Procession of the Species, Appliance Derby and more! RARE is a...More
Apr 12

SEWcial at Social Fabric

Location: Social Fabric, WhatcomSocial Fabric, Whatcom
Time: 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
SEWcial. This is our monthly meeting open to everyone (it’s FREE). Come, meet our new teacher, Natasha. Bring a project to crow about, or a project that needs some help....More
Apr 15

Community Easter Egg Hunt

Location: New Hope Foursquare Church, New Hope Foursquare Church,
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Come rain or shine for a fun Easter Egg Hunt for kids ages 0-12 years old! Over 1,000 eggs, including several golden eggs with prizes for each age group. There...More
Apr 20

Jewell Parker Rhodes Gallery/Book Talk

Location: Whatcom Museum Lightcatcher Building, BellinghamWhatcom Museum Lightcatcher Building, Bellingham
Time: 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
The Whatcom Museum, in collaboration with Village Books, The Friends of the Bellingham Public Library, and WWU’s Children’s Literature Interdisciplinary Collection, is pleased to welcome Jewell Parker Rhodes to Bellingham...More
Apr 29

April Brews Day

Location: Depot Market Square, BellinghamDepot Market Square, Bellingham
Time: 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
April Brews Day-A Big Ol Beer Festival    More
May 13

Bellingham GEMS (Girls in Engineering, Math, and Science)

Location: Western Washington University, BellinghamWestern Washington University, Bellingham
Time: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The GEMS (Girls in engineering, math, and science) Fair is a free, family-friendly event showcasing groups around campus and Bellingham that have ties to the STEM community. Learn about careers...More
May 14

Mothers Day on the Farm

Location: BelleWood Acres, LyndenBelleWood Acres, Lynden
Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Flower Bar, Let Mom choose her spring flowers! Arrangements custom designed - Pozie by Natalie ! Kid’s Open Mic, Mom’s Mimosa Bar Mom’s Special $2.00 Other’s $5.00 ------Mother’s Day Brunch:...More
May 14

Spanish Language Docent Tour

Location: Whatcom Museum Lightcatcher Building, BellinghamWhatcom Museum Lightcatcher Building, Bellingham
Time: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Take a Spanish-language docent tour of the Whatcom Museum's exhibition, "Images of Resilience: Chicana/o Art and Its Mexican Roots." You’ll learn more about the art and artists featured in the...More
May 19

Cirque du Couture Runway Challenge

Location: The Leopold Crystal Ballrom, BellinghamThe Leopold Crystal Ballrom, Bellingham
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ragfinery is hosting its annual Upcycle Runway Challenge! Every year brave participants of all skill levels are tasked with transforming castaway materials into runway-ready designs. This exciting event is a...More
May 28

Ski to Sea

Location: Whatcom County, Whatcom County,
Time: 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Bellingham’s annual Ski to Sea Race is a 92 mile, 8-person relay encompassing seven different sports from the snowfields of Mount Baker, down Highway 542 and the Nooksack River and...More
Jun 8

Handbags for Housing

Location: Depot Market Square, Depot Market Square,
Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Downtown Bellingham’s Depot Market Square, will become New York fashion week with a conscious. Lydia Place, along with event partners Whatcom County Association of Realtors, The Beauty Institute-Schwarzkopf Professional, Labels...More
Jun 11

Hands Across the Border 2017

Location: Peace Arch Provincial Park, Peace Arch Provincial Park,
Time: 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
2017 Event details coming soon!More
Jul 6 - Jul 7

Bellingham Grandparents U

Location: Western Washington University, BellinghamWestern Washington University, Bellingham
Time: All Day
We will have all new courses this year! (Don’t worry, if you had a favorite from previous years, some courses are just taking a year off and will be back...More
Jul 15

Lake Whatcom Triathlon

Location: Bloedel Donovan Park, BellinghamBloedel Donovan Park, Bellingham
Time: 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Olympic-distance triathlon comes alive again this year with the Lake Whatcom Triathlon (LWT), an official timed event that welcomes athletes and relay teams. The race includes a 1500-meter swim on...More
Aug 5

Kid's Fest

Location: Civic Field Stadium, BellinghamCivic Field Stadium, Bellingham
Time: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Face Painting, gymnastics, bounce houses, juggling, karate, magicians, balloon artist, Lego, arts, bubbles, wood turning, soccer, track & field, etc, etc. In short everything to help the children in your...More
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